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Engaku-ji Temple Tours and Tickets

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Engaku-ji, one of the most important Zen Buddhist temples in Japan, is considered by some to be an almost-perfect example of Chinese-inspired Zen architecture. It was founded in 1282 by a Chinese monk and is now classified as a Japanese National Treasure. Located in Kamakura, it’s a convenient place to visit on a day trip from Tokyo.

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Kamakura Private Custom Tour Led by Local Students

Kamakura Private Custom Tour Led by Local Students

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Explore the real Kamakura with students from the local high school. Take a private, customized tour with enthusiastic local hosts and experience “Samurai Town,” the Shogunate capital of Japan during the 12th-14th centuries. Visit significant Buddhist temples, Shinto shrines, and historic sites, including Tsurugaoka Hachiman Shrine, Hasedera temple, and the Great Buddha on this affordable half-day outing.
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  • 4 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$42.00
per group
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$42.00
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Kamakura Full-Day Private Trip (Tokyo departure) with Nationally-Licensed Guide

Kamakura Full-Day Private Trip (Tokyo departure) with Nationally-Licensed Guide

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If you are interested in a more efficient way to explore Kamakura, with a nationally-licensed and experienced multilingual tour guide, this value-packed trip is a fantastic way of experiencing Kamakura! Just one hour from Tokyo, Kamakura is the home of the samurai and of great cultural importance to Japan. To start your day, meet your guide at your hotel, or anywhere at your convenience. Let us know what you would like to experience, what time you would like to start your tour, and where you are staying. Your nationally-licensed guide will customize your six-hour tour according to your interests! Note*1: Please select your must-see spots from a list in the tour information to create your customized itinerary. Note*2: The Nationally-licensed Tour Guide-Interpreter certification is issued by the Japanese government requires a good knowledge and understanding of Japanese culture and history.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$113.33
Price varies by group size
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$113.33
Price varies by group size

Kamakura Private Walking Tour

Kamakura Private Walking Tour

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Experience the energy of Japan’s ancient samurai thanks to this 6-hour history-themed walking tour of Kamakura with a private guide. Explore a range of Buddhist temples, Shinto Shrines, and traditional street vendors in a city that was Japan’s feudal capital from the 12th through 14th centuries.
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  • 6 hours
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$369.00
per group
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$369.00
per group

Private Tour to see Highlights of Kamakura, Enoshima, Yokohama from Tokyo

Private Tour to see Highlights of Kamakura, Enoshima, Yokohama from Tokyo

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If you have only one day to visit somewhere outside of Tokyo, Kamakura is the place to go! See the ancient capital of Kamakura, a seaside town of temples and wooded hills sometimes referred to Kyoto of eastern Japan. Then check out the bay area of Yokohama, Japan’s second-largest city. We have a list of professional guides in different languages to make your day fun and memorable. A chauffeured private tour is a perfect way to see Kamakura and Yokohama as it is not easy to get around in these two cities on your own using public transport in a limited time. Enjoy round trip transportation from your accommodation in a private vehicle. Relax on a full day excursion without being pressed for time or annoyed by others who you don’t know as it happens in group tours. *Select the places you want to visit and make a total of 6 hours *Customize your Kamakura, Yokohama tour according to your interests *Guide can give you recommendations to build your own itinerary *Round trip transportation
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$906.61
per group
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$906.61
per group

Kamakura Full-Day Private Trip with Nationally-Licensed Guide

Kamakura Full-Day Private Trip with Nationally-Licensed Guide

If you are interested in a more efficient way to explore Kamakura, with a nationally-licensed and experienced multilingual tour guide, this value-packed trip is a fantastic way of experiencing Kamakura! Just one hour from Tokyo, Kamakura is the home of the samurai and of great cultural importance to Japan. To start your day, meet your guide at your hotel, or anywhere at your convenience. Let us know what you would like to experience, what time you would like to start your tour, and where you are staying. Your nationally-licensed guide will customize your six-hour tour according to your interests! Note*1: Please select your must-see spots from a list in the tour information to create your customized itinerary. Note*2: The Nationally-licensed Tour Guide-Interpreter certification is issued by the Japanese government requires a good knowledge and understanding of Japanese culture and history.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$113.47
Price varies by group size
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$113.47
Price varies by group size

Mt Fuji, Hakone, Lake Ashi Cruise and Bullet Train Day Trip from Tokyo

Mt Fuji, Hakone, Lake Ashi Cruise and Bullet Train Day Trip from Tokyo

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Join a full-day guided tour from Tokyo that travels to Mt Fuji, then continues to nearby Lake Ashi and the Mt Komagatake Ropeway. Enjoy the ease of comfortable transportation and a knowledgeable guide, who will accompany you to the revered Mt Fuji's 5th Station. Take a short boat cruise on Lake Ashi and climb by aerial tram to the top of Mt Komagatake for views of Mt Fuji. Return to Tokyo by bullet train in the evening after taking in some of Japan’s iconic highlights.
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  • 11 hours 30 minutes
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$163.19
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$163.19

Kamakura Custom Half Day Tour

Kamakura Custom Half Day Tour

This private and customizable tour for Kamakura is perfect for guests who would like to have their own itinerary planned based on their interests and preferences, allowing guests to experience the city at their own pace.
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  • 4 hours
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$137.62
Price varies by group size
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$137.62
Price varies by group size

Kamakura and Eastern Kyoto with Lots of Temples and Shrines

Kamakura and Eastern Kyoto with Lots of Temples and Shrines

Kamakura is such a compact city that you can see the whole area within a day. One of the representative sight-seeing spots is Big Image of Buddha in Kotokuin temple. From there, you can travel almost all the famous temples for six hours. Many historical sites are covered in public transportation services. On the way to Hachimangu, we can enjoy shopping on KOMACHI street. While walking through the street, we can feel something different from the western culture. In this area, there are many valuable temples and shrines within a walk. So, we can visit many historical temples and shrines such as so-called hydrangea temple and bamboo grove temple. All these temples are located in calm environment, so you will feel like being in KAMAKURA ZEN Buddhism style. About 1 hour from JR Kita Kamakura station, we will visit the 2nd largest city YOKOHAMA. This time, we will stop over at China town in ISHIKAWA cho in Yokohama. We can enjoy a variety of Chinese cuisines for reasonable prices.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$213.40
Price varies by group size
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$213.40
Price varies by group size

Yokohama / Kamakura Half-Day Private Trip with Nationally-Licensed Guide

Yokohama / Kamakura Half-Day Private Trip with Nationally-Licensed Guide

Enjoy an efficient, half-day walking tour of Yokohama and Kamakura accompanied by a nationally-licensed and experienced multilingual guide! Your guide will introduce both modern and traditional sides of these dynamic and ancient Japanese cities during this half-day tour. For options to experience both modern and traditional sides of Japan outside of Tokyo, the cities of Yokohama and Kamakura may be the best. Our nationally-licensed and experienced English-speaking guides will help you efficiently spend a half-day walking tour of these areas. Let us know what you would like to experience and we will customize a four-hour tour that's best for you! Note*1: Please select your must-see spots from a list in the tour information to create your customized itinerary. Note*2: The Nationally-licensed Tour Guide-Interpreter certification is issued by the Japanese government requires a good knowledge and understanding of Japanese culture and history.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$90.66
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$90.66
Price varies by group size

Yokohama / Kamakura Full-Day Private Trip Nationally-Licensed Guide

Yokohama / Kamakura Full-Day Private Trip Nationally-Licensed Guide

Enjoy an efficient, one-day walking tour of Yokohama and Kamakura accompanied by a nationally-licensed and experienced multilingual guide! Your guide will introduce both modern and traditional sides of these dynamic and ancient Japanese cities during this full-day tour. For options to experience both modern and traditional sides of Japan outside of Tokyo, the cities of Yokohama and Kamakura may be the best. Our nationally-licensed and experienced English-speaking guides will help you efficiently spend a one-day walking tour of these areas. Let us know what you would like to experience and we will customize a six-hour tour that's best for you! Note*1: Please select your must-see spots from a list in the tour information to create your customized itinerary. Note*2: The Nationally-licensed Tour Guide-Interpreter certification is issued by the Japanese government requires a good knowledge and understanding of Japanese culture and history.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$119.14
Price varies by group size
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$119.14
Price varies by group size

Kamakura Zen Temples and Gardens Private Trip with Nationally-Licensed Guide

Kamakura Zen Temples and Gardens Private Trip with Nationally-Licensed Guide

Kamakura is considered the Capital of Zen. If you are interested in a more efficient way to explore Kamakura, with a nationally-licensed and experienced multilingual tour guide, this value-packed trip is a fantastic way of experiencing Kamakura! Kamakura is a place famous for Zen Buddhism. This style of Buddhism blossomed in this area around the end of the 13th century. These days, there are many Zen temples in the Kamakura area, and we have selected the top five for you to experience the world of Zen Buddhism, the art of meditation and great gardens. Let us know what you would like to experience, and your guide will arrange a six-hour tour that's best for you! Note*1: Please select your must-see spots from a list in the tour information to create your customized itinerary. Note*2: The Nationally-licensed Tour Guide-Interpreter certification is issued by the Japanese government requires a good knowledge and understanding of Japanese culture and history.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$113.33
Price varies by group size
From
$113.33
Price varies by group size

Kamakura Half-Day Private Trip with Nationally-Licensed Guide

Kamakura Half-Day Private Trip with Nationally-Licensed Guide

If you are interested in a more efficient way to explore Kamakura, with a nationally-licensed and experienced multilingual tour guide, this value-packed trip is a fantastic way of experiencing Kamakura! Just one hour from Tokyo, Kamakura is the home of the samurai and of great cultural importance to Japan. To start your day, meet your guide at your hotel, or anywhere at your convenience. Let us know what you would like to experience, what time you would like to start your tour, and where you are staying. Your nationally-licensed guide will customize your six-hour tour according to your interests! Note*1: Please select your must-see spots from a list in the tour information to create your customized itinerary. Note*2: The Nationally-licensed Tour Guide-Interpreter certification is issued by the Japanese government requires a good knowledge and understanding of Japanese culture and history.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$90.66
Price varies by group size
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$90.66
Price varies by group size

Kamakura One Day Hike Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide

Kamakura One Day Hike Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide

Just one hour from Tokyo, Kamakura is the home of the samurai and is of great cultural importance to Japan. To start your day, meet your guide at your hotel, or the closest station. You will then set off to combat the Daibutsu Trail, which is 3.7 miles (6km) in length. The Daibutsu hiking trail runs between the Great Buddha (Daibutsu) in the south and the Jochi-ji Zen temple towards the north. The tour can be personalized according to your wishes. Just let the local partner know what you would like to experience, what time you would like to start your tour, and where you are staying. Note*1: Please select your must-see spots from a list in the tour information to create your customized itinerary. Note*2: The Nationally-licensed Tour Guide-Interpreter certification is issued by the Japanese government requires a good knowledge and understanding of Japanese culture and history.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$113.47
Price varies by group size
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$113.47
Price varies by group size

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Should I book Engaku-ji Temple tickets in advance?
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Engaku-ji Temple can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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How much does it cost to visit Engaku-ji Temple 2021?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Engaku-ji Temple costs USD 42.00. Guided Engaku-ji Temple tours start around USD 42.00 per person.
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