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    Kamakura was Japan’s first feudal capital from 12th century to 14th century. It is surrounded by 3 mountains and ocean and known for many historically significant Buddhist temples and Shinto shrines. Come join this 6-hour walking tour to feel the spirit of samurai at its historic sites! You will visit Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine, the biggest shrine in Kamakura area, and Komachi Dori, the most famous street with many interesting shops and delicious street food stands. Also visit Hase Temple, Kotokuin area, and see the big Buddha (also called “Daibutsu” in Japanese)! Your guide will make you are having a lot of fun while learning the history of Japan. Let’s walk and talk together in Kamakura!Meet your guide at the JR Kamakura Station (approx. 1 hour from Tokyo downtown area by train) and start exploring Kamakura, one of the most popular cities where people visit for a day trip from Tokyo. First stop by the Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine that is located in the center of Kamakura city and a perfect spot for you to take a beautiful photo. A lot of local Japanese people also come here to pray for the fortune.

    Then visit Komachi Dori, a popular street with many shops and food stands, the Hase Temple and Kotokuin Temple area. You will see Daibutsu (the “Big Buddha”) that is built in the middle of 13th century. It is the 2nd biggest Buddha in Japan next to the one in Nara. Your guide might be able to visit one more sightseeing spot depending on the weather and season. While walking with your friendly guide, you will also learn about Japanese culture and history. Be ready to be refreshed by the unique atmosphere of Kamakura!

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