Top Things To Do In kanagawa

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We have great places in Kanagawa Prefecture that were posted by travelers and the locals who have actually traveled there. Kanagawa is located southeast of Kanto Region, and famous for some popular tourist town such as Hakone and Kamakura. What's more, Red Bricks Warehouse you can enjoy shopping and eating, one of the three biggest status of Buddha 'Kotokuin Temple', The Hakone Open Air Museum with as many as 120 sculptures in the large site, and the local specialty food such as Yokohama Chine Town, Yokosuka Navy Curry and Black Onsen Tamago, are things to do in Kanagawa Prefecture.

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Otawa Azalea's 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.

Setoyashiki

300years Old House Of Thatched And Hipped Roof Standing In The Ashigara Plain. And A Scene Of A Water Wheel

It's a symbolic old house in the smallest town Kaisei-machi in Kanagawa. In 6000 square meters site surrounded with waterways, a main big house of an impressive thatched roof, a storehouse, a gate called yakui-mon and a water wheel. Even now, it's used for several events.

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.

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 .

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.

Odawara Castle

After 'Great Repairs In Heisei Era', The New Donjon As A Symbol Of Castle Town Odawara

May 1st, 2016, Odawara Castle's renewal opening comes round. It has a connection with Hojo Soun and every May 3rd holds a festival 'Hojo Godai'. In the sight, there's a Children Amusement Park, it's also a place of recreation and relaxation for families.

Meigetsuin Temple

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.

Houkoku-ji Temple

Beautiful Bamboo Grove In Houkoku-ji Temple

Houkoku-ji is celebrated for the beautiful bamboo grove in the precinct. You can enjoy walking in the grove, and in addition, a green-tea time in the sight of beautiful bamboo is so wonderful.

Jogashima Island

The Biggest Island Of Kanagawa! Untouched Nature Glowing In The Setting Sun

Jogashima Island is located at the southernmost of Misaki Peninsula. There're much untouched nature, and little artificial things. You can see especially moving scenery in the glowing setting sun.

Owakudani

The Volcanic Smoke Is Just Over There! A Spring 'Shinsen-no Yu' With The Strongest Sacred Power

Owakudani is now crowded with people after the partly lifting of entry control. It's just the strongest powerful spot where people can enter now, a spring named 'Shinsen-no Yu' and Enmei Jizo-son, at the gate to the plot of volcanic smoke which is now closed down. After cleaning your hands in the warm spring, you can pour the spring over Jizo-son and pray... You'll be so refreshed!

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