Kamakura, an ancient capital city
Kamakura once was a capital city of Samurai from th 12th century to the 14th century.
Now the city is a popular tourist destination with its beautiful nature, historic spots and shopping arcades.
Let's visit some of the must-see spots in Kamakura.
meet at your hotel in Tokyo
visit following spots by using subway, JR train, local train
(It takes about one hour from Tokyo to Kamakura by train. )
. Kotokuin Temple: famous for its 11 meter great statue of Buddha
. Hasedera Temple: 9 meters Kannon statue and beautiful garden
. Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine: the center of the city since the 12th century
. Komachi Street: busy street with various shops and restaurants for people after visiting the shrine
go back to your hoter by JR train and subway
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: your hotel in Tokyo
End location: your hotel lobby
Duration: 8 hours
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We had a wonderful day touring Kamakura with Kaoru. She was very knowledgeable and informative, as well as pleasant company, thoughtful and accommodating. We learned many interesting facts about the area and would recommend her highly. She speaks English well and was easy to understand.