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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.
Where is this countryside? It is the center of Fujisawa city, the gateway to Enoshima.
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

Here shows information for the events and festivals will be held in Enoshima and Kamakura within upcoming 3 months. Also we'll tell you about the flowering conditions of the seasonal flowers.
Until Jun.11 Colorc-Fest enoshima 2017
Flower gardening, art, music and dance events
(Mostly held at Samuel Cocking Garden on top of Enoshima Island)
Mid of May -
Mid of June
The flower of Rose will be in full bloom in the area.
Rose Festival will be held in Kamakura Museum of Literature.
Mid of June -
Mid of July
Hydrangea (Ajisai) flowers will be in full bloom in the area.
Jul.01 - Aug.31 Swimming beaches in Enoshima and Kamakura will be open.
2nd weekend
of July
The most exciting traditional festival in the area "Tennosai"
Yoimiya evening festival is held on saturday evening.
Shinkosai main festival is held on sunday.
[Updated!] Kamakura Hanabi Taikai [鎌倉花火大会] fireworks display 2017 (July 19 19:20-20:10) has cancelled.
City government is currently considering re-holding.
Please click here to see more detail info for upcoming events

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 and where is Enoshima?

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

What to do in Enoshima and Kamakura

Our detailed area guide taking you to all the sightseeing places in Enoshima and Kamakura from a famous place to a place only known to local people. Enjoy your journey in a feeling that became a resident.

Where to see - Tourist spots

Enoden Line is a small train links Fujisawa and Kamakura via Enoshima. Also it is a popular tourist spot that keeps and remind of the good old days of Japan. A wonderful scenery of the sea from a train is popular too.

Enoden Line train

Traditional festivals based on the old legends or the historical facts and dreamy illumination events are held in Enoshima and Kamakura throughout the year.
How would you like experience the local culture?

Festivals and Events

The superb seascape beaches around Enoshima and Kamakura are popular for swimming during the summer and the nearest sea from Tokyo.
Here is the first beach to swimming and surfing in Japan.

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 Enoshima and Kamakura 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 at the seaside.

Sunset and sunrise viewing spot

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 the cats and animals

Thanks to warm climate, various beautiful flowers bloom earlier than others in Enoshima and Kamakura.
Cherry blossom, Hydrangea, Rose, Autumn Colors, Tulips in winter and more.

Seasonal flower guide

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

How to get to Enoshima and Kamakura

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 available this page.

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.

Season's photo gallery

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

Restaurant, Cafe and Shopping (Coming soon!)

There are many hotels from modern luxury resort to traditional Japanese style "Ryokan" and reasonable guest houses in Enoshima and Kamakura. In general, hotels in the area are reasonable rates compared to Tokyo.

Where to stay - Hotel List (Coming soon!)

Links
Info for nationwide of Japan

Recent Update

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.
Apr.07 '17 Added new area guides for following areas. Oiwayamichi pilgrimage way and Southern Coast.
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