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Zen world around Kitakamakura area

2:30h $ 37 Price up to 4 people


  • Kenchoji temple
  • Engakuji temple

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37.20 USD

Price up to 4 people
FREE cancelation 30 days prior


Welcome to the Zen world !!!!!!
Zen…you can learn about Zen Buddhism in just 2 and half an hour
This tour goes to Kenchoji temple and Engakuji temple which were ranked the first and the second among the five major Zen temple in Kamakura respectively.

What to Expect

At Kenchoji temple
a) You can see a 30 meter-tall big gate(an important cultural property of Japan)
b) You can see a giant statue of Jizo Bodhisattva in a sitting position.
c) You can appreciate a just typical of a Zen temple. Featuring a pond, the garden represents the beauty of nature and the austerity of Zen Buddhism.

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)

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  • Kenchoji temple
  • Engakuji temple


What‘s included
Guide fee
What‘s not included
Entrance fee  (you and guide)
300 yen per person at Engakuji temple
500 yen per person at Kenchoji temple

Meeting Point
At Kitakamakura station of JR line
Ending Point
At Kitakamakura station of JR line
2:30 hours
Starting time
09:30 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Number of people
up to 4 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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