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Explore Misaki, the Town of Tuna

Yokosuka, Miura 5h30m

Stroll around Misaki, the best sightseeing spot in Miura peninsula.

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Miura City Misaki Seafood Regional Wholesale Market

At the market, you can find numerous fish ranging from tuna, marlin, and coastal fish. In particular, frozen tuna trade is popular and there are usually 400 to 1000 being traded. You can see the tuna auction for free. Because it is open irregularly, it is necessary to check our website. If it is open, it is recommended to go in the mornings at 8:30~9:00.

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Urari Marché - Fish Market・Vegetable Market

A centre for fresh vegetables from Miura and Misaki Tuna. On the 2nd floor of the Vegetable Market, various produce such as Miura vegetables, meat, tofu and various breads are sold. There is also a cafe where you can sip a cup of coffee while resting. On the 1st floor, you can find seafood products such as tuna and coastal fishes, ingredients for everyday meals. Drop by the Urari Marche for del...

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Kainan Shrine

Built in the March of the 2nd of the Jouou Era (1653), Kainan Shrine was awarded Shouichii (the highest rank given to a shrine) by the Yoshida Family of the Yoshida Shintō religion. In the 4th of the Kyouhou Era (1719), the shrine became the Souchinju (the protecting shrine) of the Miura Peninsula. In the 6th year of the Meiji Era it was designated a Gosha (a village shrine) and in the 40th yea...

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Mitomi Dyeing Shop (Traditional Tairyo-bata Dyeing)

A long standing dye shop established in 1833, where craftsmen of the Edo Bakufu worked. The Tairyo-bata of Misaki is one of the Top 100 Picks of Kanagawa’s Local Specialties. Each and every one of the flags are handmade with traditional techniques passed down from the Edo Period and is used not only to celebrate a new ship, but other happy events such as marriage, childbirth, children’s festiva...

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