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Private Half-Day Muslim-Friendly Tour of Kamakura
"The tour will start from the Kamakura Station. From there you will go to Jōmyō-ji by bus. Zen philosophy will be explored in the formal temple setting. You can enjoy a beautiful garden of dry landscape in a space of silence at Jōmyō-ji.  Afterwards immediately opposite the bamboo forest in the garden you will view the beautiful temple of Jōmyō-ji. Hokokuji is a popular tourist spot that is essential to tourism in Kamakura and has won three stars in the 2013 ""Michelin Green Guide Japan"" guidebook. At the Hokoku temple you will enjoy some delicious green tea and view a beautiful fantastic bamboo forest reminiscent of Arashiyama in Kyoto. After the Hokoku temple visit you will return to the Kamakura Station by bus and have lunch at the ""Blacksmith"" located along Komachi street that extends from the station to the Tsuruoka Hachiman Shrine. At the ""blacksmith
From JPY10,000.00
 
Kamakura Rickshaw Tour
"Kamakura where the shogunate politics started some 800 years ago is another city worth visiting. Temples and shrines traditional buildings gardens and traditional heritages such as the Great Buddha will attract you. Seasonal flowers and surrounding nature combined with the comfortable breeze from the ocean will promise you a refreshing experience. The tours described below are model routes. the length of your tour and points of interests.30 Minute OptionStart your tour at the large red torii at the central avenue of the town. Following the charming streets of Kamakura
From JPY4,500.00
 
Kamakura Rickshaw Tour
"Kamakura where the shogunate politics started some 800 years ago is another city worth visiting. Temples and shrines traditional buildings gardens and traditional heritages such as the Great Buddha will attract you. Seasonal flowers and surrounding nature combined with the comfortable breeze from the ocean will promise you a refreshing experience. The tours described below are model routes. the length of your tour and points of interests.30 Minute OptionStart your tour at the large red torii at the central avenue of the town. Following the charming streets of Kamakura
From JPY4,500.00

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Silk 100 yen shop: Cheap food & stuffs

They offer a good variety of products such as snacks, groceries, kitchenware, tableware, toys, gift etc. They even have a small section that offers fresh fruits and vegetables. Most of the items are...
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100 Yen Stores

There are 2 100 yen stores in Yokosuka, within waking distance of the train stations. The best one is across from the Daiei Mall (pedestrian bridge across the street). The 100 Yen store has small toys...
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Various department stores

Department stores, banks and other businesses dominate Chuo-O-dori, Yokosuka's main street, and bustling crowds of business people and shoppers pass to and fro throughout the day. The Yokosuka Minato...
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Apr 30, 2005

The Japanese love diamonds

I thought diamond engagement rings were mainly an American thing, but I think the Japanese girls like them even more. Everything is super expensive. Luckily I wasn't looking at the time.
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Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine

Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine is the most important shrine in Kamakura. It was built for Emperor Ojin, Empress Jingu, and a Hime-gami (female goddess). It was moved to its current spot in 1191 by...
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Hiking

There are a number of hiking trails around Kamakura connecting the great Daibutsu, the temples and the shopping areas of town. The trails generally follow the hills that surround the town and make it...
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Kenchoji Temple

Kenchoji is the first Zen temple erected in Kamakura and the pioneer of Zen Buddhism in Japan. It has 7 main buildings and 49 subtemples but most of the temples were destroyed during the 14th and...
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Jufukuji Temple

Although you cannot enter Jufukuji Temple, there are still a few reasons to visit. First, the temple was founded by Eisei, the priest who introduced Rinzai Buddhism to Japan as well as the art of...
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Kamakura Museum of Literature (Kamakura Bungakukan)

Kamakura Museum of Literature also known as Kamakura Bungakukan is a museum on major Japanese literal figures who have either lived or used Kamakura as the setting for their works such as Soseki...
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Tokeiji Temple (former Sanctuary for Women)

Just up the road from Enkakuji temple is Tokeiji. It's fairly low key really, but that's what I liked about it. Far from the biggest of temples. 100 yen entrance. It's a pleasant place to explore...
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