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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
Okada Museum of Art

Okada Museum of Art

Western Area
Memorial Ship MIKASA

Memorial Ship MIKASA

Yokosuka, Miura
Offer Available
Fujiko F. Fujio Museum

Fujiko F. Fujio Museum

Yokohama, Kawasaki

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

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

Kanagawa Yamato Awa Odori

Kanagawa Yamato Awa Odori

Central Area
Shonan Hiratsuka Tanabata Festival

Shonan Hiratsuka Tanabata Festival

Shonan Area
The Hibuse (Fire Prevention) Festival at Ryogakuin, Mount Akihasan

The Hibuse (Fire Prevention) Festival at Ryogakuin, Mount Akihasan

Western Area
Miyanoshita Sanpo

Miyanoshita Sanpo

Western Area