Kamakura is a traditional town built by Samurai 800 years ago. Let's explore the beautiful town with a friendly guide. Though Kamakura is a popular destination, you can get off the beaten path and visit peaceful sites on this tour. We walk through a local neighborhood and go to temples and shrines worshiped by Japanese. You can take beautiful pictures at each site and on the way. In a Zen Buddhist temple, you will see magnificent buildings, statues, and Japanese gardens. You will feel the meditation mind there. The next is a Shinto Shrine believed as a deity of wealth. They say the magical water increases your money to double or triple. Let's try it as same as locals. The third site is a Shrine with many red gates and fox dolls. It's a beautiful red tunnel way best for taking impressive pictures. You can walk through them. People believe this Shrine brings success to one's life. You will learn the traditional beauty, religious background, and people's customs deeper with this tour. Don’t worry! It’s not only educational but also very fun. I was born and grown-up in Japan. While we are walking, we can talk about many things. About Japan, culture, family, sports, food, society, and anything! You will understand not only traditional but also modern Japan and people. It will make your travel much more interesting. Let's enjoy walking and talking with me!
Hi, I'm Masa. Let's explore hidden peaceful Kamakura with me. I like history and walking. I love Kamakura. I have the National Tour Guide Certificate. It requires knowledge and understanding of Japanese culture and history. I have many experiences of guiding tourists to historical sites. Though Kamakura is a popular and crowded town, we will walk a peaceful calm path. On the way, we will find hidden Kamakura gems, and I will explain the interesting backgrounds. I am a friendly local living with my family. While we walk the neighborhood, we can talk about not only the traditional one but also modern people's lifestyle and custom. Let's enjoy walking, exploring and talking with me! It's interesting, stimulating and fun. You will understand much more real Japan, and you can enjoy your trip much more.
Entrance fee for all temples and shrines are included.
Kamakura is a city built in the 12th century by Samurai. We walk from JR Kita-Kamakura station to Kamakura station along the old path, people's residence area and visit some temples and shrines. It's not a well-known route, but you will feel the real hidden Kamakura there. We will visit the following; The Engakuji temple, a local Buddhist site, the Genji-Yama park, the Zeniarai-Benten shrine, and the Sasuke Inari Shrine.
最多可供6位年滿6歲的旅人參加。父母也可以陪同兩歲以下的幼兒參加。 This is a walking tour. While walking, we will enjoy sightseeing, talking, and taking pictures. Guests who are capable of walking for about one hour can join the tour.
Comfortable shoes for walking.
Kid's rate: For age 6-12, I will refund ¥300.
The Hidden Kamakura Walk