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One day trip from Tokyo to experience old Kamakura and itstraditional culture

Yokosuka, Miura 5h30m

Enjoy walking around the key touristic areas of Kamakura and feeling traditional culture of the city in one day.

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Kamakura Hanko

Kamakura Hanko is a Japanese seal that lasts a lifetime, made in the former capital of Kamakura. We recommend the 'Tsuki No Kisou In', or the lucky moon seal, which has been made using traditional techniques and is considered to be a good luck charm.

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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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Tsurugaoka Hachimangu

Tsurugaoka Hachimangu was founded in 1063 by Minamoto Yoriyoshi. In 1180, Minamoto Yoritomo, commander-in-chief of the Genji clan and a descendant of Yoriyoshi, moved the shrine to its current site and constracted a magnificent new shrine. Present building of the main shrine was rebuilt in 1828 and well known as a typical Edo period’s architecture, and designated as nationally importan...

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Hokoku-ji Temple

A historical temple known for its 1000 Moso Bamboo in the vicinity, with a solemn atmosphere symbolic of the tragedy of the Ashikaga clan even now. Early Morning Sightseeing A temple in Kamakura with a beautiful garden and bamboo grove. A Sunday Zen meditation session is held at 7:30 in the morning every Sunday and is open to everyone. The session is reputed to be very strict, and be sure...

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Kencho-ji Temple

The first of the Five Great Mountains(temples) of Kamakura, with many ancient structures and a temple bell certified as a national treasure. There is a Zen meditation (Zazen) experience with English explanations and it is very popular with tourists.

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