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Private Tour - Exploring the History of Uninhabited Island: Sarushima

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Private Tour - Exploring the History of Uninhabited Island: Sarushima

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Travelers seeking a quiet side of Tokyo will love this off-beat tour to abandoned Sarushima (or, monkey island) and Yokosuka. From the port town of Yokosuka, with its American connections, you'll travel over to Sarushima and explore the remains of the WWII-era military apparatus here. Your guide will tell you all about the history of these fascinating places, which many travelers miss.
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  • 1 hour 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$102.58
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$102.58
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Private Tour - Nostalgic Japan in Kawasaki with Indigo Dyeing Experience

Available from Oct 27

Private Tour - Nostalgic Japan in Kawasaki with Indigo Dyeing Experience

Explore old Japanese houses and discover Japan's historic architecture Take the train to Kawasaki, an hour away from Tokyo, and visit the Japan Open-air Folk House Museum to learn about the lives of the people from the Edo Period (1603-1868) . T he open-air museum has a large collection of traditional houses from all over Japan, where you can see the difference in architectural techniques and styles that were developed to suit each area's climate and customs. Your otomo tour guide will translate any Japanese explanations whilst at the museum. On this tour you will also experience traditional indigo dyeing, a dyeing technique developed during the Edo period. Dye your very own piece of cloth to keep as a souvenir of your trip!
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$83.04
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$83.04
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1-Day Kamakura Private Custom Tour from Tokyo by Chartered Vehicle

Available from Oct 27

1-Day Kamakura Private Custom Tour from Tokyo by Chartered Vehicle

This is a full-day custom tour ideal for small group. After selecting your preferred choice of transportation from an alphard, van or bus, your group will explore the city of Kamakura at your own pace and customise the day to see only what you want to, all with the help of a guide/driver. Design your own itinerary and experience the region’s nature and culture. Example Tour Route: Route A: The Great Budda -- Hase-dare Temple -- Enoshima Island -- Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine -- Komachi Dori Route B: Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine -- Komachi Dori -- Ugafuku Shrine -- The Great Budda -- Enoshima Island
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$726.98
per group
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$726.98
per group
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 The Best Of Kawasaki Walking Tour

Available from Oct 28

The Best Of Kawasaki Walking Tour

Together with the professional guide, you will visit the most charming places in the city. What is so special about the Kawasaki Daishi Buddhist Temple? Why does it attract visitors around the world every year? Kawasaki is home to some of the country’s best temples and shrines, along with several fine gardens, museums, and traditional neighborhoods. You will have a chance to explore the city while hearing fascinating facts and legends. Have you heard of the beautiful Traditional Japanese Homes at Nihon Minka-en? What is so special about these traditional Japanese homes? You will be surprised how many stories are hidden in the streets, buildings, and corners of Kawasaki. Your charming guide will tell you what is special and unique about living in this city. Perfect for those who are visiting the city for the first time and want to get the most of it!
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  • 2 hours
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$481.63
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$481.63
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Kamakura Zen Temples and Gardens Private Trip with Nationally-Licensed Guide

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Kamakura Zen Temples and Gardens Private Trip with Nationally-Licensed Guide

Kamakura is considered the Capital of Zen. If you are interested in a more efficient way to explore Kamakura, with a nationally-licensed and experienced multilingual tour guide, this value-packed trip is a fantastic way of experiencing Kamakura! Kamakura is a place famous for Zen Buddhism. This style of Buddhism blossomed in this area around the end of the 13th century. These days, there are many Zen temples in the Kamakura area, and we have selected the top five for you to experience the world of Zen Buddhism, the art of meditation and great gardens. Let us know what you would like to experience, and your guide will arrange a six-hour tour that's best for you! Note*1: Please select your must-see spots from a list in the tour information to create your customized itinerary. Note*2: The Nationally-licensed Tour Guide-Interpreter certification is issued by the Japanese government requires a good knowledge and understanding of Japanese culture and history.
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  • 6 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$122.12
Price varies by group size
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$122.12
Price varies by group size
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Japanese Zen Buddhism Tour

Available from Oct 30

Japanese Zen Buddhism Tour

Explore an unknown city and learn about the misterious Tengu creatures. Walk through the rural village and enjoy the picturesque landscape. Visit a hidden Zen monastery and learn more about the philosophy of Japanese Zen Buddhism. Enjoy a local food in a traditional restaurant. Meet a Zen monk and get the chance to talk with him about his way of living and join a Zen meditation in a more than 600 year old temple.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$97.69
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$97.69

Kamakura Kotoku-in and Hasedera Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide

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Kamakura Kotoku-in and Hasedera Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide

Kamakura is home to numerous temples and shrines. This short, 90-min trip, accompanied by a nationally-licensed, experienced multilingual tour guide, is a fantastic, value-packed way of experiencing this delightful and historic city. Featured are two of Kamakura's more popular temples, Kotoku-in and Hasedera. ・Kotoku-in Temple The Great Buddha at Kotoku-in is Kamakura’s most popular attraction. Also called Daibutsu, this is the second tallest statue of Buddha in Japan ・Hasedera Temple This beautiful temple is located on a hillside overlooking the ocean. The best part of Hasedera is seeing the hundreds of small statues of the Jizo Bodhisattva that line the walkways up the hillside. This is a beautiful place to visit in June when the hydrangeas are in bloom. Note*1: The Nationally-licensed Tour Guide-Interpreter certification is issued by the Japanese government requires a good knowledge and understanding of Japanese culture and history.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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$37.57
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$37.57
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Kamakura Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide

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Kamakura Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide

With a nationally-licensed and experienced multilingual tour guide, this short but value-packed trip is a fantastic way of experiencing Kamakura! Tsurugaoka Hachimangu is arguably Kamakura's most important shrine. Originally built in 1063 and moved to its present location in 1191, this tour is a can't-miss opportunity to explore and get in touch with the city's rich spiritual history. Your nationally-licensed and experienced English-speaking guide will be able to provide views of Japan that most tourists do not usually get to see. Tsurugaoka Hachimangu is located in the center of Kamakura and is easily accessible on foot from Kamakura Station. On the way there, you can also enjoy some shopping along the bustling Komachi-dori shopping street, home of Kamakura's main gift and souvenir stores. Note*1: The Nationally-licensed Tour Guide-Interpreter certification is issued by the Japanese government requires a good knowledge and understanding of Japanese culture and history.
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  • 1 hour
  • Taking safety measures
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$25.05
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$25.05
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Hakone Half-Day Private Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide

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Hakone Half-Day Private Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide

This value-packed trip with a nationally-licensed and experienced multilingual tour guide is a fantastic and efficient way to explore Hakone! For travelers looking for a blissful escape from Tokyo, Hakone offers everything from serene hot springs, world-class art museums, traditional inns, and spectacular mountain scenerey, capped by the perfection of Mt. Fuji. Ashino-ko is the lake at the center of most excursions to the area, but be prepared for the crowds, especially on weekends and holidays. Let us know what you would like to experience and we will customize a four-hours tour that's best for you! Note*1: Please select your must-see spots from a list in the tour information to create your customized itinerary. Note*2: The Nationally-licensed Tour Guide-Interpreter certification is issued by the Japanese government requires a good knowledge and understanding of Japanese culture and history.
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  • 6 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$97.69
Price varies by group size
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$97.69
Price varies by group size
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Hakone Full-Day Private Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide

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Hakone Full-Day Private Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide

This value-packed trip with a nationally-licensed and experienced multilingual tour guide is a fantastic and efficient way to explore Hakone! For travelers looking for a blissful escape from Tokyo, Hakone offers everything from serene hot springs, world-class art museums, traditional inns, and spectacular mountain scenerey, capped by the perfection of Mt. Fuji. Ashino-ko is the lake at the center of most excursions to the area, but be prepared for the crowds, especially on weekends and holidays. Let us know what you would like to experience and we will customize a six-hour tour that's best for you! Note*1: Please select your must-see spots from a list in the tour information to create your customized itinerary. Note*2: The Nationally-licensed Tour Guide-Interpreter certification is issued by the Japanese government requires a good knowledge and understanding of Japanese culture and history.
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  • 6 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$122.12
Price varies by group size
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$122.12
Price varies by group size
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Historic Kamakura: Temples, Shrines and Street Food Private Walking Tour

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Historic Kamakura: Temples, Shrines and Street Food Private Walking Tour

Enjoy a fun and relaxing tour of historic Kamakura on this 6 hour tour with a knowledgeable guide. Visit fascinating temples and shrines and learn about Kamakura's history. Experience Japanese tea in a teahouse located in a peaceful bamboo grove. Enjoy scenic views and historic architecture. Take a stroll through Kamakura's Komachi dori and try an array of delicious local food and drink. Food and drink is included on the tour.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$210.79
Price varies by group size
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$210.79
Price varies by group size

Private Tour - Hakone Day Trip! A Tour to Explore All Must-Sees!

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Private Tour - Hakone Day Trip! A Tour to Explore All Must-Sees!

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Show you around all the highlights of the hot spring town, Hakone Hakone, 75 minutes away from central Tokyo, is famous as a refreshing and scenery sightseeing destination. The view of Hakone is fascinating because of nature. For example, the famous Lake Ashi and Owakudani were created by Mt Hakone's volcanic eruption about 3,000 years ago, and you can see the fumarolic area where white smoke rises in Owakudani. Also, you can see Mt. Fuji in from Lake Ashi and the view is breathtaking! Other than those nature aspects, Hakone is also known as the art spot. There are now many art museums that combine rich nature with art as a place to attract people. This tour will take you all must-see highlights of Hakone by hiking, cable car, ropeway, boat, and bus.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$156.31
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$156.31
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Traditional Experiences in Kamakura: Private Tour

Available from Oct 30

Traditional Experiences in Kamakura: Private Tour

Discover the local traditions and customs of Kamakura on a private tour. Experience the art of sutra tracing with a brush and ink in the Hasedera Temple; practice zazen meditation from the practice of Buddhist monks and the first zen temple in Japan; and take part in a tea ceremony—one of the most sacred traditions in Japanese culture.
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  • 3 hours 40 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$97.69
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$97.69
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Kamakura Rickshaw Tour

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Kamakura Rickshaw Tour

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The staff, with a rich knowledge of the city, will help make a special memory for your trip. We will take you to see interesting things you would not find in guidebooks or on websites. The rickshaw's speed is faster than walking but slower than cycling, which makes it a comfortable, wonderful ride. Enjoy Japanese history, traditions, and the seasonal beauties from a rickshaw with our staff's omotenashi (hospitality).
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  • 40 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$50.73
Price varies by group size
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$50.73
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Food and Culture Walking Tour near Tokyo

Available from Oct 30

Food and Culture Walking Tour near Tokyo

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Explore time-honored Japanese traditions in an authentic setting during this guided day trip to Odawara, a castle town just a short bullet train ride from Tokyo. Get insider’s access to fascinating residents, including a Shinto priest and local shop-owners. Attend a ceremony at a Shinto shrine, taste local food delicacies, stroll through an old Japanese villa, and learn how to make your very own bowl of Matcha tea.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$89.18
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$89.18

Japanese Shinto Shrine Experience

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Japanese Shinto Shrine Experience

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Shintoism is an integral part of Japan’s culture and isn’t practiced anywhere else in the world. Get unique insight into the nature-based religion on a Shinto tour of Tokyo, the perfect cultural introduction for first-time visitors. Alongside a guide employed by a Shinto shrine, you’ll meet a Shinto priest and have the chance to write a wish on a personal Shinto plaque. Plus, you can choose from four departure times throughout the day.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$57.64
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$57.64

Japan's Heritage Site Hiking Tour from Hakone

Available from Oct 29

Japan's Heritage Site Hiking Tour from Hakone

Walking on Japan's Heritage site is a great way to experience Japan’s rural scenery and nature. Step back in time and immerse yourself in Hakone's hidden culture on this one-day hiking trip along the historic Tokaido road. Feudal lords and samurai once walked this path between Tokyo and Kyoto. Visit an old teahouse in the famous town of Hakone. Experience local handicraft and attend at an ancient Japanese ceremony in a more than 1200 year old Shinto Shrine.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$341.93
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$341.93

Kamakura Custom Half Day Tour

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Kamakura Custom Half Day Tour

This private and customizable tour for Kamakura is perfect for guests who would like to have their own itinerary planned based on their interests and preferences, allowing guests to experience the city at their own pace.
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  • 4 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$123.58
Price varies by group size
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$123.58
Price varies by group size
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Kamakura Half Day Walking Tour with Kotokuin Great Buddha

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Kamakura Half Day Walking Tour with Kotokuin Great Buddha

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Experience the shrines and temples of Kamakura, one of Japan’s most prominent religious centers, on a 5-hour walking tour. In a small group limited to 10 people, you’ll visit historical sites such as Tokei-ji Temple, Jochi-ji Temple, and Genji-yama Park, while learning about the foundations of Buddhism and Shintoism. Plus, you’ll marvel at Kotokuin (Great Buddha of Kamakura), a 47-foot (14-meter) Buddha statue that dates back to the 13th century.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$125.25
Price varies by group size
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$125.25
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Kamakura Scenic Bike Tour

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Kamakura Scenic Bike Tour

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Come join a six-hour bicycle tour that beautifully opens up the history and nature of Kamakura and adds in some good food too! Visit a temple with a history of more than 1000 years, a shrine that gathers the faith of the local people, a beautiful garden where unique landscape scenery is combined with the ambient loveliness of Kamakura, a huge Buddha statue that stands as a symbol of Kamakura, the beautiful coastline of Yuigahama, and a local market where you can vigorously enjoy Kamakura’s charms, including colorful Kamakura vegetables. Despite the long list of highlights, this tour proceeds at a relaxed pace, with the 10km journey being along a nearly flat path, so even those who aren't usually big on exercise can sign up without fear. Guides, bicycle rental, and admission fees are included in the tour fee.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$140.28
Price varies by group size
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$140.28
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Kamakura Private Half-Day Muslim-Friendly Tour

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Kamakura Private Half-Day Muslim-Friendly Tour

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Have a tour around a city that’s popular with Muslim travelers—Kamakura. By going on a private tour, you’ll have your guide’s undivided attention. Save time and see multiple highlights in one day, such as Jōmyō-ji, Hokoku temple, Komachi Street, Tsurugaoka Hachiman Shrine, and more. You won’t have to worry about language barriers as a guide will translate, and recommend where to get a halal lunch too.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$100.20
Price varies by group size
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$100.20
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Kamakura Tour, seeing ancient capital city 800 years ago

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Kamakura Tour, seeing ancient capital city 800 years ago

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Kamakura is located about one hour train ride from Tokyo. Kamakura used to be an ancient capital of Japan 800 years ago. Kamakura is very popular tourist site through a year. Surrounded a lots of nature also some National treasures. In spring, cherry blossom, in rainy season, hydrangea, in Autumn, autumn leaves, in winter, plum blossom. You can enjoy great nature of both seaside and mountain. We will visit a Great Buddha, quiet and beautiful temples and a famous Shrine. Also enjoy shopping along the most popular shopping street. You can feel much differences from Tokyo's air. This area has special olden-time air. If you want, I can arrange a private car.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$159.69
per group
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$159.69
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Kamakura Private Walking Tour

Available from Oct 27

Kamakura Private Walking Tour

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Experience the energy of Japan’s ancient samurai thanks to this 6-hour history-themed walking tour of Kamakura with a private guide. Explore a range of Buddhist temples, Shinto Shrines, and traditional street vendors in a city that was Japan’s feudal capital from the 12th through 14th centuries.
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  • 6 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$367.00
per group
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$367.00
per group
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Kamakura Private Custom Tour Led by Local Students

Available from Oct 31

Kamakura Private Custom Tour Led by Local Students

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Explore the real Kamakura with students from the local high school. Take a private, customized tour with enthusiastic local hosts and experience “Samurai Town,” the Shogunate capital of Japan during the 12th-14th centuries. Visit significant Buddhist temples, Shinto shrines, and historic sites, including Tsurugaoka Hachiman Shrine, Hasedera temple, and the Great Buddha on this affordable half-day outing.
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  • 7 hours 20 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$42.00
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$42.00
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