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Enoshima Legend and Gourmet Tour

Yokosuka, Miura Multi day 16

A long time ago there lived a five-headed evil dragon in Fukasawa, Kamakura. People suffered from the evil acts of the dragon that ate children and destroyed farms, rivers, and the land. People called the land Koshigoe which means "children die land". Nowadays, it is still called Koshigoe but uses other Chinese characters. The evil dragon fell in love with the Goddess of Enoshima and he amended his behavior in order to marry the Goddess. Later the five-headed dragon was worshipped in Myoukou Shrine in West Kamakura, the Goddess was also worshipped in Enoshima as a Sarasvati. Nowadays, people live in peace in Fukasawa. Myoukou Shrine is a popular sacred place for the local people. It is said that visiting both Enoshima and Myoukou Shrine will give you a special spiritual energy because Enoshima Shrine gives you the goddess's power and Myoukou Shrine gives you the power of the dragon. They say because of those powers people can receive more luck than usual.

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Shonan Monorail

Yokosuka, Miura 30m

The Shonan Monorail is a suspension type monorail, which is very unique because it is not seen very often in the world. This is the innovative ride that the Kanagawa...

Raitei

Yokosuka, Miura 1h

Restaurant that offers kaiseki cuisine and from here you can see the sea of Shonan and Mount Fuji.

Sudo Coffee

Yokosuka, Miura 15m

This store sells coffee beans roasted in-house.

Enoshima Shrine

Shonan Area 30m

Enoshima Shrine consists of three palaces, Hetsumiya, Nakatsumiya and Okutsumiya. Three-sister sea guardian is worshipped in each palace. In ancient times it was...

Ryuren Bell of Love (Ryuren no Kane)

Shonan Area 15m

It is said that Benten and the dragon were tied together here and it is believed that by ringing this bell, it can lead to eternal love.

Enoshima Iwaya Cavern

Shonan Area 30m

Master Dharma,Kobo Daisi and Minamotono Yoritomo are said to have visited this place and it is also said to be the roots of Sarasvati belief. This cave was created...

Chigogafuchi Marine Plateau

Shonan Area 30m

Chigogafuchi is selected as one of Kanagawa's 50 scenic spots. It is also a perfect fishing spot. The scenery of the sun setting at Mount Fuji is extraordinary....

Benten Maru

Shonan Area 15m

In the cave there is a gallery to introduce the history of Enoshima. You will have a expedition here in this cave. Photos Provided by photolibery

Katase Enoshima station on Odakyu line

Shonan Area 15m

Katase Enoshima Station is the last stop on the Enoshima Line and its unique design represents Ryugujo, an undersea palace from a Japanese folklore

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