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Experience Kanagawa...

On 30th November 2013, members of Kanagawa International Fan Club have participated 2 days and 1 nig

SATSUMAYA HONTEN

Satsumaya Sushi Restaurant is well-established sushi restaurant that has been in business since 1...

Hall Museum Zoo aquarium

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Kanagawa has a lot of picture galleries, museums, zoo, and aquariums. Japanese traditional houses were relocated and saved in Minka-en (Japanese houses’ park) in Kawasaki. In “Zoorasia” in the northern part of...

Traditional craft

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There are many historical handicrafts in Kanagawa, such as Yosegi-zaiku (mosaic work) in Hakone, Kamakura-bori (wood carving) in Kamakura, silk scarves in Yokohama and Kumihimo (braid work) in Tsukui. Motomachi, a shopping stre...

Doppo no Yu

Doppo no Yu Bird song echoes through the groves of trees in this natural park. There is also a m...

Ohiradai

Ohiradai Onsen The Ohiradai Onsen resort is one of the 17 Hakone Hot Springs.The water here is s...

Shrine and temple

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Kanagawa has a lot of temples in Kamakura for sightseers to visit. You can go there to appreciate various flowers in each season. Even in a rainy season, which is in June, you can enjoy hydrangea in purple, in blue or in pink. ...

Sankei-en Garden

Sankei-en Garden This magnificent Japanese traditional garden extending over nearly 180,000 sq. ...

Souvenir shops around Hakone Yumoto S...

There are various souvenir shops around Hakone Yumoto Station, offering everything from dried fis...

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Photocatalyst Museu...

Wow, photocatalysts are awesome! Currently environmental problems are expanding on a global scale an

Choanji Temple

Choanji Temple Choanji Temple was founded more than 650 years ago in 1356. The serene temple str...

Iiyama Hot Spring Villages

Iiyama Hot Spring Villages Iiyama hot springs villages is located at the foot of Hakusan Mountai...

Tourist spot

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Kanagawa is blessed with beautiful coastlines, green mountains and lakes with clear water. The change of seasons can be observed from various settings, not only in the wild, but also in parks, Japanese gardens, temples and shri...

Oyama Afuri Jinja Shrine

Oyama Afuri Jinja Shrine The Afuri Jinja Shrine is believed to have been founded about 2,200 yea...

View of Mount Fuji

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Mt. Fuji is the highest mountain in Japan. It is a dormant volcano with a beautiful independent conical shape that spreads to the Japanese coastline. When Japanese scenery is imagined, cherry blossoms and Mt. Fuji come to min...

KAMEJIKAN GUESTHOUSE IN KAMAKURA

Guest house is a reasonable accommodation for budget tourists,where shower room and toilets are u...

Takogawa Onsen

Takogawa Onsen The Takogawa Onsen resort is known as the most recently discovered of as the 17 H...

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Toshiba Science Mus...

Come experience the science of a technologically advanced Japan.From everyday electronic appliances

Restaurant, cafe

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There are a wide range of cuisines available in Yokohama. More than 200 Chinese restaurants line China town streets. Not only Chinese cuisine is found there, but Greek restaurants and Jazz bars stand side by side. Dinner cruis...

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There are many historical handicrafts in Kanagawa, such as Yosegi-zaiku (mosaic work) in Hakone, Kamakura-bori (wood carving) in Kamakura, silk scarves in Yokohama and Kumihimo (braid work) in Tsukui. Motomachi, a shopping stre...

Ashinoyu Onsen

Ashinoyu Onsen The Ashinoyu Onsen resort is one of the 17 Hakone Hot Springs, and is located at ...

Hakone Museum of Art

Hakone Museum of Art This museum exhibits lots of the ancient ceramic-ware of Japan and other Or...

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Kanagawa Prefectura...

Discover the spirit of Kanagawa culture and history A reputation for easy to understand explanations

Higana-toji “Tenzan”

“Tenzan”was built in a canyon area where you can enjoy lots of nature. It has five men's baths, ...

Ninotaira Onsen

Ninotaira Onsen The Ninotaira Onsen resort is one of the 17 Hakone Hot Springs.The water here is...

Sabo Uchida

If you should decide to stop for tea while you're in the Hakone-Yumoto area, why don’t you drop b...

Daiyuzan Saijo-ji Temple

Daiyuzan Saijo-ji Temple This temple of important statues lies in a quiet cedar grove. The assist...

Gyokuho-ji Temple and Five Hundred Di...

Gyokuho-ji Temple and Five Hundred Disciples of Buddha This temple was built by Iyonomori Haga, ...

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Experience Kanagawa...

On 24th January 2014, members of Kanagawa International FanClub explored Keihin Coastal Area from Yo

Naraya Cafe

Naraya Cafe is located near Miyanoshita Station. This is a cafe where you can enjoy a footbath ...

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Municipal Recycling...

Visitors can observe the renovation work conducted by the craftspeopleOne may feel that “recycling”

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A video to introduc...

In addition to the famous sightseeing spots of Yokohama, Kamakura and Hakone, Kanagawa has many more

Hakone Venetian Glass Museum

The Hakone Glass Forest Museum is a bit different from ordinary museums. Its charm is in the uniq...

Makuyama Park

Makuyama Park Makuyama was formed by the eruption of Hakone volcano, and has a very unique appea...

Fujiya Hotel

Fujiya Hotel started its business in 1878 as the first real resort hotel in Japan. This hotel was...

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Isehara Science Cen...

A Science Center that focuses on experiences. If you come here, your eyes might be opened to the app

Waraku , chopsticks store

Waraku, chopsticks store  Waraku offers a wide variety of chopsticks in the form of circles, pen...

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Shiseido Kamakura F...

What is a “sensory panelist”? In 2012, Shiseido celebrated its 140th anniversary. As you probably kn

Nakagawa Hot Springs

Nakagawa Hot Springs This hot spring is known as Shingen Hiding Spa, because of the story of the...

Taishunken in Sankei-en Garden

If you get hungry, why don’t you try Sankei-soba? Taishunken is a restaurant run by the Sankei H...

History and culture

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These two cities have played a great role in Japanese history. First, Kamakura, where the first Samurai government was established in the 12th century and continued for about 700 years. While Kamakura was the capital city of Ja...

Odawara Castle

Odawara Castle Odawara Castle was once the residence of the first Sengoku Daimyo, Hojo. You can ...

Hot spring

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Taking an onsen is not only bathing for Japanese people but also an important cultural activity. People enjoy beautiful scenery and food as well as atmosphere of a Japanese inn. Onsens contain various chemical ingredients which...

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Kawasaki City Nihon...

A rainbow bridge connecting the past to the futureEscape the busy city for a while and let the olden

Hatsuhana, soba noodle shop

If you want to try out one of the local soba shops in Hakone, we recommend the seiro soba set at ...

Yugawara Spa

Yugawara Spa Yugawara is mentioned in a verse of "Manyoshu"collection of poetry:"Yugawara's seet...

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