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Four must-see sights of Kamakura, carefully selected for one day visitors

6h $ 113 Price up to 6 people


  • Engakuji temple
  • Hachimangu shrine
  • shopping on Komachi dori street
  • the Great Buddha in Kotokuin temple
  • Hasedera temple
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112.80 USD

Price up to 6 people
FREE cancelation 30 days prior


I selected three Buddhist temples and one Shinto shrine carefully as must-see sights of Kamakura for one day visitors. I'm warm-hearted guy with excellent guiding skills and much experience. I'm sure you will go back to your hotel with a look of satisfaction after the tour.
I am looking forward to meeting you.

What to Expect

At Engakuji temple,
a) You can enjoy the beauty of nature and feel the atmosphere of the austerity of Zen Buddhism.
b) you can see a statue of crowned Sakyamuni in a sitting position.
c) you can enjoy powdered green tea with Japanese confectioneries.(extra money 500 yen )
d)you can see two national treasures. The oldest Zen sect-style building and biggest temple bell in Kanto district(Tokyo and its surrounding areas)

At Tsuruoka Hachimangu shrine
a) If you are lucky, you may be able to have a chance to see Japanese wedding ceremonies held on the stage called Maiden.
b) You can buy a lucky charm "Omamori" which differ in shape and cover a whole range of our daily life.
(Omamori of "Hello Kitty character" for your health can be bought there for 800 yen.)
c) There is a museum in the precincts of this shrine, which exhibits artifacts and works of art such as calligraphy,paintings and sculptures .

On Komachi-dori street. The most popular shopping area in Kamakura,
There are a variety of shops and eating places standing side by side along the street. It is very fun to stroll down this street,looking for nice souvenirs.

At Hasedera temple,
a) you can see fine view of Kamakura as well as the ocean shimmering in the sunlight.
b) You can see a 9.18 meter-tall gilded Kannon Bodhisattva which is one of the largest wooden statues in Japan.
c) you can enjoy viewing beauty flowers in all season.

At Kotokuin temple,
You can see the Great Buddha. Biggest tourist attraction in Kamakura.
He has been sitting there for more than 750 years.
It will be a great memory if you take a picture of you with the Great Buddha in the background.

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Organized by

Takakazu Licensed Guide


  • Engakuji temple
  • Hachimangu shrine
  • shopping on Komachi dori street
  • the Great Buddha in Kotokuin temple
  • Hasedera temple


What‘s included
Guide fee
What‘s not included
transportation fee (you and guide), lunch, entrance fee
Meeting Point
At Kitakamakura station of JR line
Ending Point
At Kamakura station
6 hours
Starting time
10:00 AM
Number of people
up to 6 people

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I make changes after I book?

Yes! If you need to make changes such as removing or adding someone to your booking or changing the date or time of your tour, contact us by phone or email

Starting and ending points of the tour.

After you secure your booking, the starting and ending points of your tour can be customized to your convenience (ex.: your hotel, nearby stations, etc.). Don't worry, we will take care of you! Some tours may have an extra fee for this service, make sure to check the tour page.

What happens after I book a tour?

After booking a tour, the guide will accept (or decline) your booking within 24 hours. Then you will be noticed by email from Triplelights.

Is the price per person or per group?

The price is charged per group. Which means that you make a one-time payment for your entire group and the price will not change if it is less or more people.

Can I add more people to my booking?

Some guides accept extra people (more than the specified number) for an extra charge. Please check for the extras on the tour or booking page, or contact your guide directly to clarify.

Will there be other tourists in my tour?

No. Your tour is private, only for you and your family or friends, there will be no other group of tourists together in your tour.

Can the guide pickup me at the airport?

Yes, but there will be additional charge for that and it is not by car. The guide will go pick you up using public transportations. For further details, please contact your guide directly.

I'm travelling alone. Can I book this tour?

Yes, you can and you may be able to get a discount if you are traveling alone. Price depends on which guide you choose.

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Cancellation Policy

  • If you cancel in the first 14 day(s) before the meeting date ,there is a 100% charge.
  • If you cancel between 15 and 29 day(s) in advance of the meeting date ,there is a 50% charge.
  • If you cancel at least 30 day(s) in advance of the meeting date, there is a 100% refund.

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