Kamakura Welcome Guide Association
Tourists from all over the world enjoy our free guided tour.
Application for Guided Tour
1.Tour Date/Time & Route
3.Tour Guest Information
Type in tour date and time
Select either a Model Tour Route or Free Tour Route
Tour Route Type
Model Tour Route
Free Tour Route
A: Half Day Tour
A1 Tsurugaoka Hachimangu-the Great Buddha
This guided tour of Tsurugaoka Hachimangu and the Great Buddha takes about 3 hours. It is the most popular tour.
A2 Hasedera-the Great Buddha
This guided tour of Hasedera, one of the oldest temples in Kamakura, and the Great Buddha takes about 3 hours. This tour gives you an opportunity to appreciate the historical importance of the Hase area.
A3 Hokokuji-Tsurugaoka Hachimangu
You spend a half day first appreciating the beautiful bamboo grove while sipping matcha green tea at Hokokuji, and then visiting Tsurugaoka Hachimangu, the historic native shrine built by the shogun Minamoto Yoritomo.
B: Full Day Tour
B1 Tsurugaoka Hachimangu-the Great Buddha-Hasedera
This guided tour of three major sightseeing attractions in Kamakura takes about 5 hours. This is our most popular long tour.
B2 Tsurugaoka Hachimangu-the Great Buddha-Kenchoji
These three famous sites depict the history of Kamakura as they represent respectively the teachings of Amida, the Hachiman god of protection and the spirit of Zen. This is an exciting, long tour.
B3 the Great Buddha-Tsurugaoka Hachimangu-Hokokuji
You take a full-day tour of Hokokuji, Tsurugaoka Hachimangu and the Great Buddha with our tour guide to get the most of Japanese culture.
Please specify sightseeing spots you would like to visit.