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Online Wonder-Kencho-ji, the First Zen Temple


Kamakura
30 Minutes
up to 5 people
English ( Business )
Private tour (only you and your guide)

Stay home and visit Kencho-ji Temple via my online walking tour, featuring the big bell, 700 years-old juniper trees, a dragon painted on the ceiling, the statue of Shakyamuni Buddha and the beautifully decorated Kara-mon gate. I walk in the beautiful precinct and you share the wonder I experience. You and I are connected on Skype. You'll enjoy the historical spots and my talking. See other online tours. I can put them together in a single tour for more wonders!

Itinerary

Feel free to personalize this offer with Takayasu.

  • 09:30 AM

    Kencho-ji Temple

    The temple is ranked first among the Kamakura's five great Zen temples and the first Zen practice hall built in 1253 during the Kamakura era.
    Kencho-ji has many attractive spots in its precinct. They are; the big bell, a national treasure; the framed calligraphies; 700 years-old juniper trees; a dragon painted on the ceiling; the statue of Shakyamuni Buddha in ascetic practices; the beautifully decorated Kara-mon gate.

Meeting Time

Timezone Asia/Tokyo (UTC +9hs)
Starting Times 09:00 AM , 09:30 AM , 10:00 AM

Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

Guide fee
Admission for the temple

What‘s not included

Your communication expense

Important

Available only on weekdays

We will meet you 9:30 am at our time. Please note that there is a difference between our time and yours.
The guide will use Skype and is not responsible for the bad internet connections and issues that are beyond the the control of the guide.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation - 48 days prior to meeting time
  • No Refund - less than 48 hours before the meeting time
Reviews ( 13 )
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Lorraine Lorraine United States ( Friends )
Excellent
1 year ago

“ Day tour of kamakara ”

Takayasu was an excellent guide! His explanations were clear we, enjoyed the historical information he presented. He adjusted the day at our request, because of rain and our need to be at the airport for our return home. He made sure our bags were taken care of appropriately, walking us in to the counter . I would recommend him wholeheartedly !

Takayasu:

Hi Lorraine, Thank you very much for your great words appreciating my guiding. It is a geat honor for me to have such warm review on my Kamakura tour. It was raining hard in the morning but it became sprinkling by the time we arrived at a shrine and temples. Therefore,we could visit more spots than I ecpected. I am glad to know you liked my explanation. Both of you were so eager to listen to my historical presentation. There are lots more spots in this ancient city. So please come again and I am happy to guide you.

Dennis Dennis United States ( Couple )
Excellent
1 year ago

“ All good Tax was very knowledgeable ”

Great tour

Takayasu:

Dennis, Thank you very much for your wonderful comments on my tour. I am very glad to know that you and Sandra enjoyed the traditional spots,shopping and food. You visited two of three ancient cities in Japan. I would like to show you around my home town. Kamakura which you have saved for the next visit. Please keep in touch. Takayasu

Rosalie Rosalie Australia ( Family )
Excellent
1 year ago

“ Highlight was seeing the wedding at the temple ”

Takayasu was full of information about the area. He knew exactly where to go in the quickest time and fitted in a tea ceremony for us. We ran out of time to complete the tour. We would recommend Takayasu and his tour to anyone

Takayasu:

Rosalie, thank you so much for your deep gratitude to me and my tour. I am happy to know that you enjoyed the wedding, tea ceremony and my talk, which is my utmost pleasure. I remember having Bento lunch to save our limited time. Please get in touch with me and set up another visit plan to Japan. Takayasu    

Haydee Haydee Argentina ( Couple )
Excellent
1 year ago

“ Una muy buena elecci?n! ”

Solo tengo palabras de agradecimiento para el Sr, Takayama. Nos ayudo en nuestro primer dia en Tokio enseñándonos como viajar en los medios de transporte. Hicimos todo el recorrido contratado con muy buenas explicaciones y ajustándose a nuestro ritmo. Lo recomiendo si es q desean disfrutar del tour con una persona agradable, amable y divertida. Gracias Taka.

Takayasu:

Haydee y Bob, Mucho Gracious! Thank you very much for electing me as your guide. I am very happy that both of you were satisfied with my showing around the typical Tokyo and stories and legends. I want to guide a nice couple like you, Haydee and Bob again next time you visit Japan. Takayasu

Jonathan Jonathan United States ( Couple )
Excellent
1 year ago

“ 1 Day of Tokyo ”

Takayasu was a fantastic guide! He was incredibly enthusiastic and knowledgeable. His English is really good and he goes at an excellent pace. I would definitely recommend him to anyone.

Takayasu:

HI Jonathan and Samantha, Thank you very much for your highest appreciation to my guiding. I also enjoyed having spent some time with you, a beatiful couple. I wish I had more time to show you around. I hope your belongings come back to you. Tak

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