Museums / Culture, Day Trip / Out of Town
Kid Friendly: Yes.
Old temples and shrines have many steps.
It's a pity that Hasedera and Tsurugaoka Hachiman have stairs and no elevator.
Maximum travelers: 6
English (advanced), Japanese (fluent)
For understanding Japanese spiritual culture (One-Day) with a private guide
One-Day tour. Kamakura was a capital city of Japan about 800 years ago. There are many old Buddhist temples and Shinto shrines in the city. Great Amida Buddha of Kotokuin temple, Great Kan-non Bodhisattva of Hasedera and Great Shinto shrine of Tsurugaoka Hachiman are awe-inspiring.
About 9:30 Start from Yokohama Port Osambashi Pier terminal building.
To Hase station via Kamakura by train.
About 10:50 Arrival at Hase station
Walking to Hasedera temple.
Hasedera, Great Kan-non, Beautiful garden and viewing
Kamakura city and beach.
Walking to Kotokuin temple .
Great Buddha of Kamakura
Walking back to Hase station
To Kamakura station by train.
About 12:30 Arrival at Kamakura station
(Lunch, light meel)
Walking to Tsurugaoka Hachiman shrine.
About 13:10 Arrival at the shrine.
You can enjoy walking around and shopping through Komachi street on the way back to Kamakura station.
About 13:40, taking a train back to Yokohama .
About 14:30, tour finishes at NihonOdori station (close to the port. )
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Yokohama Port Osambashi Pier terminal buiding. Near Information counter at the entrance.
End location: At NihonOdori Subway station near the port.
Duration: 5 hours
Guide will meet you at Yokohama Osanbashi Pier terminal.
Tour finishes at NihonOdori Subway station near the Pier terminal.
Public transportation. Subway and train. Walking.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
2200 JPY - Trains from Yokohama Port to Kamakura and to Hase station.(Round trip: 1,600 JPY per person.)
Admission: Kotokuin and Hasedera. 600 JPY per person.