There are a few, but not many, attractions on and around Enoshima Island
and Kamakura. This page introduces those tourist facilities and transportation that is like an attractions other than Enoden Line trains.
The outstanding rare and large western-style building standing the entrance of Enoshima Island has a state-approved natural hot-spring resort, a treatment spa inspired by the legend of the beautiful goddess and the dragon god, a massage clinic, restaurants and more.
The Enoshima Island Spa is known as a hot spring resort that can heal the
mind and body in a wonderful landscape.
Guide & experience report of Enoshima Island Spa
One of the island's landmarks, with a modern tower that stands out in the garden. A place that seems to have been newly created in recent years, but the history of the garden begins with a European mansion more than 100 years ago.
It is also a venue for many events and illuminations held on the island, and is a center of island tourism.
Guide of Sea Candle tower and Samuel Cocking Garden
A place where a part of a cave that was the origin of the island's history
has been renovated and turned into an attraction.
You can see stone statues carved by a number of Buddhist monks who practiced
spiritually in the cave, and exhibits based on the legend of the island.
Guide of Enoshima Iwaya Caves
Opened in 1954, it is the first modern aquarium in Japan.
Since its current building in 2004, it has become famous for its beautiful jellyfish exhibits and has appeared as a stage for dramas, movies and animations, and is visited by many tourists every day.
Guide of Enoshima Aquarium is coming soon.
Although it is a monorail connecting Ofuna and Shonan-Enoshima, it runs at one of the highest speed monorail in Japan at 75 km / h, despite the many undulations and curves that over the mountain on the way, so it is known as the "Shonan roller coaster".
Guide of Shonan Monorail is coming soon.
When you are on the island, you will sometimes see small ferry boats coming
and going. This "Bentenmaru" ferry boat connects the landside
of Enoshima Bentenbashi Bridge and Chigogafuchi Abyss on the westend of
the island, which takes over 40 minutes to walk, in just 10 minutes.
For more information about the ferry boat.