Further down the coast of Kanagawa, Kamakura is packed with temples, quaint restaurants, and cafes, and the onsen town of Hakone is the place to relax in hot . With dancing, archery and even a tragic love story, the Kamakura Festival celebrates highlights of the town’s history and samurai lore. One regular summer beach escape for urbanites in the Tokyo area is Kamakura, just an hour by train down the coast. The swimming season for Kamakura’s.
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Yuigahama Beach Kamakura-shi, Jtno. Kamakura Carved Lacquerware An art form stemming from Buddhist carving, Kamakura bori developed when sculptors skilled in making temple furniture transitioned to producing lacquerware. Exploring at your own pace is the best way to take in all Kamakura has to offer. Shonan Shirasu Shonan shirasu are whitebait with a slight salty flavor and a soft and fluffy texture.
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Kanagawa Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine Kanagawa-ken. See our cookies policy for more information. After a showing at Paris Fashion Week inthey gained fans outside Japan. One regular summer beach escape for urbanites in the Tokyo area is Kamakurajust an hour by train down the coast. Visitor Photos Share your travel photos with us by hashtagging your images with visitjapanjp. With dancing, music, horseback archery and even a tragic love story, the Kamakura Festival in mid-April celebrates highlights of the town’s history and samurai lore.
Nearby Enoshima is a small island with a perimeter of 4 kilometers that protrudes into Sagami Bay.
Kanagawa Kamakura Beaches Kanagawa-ken. You can get to the festival venue by train and a short walk. See our cookies policy for more information. Chugoku Chugoku Tottori Shimane Okayama Jntoo Yamaguchi Welcome to Japan’s less-explored western frontier, where the weather is warmer and the pace of life is slower.
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The Jto Buddha of Kamakura. Kamakura is overflowing with temples and shrines. Kyushu Kyushu Fukuoka Saga Nagasaki Oita Kumamoto Miyazaki Kagoshima The southern island of Kyushu is home to hot springs, rugged geography, undeveloped beaches and volcanoes ranging from sleepy to smoky.
In the summer these beaches can be crowded with locals and visitors enjoying the sea, sun, surf, and plentiful fresh seafood. Yokohama ‘s shopping malls and shiny towers make its skyline one of the most beautiful in Japan, and its past as a trading port gives it an international flair.
Use the icon on pages to add to favourites. Nature Surfing Major Beach Beach. Kamakura, an hour by rail from Tokyo, is a small quiet coastal town with tranquil temples.
The shrine is famous for its horse-back archery festivals in the spring and autumn. Kanagawa Anyoin Temple Kanagawa-ken.
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Kanagawa Prefecture is within easy reach of Tokyo, making it a popular destination for both visitors and Tokyoites. Haneda Airport is easy to reach from Kanagawa by train or bus in 40 minutes to kamakurz hour.
Welcome to Japan’s less-explored western frontier, where the weather is warmer and the pace of life is slower. Running parallel with the ka,akura to Tsurugaoka Hachimanguthis pedestrian shopping district is packed with traditional restaurants, hip cafes, sweet shops, souvenir stores, and everything fashionable—from funky boutiques to high-end kimono dealers.
Jigokudani snow monkey park.
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