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Half-Day Kamakura Walking Tour with Kotokuin (Great Buddha) - with unbiased reviews

Half-Day Kamakura Walking Tour with Kotokuin (Great Buddha)

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Overview
Kamakura where ‘Kamakura shogunate’ is the first Japanese Samurai administration had started has a lot of historical temples, shrines, and other historic sites. In this tour, through a walking based on the hiking course from Kita-Kamakura to Hase-dera Temple, you can enjoy the rich nature and the profound history and culture at the same time. If you are interested in taking our tour, we shall be very happy to arrange a tour itinerary to meet your precise requirements.
Itinerary
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You'll start at
Kita-Kamakura Station
Yamanouchi, Kamakura, Kanagawa 247-0062, JapanYour guide will waiting for you at the west exit of Kita-Kamakura station.
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  • 1
    Jochiji Temple
    Stop: 25 minutes - Admission included
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  • 2
    Kamakura Hiking Trails
    Stop: 40 minutes -
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  • 3
    Ugafuku Shrine ( Goddess of Money Washing)
    Stop: 20 minutes -
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  • 4
    Sasuke Inari Shrine
    Stop: 20 minutes -
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  • 5
    Kotoku-in (Great Buddha of Kamakura)
    Stop: 25 minutes - Admission included
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  • 6
    Hase-dera Temple
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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  • 7
    Yuigahama Beach
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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You'll end at
Hase Station
2 Chome-18 Hase, Kamakura, Kanagawa 248-0016, JapanThe tour end at Hase station. Usually, the guide accompanies by Kamakura station.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Kita-Kamakura Station, Yamanouchi, Kamakura, Kanagawa 247-0062, Japan
Duration
5h
Return Details
Hase Station, 2 Chome-18 Hase, Kamakura, Kanagawa 248-0016, Japan
Inclusions
  • Professional guide
  • Landing and facility fees
  • Entry/Admission - Jochiji Temple
  • Entry/Admission - Kotoku-in (Great Buddha of Kamakura)
  • Entry/Admission - Hase-dera Temple
Exclusions
  • Food and drink
  • Public transportation
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Please add 4000 yen per person to the tour price for hotel pick up
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • Tour duration can be extended at a rate of 1,000 yen per person, per half hour, payable in cash.
  • Near public transportation
  • You will walk at least 5 km includes mountain pass. So please wear the shoes easy to walk in.
  • Travellers should have a strong physical fitness level
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Kirsten B wrote a review Nov 2019
8 contributions1 helpful vote
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We booked a trip the day before due to the rainy weather in Japan and took our chances. Luckily the day was mostly dry but very cold and cloudy. Our tour guide Teiko was amazing! Very sweet, kind, and nice to talk to. It was nice to have our own private tour guide for my family
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Date of experience: November 2019
Response from Takeshi S, 支配人 at Half-Day Kamakura Walking Tour with Kotokuin (Great Buddha)
Responded 6 days ago
Thank you so much for joining the tour and your wonderful review! I’m glad that you experienced historic area of Japan in Kamakura and enjoyed the tour with your guide. I hope you will come back to Japan and explore hidden gems again. I’m looking forward to seeing you next time!
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Mark B wrote a review Oct 2019
1 contribution1 helpful vote
We had the pleasure of going on a tour with Noriko-san in Kamakura. Noriko-san had selected some of the highlights of Kamakura, and swapped in a few different during the Day based on hearing our interests. We especially enjoyed the many fun facts and stories Noriko-san could
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Date of experience: October 2019
Response from Takeshi S, 支配人 at Half-Day Kamakura Walking Tour with Kotokuin (Great Buddha)
Responded 4 Oct 2019
Thank you so much for joining the tour and your wonderful review! I’m glad that you had a great time with Noriko in Kamakura. I hope you will come back to Tokyo and explore hidden gems again. I’m looking forward to seeing you next time!
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henrynz88 wrote a review Sep 2019
1 contribution1 helpful vote
We cannot recommend this tour highly enough. Our tour guide Yoko made the tour very memorable, Yoko was very approachable, friendly and incredibly informative of all the key historical information in all of our stops on the tour and helped our special day happen ( a proposal).
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Date of experience: September 2019
Response from Takeshi S, 支配人 at Half-Day Kamakura Walking Tour with Kotokuin (Great Buddha)
Responded 4 Oct 2019
Thank you so much for joining the tour and your wonderful review! I’m glad that you enjoyed the tour in Kamakura with Yoko and made good memories. I hope you will come back to Japan and explore hidden gems again. I’m looking forward to seeing you next time!
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jpdballi wrote a review Sep 2019
9 contributions2 helpful votes
We had a great your today with Noriko. She was fabulous. Due to Typhoon damage she adjusted the tour. She definitely accommodated us. Beautiful tour.
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Response from Takeshi S, オーナー at Half-Day Kamakura Walking Tour with Kotokuin (Great Buddha)
Responded 4 Oct 2019
Thank you so much for joining the tour and your review. I’m glad that you enjoyed the tour in Kamakura with Noriko in spite of Typhoon. I hope this tour will be your good memory and you will visit Japan again. Thank you so much!
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Ed S wrote a review Aug 2019
1 contribution1 helpful vote
The half day Kamakura hiking trip was unique comparative to other trips we had in Japan. I do not want to describe it. I would like people to experience it. Its like describing a movie and later nobody wants to watch it. I just want to tank many times our guide Yu-san. I think
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Date of experience: August 2019
Response from Takeshi S, 支配人 at Half-Day Kamakura Walking Tour with Kotokuin (Great Buddha)
Responded 16 Aug 2019
Thank you so much for joining the tour and your wonderful review! I’m glad that you had a great time with Yu in Kamakura. I hope you will come back to Japan and explore hidden gems again. I’m looking forward to seeing you next time!
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