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Zen temples and gardens of historic town Kamakura Full Day


This tour features famous zen temples and gardens of Kamakura, the ancient political capital that seated the feudal government of Japan between the 12th and 14th centuries. Taking only one hour by train from Tokyo, you will experience silent and sublime landscapes of old zen temples, which atmosphere is like that of Kyoto.

Seiichiro HARA

Tour Highlights

  • Engakuji-temple(One of Kamakura's five great zen temples)
  • Meigetsuin-temple(often called "Hydrangea Temple" with beautiful seasonal flowers in the garden. It also has a dry landscape garden.)
  • Hokokuji-temple(well known for its bamboo garden)
  • Zuizenji-temple(renowned for its garden designated as the national scenic beauty)


[Tour Length]
8 hours
[Available Day & Time]
Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri.
08:00 a.m. - 06:00 p.m.

[pick-up & Drop-off place]
Your hotel in central Tokyo or Yokohama area

local train, local bus and walking


[Price per group (up to 6 persons)]
33,000 yen

Item included
An English-speaking guide service provided during sightseeing and transfers

Item NOT included
Transportation (approximately 2,600 yen per person required for local train and bus)
Entrance fee (approximately 1,000 yen per person required for admission fee to enter temples)
Meals and beverage
Any other expenses of personal nature


This is a walking tour. Please dress casually and wear shoes comfortable for walking but dress modestly to be appropriate for Buddhist temples.

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This product was added to our catalog on Tuesday 19 April, 2011.