Kamakura for Beginners with Local Guide きほんの鎌倉ーまずは地元ガイドと一緒に!(英語)


Your Tour:
If you do not know much about Kamakura, but you're curious about the Big Buddha you've seen so much on Instagram, this is the tour for you. Explore the two most popular sites in Kamakura with local guides, and learn about the history, culture, customs, and local living while walking through town. Don't know how to pray at the temples or shrines? No worries. Ask any questions about Kamakura or Japan! This tour starts and ends at the JR Kamakura Station. Available every Sunday in October and Saturday Nov. 2nd. 10-1.

You will visit:

Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine
Kotokuin Temple (Kamakura Daibutsu, the Great Buddha of Kamakura)
Stroll Around Komachi Street, experiment with some street foods.

About the Guides:

Masa: (Oct. 6 and 13th )
A resident of Kanagawa Prefecture. Certificated National Tour Guide. He has led tours around the Tokyo area but now guides mainly in the Kamakura area. He would like to help you understand Japanese history and culture. Masa's Kamakura History Tour is highly rated by Airbnb users for his friendly and knowledgeable tours.

Saori: (Oct. 20, 27 and Nov. 2nd )

A resident of Kanagawa Prefecture. Saori runs the homestay guest house, "Kurasu House" in Enoshima, Kamakura. Her homestay house is rated as "the best homestay house in Kamakura" by Airbnb. Besides running a guest house, she has been a guide for Huber since 2017. She is eager to let visitors know about local people's daily lifestyle. She describes herself as a "local life guide." Saori does all her tours wearing a Kimono.

The Fee Includes:

English Guide
Transportation Fee During the Tour
Entrance Fee


Age: 6+  

Please Bring:
Comfortable Shoes and Clothes to Walk
Rain Gear (if necessary)

Important Notes:

For ages 6-12, we will refund 400 yen per participant. Please let us know in advance.

Meeting Point:

We will meet at the East Exit of JR Kamakura Station by the Kamakura City Tourist Information Center. (鎌倉市観光案内所)
It is on the left after you leave the exit. Look out for the Kamakura Mind Logo.

Cancellation Policy:

No refund available 72 hours prior to the experience.
Please note that cancellation fees will be charged according to the regulation by Peatix.
The tour will be canceled when in case we do not have 2 participants by 3 days before the event.
If canceling an experience due to a natural disaster or other circumstances beyond our control becomes necessary, we will inform you at least 24 hours prior to start.

Oct 6 - Nov 2, 2019
[ Sun ] - [ Sat ]
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM JST
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Sun. Oct, 6 10-13 Tour (Masa) SOLD OUT ¥6,000
Sun. Oct, 13 10-13 Tour (Masa) SOLD OUT ¥6,000
Sun. Oct, 20 10-13 Tour (Saori) SOLD OUT ¥6,000
Sun. Oct, 27 10-13 Tour (Saori) SOLD OUT ¥6,000
Sat. Nov. 2, 10-13 Tour (Saori) SOLD OUT ¥6,000
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