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Giant Kite Museum and Views of Sagami Valley

Central Area Half day 4

“Hachikendako” is one of the traditions in Sagamihara City which was passed down during the Tenpo era (around 1830). Known to be the largest kite in all of Japan, it measures 14.5 meters (47.6 ft) each side, and weighs around 950kg (2,094lbs). It is also impressive to witness the entire process of making the kite, from the framework to lettering, which are done all by hand.

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Eight Views of Sagamigawa River

Central Area 15m

The Eight Views of Sagami River are eight locations chosen by Kanagawa residents in a voting in 1986, that are most suitable for viewing the Sagami River. Two of...

Sagamihara Asamizo Park

Central Area 45m

A park surrounded by greenery and colorful flowers, with a place where you can interact with animals. Clematis flowers bloom in spring, and in early summer, you...

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