The Great Buddha and Temples (Kamakura)

Activity 2-5-7 Koishikawa, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, Japan 112-0002 Published on: 01-07-2016

09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
First-time visit
3.0 hour
Car Rental
Kamakura Station, West Exit
Highlight of the city
Cultural & Theme
0.96 USD

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See the world-famous Great Buddha, which is about 900 years old and walk around temples in west Kamakura where you can enjoy beautiful ocean views.

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Why The Great Buddha and Temples (Kamakura) is special ?

This is a good trip to see local shrines/Temples in the Tokyo area. The Great Buddha of Kamakura is a monumental bronze statue of Amida Buddha located at the Kotoku-in temple at Kamakara. The statue is 43.8 feet tall including the base and weighs 93 tonnes. The origin of the statue dates back to 1252. It was initially built in a wooden temple, which later got destroyed by a Tsunami.

  • Hase Station

  • Kotoku-in Great Buddha

  • Hasedera Temple

What to explore at The Great Buddha and Temples (Kamakura)?

Route: Kamakura Station, West exit -> Hase Station -> Kotoku-in Great Buddha -> Hasedera Temple -> Kamakura Station

Addtional information

Cancellation Policy

If you cancel your reservation, the following cancellation fees and remittance charge will be charged:

(1) 14-3 days before the program day: 20 % of the program fee

(2) 2 days before the program day: 50 % of the program fee

(3) one day before, on the departure day, or cancellation without notice: 100 % of the program fee


Please follow the guide's instruction during the program. We shall not be responsible for any accident caused by disregard of the instructions.

Please advise us if you have any religious or health restrictions, allergies, or the case where you would like to request a special care for participants, including children. Please email us at [email protected] to check an availability and share the information.

Please note that any programs booked without an inquiry will not be guaranteed.

Our services are mainly offered in English. In addition, services in other languages, such as Chinese, French, Spanish, German, Italian, Russian are also available. In case you would like services in languages other than English, please inquire us at [email protected] as soon as possible. We 

Our business hours are from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm on weekdays. For inquiries received outside the business hours, we will look into it and respond on the next business day.

will check an availability.


  • Guiding fee
  • Admission fee
  • Public transportation fee for JR and subways (For taxis or hired cars, actual additional fee will be charge.)


  • Lunch, beverages,Travel expenses to the meeting place,and shopping fees

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9.0 days
1,379.63 USD
Total travel distance
Number of places
28 places




2-5-7 Koishikawa, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, Japan 112-0002

Meeting point

Kamakura Station, West Exit

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