Ancient Kamakura and the naval history of Yokosuka

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Experience the ancient temples and green town of Kamakura combined with nearby Yokosuka, on the Bay of Tokyo, well known for its naval base and harbour. Climb aboard the Mikasa battle ship used in the war and tour the military port by boat.

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  • Discover the quiet temples of ancient Kamakura, also known as "little Kyoto"
  • Tour the nearby Yokosuka military port by boat
  • Climb aboard the old Mikasa, a battleship from the Russo-Japan war

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At Kita-Kamakura railway station, 1 station before Kamakura on a direct JR line from Tokyo


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What you need to bring

It is a good idea to wear comfortable shoes as there will be lots of walking.


Meet your host :
Masaharu
  • 日本語 (Fluent)
  • English (Fluent)

Hi I am Masaharu, a professional guide offering Kamakura tours.
I used to stay in London for fourteen years on business. This valuable experience gave me great pleasure talking to many people from entirely different cultures.
Therefore, I am very happy to show you the historical and traditional tour spots in Japan such as Kamakura.
Let's enjoy together the history, culture, natural beauty and seasonal delicacy of Japanese cuisine.
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Review (1)

  • Beng Huan Beng Huan

    An insider's view of history

    Yumi-san is an experienced, professional and friendly guide. The day felt like a trip with a friend who knows her way around and can share helpful information on the historical and cultural perspective of the sites visited. The port visit gave us some refreshing insights to the US-Japan relationship.

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