Private Kamakura Temples Tour with Tea Ceremony from Tokyo
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Tokeji Temple garden and Buddha statue

Enjoy the serene gardens of Kamakura's temples

Visit the ancient temples and shrines of Kamakura, once the capital of Japan. Dive into the serene world of the tea ceremony and capture the essence of Zen, all with a guide who speaks your language.

  • Tokeji Temple garden and Buddha statue
  • Fresh matcha green tea for a sado tea ceremony
  • The rock garden of Jomyoji Temple
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Kamakura was the capital of Japan before Kyoto, and is still home to an incredible number of historical temples and shrines. Join your English speaking guide and stroll the ancient streets as you visit some of the town's most beautiful temples and shrines. See Meigetsu-in, the 'flower temple,' or Jomyoji Temple, where you can relax with a cup of matcha tea. Check out the bright Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine, a important center of samurai life!
Guides also available in Chinese, Korean, and many other languages.
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Adult (Age 12 & over)
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Child (Age 6-11)
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Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 168.18
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*Price per participant if booked solo (one participant).
USD 249.87
USD 249.87
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 51.90
USD 51.90

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Adult (Age 12 & over) (3 persons)
USD 140.95
USD 140.95
USD 168.18 16%off
USD 168.18 16%off
Adult (Age 12 & over) (4 persons)
USD 127.34
USD 127.34
USD 168.18 24%off
USD 168.18 24%off
Adult (Age 12 & over) (5 persons)
USD 119.17
USD 119.17
USD 168.18 29%off
USD 168.18 29%off
  • Duration (incl. transportation): 6.5 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Available
  • Inclusion: Admission / Train fare / Tea Ceremony / Guidance in the language of your choice
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  • 09:00 Meet-up with guide at your hotel lobby
  • Train to Kamakura
    Hop on the train with your guide, and head towards the ancient capital. No worries about getting lost or figuring out train times!
  • You will visit 4/5 of the following sights:
  • Engakuji Temple
    One of the Five Great Zen Temples in Kamakura. The O-gane (Great Bell) is designated as a national treasure. After visiting the Butsuden, enjoy the views from Ryoan-in (one of the subordinate temples) on the top of the hill, and the beautiful front garden of the Hojo (the chief priest's residence).
  • Meigetsu-in Temple
    The rock garden of Jomyoji Temple Meigetsu-in is known as the 'flower temple'. Make sure to check out the view from the round window of the Main Hall, said to represent the state of enlightenment. The pristine rock garden is a perfect example of the Zen aesthetic.
  • Tokeiji Temple
    Home to the Suigetsu (water moon) Kannon, said to be the most beautiful Kannon statue in Kamakura. This temple was the only Buddhist convent authorized by the shogunate, and was once a refuge for women fleeing their marriages.
  • Hokokuji Temple
    Also known as the Bamboo Temple, it is graced with 2,000 bamboo trees which rise heavenward. In the bamboo garden, only the sound of streams and rustling leaves break the silence.
  • Jomyoji Temple
    Fresh matcha green tea for a sado tea ceremony One of the Five Great Zen Temples of Kamakura, it is famous for its zen rock garden. At the Kisen-an tea room enjoy drinking matcha tea, accompanied by Japanese sweets.
  • Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine
    tsurugaoka_large01 This great shrine was founded by the Kamakura Shogunate was the center of bushido (the 'spirit of the samurai'). Painted in bright vermilion, this shrine is a must-see for visitors to Kamakura.
  • 15:30 Check-out at Kamakura Station
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    • Our services are mainly offered in English, but Chinese, French, Spanish, German, Italian, Russian, Korean and Portuguese are also available.
    • Fees for public transportation are included. However, for the use of taxis or hired cars there will be additional charges.
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  • Any cancellations made between 18:00 local time, 15 business days to 18:00 local time, 3 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 20% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made between 18:00 local time, 3 business days to 18:00 local time, 2 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 50% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made after 18:00 local time, 2 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
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Duration incl. transportation 6.5 hour(s)
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Kamakura is a fantastic place to visit and my wife and I had a wonderful tour. Our guide was outstanding! We knew it was going to be great and it was even better than we expected.
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