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Nature in Kanagawa

Kanagawa Prefecture offers abundant natural environments, all within easy access from Tokyo. From the Van Gogh-esque views of Zama’s sunflower fields to the sulfuric hot spring valley of Owakudani and the surrounding mountains and forests of Hakone, or the sun-kissed shores of Shonan’s glittering coastline, Kanagawa’s nature is a sight to behold. See how Mother Nature has shaped these lands of ancient Japanese beauty.

Natural highlights

Enoshima image

Enoshima

Fujisawa
Deyama Iron Bridge and Hayakawa Stream in Autumn image

Deyama Iron Bridge and Hayakawa Stream in Autumn

Hakone
Owakudani image

Owakudani

Hakone
Zushi Beach image

Zushi Beach

Zushi

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Views of Mount Fuji

Views of Mount Fuji

From Kanagawa Prefecture, you can see Mt. Fuji against various backgrounds. The Hakone area harmonizes with mountains and lakes; the Enoshima area overlooks...

Nature experiences

Hakone Pirate Boat (Hakone Sightseeing Boat) image

Hakone Pirate Boat (Hakone Sightseeing Boat)

Hakone
Hakone Komagatake Rope-Way image

Hakone Komagatake Rope-Way

Hakone
Hakone Ropeway image

Hakone Ropeway

Hakone
Hakone Lake Ashinoko Pleasure Boat image

Hakone Lake Ashinoko Pleasure Boat

Hakone
Trips through nature

Trips through nature

Summer Days Exploring Yugawara image

Summer Days Exploring Yugawara

Multi day, Odawara
The Best Views of Mount Fuji in Kanagawa image

The Best Views of Mount Fuji in Kanagawa

Multi day, Kamakura
The Cherry Trees of Yokosuka image

The Cherry Trees of Yokosuka

Half day, Yokosuka
Cherry Blossoms along the Ooka River image

Cherry Blossoms along the Ooka River

Half day, Yokohama

Outdoor events

Matsuda Cherry Blossom Festival image

Matsuda Cherry Blossom Festival

Matsuda
Miura Kaigan Cherry Blossom Festival image

Miura Kaigan Cherry Blossom Festival

Miura
Soga Plum Festival image

Soga Plum Festival

Odawara
Jewels of Shonan image

Jewels of Shonan

Fujisawa

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