Explore traditional and modern Japan in Kamakura, Enoshima, Yokohama and Kawasaki. KSGG local volunteers know Kanagawa inside out, and can organize a tour to suit your needs and interests. Kanagawa is easily accessible from Tokyo. Make your trip fun and memorable.
-KSGG, A Volunteer Goodwill Guide Club-
ZAZEN (Sitting Meditation) session will be held at Kenchoji Temple for foreigners.
Kanagawa Systematized Goodwill Guide Club (KSGG) will voluntarily escort you to the temple and guide you around the temple ground.
Kenchoji is the first-ranked of Zen temple in Kamakura, and is the oldest Zen training monastery.
12:30 Meet at JR Kita-Kamakura station.
13:00 Arrive at Kenchoji Temple.
13:30 ZAZEN starts (15min. x 3 sessions）
15:00 Q&A session.(talk with priests)
15:30 Walk around Kenchoji temple ground led by a KSGG members.
17:00 End of Zazen event / Go to JR Kita-Kamakura station.
Admission Fee for Kenchoji temple 500yen/person
Fee for ZAZEN session 1,000yen/person
If you are interested in participation, Please fill out for the following application.
No later than Apr.8
KSGG will not be liable for any accidents.
Please join our KSGG Craft Activity once a month.
You will make a Japanese paper doll, using beautiful Japanese Paper.
KSGG members will instruct you step by step.
Reservations are not required, just come and join us.
You can practice your Japanese conversation too!
*** Attention: KSGG Club is not responsible for any accidents, injuries or damages that may occur.
Guided Tour Reports
Date & Time: Sunday, November 25, 12:00p.m. −3:00 p.m. Spots: Tsuzuki Minka-en Visitors: Paraguayan and Korean students studying at Yokohama National University Attendants: 2 KSGG members Language: English The visitors participated in the... READ MORE
Date & Time: Friday, November 16, 10:00 a.m. – 17:00 p.m. Spots: Kawasaki Daishi Temple, Tokaido Kawasaki Shuku Koryukan, and Toshiba Science Museum Visitors: An Italian Couple Attendant: 1 KSGG member Language: English... READ MORE
Date & Time: Tuesday, November 6, 10:00 a.m. – 18:00 p.m. Spots: Hokokuji Temple, Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine, Hasedera Temple, and Kotokuin Temple (the Great Buddha) Visitors: 3 Spanish Couples Attendant: 1 KSGG member... READ MORE
Date & Time: Wednesday, October 31, 1 – 6 pm Spots: Yokohama Sankeien Garden, Yokohama Motomachi, Yokohama Park, Yamate Street, The Yokohama Foreign General Cemetery, Harbor View Park (Minato-no-Mieru Oka Koen) and France-Yama... READ MORE
Date & Time: Sunday, October 21, 9:30 am – 3 pm Spots: Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine, Hasedera Temple, Kotoku-in Temple Visitors: The Association for Overseas Technical Cooperation and Sustainable Partnership (AOTS) trainees from China... READ MORE
Date & Time: Wednesday, October 17, 8:50 a.m. – 13:30 p.m. Spots: Kirin Yokohama Beer Village Factory and Spring Valley Brewery Yokohama in the Factory Area Visitors: 10 Mothers of Saint Maur International... READ MORE