One of the most populated areas of Kanagawa and the greater Tokyo area, Sagamihara is fortunate to be blessed with an abundance of nature including five lakes, verdant mountains and rivers and a perfect harmony of urban and rural experiences.
One of Sagamihara's most appealing characteristics is the sheer amount of parks that are dotted around the city. Sagamihara Prefectural Park, Asamizo Park, Sagamihara Kita Park and many more are open and perfect for families, couples or individuals in search of some tranquility and space. For those looking for activities and events then the city hosts Sagami Lake Resort Pleasure Forest and the popular Sagamigawa Fureai Science Museum Aquarium which reflects the city's deep relationship with water, fish and nature; something which symbolizes the area with its connection with the lush nature which surrounds and penetrates the local towns and villages. Sagamihara, then, is any nature enthusiast's ideal destination.