Kamakura Tour

  • 26 Oct 2011
  • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Kamakura, Kanagawa-ken

Registration

(depends on selected options)

Base fee:
Day Tour
to the great temples of
Eastern Kamakura.
Registrations closed


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 yen

Payment online by Paypal or Credit Card

Registrations for Members start on Monday, 3rd of October,

and Non members from Monday, the 10th of October.

Members, please login to register.

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Itinerary

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

  1:00pm   Lunch

  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 Kamameshi

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 Kamameshi
Eel, snowpeas, shredded egg, burdock & sesame seeds
on rice (Eel has small bones)




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