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Art space with a café, gallery, and other facilities making use of the vast space of an old warehouse.
A creative hub with fab lab facilities, a café and various other spaces; a relaxed atmosphere where you can drop in and share your ideas.
A place it serves as an artists’ space with combined resting area and café in front of the sea.
This museum has works of art from the modern period onward and the art studios of workshop events.
Featuring a spacious concert hall with a large pipe organ.
In Noh stage there is a history of 140 years, it staged such as Noh dorama and Kyogen comic.
Symbol of Kawasaki, “The City of Music” and with an international reputation for great acoustics.
Get acquainted with the work of famous manga creator Fujiko F. Fujio (“Doraemon,” “Perman”).
A collection of old folk houses built during the Edo Period is exhibited in this open-air museum.
The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency’s campus featuring an experimental model of the Asteroid Explorer “HAYABUSA” as well as full-scale rocket models.
A city park full of flowers and greenery. Its 55 m tall (180 ft) observation tower is the symbol of the city.
A family amusement park with nature as its attraction.
Obarajuku is the only surviving “honjin” (i.e., lodging facility for traveling feudal lords) of the old Koshu-kaido trunk road in Kanagawa Prefecture.
One of Kanto’s 100 famous mountains, also famous for the rock formations along its trail.
The only cruise available in Japan offering a chance to see Japanese Maritime SDF vessels and American navy vessels side by side.
A seaside museum for history lovers.
A park created to allow visitors to experience farm work, taste various foods, and come closer to animals and nature.
A shopping area combining Japanese and American atmosphere. There are shops where you can buy using US dollars.
Home to “Kannonzaki Lighthouse,” the first Western-style lighthouse in Japan, this park offers the opportunity to come in touch with the local environment, history, and culture.
The only uninhabited island in Tokyo Bay and a great place for a barbeque even if you come empty-handed!
A prefectural garden of the flowers and plants, and a farmers’ market.
The city’s best spot for cherry blossoms, great views of Mt. Fuji, the Shonan Sea and mountains in Hakone.
Gorgeous Tanabata decorations, hung in the summer sky.
A museum with the “Art and Light of Shonan” as its main theme.
A museum featuring the nature and culture of the Sagami River basin, and a planetarium.
A publication containing information on tourism and culture-related events, places, and activities of Kamakura City.
Social implementation facility of the Robot Suit “HAL” that improves, extends and amplifies human bodily functions.
From the 101.5 m (333 ft) viewing deck, you can enjoy the panolama view of Mt. Fuji, Oshima Island, the Miura Peninsula and Sagami Bay.
The Iwaya cave created by wave erosion and consisting of two parts: the first cave is 152 m (498 ft) long, and the second cave is 56 m (183 ft). It is the birthplace of the Benzaiten faith.
Enshrining three sister marine guardian deities, a divine favor of accomplishment in the performing arts.
Publication offering information about tourist spots and events in Fujisawa City.
The closest castle tower to Haneda Airport and Odawara’s No.1 tourist destination.
Wear yoroi armor, ninja clothes or a kimono and transform yourself into a samurai, a ninja or a princess surely a memory to cherish!
Create your own, original Odawara lantern-amulet, an essential for all travelers!
Try your hand at making Odawara’s most famous product, the kamaboko fish-cakes using special knives to give them their unique shapes.
Enjoy the countless kinds of fresh seafood coming in every day from Sagami Bay, one of Japan’s three deepest bays.
Enjoy magnificent views of Sagami Bay.
The beach is open from the first Saturday of July until August 31.
The rock’s name comes from a resemblance to an “eboshi,” a hat worn by members of the old nobility.
A rich natural park in the hilly area of north Chigasaki.
Designated a National Important Cultural Property.
The shrine’s great ginkgo tree said to be planted personally by Minamoto no Yoshiie is a Prefectural Natural Monument.
Popularly known as “The half-mile beach where the sun was born.”
A spot popular for sailing with Mt. Fuji, a World Heritage site, in the background.
From the headwaters to the sea, a forest with a natural ecosystem unique in the Tokyo metropolitan area.
A walk across the south coast with wild nature allows for magnificent views of the sea and Mt. Fuji.
Visit the fresh food market for tuna and local seasonal seafoods and vegetables.
Easily accessible from the city’s center, the Tanzawa Omoteone ridge is a great spot for watching nature change with the seasons.
Only a 2-minute walk from the station, this natural hot spring rich in calcium is perfect for a day trip.
Enjoy the rural landscapes and the view of Mt. Fuji while shopping at the farm market and trying your hand at making soba buckwheat noodles.
A prefectural park that makes the most of the Mizunashi River flowing from the mountains of Tanzawa.
An oasis near the center of the city with plenty of nature and one of Japan’s foremost strong-alkalinity hot springs.
In a rustic setting, a hot spring with forest therapy certification.
Loved by people of Atsugi City, cheap and tasty – the city’s soul food!
A tearoom and study, conveniently located just a 5-minute walk from the station; the perfect place to leave the city’s tumult behind!
Sports and recreation theme park; let the children play while preparing a barbeque!
The view from Shimosha (the sub Shrine) on the Oyama mountainside has been awarded two stars by the Michelin Guide.
Oyama-dera Temple is one of the three main Fudos (center of spiritual power) of Kanto. In November, the autumn leaves in front of the gate present a splendid sight.
One of “Japan’s Three Great Yakushi (Healing Buddha)” and housing nine Important National Cultural Properties. It’s undergoing a major restoration that will be completed by autumn 2016.
An assembly place of faithful parishioners among the brewers, it is also home to a local museum with numerous cultural properties.
Enshrining the same deities as the Ise Jingu Shrine, the Isehara Daijingu is responsible for giving the town its name.
Part of the Tanzawa-Oyama Quasi-National Park, this 1,252 m (4,107 ft) mountain is one of Kanagawa Prefecture’s major tourist destinations.
A traditional event featuring enormous kites (13×13 m/42×42 ft) raised by crews of over 100 people.
Every summer, a marvelous spectacle of 550,000 sunflowers in full bloom in the 5.5 ha venue!
A temple of the Soto sect of Buddhism, founded in 1394 and with a tradition related to Tengu mountain goblins.
A waterfall with a height of 23 m (75 ft) and a width of 5 m (15 ft), said to be the place where the folk hero Kintaro took his first bath.
The factory’s polite ushers offer an easy to understand tour of the facility.
Enjoy the hot spring surrounded by the peaceful forest’s trees.
Fly through the woods suspended from a wire stretched from tree to tree.
Tourist information and event guide for the city of Ayase.
See aquatic life specimens (fish, shellfish, crustaceans, seaweed, etc.) from the sea around Hayama.
Various types of exhibitions in a space overlooking the sea.
On a clear day you can see Mt. Fuji.
A park with a vast lawn and a slightly elevated artificial hill allowing a perfect view of Mt. Fuji!
The great statue of seated Dainichi Nyorai Buddha and the Ojinzuka Kofun (megalithic tomb) have been designated Important Cultural Properties of the town.
The shrine’s main building and the “married zelkovas” in its grounds have been designated Important Cultural Properties of the town.
Referred to as “Ichinomiya” (top level shrine) of the old Sagami Province, this shrine has a history going back over 1,500 years.
Enshrining all the deities of the old Sagami Province, this shrine’s annual festival on May 5 called “Kounomachi” has been designated an Intangible Folk Cultural Property of the prefecture.
The virgin forest on the mountain’s south side has been designated a Natural Monument of the prefecture. On the hiking trail, there are several historical shrines and temples.
The first bathing beach in Japan, just about a 10-minute walk from Oiso Station.
A lush prefectural park enclosing the former sites of the Mitsui Conglomerate villa and the Shigeru Yoshida estate.
This building built in 1912 has been designated a National Tangible Cultural Property and is the oldest extant Western-style house in Japan constructed using the two-by-four method.
From the summit you can have a view of Mt. Fuji and Sagami Bay and appreciate the four seasons’ various flowers.
In early summer, irises and fireflies coexist making the park brim with natural life.
An old, historical shrine, the “Ninomiya” (second most important shrine) of the old Sagami Province.
A park where the whole family can enjoy nature and the “Fuwafuwa Dome” (fluffy dome) playground!
A mini golf (Park Golf) course with a commanding view of Mt. Fuji and a 101 m (331 ft) roller slider.
Just about 5 minutes from the Tomei Highway Interchange, a very rare phenomenon in the prefecture: a wetland with its own ecosystem.
More than 1,000 lotus flowers. The best time to see them blooming is from late June to mid-August.
A 19-hectare mountain forest with woodland views unchanged since the distant past.
A farming experience facility and a farm market with a view of Japan’s emblematic mountain, Mt. Fuji.
A hot spring and inn with water gushing from the Ashigara Plain and a splendid, seasonal view of Mt. Fuji.
According to the legend, while hunting, Minamoto no Yoritomo, the first shogun of the Kamakura Shogunate (the 12th-14th century), stopped his horse on this hill to gaze upon Mt. Fuji.
The shrine’s treasure (and Kanagawa Prefecture’s Important Cultural Property) is said to have been worshiped by Minamoto no Yoritomo, the first shogun of the Kamakura Shogunate (the 12th-14th century).
A park with an observatory offering a view of Mt. Fuji and Sagami Bay.
A serene, open park resting near the secluded summit of Mt. Matsuda, 550 m (1804 ft) above sea level.
A publication with information on Yamakita’s spots of tourist interest, local products, events, etc.
Residence of the Seto family of headmen from the Edo Period.
The only museum in the world dedicated to “The Little Prince” and its author.
A very severe checkpoint for travelers during the Edo Period, completely restored at the shore of Lake Ashi.
A crater lake with a circumference of about 20 km (12.4 miles) offering a perfect view of Mt. Fuji.
Jewels and glass sparkling and glittering. A museum dedicated to French designer René Lalique.
The Visitor Center of the Manazuru Peninsula Natural Park, offering a café and a souvenir shop.
A mini golf (Park Golf) course and a barbecue area in the Manazuru Peninsula Natural Park.
Fresh seafood and a view of the sea in this restaurant next to the Manazuru Port.
The symbol of Manazuru and also famous as a spot for viewing the first sunrise of the year.
A museum dedicated to Kazumasa Nakagawa, one of the most prominent painters of post-war Japan who also had a studio in Manazuru.
A hot spring resort with a long history of health benefits; the water is clear and slightly salty.
A lush hiking trail on an old road echoing the legend of Minamoto no Yoritomo.
A wide shallow beach with calm waves and black sand; in the summer it becomes lined with beach huts.
The Yugawara geigi (geisha) make everything look splendid; try visiting them when they are practicing their dance.
Experience various crafts including dyeing, traditional confectionery making, and pottery.
At 156 m (511 ft), it’s the biggest dam in the Tokyo metropolitan area. Every second, 30 cubic meters of water are released with enormous force making for a magnificent spectacle.
Directly below the Miyagase Dam, park framed by the Tanzawa mountain range.
Experience traditional crafts including loom weaving, indigo dyeing, papermaking, ceramics, and wood and bamboo work.
A publication with information on Kiyokawa Village’s tourist spots, local specialties, events, etc.
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