Kōtoku-in
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  • From Tokyo: Day Trip to Coastal Kamakura

    1. From Tokyo: Day Trip to Coastal Kamakura

    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. Be paired with guides that are passionate about the place they call home and who choose to spend their free time sharing it with like-minded travelers matched to them. 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 head...

  • Kamakura Old Capital Walking Tour with the Great Buddha

    2. Kamakura Old Capital Walking Tour with the Great Buddha

    After trying out a traditional Japanese snack on Komachi-dori, go on to explore Kamakura's history and unique culture along with your friendly local guide. Venture into Kamakura's beautiful temples and shrines before having a delicious, super-healthy lunch in Hasedera Temple. You will get to peruse this fantastic structure with the help of your informative guide.  After your visit to the Great Buddha of Kamakura, you will finish your tour with an exciting visit to Yuigahama Beach! Gain insight into how to make the most out of visiting Japanese shrines and temples and enjoy a delicious and healthy lunch at the temple restaurant! Check out Hasedera Temple, with it's beautiful scenic views of the coastline and hidden little cave before going on to greet the Great Buddha! You'll get to take a lot of photos.

    Interesting history, beautiful temples, cute town - I wish I could have spent more time there ambling among the shops, but that wasn't part of the tour.

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Interesting history, beautiful temples, cute town - I wish I could have spent more time there ambling among the shops, but that wasn't part of the tour.