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Samukawa

Samukawa, in central Kanagawa Prefecture, is a town with history and more than enough attractions to keep any visitors busy and ultimately happy. With the beautiful Sagami River running through it, Samukawa is easily accessible from either Yokohama or Tokyo. Samukawa Central Park attracts locals and visitors alike who can attend large-scale events and festivals which take part in the park's extensive and spacious grounds. From the park itself you can observe the large gate of the renowned Samukawa Shrine and even Mount Fuji on clear days.

Samukawa, essentially, is a microcosm of Japan's complex, yet harmonious relationship with both Shinto and Buddhist religions. The Shinto Samukawa Shrine is a stunning location and rich with history meanwhile visitors can experience zazen meditation at nearby Kozenji Temple. Both are centers of spirituality and both make for interesting and educational excursions with both popular with locals and visitors alike.

Trips in Samukawa

A Stroll Around Samukawa Shrine

A Stroll Around Samukawa Shrine

Full day, Samukawa
Tea Industry and Zazen Meditation

Tea Industry and Zazen Meditation

Full day, Samukawa
Soak Up Good Fortune at Samukawa Power Spots

Soak Up Good Fortune at Samukawa Power Spots

Full day, Samukawa
Tour a Tea Factory in Samukawa

Tour a Tea Factory in Samukawa

Full day, Samukawa

Things to do in Samukawa

Ichinomiya Greenery Path

Ichinomiya Greenery Path

Samukawa
Hakkaku Plaza

Hakkaku Plaza

Samukawa
Kajiwara Kagetoki Yakataato

Kajiwara Kagetoki Yakataato

Samukawa
Waterworks Memorial Museum

Waterworks Memorial Museum

Samukawa