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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

Mikasa Historic Memorial Warship image

Mikasa Historic Memorial Warship

Yokosuka
Offer Available
Yokohama DASKA image

Yokohama DASKA

Yokohama
Hakone Venetian Glass Museum image

Hakone Venetian Glass Museum

Hakone
Offer Available
Kamakurakokomae Station image

Kamakurakokomae Station

Fujisawa

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 image

Yokohama Haikara Kimono Kan

Yokohama
Mitomi Dye Shop (Experience dyeing carp flags and mini carp flags) image

Mitomi Dye Shop (Experience dyeing carp flags and mini carp flags)

Miura
Anest Iwata Turnpike Hakone image

Anest Iwata Turnpike Hakone

Odawara
Atsugi Glass Studio image

Atsugi Glass Studio

Atsugi
Cultural Trips

Cultural Trips

A Hakone Day of Art image

A Hakone Day of Art

Full day, Hakone
Real-Life Anime Locations in Enoshima image

Real-Life Anime Locations in Enoshima

Half day, Fujisawa
Musashi-Kosugi Neighborhood Stroll image

Musashi-Kosugi Neighborhood Stroll

Half day, Kawasaki
Takeshi Kitano's Film Locations: A Scene at the Sea image

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

Multi day, Yugawara

Cultural events

Shonan Hiratsuka Tanabata Festival image

Shonan Hiratsuka Tanabata Festival

Hiratsuka
Atsugi Ayu Matsuri image

Atsugi Ayu Matsuri

Atsugi
Oiso no Sagicho image

Oiso no Sagicho

Oiso
Iizumi Kannon Daruma Fair at Iizumizan Shofuku-ji Temple image

Iizumi Kannon Daruma Fair at Iizumizan Shofuku-ji Temple

Odawara

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