In 1954 Japan built its the first outdoors escalator to connect the 106-meter bottom with the 46 meters' high mountaintops. It only takes about 4 minutes by "Enoshima Escar" and 20 minutes by walking the stone stairs. This escalator helps not only the elderly but families and couples who come sightseeing and for those who visit Enosima Shrine.More details
Easy Riding Enoshima Escalator! Sightseeing of Enoshima Island.
Recommended by Kanagawa Prefecture
Shonan Area 4h15m
Enoshima is full of sightseeing spots. You can use the islands escalator system to easily explore all of the local sights and climb up to the mountain top. Don't forget to try out the famous whitebait.Add to trip planner 1
Enoshima Shrine consists of three palaces, Hetsumiya, Nakatsumiya and Okutsumiya. Three-sister sea guardian is worshipped in each palace. In ancient times it was called Enoshima Myojin. You can feel the atmosphere of the mixture of myths. This are winter constellation Orion's myth and the three- sister gardians' myth. Three stars in the Orion's Belt transforme...More details
This outlet sells fresh Enoshima fish. The fish on sale are caught daily from fixed fishing nets in the Enoshima waters, ensuring top quality freshness. They also open a morning market on the first Sunday of each month where you can buy local produce for cheap.More details
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