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-
▽ Meeting Point: ★Keihinkyukou Line Kanazawa-Hakkei Station 2nd floor main exit @10 am
▽ Things to bring: Drinks, Lunch and Insect repellent, Sunscreen and Picnic sheet.
▽ Send e-mail with your name, nationality, college, e-mail address and mobile number to the address below.
▽ Contact to Tomomatsu , Homma：email@example.com
*Applications will close when we have 25 applicants.
＊If raining lightly we will go. In case of heavy rain, we will cancel via e-mail by previous night.
＊Please wear walking shoes.
(Attention) KSGG is not responsible for any personal accident or injury to participants that may occur during the event.
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 Jun.10
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: Saturday, January 26, 11:00 a.m. – 4:20 p.m. Spots: Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine, Hasedera Temple and Kotoku-in (The Great Buddha) Visitors: Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) trainees from Ecuador (5), Pakistan... READ MORE
Date & Time: Sunday, January 22, 10:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Spots: Dock Yard Garden, Yokohama Port Museum, Kisyamichi promenade, Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse, Zou-no-Hana Park, Yokohama City Port Opening Memorial Hall, Yokohama... READ MORE
Date & Time: Sunday, January 20, 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Spots: Enoshima Island Visitors: An Australian Couple Attendant: 1 KSGG member Language: English The visitors were a couple of Russian birth who... READ MORE
Date & Time: Sunday, December 23, 9:00 am − 3:30 pm. Places Visited: Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine, Hasedera Temple, Kotokuin Temple, Enoshima Visitors: A Malaysian Family Attendants: 2 KSGG members Language: English Loong, the... READ MORE
Date & Time: Thursday, December 20, 8:45 am − 6:00 pm Places Visited: Sankeien Garden, Minato-no-mieru-oka-koen (Hill Park with Views of the Harbor), Yamate Nishi Western-Style Buildings, Motomachi Shopping Street, Chinatown Visitor: A... READ MORE
Date & Time: Friday, December 14, 3:00 pm – 7:30 pm Venue: JICA Yokohama Building Visitors: 9 JICA (Japan International Cooperation Agency) participants from 6 countries (2 each from Tonga, Malaysia, and Indonesia,... READ MORE