Most Instagenic Places In Kanagawa Prefecture

Here're most Instagenic places in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan. There're many Instagram worthy places you can get 'like' in your SNS, such as 'The Hakone Open Air Museum' with stained glass symphonic sculpture, and 'Yushin Valley' of unbelievable beautiful river. Then, we selected best Instagenic places from 'special places to travel in Japan' that were posted in City's Pride by travelers and the locals who have actually been to Kanagawa.


    25 Most Instagenic Places In Kanagawa Prefecture

    The Hakone Open Air Museum

    Open Air Museum Where Hakone Mountain & Art Works Fuse Together

    You can play inside of 'Castle Of Soap Bubble'. 360℃ stained glass of 'Happiness Symphony Sculpture'. And also 'Picasso Exhibition', there are many arts that grownups and children can enjoy.

    Hakone Shrine

    Famous Spiritual Power Spot In Kanto Region! Mysterious Torii Gate On the Lake

    A shrine famous for the divine help for money and success in life stands along the Ashino-ko Lake. If the weather is good, you can see the torii and Mt.Fuji together on the lake from the opposite bank.

    Hakone Venetian Glass Museum

    Shining Crystals & Playing Canzone! The Garden You Can Feel Venezia

    Flutter your heart at the crystal arch bridge, enjoy the elegant Venetian glasses at the museum, find your favorite at the shop and go out to the garden as a background of Hakone! Both of the Italian restaurant and the wagon sweets on the bench at the lush garden are excellent.

    Houkoku-ji Temple

    A Healing Place Of Fantastic Bamboo Grove

    Leave the east gate of Kamakura Station, take the bus at the 5th bus stop, and get off at the 'Jomyo-ji', then walk 2min. The bamboo grove appearing after a little steep slope. I recommend to take a walk wearing 'yukata' in this 'THE' Japanese space. You can rent yukata.

    Hase-dera Temple

    A Healing Jizo Image Standing Calmly In The Garden With Seasonal Flowers & Trees

    A well-known spiritual power spot, Hase-dera Temple. Enjoy beautiful garden and then, pray solemnly. You can meet Jizo (a stone image of Jizo) at some places in the precinct and feel relaxed with this healing Jizo♪ Jizo with the power for good marriage is also popular here.


    A Temple Of Hydrangeas

    In June, there are 2500 trees of hydrangeas blooming at the approach and the precincts of the temple. They choose the breed and the color of hydrangeas. Because of that, I feel the dignified and modest beauty. The scenery was like a very color of Japanese rainy season.


    Who Made? Why? A Mysterious Buddha Statue With Many Vicissitudes

    Kamakura's symbol and well-known second statue of Buddha of Kotoku-in. It struck by disasters many times, and there's few materials to know its birth. It attracts us mysteriously.

    Kamakura Kouko-mae Station, Enoshima Electric Railway

    A Seafront Station Of Enoden. A Retro Flavor And A Leisurely Scene

    Among the stations of Enoshima Electric Railway, Kamakura Kouko-mae St. is the nearest to the sea. The tasteful scene is often used for location shoots, and has a retro mood, somehow.

    Yushin Valley

    Unknown Superb View Of Kurokura Upriver! A Clear Stream Of 'Yuushin Blue'

    It's in the upper reaches of Kurokura River at Nishitanzawa Yamakita cho. The natural beauty weaved of deep green and autumn leaves make us forget the trekking tiredness. To the destination, you go through the hand-dug tunnels and pitch-dark ones, and walk 7km to the Kumaki dam from Kurokura area.

    Yuigahama Beach

    Shonan Before Swimming Summer. Heaven For Surfers

    At Yuiga-hama seashore, many people enjoy surfing all day thorough the year except for swimming season between July and August. You can also enjoy body boat enough even during the swimmable time.

    Matsuda Yama Herb Garden (Nishihirabatake Park)

    Illumination At Ashigara Plain Is Like A Glittering Jewelry Box

    At 5 p.m. when the sunset tints Mt.Fuji seen on the west with red, and Ashigara Plain begins to be lit, the illumination turns on a light. Matsuda mountainside is shining! Christmas Illumination lasts till 12/25. And it's going to be lit again during 1/7-9 and color the New Year .

    Kaisei Ajisai no Sato

    500 Hydrangea Trees Surrounding The Rural Districts

    5000 hydrangea trees are planted along the waterways. Large flowered hydrangeas are seen beautifully with the green of rice plants, and many people come to walk around in early summer.

    Hakone Tozan Train

    Nearly Touch From The Window!   A Mountain Climbing Train Goes Through Ten Thousand Hydrangeas.

    Many people come to see the sight of a Hakone Tozan train climbing the steep slopes through the hydrangeas planted very close to the railroads during June and July. At night, you can ride on a train named Ojisai-go going slowly in the illuminated hydrangeas.


    145 Kinds Of Roses With Mellow Aromas & The World's Biggest Flowering Onion

    A fascinating match of 345 trees of rose with full of elegant fragrances and flowering onions (allium 'Globemaster'). You can see the flowers for free, so enjoy the gorgeous and elegant time for a walk during the one month of blooming season.

    Odawarajyoshi Park

    1m Flower Bunch. A Wisteria Trellis You Look Up In Spite Of Yourself In The Odawara Castle Park

    180 years old wisteria tree. It was named 'wisteria of admiration' because the Emperor Taisho admired its beauty when he was the Crown Prince. The best season to see is from late in April to early in May.

    Jogashima Island

    Sea And Sky Only. Two Michelin Starred Joga-shima Island

    Wide blue sky and dynamic heavy sea make you feel the sense of freedom. The geologic strata telling the earth's history bare the surfaces, the great nature changes in each season. Its scenery interests me very much.

    Otawatsutsuji Hill

    Fifty Thousand Azaleas Spreading All Over The Hill

    The whole hill is fragrant with the azaleas. Though the park is usually quiet, many families, couples and friends enjoy flowers in this season. I like the scene of blooming flowers and smiling people.

    Kurihama Hana no Kuni

    Fantastic Power And Popularity! Godzilla Loved In Yokosuka

    Based on the setting of the first move that a moving godzilla was found at the sea of Kannonzaki, after many processes, the godzilla playground slide was set up here. Children can play with a godzilla as powerful as him in Hollywood or Japan's movies.

    Miura Seashore Kazazu-zakura Festival

    Spring Has Come In Miura Peninsula! Collaboration Of Kawazu-zakura & A Stylish Keikyu Train

    Kawazu-zakura cherry blossoms in Miura Peninsula can be seen in the area of a railway track of Keihin Express. Vivid color early cherry blossoms and deep yellow canola flowers of the peninsula reaches their best season in February. And, if a train with unique coloring comes into the scenery, it becomes more beautiful that makes you want to take pictures.

    Yokosuka Irises Park

    412 Kinds And 140 Thousand Sweet Flags In Full Bloom

    The rainy season lends charm to purple sweet flags. You can enjoy seeing the colorful sweet flags in lots of kinds. A water wheel going around calmly and an appearance of a hana-tsumi musume (a girl gathering withered flowers) make us feel the landscape of old times somehow.


    Come Into A Fairy Tale World!? A Garden With 1700 Kinds Of Roses

    For the perpetual roses, you can see many kinds of roses from spring to autumn. And they plant the different colors of roses for each areas, so you have various impressions every places, which is one of the attractions of this garden.

    Nihon Odori Avenue

    Beautiful Townscape Of Japan's First European Style Avenue

    Nihon Odori Avenue connects Yokohama Park and Zou-no hana Park. Sitting on the sidewalk café among the European retro avenue and buildings, you can enjoy the beautiful townscape. I want to go around and come back again to see the different scenes of day and night, the avenue is worth doing like that.

    Yokohama Red Bricks Warehouse

    Black Of 100 Year Tiles & Red Of Bricks. Warehouses With Beautiful Contrast Of History At A Port Of Yokohama

    One of the popular tourist spots 'Yokohama Red Bricks Warehouse'. Of course, it’s a nice spot for shopping and eating you can meet in only Yokohama. And you can also enjoy the beautiful contrast of tiles and bricks against the blue sea, elaborate designs and historical colors that exceed the functions of warehouse.

    Osanbashi Yokohama International Passenger Terminal

    360°Fine View! Roof Top 'Kujira No Senaka' (Whale's Back)

    Popular as a destination for the sightseeing bus tour, it's an international passenger terminal. Just as the nickname 'Whale's Back', its roof top with the unique curves and geometric forms, commands the special view. There're always people who take pictures of the sea over the wood deck and Yokohama all day.


    Dolphins Jump In Front Of The Sea! Good Location To Enjoy The Sea All Day

    An aquarium located in Shonan Beach. Fishes swimming freely in a large aquarium and dolphins playing spiritedly in a show! When you want to swim, go to the shore just behind you! You can enjoy the sea atmosphere all day. It has an open location that commands even Mt.Fuji.

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