Life / Living / Hospital Spots in Kanagawa Area

  • IKEA Kohoku
    Shopping
    Kanagawa Yokohama-shi Tsuzuki-ku Orimotocho 201-1
    This Swedish furniture store is located right next to the Shinkaibashi bus stop a 20-minute ride on the Yokohama Municipal Bus. Inside the massive store, you can purchase some 9,500 originally designed pieces of furniture and home decorations. This particular location has concluded a cooperation agreement with Yokohama City and is engaged in a variety of initiatives, including energy conservation, local production for local consumption, and child and youth cultivation projects. As part of these initiatives, the store sells vegetables straight from farms in Tsuzuki Ward, and also operates a mobile hydrogen station.
  • Yokosuka City Chuo Library
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    Kanagawa Pref. Yokosukashi Uwamachi 1-61
    This library is located in 1-Chome, Uwamachi Town, Yokosuka City. It features a newspaper reading corner, a local historical resource room, an internet corner, reading rooms, and more. In the audio-visual library, you can borrow CDs and DVDs, as well as 16mm film and projectors. Furthermore, movies are sometimes shown in the audio-visual hall.
  • Uranai Yakata Airi Main Shop (Kamome Market Honkan)
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    Kanagawa Pref. Yokohamashi Naka-ku Yamashitachou 187 Seagull Market 2F
    Yokohama Chinatown Irie is Japan’s largest fortune-telling center, and is known for its large number of experienced fortune tellers on site offering support for first-timers and fortune fans alike. You can choose from a variety of fortune-telling styles to fit your needs. The second floor hosts a shrine to Ragaraja Vidyaraja, who brings success in love, and a Fortune Cafe where you can enjoy tea with your prognostication. It’s located four minutes’ walk from Minatomirai Line Motomachi-Chukagai Station Exit 2.
  • Herb & Aromatherapy Shop Heartsease
    Shopping
    Kanagawa Pref. Kamakurashi Komachi 1-13-10 Kamakura agricultural cooperative communication spot sale house
    This is an aromatherapy shop in the central market of the Kamakura City agricultural cooperative sales area. There is a crowded assortment of aroma oils and herb salts available in the white-themed interior.
  • Amaterasu Kamakura Main Store
    Shopping
    Kamakura, Kanagawa Prefecture Yuigahama 3-1-2
    This is a fashion and sundries select shop to facilitate Kamakura living. The items are all of fine quality that can be used comfortably for many years. It is located about eight minutes on foot from Kamakura Station’s west exit.
  • Kita-Kamakura Takara-no-niwa
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    Kanagawa Pref. Kamakurashi Yamanouchi 1418
    This is a shared atelier house which was created by renovating an old Japanese home located to the rear of the luscious green premises of Jochiji Temple in Kita-Kamakura. In the permanent exhibit is a gallery which displays works by various Takara-no-Niwa artists, and there is also the Takara-no-Kama area where participants can experience the art of making pottery as well as a rental space used to hold various workshops.
  • Kamakura Kotori
    Shopping
    Kanagawa Pref. Kamakurashi Omachi 2-1-11
    This is a small shop selling interior and miscellaneous goods located in Kamakura Omachi. Their stationery items with lovely original illustrations are popular, and their stamps which feature illustrations with the store name “Kotori” (little bird) are sure to delight recipients of such souvenirs.
  • Pop-up Book Shop & Workshop Meggendorfer
    Shopping
    Kamakura, Kanagawa Prefecture Yuigahama 2-9-61
    Located approximately 10 minutes from Kamakura station, this shop in Yuigahama specializes in pop-up books. They carry approximately 600 types of popup books ranging from items for kids to books for adults, and these enjoyable books are also popular as birthday or Christmas presents.
  • Kamakura Bidoro Komachi-dori Street Branch
    Shopping
    Kanagawa Pref. Kamakurashi Komachi 2-7-35 first Komachi Building 1F
    This glasswork specialty shop is located in both Kamakura and Asakusa. In addition to stylish, brightly-colored mini glasswork with an appearance that changes amidst each season, the store also carries set products of traditional Japanese kiriko (cut) glass. Besides glassworks, the shop also stocks convenient and lovely miscellaneous goods and accessories. With two locations, one along Wakamiya-oji Street and one along Komachi-dori Street, this is a perfect stop if you are searching for Kamakura souvenirs.
  • Kamakura Chokin Kobo
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    Kanagawa Pref. Kamakurashi Onarimachi 6-1
    A workshop where visitors can craft wedding and engagement rings as well as other rings and charms using 10-karat gold and silver. Focusing on the concept of simple designs that can be enjoyed forever, the workshop’s expert staff will work with you from start to finish to help you create your very own piece. Jewelry crafting takes approximately three hours and it is possible to bring one’s completed piece home the same day.
  • R No.2 (Earl number two)
    Shopping
    Kamakura, Kanagawa Prefecture Inamuragasaki 2-4-21
  • Natsutsubaki
    Shopping
    Tokyo Setagaya-ku Sakura 3-6-20
    Located in the Sakura district of Tokyo’s Setagaya City, this is a miscellaneous goods store that features containers and utensils for everyday life. The store is set in an idyll and nostalgic Japanese house with products arranged on antique Japanese furniture. The shopkeeper has selected a variety of products that they feel contribute to a good lifestyle without any particular focus on certain categories of products. The store has an abundant line-up of products including clothing and bags from the vegetable-dyed brand Makimaro, which is popular for its simple and sophisticated designs. The shop also holds exhibitions that vary from month to month.
  • Sugiyohouen Hakone-yumoto Main Shop
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    Kanagawa Pref. Ashigarashimogunhakonemachi Yumoto 704
    This is the Hakone-Yumoto store of nationwide chain Sugiyohouen located in Hakone Town, Ashigarashimo County, Kanagawa Prefecture. Inside they offer a rich variety of honeys from Japan and abroad, including the popular manuka honey, yuzu honey, and honey with fruit juices including blueberry. They also match their products to suit the season, such as lotus flower and mandarin orange in spring, and acacia from early summer. The honey ice cream and pleasant honey drink are both popular as gourmet walking snacks.
  • Der Kleine Laden Tokyo
    Shopping
    Kanagawa Pref. Yokohamashi Naka-ku Motomachi 5-209
    A wrapping paper store which also sells paper towels and napkins located a five minute walk from JR Ishikawacho Station. The owner personally imports the products on offer from overseas, stocking over 1,000 different patterns. The shop also carries a variety of tools and specialty glues for decoupage. Der Kleine Laden Tokyo offers classes (reservation required), where you can use your favorite pattern to create an original decorative plate or flower vase.
  • Kamakura Hanamizuki Main Store
    Shopping
    Kanagawa Kamakura-shi Komachi 2-9-4
  • flower shop PICCOLO
    Shopping
    Kanagawa Odawara-shi Kuno 3798-5 Odawara Flower Garden
  • Yokosuka City Minami Library
    Life / Living / Hospital
    Kanagawa Yokosuka-shi Kurihama 6-14-3
    This Yokosuka City municipal library, located a 10-minute walk from Keikyu-Kurihama Station, was opened at the same time as the Kita Library to serve as a community library. The library complex is adjoined by the Yokosuka City Educational Research Institute and is situated near the Kurihama Administration Center and Kurihama Community Center, and it plays a significant role in the community as a cultural facility occupying a section of an educational district. The library's reading room is also spacious and a place where visitors can read in comfort. The library also holds various events such as storytelling sessions for children and movie club meets.
  • Verda
    Shopping
    Kanagawa Yokohama-shi Sakae-ku Kosugaya 1-2-1
    This shop, located on the second floor of Kanagawa Plaza for Global Citizenship (Earth Plaza), is owned and operated by Nepali Bazaro, an organization which assists poor people in Nepal in being independent. The shop stocks a wide selection of Nepalese goods made by the hands of underprivileged people, including clothing; knickknacks; and coffees, teas, and other beverages. The shop also carries a wide selection of items imported from developing nations, and customer purchases not only contribute to the betterment of disadvantaged peoples but also promote international cooperation.
  • Actus Yokohama Store
    Shopping
    Kanagawa Yokohama-shi Kanagawa-ku Kinkocho 1-10 BAY QUARTER YOKOHAMA 5F
    This interior furnishing store is located on the fifth floor of Yokohama Bay Quarter right next to the Minatomirai Bridge a five-minute walk from Yokohama Station. The store primarily carries high quality furniture imported from Europe and other countries. One of the store's merits is its flexible order policy. In addition to sofas, chairs, tables, and other large furniture items, the store also sells candles and fragrances. In addition, the store carries a large number of children's furniture such as study desks and bunk beds.
  • Daniel Motomachi
    Shopping
    Kanagawa Yokohama-shi Naka-ku Motomachi 3-126
    This longstanding furniture store is located midway along the Yokohama Motomachi Shopping Street near Motomachi-Chukagai Station and Ishikawacho Station. The store can be identified by its giant, bright red chair out front, which is also a popular photo spot. In addition to its own in-house furniture brand Daniel, the store sells furniture from across the country and imported from companies in the U.S. and the U.K. The store also provides services such as made-to-order sofas, furniture repair, and carpet cleaning.

Kanagawa Areas

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Kanagawa prefecture acts as an extension of the Tokyo metropolis that spills over into coastal towns, most notably Yokohama city, heavily populated and known for its Chinatown and seaside attractions. Just the right distance for a day trip out of Tokyo, Kanagawa is home to some of Tokyo’s most accessible beaches, including around Kamakura, best known for its Big Buddha. Visitors can also travel a little farther afield for a weekend at Hakone onsen town.

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