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Culture in Kanagawa

Kanagawa Prefecture represents one of Japan’s biggest cultural centers. Learn what makes Kanagawa unique, with a range of traditional festivals, historical shrines/temples and local crafts to discover. In the cities, get to know Yokohama’s pop culture offerings, including a range of anime- and manga inspired locations, art museums as well as nightlife options.

Cultural highlights

Hakone Venetian Glass Museum

Hakone Venetian Glass Museum

Western Area
Offer Available
Fujiko F. Fujio Museum

Fujiko F. Fujio Museum

Yokohama, Kawasaki
Memorial Ship MIKASA

Memorial Ship MIKASA

Yokosuka, Miura
Offer Available
Pola Museum of Art

Pola Museum of Art

Western Area

Popular options

Kanagawa Culture Kick

Kanagawa Culture Kick

It’s time to get your fix of culture: Pop culture, that is! It’s no secret that Japan has loads of tradition and history but it has just as much modern...

Cultural experiences

Yokohama Haikara Kimono Kan: Stylish Kimono Experience

Yokohama Haikara Kimono Kan: Stylish Kimono Experience

Yokohama, Kawasaki
Anest Iwata Turnpike Hakone

Anest Iwata Turnpike Hakone

Western Area
Mitomi Dyeing Shop (Traditional Tairyo-bata Dyeing)

Mitomi Dyeing Shop (Traditional Tairyo-bata Dyeing)

Yokosuka, Miura
Shonan Hiratsuka Shichifukujin Meguri

Shonan Hiratsuka Shichifukujin Meguri

Shonan Area
Cultural Trips

Cultural Trips

A Hakone Day of Art

A Hakone Day of Art

Full day, Western Area
Takeshi Kitano's Film Locations: A Scene at the Sea

Takeshi Kitano's Film Locations: A Scene at the Sea

Multi day, Western Area
The Art and Nature of Hakone

The Art and Nature of Hakone

Full day, Western Area
Real-Life Anime Locations in Enoshima

Real-Life Anime Locations in Enoshima

Half day, Shonan Area

Cultural events

Iizumi Kannon Daruma Fair at Iizumizan Shofuku-ji Temple

Iizumi Kannon Daruma Fair at Iizumizan Shofuku-ji Temple

Western Area
The Hibuse Festival at Ryogaku-in on Mount Akihasan

The Hibuse Festival at Ryogaku-in on Mount Akihasan

Western Area
Shonan Hiratsuka Tanabata Festival

Shonan Hiratsuka Tanabata Festival

Shonan Area
Atsugi Ayu Matsuri

Atsugi Ayu Matsuri

Central Area