Sightseeing

What to see

Enoshima Shrine
Enoshima Shrine

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  • Photo Spot

Enoshima Shrine was first built at Iwaya in 552 upon the imperial order of Emperor Kinmei. Today, three shrines called Hetsunomiya, Nakatsunomiya, and Okutsunomiya, are collectively known as Enoshima Shrine, a name which it has held since the Shinto-Buddhism syncretism during the Meiji Period.

Enoshima Samuel Cocking Garden and Enoshima Sea Candle (Lighthouse Observation Tower)
Enoshima Samuel Cocking Garden and Enoshima Sea Candle

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This botanical garden was established by English merchant Samuel Cocking during the Meiji Period, and its mix of Japanese and European influences gives the garden an exotic feel. At Enoshima Samuel Cocking Garden, visitors can enjoy a variety of seasonal plants and flowers all year round.

Iwaya Caves, Ryuren no Kane (The Bell of the Dragon's Love), and Benten Maru
Iwaya Caves, Ryuren no Kane and Benten Maru

  • Spiritual Site
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  • Photo Spot

From the Iwaya Caves carved by aeons of tidal erosion, to the romantic spiritual site of Ryuren no Kane (The Bell of the Dragon's Love), there are many attractions to see on Enoshima.

Enoshima Yacht Harbor
Enoshima Yacht Harbor

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The harbor was originally built as the yachting venue for the 1964 Tokyo Olympics. On June 1st 2014, the new Yacht Clubhouse opened, and this 2-storey building features a wave-inspired roof design.

Enoshima Aquarium and Enoshima Island Spa
Enoshima Aquarium and Enoshima Island Spa

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Re-opened in 2004 following refurbishment, this was Japan's first modern aquarium. The aquarium is also home to a jellyfish exhibit which was launched when the aquarium first opened in 1954.

Ryuko-ji Temple
Ryuko-ji Temple

  • Spiritual Site
  • Photo Spot

This temple is built on the site of the former Tatsunokuchi Execution Ground in Kanagawa Prefecture. The 5-storey pagoda, which is the only orthodox wooden building of its type in the prefecture, as well as the temple's main building, are both regarded as amongst the top 100 pieces of architecture in Kanagawa.

Post Town Fujisawa

Post Town Fujisawa

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Seasonal Events

Seasonal Events

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Local Cuisine

Local Cuisine

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Nightlife & Bars

Nightlife & Bars

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Where to Stay

Tourism Routes

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