Kanagawa Prefecture is part of the Tokyo metropolitan area. As the nearest sightseeing area to Tokyo, it attracts many visitors throughout the year. Yokohama is a port city known as the place representing the foundation of the cultural enlightenment era in the 19th century. The city has a rich international flavor, such as the Minato Mirai area and Chinatown, charming all visitors. Kanagawa also has ancient cities; Kamakura, the first Japanese capital founded by a samurai 800 years ago; Odawara, an old castle town developed by feudal warlords. In these cities, you can experience the historical atmosphere of 12th - 16th century Japan.
The Shonan beach area, including Enoshima, appeals to young peaple, and the area is one of the best spots to enjoy various marine-leisure activities. In Hakone and Yugawara, famous Onsen (Spa) resorts, you can experience healing moments in the heart of nature's bounty. Kanagawa has a great variety of sightseeing spots, historical, cultural, and natural. We sincerely look forward to welcoming you.
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