Cape Spots in Kanagawa Area

  • Manazuru Cape
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    Kanagawa Pref. Ashigarashimogunmanadurumachi Manaduru
    This cape is located in Manazuru Town of Ashigarashimo County, Kanagawa. It is famous for the three large boulders, the 'Mitsu-ishi' aligned to make up the tip of the cape. It is a beautiful place to watch the New Year's sunrise. The Mitsu-ishi and the Manazuru Cape are designated as one of the Top 50 Scenic Views of Kanagawa. Many visitors enjoy strolling pathways through woods or along the coast.
  • Inamuragasaki
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    Kanagawa Pref. Kamakurashi Inamuragasaki
    This is a cape located in between Shichirigahama and Yuigahama Beaches. The cape is designated as a historic landmark and now in the area that has become a beachfront park stands a stone monument to the legend of Nitta Yoshisada. According to this legend, when Nitta Yoshisada and his soldiers tried to attack the Kamakura shogunate in 1333, he prayed for the tide to withdraw, and after casting a sword into the sea, a tidal flat appeared that allowed his forces to easily advance across.
  • Uma-no-Sedomon (Horse Arch)
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    Kanagawa Pref. Miurashi Misakimachi Jougashima
    An aesthetic landscape in Jogashima Island, Misaki-machi, Miura City. A sea cave on the southern tip of Jogashima Island created by the power of nature offset with the vastness of the Pacific Ocean is a sight to behold. The site can be located by foot from Jogashima Park located on the eastern side of the island.
  • Chojagasaki
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    Kanagawa Prefecture Miura-gun Hayama-cho, Yokosuka-shi
    Chojagasaki is a cape located near the city limits of Yokosuka. At this popular destination for leisure-time drives and tours, visitors can view a beautiful coastal landscape while caressed by saltwater breezes. Due to the danger of falling rocks, visitors may not walk onto the cape itself, but they can enjoy a superb view from the parking area. During the summer, swimmers flock to the Ohama Beach resort.
  • Koyurugi Peninsula
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    Kanagawa Pref. Kamakurashi Koshigoe 2-9-12
    Located at the western end of the Shichirigahama Coast, this small peninsula is the site of Koyurugi-jinja Shrine. It is also famous as the location where the author Osamu Dazai attempted suicide. There is a viewing platform and viewers can enjoy the peninsula’s beautiful views as well as exploring its historic landmarks, temples, and shrines. Each year in July, Koyurugi-jinja Shrine and Yasaka Shrine hold the Tenno Matsuri festival.
  • Chigogafuchi
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    Kanagawa Pref. Fujisawashi Enoshima 2
    A popular scenic spot on Enoshima. Selected as one of the 50 most scenic spots in Kanagawa, the view of the ocean and Mt. Fuji is spectacular. There is also a boarding dock for the Enoshima Bentenmaru ferryboat.
  • Tsurugi Cape
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    Kanagawa Miura-shi Minamishitauramachi Matsuwa
  • Kurosakinohana
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    Kanagawa Miura-shi
  • Isozaki Cape
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    Kanagawa Ashigarashimo-gun Manazurumachi Manazuru
  • Nagatsuromi Cape
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    Kanagawa Miura-shi Misakimachijogashima
  • Nadagasaki Cape
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    Kanagawa Miura-shi Misakimachijogashima
  • Awa Cape
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    Kanagawa Miura-shi Misakimachijogashima
  • Amezaki
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    Kanagawa Pref. Miurashi Minamishitauramachi Kaneda
  • Tsushimanohana
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    Kanagawa Ashigarashimo-gun Hakonemachi Motohakone
  • Hyakkannohana
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    Kanagawa Ashigarashimo-gun Hakonemachi Hakone
  • Arasaki Cape
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    Kanagawa Yokosuka-shi Nagai 6-chome
  • Tsukudarashi Cape
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    Kanagawa Yokosuka-shi
  • Chiyogasaki Cape
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    Kanagawa Yokosuka-shi Nishiuraga 6-chome
  • Terugasaki Cape
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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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