Kamakura Welcome Guides

Tourists from all over the world enjoy our free guided tour.

Friday-Scheduled Guided Tour 

(Offering from Apr. to Oct. end - currently unavailable)

Our Friday-Scheduled Guided Tour is available both in the morning and the afternoon on Fridays. The tour destinations - one in the morning, another in the afternoon - are the two most famous sightseeing spots in Kamakura. You can join the tour by "turning up" to the meeting point.
This tour, which lasts around 50 minutes, is usually conducted from April to October.Please make sure of its availability at What's NEW

The Terms and Conditions of the Friday-Scheduled Tour
Reservation Not required.
You just come to the specified meeting point at the specified time, and put your signature on the registration sheet.
Participants Available to international tourists and foreigners residing in Japan.
Accompanying Japanese can attend the tour. However, we do not accept independent Japanese participants.
Guide Fee No guide fee is required.
However, you must pay for your transport expenses and admission to shrines and temples. You must also pay for the same expenses for your tour guide(s).
We walk to Tsurugaoka Hachimangu and its admission is free. The transport expense to the Great Buddha is 200 JPY and its admission fee is 300 JPY.
You can walk back to the JR Kamakura Station from the Great Buddha.
Tour Time The Morning Tour starts at 10:30 a.m. and it takes about 50 min.
The Afternoon Tour starts at 1:00 p.m. and it takes about 50 min.
Meeting Point Just in front of the East Exit of JR Kamakura Station as shown below.

Look for the following KWGA flag as a landmark.
Others Disclaimer Notice:
Neither the Kamakura Welcome Guide Association nor the guides are responsible for any injuries, illness, theft and/or damage to possessions or you being lost that may occur during the tour.
Tours may be cancelled without prior notice due to unexpected circumstances.
If you have any questions, please contact us at E-MAIL below: info@kamakurawelcome.guide

The Morning Tour-Tsurugaoka Hachimangu
We guide you around Tsurugaoka Hachimangu, the historical native shrine built by the shogun Minamoto Yoritomo.

The Afternoon Tour- The Great Buddha
We guide you around the Great Buddha, the historical Buddhist statue in Kamakura.

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