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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
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
TAIKO-LAB Shin Yokohama

TAIKO-LAB Shin Yokohama

Yokohama, Kawasaki
Cultural Trips

Cultural Trips

Worlds of Art Through Hokusai and Hiroshige

Worlds of Art Through Hokusai and Hiroshige

Multi day, Shonan Area
Yokosuka Temples, Tea, Food, and Musuems

Yokosuka Temples, Tea, Food, and Musuems

Multi day, Yokosuka, Miura
Walk the Footsteps of Edo Samurai

Walk the Footsteps of Edo Samurai

Multi day, Yokohama, Kawasaki
Kamakura Nature and Culture Walk

Kamakura Nature and Culture Walk

Full day, Yokosuka, Miura

Cultural events

Iizumi Kannon Daruma Fair, Iizumizan Shofuku-ji Temple

Iizumi Kannon Daruma Fair, Iizumizan Shofuku-ji Temple

Western Area
Shonan Hiratsuka Tanabata Festival

Shonan Hiratsuka Tanabata Festival

Shonan Area
Chigasaki Hamaori Festival

Chigasaki Hamaori Festival

Shonan Area
Yokohama Triennale

Yokohama Triennale

Yokohama, Kawasaki