1 Day Walking tour itinerary for Tokyo & Kamakura: Pay Obeisance To Shinto & Buddhist Shrines
Visit this coastal city, 1-hour train ride from the capital, to see Shinto shrines, Buddhist zen temples, and the 13m-high Buddha statue left standing after the high tsunami of the 15th century. Taste the local specialities of Shirasu/whitebait and matcha tea.
Day Trip to Kamakura with private guide
Kamakura is a historic coastal city just an hour by train from Tokyo. A lot of temples, shrines and hiking trail makes Kamakura a day trip excursion for Tokyoites. In Kamakura, you’ll take the old-style electric train “Enoden” to Hase. Famous for its beautiful garden, it is also home to the impressive 13m-high Buddhist statue of Kamakura and the Hase-Dera Temple.
Check out the fantastic views of Kamakura Bay and see the Jizo statues.
Try Shirasu, known as whitebait, the speciality of Kamakura for lunch and then you will visit a small bamboo forest to enjoy a cup of hot matcha tea.
Visit one of the most important zen temples in Japan with the Kamakura guide.
Make the last stop at the great Tsurugaoka Hachimangu, the most important shrine founded in 1063.
Kamakura Big Buddha
Meeting Point: Shimbashi Station
Departure from Shimbashi Station
Lunch in Kamakura shopping street
Hokokuji Temple with small bamboo forest and matcha tea break
Kenchoji Zen Temple with a meditation garden
Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine
Other food and drinks
Type of Tour
This tour is offered throughout the year on the following days of the week.
- Monday 08:30
- Tuesday 08:30
- Wednesday 08:30
- Thursday 08:30
- Friday 08:30
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