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Enoshima and Kamakura Local Travel Guide
A popular day-trip destination from Tokyo Japan.

Photo of the month in Enoshima and Kamakura.
Hydrangea flowers will be in full bloom at the beginning of June
Do you know Enoshima Island in Japan?
This tiny island located in the center of Kanagawa, southwest of Tokyo and Yokohama, also in the west of famous historical city Kamakura.
Around the island and Kamakura is one of the popular tourist destination in Japan since very old days by beautiful seascape with Mount Fuji, fantastic sunset, historical sites of samurai, pilgrimage to sanctuary and fresh seafoods.
In recent years, it becomes a featured place again as a fantastic illumination event, a rare scenes of a traditional festival involving local trains, a good shore of the nearest marine sports from Tokyo, and a filming location of drama, movies and anime works.

Upcoming events and festivals


Until Jun.10
Colors-Fest Enoshima 2018
Flower gardening, art exhibition and workshop, and music and dance stage events will be held on top of Enoshima Island.

Until June 10
Rose flower season
At the garden of Kamakura Museum of Literature, flowers of various beautiful roses begin to bloom. From May 11 to June 10, Rose Festival events (music concert at the garden etc.) will be held.
Also at The Windsor rose garden in Samuel Cocking Garden on top of Enoshima Island.

Beginning of June - Beginning of July
Hydrangea (Ajisai) flower season
The most popular flower of rainy season in Japan will be full bloom at the shrines and temples in Kamakura and Enoshima.

July 01 - August 31
Swimming beaches in the area will be open.

July 7 - 8
The most exciting and traditional local festival "Tennosai" [天王祭] will be held in Enoshima Island and Koshigoe Town.
Yoimiya evening festival will be held from 18:00 on July 7, Shinkosai main festival will be held from 9:30 on July 8.

July 24 19:20 - 20:10
Kamakura fireworks display event [鎌倉花火大会] will be held in Yuigahama and Zaimokuza beaches in Kamakura.

Travel guides

Detailed local guides for Enoshima and Kamakura by the theme and place are listed here. Please choose what you want see or want to know about the area.
We expect you will be interested in the area by our travel guide and you will enjoy visiting here near future!
See basic info and fast factsBasic information and fast facts of this tiny island and Kamakura, an ancient samurai's capital city of Japan.
Free Wi-Fi info also available here.

What is Enoshima?

See travel tipsTips of recommended attraction and activities to make your trip to the area more great fun. Also introduce some things you need to watch out in the area.

What to do

See tourist spot guidesOur detailed travel guide by the area taking you to all the sightseeing places in the area from major places to a place only known to local people.

Where to see

See Enoden Line train guideEnoden Line is a small train links Fujisawa and Kamakura. It is also a popular tourist spot that remind of the good old days of Japan and a wonderful scenery.

Enoden Line Train

See local festivals and events guideHow would you like experience the local culture? Get info of the historical traditional festivals and dreamy illumination events and let's go, see and join it!

Festivals and Events

See beaches and coasts guideThe superb seascape beaches are the nearest natural beach from Tokyo and also popular places for swimming, surfing and other marine sports.

Beach and Coast

See Mt. Fuji viewing spot guideThe area is known as a scenic place since old days that the rare and magnificent views of Mount Fuji, the Japan's symbolic mountain, over the sea.

Mount Fuji Viewing spot

See sunset and sunrise viewing spot guideIf you visit the area on clear sky day, don't miss to see the one of the most beautiful sunset in Japan together with wide expanded seascape and Mount Fuji.

Sunset and sunrise

See cats and animals guideThe island is also known as "Cat Island". You will see several funny and cute cats while in the island. We'll introduce other small residents of the area too.

Meet cats and animals

See seasonal flower guideThanks to warm climate, various beautiful flowers bloom earlier than the other places around Tokyo. Cherry blossom, Hydrangea, Rose, Autumn Colors and more.

Seasonal flower guide

See anime, movie and TV drama location guideA lot of real places in the area are appearing on anime, movie and TV drama works frequently. Why don't you visit and experience the feel like to becomeing a character?

Seichi-junrei Location guide

See access guide and informationDetailed and easiest train access guide to visit the area from Tokyo, Shinjuku, Yokohama, Haneda Airport and Narita Airport to the seaside.

How to get - Access info

See Hotels and accommodation listThere are many hotels from modern luxury resort to traditional Japanese style "Ryokan" and reasonable guest houses located in the area.

Where to stay - Hotel List

See emergency guide and informationImportant information for when you are in trouble, illness, and injury while travelling in the area. Evacuation guide during earthquake or tsunami tidal wave also see here.

In case of emergency

See photo gallerySometimes, the time and weather show us a different scenery from usual days. We'll show you such rare or interesting scenery of the area such as snow and fog.

Season's photo gallery

Morning caught fresh seafoods are most popular local food. Enjoy them in various style such as traditional Japanese, modern Japanese, western, sweets, snack and more!

Eat and buy (Coming soon)

Links
Info for nationwide of Japan
Our article and photos were picked up on
tokyo weekender
"Six Summer illuminations to Light Up Your Nights"

Recent Update

May.27 '18 Upcoming events and festivals info updated.
Apr.08 '18 Upcoming events and festivals info updated.
Apr.01 '18 Upcoming events and festivals info updated.
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