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The Great Buddha in Kamakura Japan.The foreground is cherry blossoms.Located in Kamakura, Kanagawa Prefecture Japan = Shutterstock

The Great Buddha in Kamakura Japan.The foreground is cherry blossoms.Located in Kamakura, Kanagawa Prefecture Japan = Shutterstock

Kanagawa Prefecture: Yokohama, Kamakura, Enoshima, Hakone, etc.

Kanagawa Prefecture is located in the south of Tokyo. There are many popular tourist destinations such as Yokohama, Kamakura, Enoshima and Hakone in this prefecture.

Shibuya Crossing in Tokyo, Japan = Adobe Stock
Best Things to do in Tokyo : Asakusa, Ginza, Shinjuku, Shibuya, Disney etc.

Tokyo is the capital of Japan. While traditional culture still remains, contemporary innovation is constantly taking place. Please come and visit Tokyo and feel the energy. On this page, I will introduce tourist areas and sightseeing spots especially popular in Tokyo. This page is very long. If you read this page, ...

Outline of Kanagawa

Mount,Fuji,and,Enoshima,Shonan,Kanagawa,Japan = shutterstock

Mount,Fuji,and,Enoshima,Shonan,Kanagawa,Japan = shutterstock

Lake Ashi and Mount Fuji as Background, Hakone, Kanagawa prefecture, Japan

Lake Ashi and Mount Fuji as Background, Hakone, Kanagawa prefecture, Japan

Map of Kanagawa

Map of Kanagawa

 

Yokohama

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Photos: Yokohama

Yokohama is a stylish port town where lovers in Tokyo often go on dates. It's about 30 minutes south by train from Shibuya. The atmosphere of this town is clearly different from Tokyo. The seaside area called Minato Mirai, which has many nice hotels and restaurants, is especially recommended. And the ...

 

Kamakura

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Photos: Kamakura in Kanagawa Prefecture -Daibutsu, Enoden, etc.

Kamakura City, Kanagawa Prefecture, south of Tokyo, has been the center of Japanese politics for about 150 years since the end of the 12th century. Even today, many temples and shrines remain in Kamakura. The beautiful temples and shrines built by the samurai at that time will still heal your heart.Would ...

Enoshima island and Mt. Fuji seen from Shonan beach, Kanagawa = Shutterstock 1
Photos: Shonan -Recommended for a day trip from Tokyo

The Shonan area is located approximately one hour south of central Tokyo by train. For us living in Tokyo, this is a small resort that will heal the mind and body when we get tired. Many lovers are dating here. Many families are making wonderful memories here. If you come to ...

 

Hakone

Hakone, Kanagawa Prefecture, famous for its scenic hot springs = AdobeStock 1
Photos: Hakone -Recommended hot spring area near Tokyo

If you are traveling in Tokyo, why don't you stop by the nearby hot spring resort area? Around Tokyo, there are hot spring resort areas such as Hakone and Nikko that represent Japan. I often go to Hakone. Mount Fuji viewed from Hakone on a sunny day is really beautiful! Please ...

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Photos: Hakone Shrine in Kanagawa Prefcture

If you want to enjoy a day trip from Tokyo, the first place I would recommend is Hakone in Kanagawa Prefecture. Hakone is a mountainous area that stretches close to Mount Fuji. There is an old shrine called "Hakone Shrine" on the shore of the famous Lake Ashinoko. You can also ...

 

 

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About me

Bon KUROSAWA  I have long worked as a senior editor for Nihon Keizai Shimbun (NIKKEI) and currently work as an independent web writer. At NIKKEI, I was the editor-in-chief of the media on Japanese culture. Let me introduce a lot of fun and interesting things about Japan. Please refer to this article for more details.

2020-05-14

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