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Enjoy a tea ceremony in a treasure house surrounded by rural beauty and go on a tour in an old shop to learn about the manufacturing process of ham

Yokosuka, Miura 3h45m

At the Houan tearoom (which has "hou", the word for treasure, in its name), you can feel the soul of Kamakura and enjoy a tea ceremony. Next, you can have a look at how ham as been made using a traditional method that has been around since the store's founding in the Meiji period.

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Kamakura Ham Tomioka Co.

Since its founding in 1900, Kamakura Ham Tomioka Co. has continued to maintain its painstaking manufacturing techniques for over a century. Their headquarters factory has an archive where you can learn about the story and history behind the creation of the brand, and in the factory itself, you can view the treasured traditional manufacturing techniques they use. You can also experience those te...

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Kitakamakura Houan (tea room)

This area for tea parties is located in Jouchi-ji Yato in Kita Kamakura. There are two tea rooms - one which 8 tatami mats in size and one that is 4. The elegant garden and the well which produces spring water makes this a marvelous Japanese facility. You may use the facilities as you please. You cannot hear cars or the sound of people so the place is very quiet, making this the perfect retreat...

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Komachi Street

This street is one of the most famous shopping street in Kamakura, Japan. It has been featured in some TV programs and magazines. There are about 250 shops. Come and see various shops while you stroll the town.

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