Yokosuka to Kamakura Tour Route

Yokosuka, Miura 12h15m

This course is a two-day tour full of history and nature.

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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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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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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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Hase-dera Temple

Hasedera is a historic temple, famous for the principal statue of kannon.(Hase Kannon) The site offers a museum,garden and a scenic view of kamakura. Nightlife The precincts with the majestic Kannon-do hall and lovely trees and ponds are enveloped in a light that “connects,” like the lanterns given to those who visit. Nightlife in Kanagawa

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Cape Kannonzaki

The whole of Cape Kannonzaki is maintained as a park and there, you can find an art museum with scenic landscapes and the Kannonzaki Lighthouse where you can enjoy a view of the Boso Peninsula. There are also wartime ruins you can visit the whole year round, and in summer, you can spend a day at the beach or enjoy a delicious barbecue. This place is also famous for its hydrangeas, and is select...

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Yokosuka Dobuita Street

The shopping arcade in front of the main gate of the U.S. Navy Base. The arcade thrived after World War 2 as a shopping mall for the U.S. Navy stationed in Yokosuka. Today, the street is dotted with apparel shops focused on youth (offering "Sukajan" jackets, etc.), and restaurants and bars for Americans.

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Yokosuka Naval Port Cruise

Yokosuka Port has developed as a naval port ever since the American vessels commanded by Commodore Matthew C.Perry landed in Japan 160 years ago. Yokosuka is known for having the U.S. Naval Base United States Fleet Activities Yokosuka, and the headquarters of the Marine Self-Defense Force. In this cruise, you can enjoy a tour of these facilities as well as an up-close viewing of the battles shi...

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