Seek spiritual happiness --- Great Buddha and Hase temple
US $91.50 / Group
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Description of this tour
This tour focused on the west side of Kamakura. The must see spots here are Great Buddha of Kotokuin temple and Hase temple which is one of the oldest temples in Kamakura. It is known as ‘a flowrer temple’.
Both temples' main deities are magnificent! The Great Buddha is about 13 meters and the Kannon statue of Hase is more than 9 meters tall, which is the largest wooden
Buddhist statues in Japan.
I'm a National Government Licenced Guide. I was born in Nagano and have lived in Kamakura/Fujisawa for 30 years. I had lived in Los Angeles for 5 years too!
Kamakura was the ancient capital of Samurai warriors thrived between 12th and 15th century. It has not only many historical temples and shrines but also beautiful nature, especially ocean! Mt. Fuji can be seen from the beach on sunny days! Living in this beautiful historical place just motivated me to become a guide.
I am also enjoying guiding Tokyo which is often said the amazing place where traditional and contemporary coexists! I like Japanese history, culture, nature and food! I'd like to talk these things with people from all over the world!
I like traveling myself too. Japan has four seasons. In each season, we have different ways to enjoy it; view seasonal flowers, colored leaves, festivals, food etc. Let me show you around this beautiful country!!
I have been an English teacher for more than 20 years. I am responsible, hard working and cheerful!
I'm very much looking forward to seeing you soon!
Sample Tour Timeline
Enoden Hase station
- Admission fee
- Transport expenses
【Things you need】
Transportation : From Enoden Kamakura station to Hase 190yen per person
Entrance fee: Hase temple 300yen per person
Food and drinks : Damgo dumpling: approx. 200yen per person
*Kannon museum: 300yen per person if you want to
They have many kinds of Buddhist statues, and the most significant is the principal deity of this temple, eleven-headed Kannon Bodhisattva. It has been gathered people’s faith since the 8th century.
Please enjoy the beautiful ocean view from the observation platform while eating dango dumplings which is said to ward off your bad luck. In the Kyozo where Buddhist scriptures are kept, you rotate the revolving bookshelf so that you can receive the same amount of benefit as you read the whole scriptures in it. Walking through the Benten Cave is also fun!
-Jizo-do Hall (Hall which houses Jiso Bodhisattva)
-Amida-do Hall (Hall which houses Amida Buddha)
-Kannon-do-Hall (Hall which houses Kannon Bodhisattva)
-Kyozo (Space for storing Buddhist scriputures)
-Daikoku-do Hal l(Hall which houses the statue of Good fortune)
Any trip or experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.
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