Kamakura Tour: Anime Locations, Street Food, & Shrines

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Duration
3 hours
Number of Guests
2 - 15 guests
Accessibility
Stroller Accessible, Family-friendly
Language
English
Visit real-life anime locations (Kamakura Kokomae Station from ‘Slam Dunk’), try street foods at Komachi Dori, & visit Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine.
Highlights
Enjoy a walking tour of Kamakura with a licensed English-speaking guide
Visit real-life anime locations like Kamakura Kokomae Station–a railroad crossing from the anime ‘Slam Dunk’
Sample street foods at Komachi Dori, a popular shopping street in Kamakura
Visit Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine, the most significant Shinto shrine in Kamakura
For each guest that attends this experience, byFood will donate
10 meals
+
Host will donate 7 meals
Experience Details
Kamakura, located on the southeastern coast of Japan's main island of Honshu, offers a captivating journey through centuries of tradition and spirituality in Japan, all within a stunning coastal setting. Oh, and it’s featured in one of the most popular Japanese anime in existence… Slam Dunk! Explore Kamakura on foot with this guided walking tour of the best sites, spots, and real-life anime locations in town. You’ll head to Kamakura Kokomae Station, a famous railroad crossing from the Slam Dunk anime, sample street foods at Komachi Dori, and visit Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine. Experience flow: Kamakura Kokomae Station: A famous railroad crossing featured in the anime Slam Dunk Komachi Dori: A popular shopping street in Kamakura Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine: The most significant Shinto shrine in Kamakura The journey to Kamakura often begins at Kamakura Kokomae Station, a quaint railway station that serves as the gateway to this historic city and is featured in the opening scenes of the ‘Slam Dunk’. This iconic sports anime and manga series created by Takehiko Inoue, has left an indelible mark on the world of anime and basketball enthusiasts. First serialized in 1990, the series quickly became a sensation, captivating audiences with its intense basketball action, relatable characters, and a story that transcends the boundaries of sports. Just a short walk from the station, you'll find yourself on Komachi Dori, a lively shopping street that encapsulates the spirit of Kamakura. Lined with traditional shops and charming boutiques, Komachi Dori offers an array of delights for visitors. Here, you’ll refuel with some Kamakura-famed street foods. End the adventure at one of Kamakura's most iconic landmarks; Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine. Situated at the heart of the city, this shrine is dedicated to Hachiman, the god of war and the protector of the samurai.
Inclusions
A licensed English-speaking guide
¥2000 worth of street food at Komachi Dori
Exclusions
Transportation to and from the meeting point
Meeting Point and Meeting Time
The clock tower at Kamakura Station West Exit Square 12 Onarimachi, Kamakura, Kanagawa 248-0012, Japan
Remarks
Please arrive at the meeting point 5 minutes before the departure time
Guests aged 12 and under can join free of charge, but food/drinks won't be included
Cancellation Policy
Cancel your booking at least 2 days before the experience start time to receive a full refund minus a 3.2% transaction fee.
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Nestled below the bustling city of Tokyo, Kanagawa Prefecture is as diverse in its environment as its food is delicious; Kanagawa offers Chinese street food and craft beer in Yokohama and fresh seafood from Kamakura and Enoshima, as well as natural beauty and mountainous produce in the hot spring town of Hakone near the base of Mount Fuji.
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Earliest available date: May 31, 2024
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For each guest that attends this experience, byFood will donate
10 meals
+
Host will donate 7 meals