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Local travel guide for Enoshima and Kamakura,
a popular day-trip destination from Tokyo Japan.

Photo of the month in Enoshima and Kamakura.
Rose flowers will be full bloom in the area from mid of May to 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.
The island and Kamakura is one of the popular tourist destination in Japan among Japanese 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 animation works.

Upcoming events and festivals info

Special notes at the beach
From mid of May to end of July, construction work of seaside rest houses will be carried out at Katase Higashihama, Koshigoe, Katase Nishihama, Yuigahama and Zaimokuza beaches.
Therefore, there are vehicles entering and exiting and deep holes are dug in the beach due to construction.
When going to these beaches during the period, please pay attention to safety confirmation around you.
Until Jun.11 (Sun)
Colors-Fest enoshima 2017
Flower gardening, art, music and dance events
(Mostly held at Samuel Cocking Garden on top of Enoshima Island)
Mid of May - beginning of June
Rose flowers will be in full bloom.
Rose Festival will be held in Kamakura Museum of Literature from May 10 to June 4.
Mid of June - Mid of July
Hydrangea [Ajisai] flowers will be in full bloom.
Jul.01 - Aug.31
Swimming beaches in the area will be open.
July 08 (Sat) - July 09 (Sun)
The most exciting traditional festival in the area "Tennosai"
Yoimiya evening festival is held on Saturday evening.
Shinkosai main festival is held on Sunday.
July 19 (Wed) 19:20-20:10 [Updated!]
Kamakura Hanabi Taikai [鎌倉花火大会] fireworks display 2017 that was announced cancellation before, now officially decided to hold it by the city government.

Travel guide and information

Detailed local guides 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!
Basic information and fast facts of this tiny island "Enoshima" and Kamakura, an ancient samurai's capital city of Japan.
Free Wi-Fi info also available here.

What is Enoshima?

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

What to do

Our detailed area guide taking you to all the sightseeing places in Enoshima and Kamakura from major places to a place only known to local people.

Where to see

Enoden 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

How 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

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

Beach and Coast

Enoshima 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

If you visit here on clear sky day, don't miss to see the one of the most beautiful sunset scenery in Japan together with wide expanded seascape and Mount Fuji.

Sunset and sunrise

Enoshima 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

Thanks 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

Detailed and easiest train access guide to Enoshima and Kamakura from Tokyo, Shinjuku, Yokohama, Haneda Airport and Narita Airport to the seaside.

How to get - Access info

There are many hotels from modern luxury resort to traditional Japanese style "Ryokan" and reasonable guest houses in Enoshima and Kamakura.

Where to stay - Hotel List

Important 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

Sometimes, 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

Recent Update

May.09 '17 Added Hotels and accommodations list in the area. Upcoming events and festivals info updated.
Apr.21 '17 Area guide for around Kamakura Station updated. Info for Jufukuji Temple, Myohonji Temple, Hongakuji Temple and more added.
Apr.16 '17 Area guide for Hase Town and upcoming events guide updated. Also some photos changed.
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