KAMAKURA / ENOSHIMA ONE DAY TOUR

KAMAKURA / ENOSHIMA ONE DAY TOUR



Kamakura is very exciting City. Let me, your private tour guide in Japan, show you Kamakura in a way that you and your loved ones will remember forever.



Great Buddha Kamakura
Hokokuji-temple

Kamakura is the site of the first Samurai government founded by Minamoto Clan in 1192 and one of the most popular Tourist spots in Japan, along with Kyoto and Nara. It attracts more than 20 million foreign tourists from all over the world.

This city is significantly influenced by Zen Buddhist Culture and its simple but serene atmosphere brings you back to Kamakura/Zen world. Let’s discover is beauty!

Kamakura is not only traditional city, it is also modern city. You can enjoy pleasant harmony of Old Tradition and Modern Charm on the Komachi Dori shopping street. Let’s

enjoy the pleasant harmony!

We’ll visit “island of Enoshima” and take “ENODEN”. Let’s enjoy fantastic view of Sagami-Bay, it was depicted by Famous Ukiyoe-painter Katsushika Hokusai. In Enoshima, Benzaiten is enshrined, the goddess of everything that flows: water, time, words, speech,eloquence and music.


KAMAKURA / ENOSHIMA ONE DAY TOUR​

Visit Great Buddha, Tsurugaoka Hachimangu, Hokkokuji temple, Enoshima Electric Railway(ENODEN) and Island of Enoshima.

$300/1day
  • Hase Temple (長谷寺)
  • Great Buddha The Great Buddha of Kamakura (鎌倉大仏) is a bronze statue of Amida Buddha, which stands on the site of Kotokuin Temple. It is a symbol of Kamakura and is said to have been founded in the 13th Century. With a height of 11.4 meters, it has long been the second tallest bronze Buddha statue in Japan, second to the Great Buddha of Todaiji Temple in Nara.
  • Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Tsurugaoka Hachimangu (鶴岡八幡宮) is Kamakura's most important shrine. Founded by Minamoto Yoriyoshi in 1063, it was moved to its current site in 1180 by Minamoto Yoritomo, the first shogun of the Kamakura government. The shrine worships Hachiman, (八幡神) (Hepburn), syncretic divinity of archery and war. He is also the divine protector of the Minamoto clan, as well as protector of Japan.
  • Hokokuji temple Hokokuji (報国寺, Hōkokuji) is Buddhist Temple of Rinzai School, founded in 1334 by Tengan Eko (天岸慧広). It is renowned for a serene bamboo garden.
  • Enoshima Electric Railway (ENODEN) The ENODEN is a very scenic and exciting railway that runs along seaside of Sagami- bay between Fujisawa and Kamakura.
  • Island of Enoshima Benzaiten, the goddess of music and entertainment, is enshrined on the island.

Highlights


1- Hase Temple (長谷寺)

Hase Temple(長谷寺) is a temple of the Jodo sect, renowned for its eleven-headed statue of Kannon, the goddess of mercy. Founded in 736.

The 9.18 meter tall, wooden statue is considered as one of the largest wooden sculpture in Japan.

2- Great Buddha

The Great Buddha of Kamakura (鎌倉大仏) is a bronze statue of Amida Buddha, which stands on the site of Kotokuin Temple. It is a symbol of Kamakura and is said to have been founded in the 13th Century.

With a height of 11.4 meters, it has long been the second tallest bronze Buddha statue in Japan, second to the Great Buddha of Todaiji Temple in Nara.

3- Tsurugaoka Hachimangu:

Tsurugaoka Hachimangu (鶴岡八幡宮) is Kamakura’s most important shrine. Founded by Minamoto Yoriyoshi in 1063, it was moved to its current site in 1180 by Minamoto Yoritomo, the first shogun of the Kamakura government.

The shrine worships Hachiman, (八幡神) (Hepburn), syncretic divinity of archery and war.

He is also the divine protector of the Minamoto clan, as well as protector of Japan.

4- Hokokuji temple

Hokokuji (報国寺, Hōkokuji) is Buddhist Temple of Rinzai School, founded in 1334 by Tengan Eko (天岸慧広). It is renowned for a serene bamboo garden.

5- Enoshima Electric Railway (ENODEN)

The ENODEN is a very scenic and exciting railway that runs along seaside of Sagami- bay between Fujisawa and Kamakura.

6- Island of Enoshima

Benzaiten, the goddess of music and entertainment, is enshrined on the island.


Tour Contents:


Tour Duration: 1 Day

Maximum Number of People: 4

Tour Type: Transport Based

Tour Price: Price Per Group USD $300.00


Tour Inclusions:


Full-day guide Service

Pick up service


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