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Kamakura Hiking Trails

Kamakura, Kanagawa Prefecture
+81 467-24-8409
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Half-Day Kamakura Walking Tour with Kotokuin (Great Buddha)
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The wooded hills of Kamakura contain numerous hiking trails, many of which connect the various temples.
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good43%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“hiking trail” (14 reviews)
“nice trail” (5 reviews)
“great buddha” (18 reviews)
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Kamakura, Kanagawa Prefecture
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+81 467-24-8409
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"hiking trail"
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"nice trail"
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"great buddha"
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"follow the road"
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"nice walk"
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Reviewed yesterday

If you want to go from The Big Buddha to Zeni Arai Benten (money washing shrine), the best way to go when the weather is fine is the hiking trails. They are a bit steep in places, but generally they are an easy hike and...More

Thank Canmaninjapan
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Don't miss out on the Kamakura experience, as it's one of the best cultural lessons you will find. Also, while walking around, get out on the city streets and visit the little shops and restaurants for some great eats!

Thank Frank B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Kamakura Hiking trail is a great way to see a bit of the Japanese countryside, get some exercise and make your way between the Kamakura sites. In no time at all you will feel away from civilization, but are never more than a few...More

1  Thank MelissaPeery
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Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

This is a really fun little hike and a great activity to do in Kamakura. We really enjoyed it. When we went it wasn’t crowded.

Thank Liz J
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Reviewed 1 March 2018

we didnt take part in any guided tour or follow any marked hiking trail just spent a delightful day wandering up to the Great Buddha exiting the station to the right, and meandering up the hill through the very appealing village, accompanied all the way...More

3  Thank MandJ1972
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Reviewed 25 January 2018

After reading about some guided tours from northern Kamakura down through the hiking trails to the Buddha, we decided to just try and do it on our own. We were very happy we did because the peace and quiet of doing it as a couple...More

Thank jeanettek93
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Reviewed 21 January 2018

I used to live very close to this trail and would walk it 3-5 times a week with my young daughter. It may require some agility and steep climbing, but not too much. At one end is the "Harakiri" deru, a place, a cave, where...More

Thank alan3232018
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Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

A great day trip from Tokyo, Kamakura is a must. We wanted somewhere we could go for a walk in the Japanese countryside and this was perfect. Loads of temples to see on the way but the trail was the highlight for us. Get off...More

2  Thank Paul H
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Reviewed 22 October 2017

I went on the Daibutsu Hiking Trail to get from the quieter temple cluster to where the main town centre and tourist crowds are. The recommended 60 - 90 minutes recommended is an underestimate, if, like me, you are not very fit. Coming from a...More

Thank Asperger_Singapore
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Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

There are a few routes to follow and we ended up getting rather lost and having to get a train back to Kamakura! We walked far! The hiking is lovely, most of it is pretty easy going, some of it is pretty steep with large...More

Thank Laura E
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Amy09_05
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Response from alan3232018 | Reviewed this property |
I suppose so, if you want to rush and not see anything else. Daibutsu (the Big Buddha) is up a hill, inland, about a kilometer. A tsunami in the 12th century(?) is said to have moved it....Enjoy! Make more time if you can!
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