Other Sightseeing Spot Spots in Kanagawa Area

  • Owakudani
    Travel / Tourism
    Kanagawa Pref. Ashigarashimogunhakonemachi Sengokuhara 1251
    Owakudani is valley that was created by a volcanic eruption of Mt. Kami around 3,000 years ago. Owakudani is situated at 1,044 meters above sea level, and experiences severe weather, so it is advisable to wear long-sleeved clothing even in summer. The area is still affected by volcanic activity; steam and volcanic gases such as hydrogen sulfide continue to rise up out of the ground. Kuro-tamago, the “Black Eggs” of Owakudani, which are made by exposing eggs to the geothermal heat and chemical reactions resulting from volcanic activity, are very popular with visitors.
  • Tokyo Bay Ferry Kurihama Port
    Travel / Tourism
    Kanagawa Pref. Yokosukashi Kurihama 8-17-20
    The ferry connecting Kurihama in Yokosuka City, Kanagawa Prefecture and Kanaya in Futtsu, Chiba Prefecture docks here. The ferry takes about 40 minutes one way, and is an easy way to see the sights of Tokyo Bay. There’s also a food court and restaurant in the ferry terminal, where you can try Yokosuka specialties like Yokosuka Navy Curry and Misaki Maguro Nakaochi Bowl.
  • Southern Beach Chigasaki
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    Kanagawa Pref. Chigasakishi Nakakaigan 4-chome
    This swimming beach is located at the Chigasaki City Nakakaigan Beach. Looking directly out over the water one has a view of Eboshi-iwa and Izu Oshima Island, Enoshima to the east, and Mt. Fuji to the west. In the summer events such as the Southern Beach Festa and Southern Beach Chigasaki Fireworks Festival are held, and it is visited by many tourists. The Chigasaki Southern C monument, which also was featured on the cover of a popular band’s CD album cover, is popular as a spot to offer luck in matchmaking. Toilets and showers are available. During the summer, beach houses offer rentals of parasols and body boards and also sell original food items.
  • Enoshima Ohashi Bridge
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    Kanagawa Pref. Fujisawashi Enoshima 1-chome
    Enoshima Ohashi Bridge is a vehicle overpass connecting Enoshima with the mainland. Enoshima Ohashi has been jointly selected as one of the 100 most beautiful bridges of Kanagawa together with the adjoining pedestrian Enoshima Benten Bridge. Enoshima Ohashi Bridge was along with Enoshima Yacht Harbor for the yachting competitions held during the 1964 Tokyo Olympics. Normally, there is nothing but ocean under the bridge, but during low tides, the seabed becomes exposed, forming a tombolo which connects Enoshima directly to the mainland.
  • Shichirigahama Coast
    Travel / Tourism
    Kanagawa Pref. Kamakurashi Shichirigahamahigashi 2-chome
    A 2.9 kilometer long beach facing Sagami Bay in the city of Kamakura. Offering a sweeping view of Enoshima, in 1996 it was selected as one of Japan’s 100 most beautiful shores. In addition to being featured in the 2015 movie Our Little Sister, the area has been frequently used to film television dramas and other programs. Swimming is prohibited along the entire length of the beach.
  • Jike Furusato Mura Shiki no Ie
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    Kanagawa Pref. Yokohamashi Aoba-ku Jikechou 414
    After disembarking at the Aobadai Station on the Tokyu Den-en-toshi Line, it’s just a two minute walk from the last stop of the bus bound for Kamoshida Danchi. This is located in the northwestern part of Yokohama City and an area where brilliantly colorful scenes of historic hillside paddies and mixed forests are preserved. One can enjoy the flora of violet, clover, and sakura in the spring, the green of the rice paddies in the summer, and the golden colored ears of rice and crimson foliage in the autumn, providing beautiful scenery for every season. At the Shikino-ie, General Information Center, there is a restaurant serving Japanese dishes, and a rearing facility display of the Natural Monument, the Miyakotanago fish. There are also events such as observation meetings and guided tours guided by a nature observation instructor.
  • The inverted image of Mt. Fuji reflected in Lake Ashi
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    Kanagawa Pref. Ashigarashimogunhakonemachi Motohakone
    The image of Mt. Fuji reflected in the waters of Lake Ashi (Ashi-no-ko) is known as “Sakasa-Fuji” (“Inverted Mt. Fuji”) in Japanese, and is renowned as one of the most beautiful views of Mt. Fuji. When the conditions are just right (in the early morning, when there are no tourist boats etc. out on the Lake, and when the wind is not too strong), the crystal-clear water functions as a mirror, reflecting the mirror-image of Mt. Fuji. Whether you will be able to see the reflected image on any given day is a matter of luck.
  • Osanbashi Yokohama International Passenger Terminal
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    Kanagawa Pref. Yokohamashi Naka-ku Kaigandori 1-1-4
    Located a seven minute walk from Nihon-Odori Station on the Minatomirai Line. A barrier-free passenger terminal where large passenger ships both domestic and international dock. The first floor has a hall and parking lot, while the second floor hosts the international departure and entry lobbies as well as shops. The open and airy rooftop area features a natural grass lawn and wood deck, and from where you can enjoy the view of Minato Mirai and ships moored at the pier. The facility also boasts a full array of establishments and amenities to ensure you can enjoy a whole day here, including shops selling sea-related souvenirs and mature restaurants where you can enjoy a romantic nightscape with your meal.
  • Cape Manazuru
    Travel / Tourism
    Kanagawa Pref. Ashigarashimogunmanadurumachi Manaduru 1175-1
    Cape Manazuru is a tourism facility located in the town of Manazuru in Ashigarashimo County, and it is a favorite drive-in spot for tourists visiting the Manazuru Peninsula. Its shop sells dried seafood, Manazuru's most famous product, and there is a cafe that serves curry rice and other light meals. The terrace on the second floor affords views of Sagami Bay, the island of Hatsushima, and the famous Mitsuishi Rocks. The facility also includes the Endo Shell Museum, which contains a collection of the shells of many of the marine animals native to the waters around Japan.
  • Egao Henshin Photo Studio
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    Kanagawa Pref. Yokohamashi Naka-ku Yamashitachou 97 Yokohama Great World 3 Trees
    This photo studio is in Yokohama's Chinatown near the Tenchomon gate, in Yamashita-cho, Naka ward, Yokohama City. They have over 200 traditional Chinese outfits you can wear for photos, including cheongsam dresses and more. You can also bring your own outfits, and they have a wide choice of sizes so you can try cosplay in men's and women's styles.
  • Kojiri Suimon (Water Gate)
    Travel / Tourism
    Kanagawa Ashigarashimo-gun Hakonemachi Sengokuhara 1242
    A water gate on the northern side of Lake Ashi, the largest lake in the Hakone region. This is the head of the Hayakawa River which flows through northern Hakone-Yumoto on its way to Sagami Bay. It has the role of controlling the water level of Lake Ashi and also provides a perfect viewing spot for looking out at the scenery of the lake. It's also one of the points along the Lake Ashi West Bank Hiking Course and home to a nice walking path of its own. It's located close to the Hakone Visitor's Center making this an easy place to visit if you'd like to enjoy a nice stroll along Lake Ashi.
  • Hakone-Yumoto Fireflies Park
    Travel / Tourism
    Kanagawa Ashigarashimo-gun Hakonemachi Yumoto
    A riverside park just across the Ajisai Bridge from the Hakone Yumoto Hot Spring Town. From early June to July large numbers of fireflies appear in the park resulting in a wondrous visual spectacle. Thanks to the Odakyu Romance Car train line from Shinjuku Station the park is easy to get to and lots of visitors come to view the fireflies when they're in season. There was a period where the fireflies stopped appearing but thanks to the efforts of local volunteers their habitat was restored. Now you can see nearly 500 fireflies flitting about the riverside.
  • Old Hakone Highway Rest Area
    Travel / Tourism
    Kanagawa Ashigarashimo-gun Hakonemachi Hatajuku 395
    A rest area located just a short way down the road from the Amazake-chaya Bus Stop, a 30-minute bus ride from Hakone-Yumoto Station via Hatajuku. This charming rest area occupies a relocated classic Japanese house with a thatched roof. The rest area is free to enter and is located next door to the Amazake Chaya Tea House which was built in the early Edo period and is well known for their Amazake, a sweet half sake drink that draws its sweetness from the fermented rice. On display are some of the materials from the collection of the Old Hakone Road Museum allowing you to feel what life was like for the samurai and commoners of the Edo period. There's also convenient access to the paved path that follows the Old Hakone Road making this a great place to take a break while hiking.
  • Matsunokigawara Firefly Viewing
    Travel / Tourism
    Kanagawa Ashigarakami-gun Kaiseimachi Yoshida Shima
    Located just a three-minute walk from the Kamijima Bus Stop, a 10-minute bus ride from Odakyu Shin-Matsuda Station on the Hakone Tozan Bus Line. The firefly habitat is located near Yousadagawa River to the west of the Kamijima Bus Stop. Here you can see both natural and farmed Genji fireflies. The firefly viewing period lasts from late May to early June creating a whimsical sight of the fireflies flitting about the river. When the fireflies are in season lectures are given and presentation slides are put on display at the nearby Kaisei Town Community Center on the topics of the life cycle of the fireflies and environmental conservation.
  • Fishing Port no Sta. TOTOCO Odawara
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    3.0
    14 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Kanagawa Odawara-shi Hayakawa 1-28

    新しい道の駅的なもの。 買い物は鮮魚や干物などがあり、地元の野菜、魚介などの加工品などがあります。種類はかなり豊富。でも・・・店内は狭く混雑すると買い物しづらい感じです。 2階3階には食事処があり、今はコロナの影響で3階のビュッフェのレストランはクローズです。 2階の食事処は海鮮丼やラーメン、定食、イタリアンなどがあり、入り口で食券を買って席で待っていれば出来上がりを知らせる音がなるボタンのような...

  • surfers
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    4.5
    4 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Kanagawa Zushi-shi Shinjuku 5-822-2

    We came across this place while walking around Zushi beach. My only concern is that there is only one way to get there by crossing a very busy street and there’s no other pedestrian crossing or safer...

  • Kanreidomon
    Travel / Tourism
    Kanagawa Ashigarashimo-gun Hakonemachi Yumoto
  • Mt.Sankei En Seimon
    Travel / Tourism
    Kanagawa Yokohama-shi Naka-ku Honmokusannotani 58-1
  • Namikofudo
    Travel / Tourism
    Kanagawa Pref. Zushishi Shinjuku 5-5-5
  • Mt.Tonodake
    Travel / Tourism
    Kanagawa Hadano-shi ‧ Ashigarakami-gun ‧ Aiko-gun Kiyokawamura

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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