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Learn to Cook Traditional Japanese Food in Kamakura

Learn to Cook Traditional Japanese Food in Kamakura - Kamakura, Japan

Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Location: Kamakura, Japan

From USD
$98.58

”Washoku”, traditional Japanese cuisine, has been added to the UNESCO insensible cultural heritage list. Visit a local house to learn and enjoy cooking either traditional Japanese meal or Shojin cuisine (Japanese vegetarian meal) with a professional Japanese cook.

Four features of Authentic Japanese cuisine "Washoku":
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”Washoku”, traditional Japanese cuisine, has been added to the UNESCO insensible cultural heritage list. Visit a local house to learn and enjoy cooking either traditional Japanese meal or Shojin cuisine (Japanese vegetarian meal) with a professional Japanese cook.

Four features of Authentic Japanese cuisine "Washoku":
1. Respect of the each various and fresh foods characteristic is considered.
2. Healthy eating habits, excellent in nutritional balance.
3. Expression of a change of season and natural beauty.
4. Close relation by annual events, all year around.

Regular meal option:
If you are the first group who made the reservation of the requested date, you would have a right to choose which one to cook for the main dish of the day.
Here are a few example of main dishes that you can choose from:
-Oyako-don (chicken and egg)
-Shouga-yaki (ginger pork)
-Ton-jiru (pork miso soup)
-Saba no Miso-ni (boiled mackerel with miso flavor)
-Tempura (vegetables)
-Sukiyaki (beef)
-Zou-sui (rice in a soup)
-Maki-zushi (sushi roll)
-Nori-maki (sushi hand roll)

Shojin cuisine (Vegetarian):
You have 2 options for the main dish:
1. Tofu steak with Mushroom sauce"Tofu-steak Kinoko sauce"
2. Japanese Cooking Class "Kencho-jiru"Japanese tofu and Vegetable-chowder

What is "Shojin cuisine"
Shojin cuisine (Buddhist devotional cooking) is said to have originated from the essay, Tenzo Kyokun (Instructions for the Cook), written by Dogen Zenji, founder of Eiheiji Temple and the Soto school of Zen Buddhism.  The essay is full of teachings, such as the need to cook in a spirit of gratitude for the food.

The word “shojin” does not refer only to single-minded devotion to ascetic practices, but considers the preparation and eating of a meal as a discipline that refines the spirit. Shojin cuisine equates to the vegetarianism with which we contemporary folk are familiar.  This cuisine emerged as a way of cooking that worked resourcefully with vegetables, beans, and grains so that food could be offered to monks.

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Kamakura local student private customized full day tour!

Kamakura local student private customized full day tour! - Kamakura, Japan

Duration: 3 to 6 hrs
Location: Kamakura, Japan

From USD
$50.00

We are students from local school in Kamakura!!
We would love to show you around our favorite place where are both sightseeing spots and backstreets based on your request! Let's talk and walk with us!! 
Kamakura is called Samurai town because old Shogunate capital of Japan was there on 12th-14th century.
Kamakura has many historically significant Buddhist temples and Shinto shrines, so you may be able to somehow still feel the samurai power at the historic sites, such as Tsurugaoka Hachiman Shrine, Hasedera temple and the Great Buddha! Of course we will lead you to local recommended spots, too!!

This tour is private customized tour in Kamakura. Kamakura school students will take you to local places or highlights based on your request.
Here is sample itinerary.

<Option 1 : 3 hours Hokokuji temple and Tsurugaoka hachimangu shrine>
You will meet local student guides at Kamakura station ... More info ›

We are students from local school in Kamakura!!
We would love to show you around our favorite place where are both sightseeing spots and backstreets based on your request! Let's talk and walk with us!! 
Kamakura is called Samurai town because old Shogunate capital of Japan was there on 12th-14th century.
Kamakura has many historically significant Buddhist temples and Shinto shrines, so you may be able to somehow still feel the samurai power at the historic sites, such as Tsurugaoka Hachiman Shrine, Hasedera temple and the Great Buddha! Of course we will lead you to local recommended spots, too!!

This tour is private customized tour in Kamakura. Kamakura school students will take you to local places or highlights based on your request.
Here is sample itinerary.

<Option 1 : 3 hours Hokokuji temple and Tsurugaoka hachimangu shrine>
You will meet local student guides at Kamakura station. And move to Hokokuji zen temple, you could feel beautiful scenery with bamboo forest and try Matcha there. After that you go back to Tsurugaoka Hachimangu shrine from 12th century. Then we walk Komachi street and try snacks and back to Kamakura station.

<Option 2 : 3 hours Big great buddha and Zeniarai benten shrine>
You will meet local student guides at Kamakura station. And walk to Zeniarai benten shrine where is famous for story you could be rich after washing money there. Then move to Kotokuin temple and see big great buddha.

<Option 3 : 6 hours Kamakura highlights tour>
Mixed with option 1 and 2. Kamakura station > Hokokuji temple > Tsurugaoka hachimangu shrine > Komachi street > Lunch > Kotokuin temple (big buddha)

All tours are customized tour, so please feel free to let us know your preference!! 

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Private Kamakura Walking Tour

Private Kamakura Walking Tour - Kamakura, Japan
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Duration: 6 hours
Location: Kamakura, Japan

From USD
$300.00

Kamakura was Japan's first feudal capital from 12th century to 14th century. It is surrounded by 3 mountains and ocean and known for many historically significant Buddhist temples and Shinto shrines ... More info ›

Kamakura was Japan's first feudal capital from 12th century to 14th century. It is surrounded by 3 mountains and ocean and known for many historically significant Buddhist temples and Shinto shrines. Come join this 6-hour walking tour to feel the spirit of samurai at its historic sites! You will visit Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine, the biggest shrine in Kamakura area, and Komachi Dori, the most famous street with many interesting shops and delicious street food stands. Also visit Hase Temple, Kotokuin area, and see the big Buddha (also called "Daibutsu" in Japanese)! Your guide will make you are having a lot of fun while learning the history of Japan. Let's walk and talk together in Kamakura!

Meet your guide at the JR Kamakura Station (approx. 1 hour from Tokyo downtown area by train) and start exploring Kamakura, one of the most popular cities where people visit for a day trip from Tokyo. First stop by the Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine that is located in the center of Kamakura city and a perfect spot for you to take a beautiful photo. A lot of local Japanese people also come here to pray for the fortune.

Then visit Komachi Dori, a popular street with many shops and food stands, the Hase Temple and Kotokuin Temple area. You will see Daibutsu (the "Big Buddha") that is built in the middle of 13th century. It is the 2nd biggest Buddha in Japan next to the one in Nara. Your guide might be able to visit one more sightseeing spot depending on the weather and season. While walking with your friendly guide, you will also learn about Japanese culture and history. Be ready to be refreshed by the unique atmosphere of Kamakura!

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Private Half-Day Muslim-Friendly Tour of Kamakura

Private Half-Day Muslim-Friendly Tour of Kamakura - Kamakura, Japan
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Duration: 5 hours
Location: Kamakura, Japan

From USD
$91.96

Kamakura is a popular tourist city in Japan for Muslim travelers around the world. Kamakura is surrounded by an open sea and has lush mountains surrounding its three sides. “Minamotono Yoritomo” constructed this area at the end of the 12th Century ... More info ›

Kamakura is a popular tourist city in Japan for Muslim travelers around the world. Kamakura is surrounded by an open sea and has lush mountains surrounding its three sides. “Minamotono Yoritomo” constructed this area at the end of the 12th Century. This is known as the Kamakura Shogunate. There are many tourists around the many historic sites, temples, and shrines.

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," you will have some delicious seafood bowls using halal soy sauce and tempura bowls that also are prepared using a halal sauce. There are also other menu items such as a grilled fish meal on the lunch menu. With confidence towards your faith, you can enjoy the Japanese cuisine.

After lunch, you will enjoy shopping on the Komachi street where there are souvenirs that make Kamakura unique. Then you will go to the Tsurugaoka Hachiman Shrine. The Tsurugaoka Hachiman Shrine is known widely as the guardian deity of the warrior (samurai). At the shrine of Yukari Yoritomo, you will learn about the Kamakura shogunate during Japan's first samurai regime.

There is also a very impressive, festive display of traditional samurai known as "Yabusame (Horseback archery)." The area is said to be spiritually strong, and a large ginkgo tree that fell due to strong winds now has elongating shoots. This has gained popularity as a symbol of regeneration.

Under the guidance of your knowledgeable tour leader, enjoy your tour in the ancient capital of Kamakura.

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Half-Day Kamakura Walking Tour with Kotokuin (Great Buddha)

Half-Day Kamakura Walking Tour with Kotokuin (Great Buddha) - Kamakura, Japan
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Duration: 5 hours
Location: Kamakura, Japan

From USD
$114.95

Kamakura where ‘Kamakura shogunate’ is the first Japanese Samurai administration had started has a lot of historical temples, shrines, and other historic sites. In this tour, through a walking based on the hiking course from Kita-Kamakura to Hase-dera Temple, you can enjoy the rich nature and the profound history and culture at the same time.
If you are interested in taking our tour, we shall be very happy to arrange a tour itinerary to meet your precise requirements.

Greet your guide at JR Kita-Kamakura station at 9am, when you'll begin your walking tour of Kamakura ... More info ›

Kamakura where ‘Kamakura shogunate’ is the first Japanese Samurai administration had started has a lot of historical temples, shrines, and other historic sites. In this tour, through a walking based on the hiking course from Kita-Kamakura to Hase-dera Temple, you can enjoy the rich nature and the profound history and culture at the same time.
If you are interested in taking our tour, we shall be very happy to arrange a tour itinerary to meet your precise requirements.

Greet your guide at JR Kita-Kamakura station at 9am, when you'll begin your walking tour of Kamakura. While learning about the religious of one of Japan's most significant religious centers, you'll see the following highlights:

・Tokei-ji Temple
・Jochi-ji Temple
・Genji-yama Park
・Zeniarai benzai-ten Ugafuku Shrine & to experience‘Zeniarai’(Washing money)
・Sasuke inari Shrine
・Take a rest at Café Terrace ITSUKI GARDEN
・Kotokuin (Great Buddha of Kamakura) 
・Hase-dera Temple

Your tour concludes at your original departure point after five hours of exploration. 

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One Day Tour of Kamakura from Tokyo

One Day Tour of Kamakura from Tokyo - Kamakura, Japan
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Duration: 7 hours
Location: Kamakura, Japan

From USD
$308.07

Kamakura is a delightful, historical city with Buddhist temples and Shinto shrines. It takes less than one hour from Tokyo.
In addition, Kamakura is known for its magnificent cherry blossoms ... More info ›

Kamakura is a delightful, historical city with Buddhist temples and Shinto shrines. It takes less than one hour from Tokyo.
In addition, Kamakura is known for its magnificent cherry blossoms. The beautiful cherry blossoms take over the whole city around April every year.

Itinerary
1. You will be picked up at 8am at your hotel in Tokyo and get to Kamakura by train (approx. 1 hour ride).
2. Great Buddha (Kotokuin Temple): The Famous Great Buddha of Japan
3. Hase Temple: It is called the "Temple of Flower" and is also known as the Hasekannon.
4. Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine: The Symbol of Kamakura is the most important Shinto shrine in the city of Kamakura.
5. Komachi-Dori: A large shopping street in Kamakura that spreads from the rotary in front of Kamakura to the Hachimangu.
6. You will be dropped back to your hotel in Tokyo at around 4pm.

The Great Buddha The Kotokuin was constructed in 1252 and is a bronze statue that stands 13 meters high. It sits outside against wooden hills.
Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine This shrine was originally built in 1063 and dedicated to the Emperor Ojin (God of War) and the Shogun Minamoto no Yoritomo among others. An interesting fact of this shrine is that it was not only a Shinto "Hachimangu" shrine, but also a Tendai Buddhist temple for most of its history.
Hase Temple This temple is famous for housing a Buddhist statue of Kannon with eleven faces and a thousand arms. Each of the eleven faces represents a different phase in the search for enlightenment.
Komachi-Dori This is the shopping street that started out as a market in front of the shrine and is now famous for having over 250 restaurants, boutiques, et cetera.

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