1. Japan
  2. Kanagawa Prefecture
  3. Kamakura

From Tokyo: Day Trip to Coastal Kamakura

Product ID: 386799
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Explore coastal Kamakura with a friendly guide and learn about the local area. Visit the local surf spots and Buddhist temples, as well as leafy green forest trails and ocean-side tranquility.
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Duration: 8 hours
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English, Japanese

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  • See the area’s most iconic attractions like the Great Buddha
  • Visit renowned Shinto shrines and temples
  • Absorb the natural beauty of the forests and oceans that surround this beach town
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Meet your guide in Tokyo and take the train to the laid-back beach town of Kamakura. Just an hour south of Tokyo, this beach-side town offers ample opportunity to learn more about Japan’s heritage and feudal history.

Follow your guide as you navigate through the intricate architecture of the area, past flame-colored torii gates marking entrances to shrines, and magnificent Buddhist temples. See the most notable attractions, including the spectacular Great Buddha and Hokokuji Bamboo Forest.

Kamakura was the ancient feudal capital of Japan and had a vital role in spreading Buddhism across the country. The crown jewel of the town is the Amida Buddha at Kotoku-in, forged from bronze.

See the modern side of the town by heading over to the local surf shacks and eyeing up the waves. Finish your day with a hike up to the peaceful local forest.
  • Private and personalized itinerary
  • Guide
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks
  • Attraction tickets
  • Transportation costs
  • Tips (optional)

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From US$ 131.44 per person

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Product ID: 386799