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Explore Tokyo’s neighbor Kanagawa Prefecture

Go to the seaside and the mountains

A day in Yokohama

“If you have a full day to spend and you’re in Tokyo, I recommend taking a trip to the port city of Yokohama, especially if it's a beautiful day. On a sunny day, the Minato Mirai area with its series of shopping malls, amusement park and hotels situated around a bay is a must see!”

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Hakone & Lake Ashi

“Hakone boasts many things as it lies on a very thermally and volcanically active location. Natural hot springs, or onsens, are ubiquitous. Brilliant resorts have been long established around these naturally therapeutic waters, which make for the perfect weekend getaway.”

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Visit beautiful historic places

Odawara, a castle town

“Odawara Castle is probably the best example of a castle to visit in the immediate Tokyo area. The museum in the main keep has a nice collection of artifacts, armor, and weapons. They have also done a great job reconstructing some gates and maintaining the castle grounds.”

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Kamakura

“There are many beautiful places in Kamakura and it is tough to sort them out and make choices. But if you like to take your time, try to go on a week day, and visit the Great Buddha, Hasedera and Gorakuji Temple.”

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Spend a day at the Shonan Coast

Enoden Train from Kamakura to Enoshima Island

“Enoden is short for Enoshima Electric Railway. It is an old line that runs between Kamakura and Fujisawa along the coast passing Enoshima Island. Locals and visitors just love it. The line even has a fan shop with everything in the Enoden train theme from cookies to socks.”

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Summer in Hayama

“Hayama is located on the bottom side of the Miura Peninsula, between the cities of Zushi and Yokosuka. This quiet seaside community has been a popular home for actors, businessmen, and wealthy expats, but it might be best known as being the site of one of the Imperial Villas.”

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