to the great temples of
Wednesday 26th October
10:00am - 4:00pm
Meet at Kamakura Station, East Exit
Kamakura is located in Kanagawa prefecture, Japan, about 50km south of Tokyo Metropolis.
Kamakura became the new capital of Japan in the late 12th Century after the Taira clan was defeated by Minamoto Yoritomo, the head of the Minamoto clan. He made himself Japan's first Shogun. From 1180 to 1333, Kamakura served as the political and cultural center of Japan.
Discover the ancient wonders of Kamakura. Learn the intricacies of temple culture, relevance of the relics in the city's complex history, sample the feeling of Zen, and learn the classical techniques of Shuuji, all explained in English.
There will be alot of walking and climbing of high flights of stairs so adults only, please.
Includes Kamameshi (Rice hot pot) lunch
and Shuuji (Japanese Calligraphy) lesson
Only 10 places available!
Adults of all nationalities welcome
Members 10,000 yen
Non members 12,000 yenPayment online by Paypal or Credit Card
Registrations for Members start on Monday, 3rd of October,
and Non members from Monday, the 10th of October.
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10:00am Meet at Kamakura Station
10:30am Arrive at Hokokuji Temple
11:15am Arrive at Sugimotodera Temple
12:00pm Arrive at Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine
2:00pm Shuuji (Japanese Calligraphy) lesson
3:30pm Souvenir shopping in Komachi-dori
Access to Kamakura station - approximately 1hr by train from Tokyo
From JR Shinagawa station - JR Yokosuka line 50mins, 690yen
From JR Shinjuku station - JR Shonan-shinjuku line 60mins 890yen
More detailed directions from your local train station available upon request.
Select from the following Kamameshi lunch menu
All Kamameshi come with broth, pickles & small toppings
Five Topping (chicken) Kamameshi
Chicken thigh, mince chicken, chestnut, bamboo shoot, mountain veg, snowpeas, shitake mushroom, carrot, ginkgo, quail egg, shredded egg & burdock on rice
Beef, snowpeas, shitake mushroom, carrot, ginkgo, quail egg, shredded egg & burdock on rice
Salmon Kimchi Kamameshi
Salmon, kimchi, shredded egg & burdock on rice
Seafood & Pickled Plum Kamameshi
Whitebait, mini shrimp, crab meat, pickled plum, seaweed, shredded egg & burdock on rice
Eel, snowpeas, shredded egg, burdock & sesame seeds on rice (Eel has small bones)
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