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SAMURAI Phototours

Kamakura, Japan
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About SAMURAI Phototours
Cultural/historic tours to Kamakura, birthplace of the samurai, in English, with the emphasis on taking professional quality travel photographs of the temples, shrines, and gardens. We visit must-sees Tsurugaoka Hachiman-gu, Hasedera, and the Great Buddha, as well as exquisite venues off the beaten track. Informative, fun, and always entertaining, join me on a journey of discovery to a bygone era. I would also be more than happy to take photographs of you and/or your group for you to keep as memories of our day out in Kamakura and your visit to Japan.
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Reviewed July 16, 2018 via mobile

My friend visit from oversees. So, we took private Kamakura tour in English with my friend. Was very good an surprised. This tourist guy know about Kamakura history very well… also, explained simple and easily understand and you can enjoy even you are not into...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Masaru S
Reviewed April 29, 2018

私は本当に鎌倉の寺院と神社のフォトツアーを楽しみました。私は日本人でありながら、あまり鎌倉の歴史について知らなかったので、ピーターの鎌倉の知識にとても驚ろかされました。長年日本に住み、日本をこよなく愛している彼だからこそできるツアーだと実感しました。日本人が見落としがちな日本の良さをイギリス人の目線で理解し、詳しく説明してくれたので、目からウロコでした。また、幸いに天気も素晴らしく良かったので、観光には最高の一日でした。春の花々もとても綺麗でした。どうもありがとうございます!またぜひ鎌倉に遊びに行きたいです。 I really enjoyed your Kamakura tour of the temples and shrines. As a Japanese, I was amazed at your local knowledge of the Kamakura period, much of which many of us Japanese people don’t even know about. More than that, it was a peaceful,...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Anacott A
fotokyo, Owner at SAMURAI Phototours, responded to this reviewResponded April 30, 2018

Thank you so much for your review. It was a pleasure showing you around the temples and shrines of Kamakura. Luckily we had perfect spring weather... Please come back again sometime soon and stay longer. Domo arigato gozaimashita; yoroshiku onegai itashimasu!

Reviewed June 25, 2017 via mobile

I went in the month of June with my friends and I was very surprise with the culture knowledge Peter has on the Kamakura and also the places we visited were amazing! I highly recommended to anyone who has the intention to visit Kamakura for...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Carla H
fotokyo, Manager at SAMURAI Phototours, responded to this reviewResponded August 10, 2017

Thank you so much for your review, Carla. It was a pleasure showing your group around the temples and shrines. June has its own special look in this part of Japan, with its lush greens and its distinctive blue and white plants, the irises and...More

Reviewed May 17, 2017

As first time traveller to Japan, but also as a Japanese culture enthusiast, I felt extremely lucky that we chose SAMURAI Phototours to spend a lovely Saturday with during March 2017. Peter is very knowledgeable about the history and culture of Kamakura, I had a...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed May 1, 2017

Like most tourists, I didn’t know Kamakura had anything much more to offer in terms of tourist sites other than the Great Buddha, the big Shinto shrine in the heart of town, and a couple of shopping streets around the train station. Great was my...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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