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  • Kanagawa Prefecture is a prefecture full of diverse attractions, including mountains and oceans where you can enjoy rich nature, townscapes nurtured by fascinating history and culture, industrial heritage sites where you can feel and learn about Japan's modern industrial development, and areas where you can enjoy cutting-edge urban landscapes. In this article, we will introduce eight recommended spots, ranging from popular classic spots to relaxing and enjoyable hole-in-the-wall tourist attractions that only the author, a resident of Kanagawa Prefecture, knows how to enjoy. We hope you will find it useful in selecting a destination for your weekend excursions and dates, as well as for your trips to Kanagawa.


  • There are many temples and shrines in the Kanto region that hold flower hand-watering ceremonies. Beautiful seasonal flowers in a variety of colors floating in the hand-watering area soothe the soul before visiting the temple. Some temples and shrines use seasonal flowers that bloom around the shrine or temple, and the flowers and designs vary widely depending on where you go. Here are 10 temples and shrines in the Kanto area where you can enjoy beautiful flower hand-watering ceremonies.


  • Popular destinations in Kanagawa Prefecture "Yokohama ". Many people may have a fashionable image of Yokohama, such as the Minato Mirai area with its red brick warehouses and Ferris wheel, or the Chinatown area. In this issue, Hamakko, born and raised in Yokohama, carefully selects and introduces popular cafes in this fashionable area of Minato Mirai! We will introduce a total of 11 cafes, from classic cafes to hole-in-the-wall cafes, so be sure to visit the cafes that interest you!


  • As the severe cold eases and the arrival of spring is felt, ume (plum) blossoms begin to bloom. There are many attractive ume viewing spots scattered throughout Japan. There are many ume viewing spots in Kanagawa Prefecture, and we will introduce six of them: Sankeien, Negishi Forest Park, Okurayama Park, Hodogaya Park, Yokodai West Park, and Kodomonokuni in Yokohama City.


  • There are many historical buildings in Japan with a retro feel from the Meiji and Taisho periods. The buildings from the period when Western culture flourished and modernization progressed have an atmosphere different from that of modern buildings. Why not experience the romance of the Meiji and Taisho eras in these retro-inspired buildings that have been preserved by human hands?


  • This is the season when the weather suddenly turns bad, such as typhoons and sudden guerrilla downpours. Has it been raining on the day you plan to go on a date and all you do is go on room dates instead of going out? It's too bad the weather is so bad, but it's a date, so we want to play as much as we can. In this issue, we will introduce some weather-permitting date spots for couples to enjoy. This article is not only a great way to get out of a rainy day date rut, but also for those who are considering a date for an important day that they do not want to be affected by the weather! Please check it out.


  • When you want to eat delicious food in Yokohama, the first thing that comes to mind is the famous "Chinatown. But there is another food theme park that you should definitely visit. That is "Shin-Yokohama Ramen Museum ". We have compiled a detailed list of the highlights of this facility, nicknamed "Ra Expo," as well as the signature menus of the stores that have opened their doors.


  • The Yokohama area is home to many high-class hotels. For anniversaries or with a special someone, you may want to stay at a high-class hotel with a night view, but there are also hotels that are a little too expensive for an ordinary day trip, a little luxury stay, or a girl's trip. In such cases, we will introduce you to hotels that are "stylish "anyway, perfect for such occasions. This article is recommended for those who want to escape reality and enjoy luxury. Please refer to the article to choose a hotel and enjoy a fun hockey vacation.


  • The custom of viewing cherry blossoms has become an established spring tradition in Japan. Countless numbers of cherry blossom viewing spots are scattered throughout Japan. In Kanagawa Prefecture, too, there are numerous cherry blossom viewing spots. This article introduces three popular cherry blossom viewing spots in the prefecture: Mitsuike Park, Ooka River Promenade, and Nishi Hirahata Park.


  • Motomachi and Chinatown in Yokohama are known as a gourmet and sightseeing spot. Among them, the number of cafes offering unique coffee has been increasing recently. We recommend the following cafes in Motomachi and Chinatown, where individuality shines through and delicious coffee is served.


  • In this issue, we will introduce the charms and sightseeing routes of "Yokohama Bay Area ", the perfect place for a first solo female trip. Yokohama is a popular spot for its many fashionable and attractive places. In fact, there are many spots that are easy to visit alone. Visit the Yokohama Bay area and enjoy a wonderful solo female trip.


  • Kanto is the center of Japan. It is home to everything that Japan has to offer. If you go on a trip to Kanto, you will find that it is filled with things that you can only enjoy there, things that are of a much higher grade than those in the countryside, and things that are available in greater variety and quantity. But if it rains and you don't think you'll be able to enjoy yourself outside, you'll have to give up on the places you wanted to go and change your plans. However, there are many places in the Kanto region where you can still have fun. Here are some such spots that can be enjoyed even on rainy days.


  • Although there are no World Heritage sites in Kanagawa, there are many Japanese heritage sites and sightseeing spots registered as heritage sites. Please take your time to visit and tour around the buildings with historical charm. I am sure you will be able to experience the history of Kanagawa and feel the culture of Kanagawa.

    2021-11-09 Management office

  • There are many historical buildings in the city of Kanagawa Prefecture that you should see at least once. "There are many buildings that are still in use today, including the three towers of Yokohama ( ") and other buildings that were used to serve the world as trade hubs. You can go inside and take a look around, so be sure to stop by when you are sightseeing in Kanagawa.

    2021-11-08 Management office

  • Yokohama is a city of unparalleled ramen lovers, with the Shin-Yokohama Ramen Museum "where delicious ramen from all over Japan, including Iekei Ramen, is collected ". As you can see, there are many ramen restaurants in Yokohama, and in this article, we will introduce some of the best ramen restaurants in the city. Please take a look at them when you visit Yokohama.

    2021-11-05 Management office

  • In Yokohama, including Yokohama Chinatown, there are many delicious Chinese restaurants where you can enjoy your favorite Chinese food. From delicious spring rolls and tantanmen to restaurants specializing in Chinese rice porridge, there is always something delicious to eat. Here we have carefully selected some of the best Chinese restaurants in Yokohama.

    2021-11-04 Management office

  • Since the opening of the port in 1859 at the end of the Edo period, Yokohama has flourished as a port town and the center of people's lives and culture. Influenced by Western culture from early on, many foods have spread from Yokohama to the rest of Japan. In this issue, we have selected seven of Japan's first gourmet specialties that have their roots in Yokohama. We will introduce some of the foods that are familiar to us and some that are local delicacies, along with the stories behind their birth.

    2021-11-02 Management office

  • Yokohama developed as a port town when exchange with foreign countries was mainly by ship. New commercial facilities and hotels are opening one after another in Minato Mirai, which plays a central role in tourism. On the other hand, retro-modern buildings such as the Red Brick Warehouse and the Western-style buildings in Yamanote, as well as Chinatown, remain popular spots. In this issue, we have compiled a list of seven popular date spots in Yokohama that couples can enjoy together, while keeping to the high points.

    2021-10-29 Management office

  • If you do not want to go sightseeing in too many crowds in the Corona Vortex, or if you want to know the hole-in-the-wall spots where there are few people, here are some of the best spots in Kanagawa. Even well-known scenic spots in Kanagawa can become a hole-in-the-wall spot if you choose the right season and time of day. On the other hand, please note that they can be crowded depending on the season and time of day.

    2021-10-29 Management office

  • Art
    Among the many unique museums and art museums in Kanagawa Prefecture, here are some of the best places to visit. From the building to the restaurant menu, from the world's largest museum to the matcha tea served in tea cups that cost millions of dollars, all of these museums and art galleries are worth seeing. Try to go there from a place that is easy to stop by when sightseeing.

    2021-10-28 Management office

  • If you are traveling to Yokohama and would like to stay at a ryokan with a Japanese atmosphere, we will introduce ryokans that are convenient for sightseeing in Yokohama. We will introduce stylish ryokans, authentic ryokans, historic ryokans, and even therapeutic hot springs, so please try staying at a ryokan that interests you.

    2021-10-27 Management office

  • When it comes to Kanagawa, resort hotels are what it's all about. If you want to stay at a luxury hotel in Yokohama, Hakone, or Odawara, while feeling the resorts of the sea and forests, you will find the luxury hotels you have been longing for. We have gathered together a selection of wonderful and admired hotels that will satisfy your desire to stay in a nice hotel if you are going to stay there. Please stay at the hotel of your choice.

    2021-10-26 Management office

  • There are many islands in Kanagawa, and you can enjoy a lot of nature. We recommend that you visit them for sightseeing, as they are all free of charge and offer spectacular scenery that you can enjoy. From the ocean to the highlands, from waterfalls to the sun to the stars, you can enjoy the natural landscape to the fullest. We encourage you to visit the places you can easily go to.

    2021-10-25 Management office

  • Kanagawa has many wonderful temples while being located just a short distance from Tokyo. There are many novel features that are not easily seen in Japan, such as the unusual Zen-arai Benten and temples carved out of the rock face, which even the youngest visitors can enjoy. The seated Daibutsu (Great Buddha) is especially large and a must-see. If you come to Kanagawa for sightseeing, please stop by.

    2021-10-22 Management office

  • Hello. In this article, I would like to introduce about 7 recommended installations spots in Yokohama area, even in Kanagawa prefecture. Among the Kanagawa area, Yokohama has become a wonderful spot that is very fashionable and has an atmosphere for young people. There is a wide variety of wonderful scenery unique to the Yokohama area, including spots with beautifully shaped scenery and spots with uniquely beautiful night views. We hope you will use this article as a guide to take pictures and enjoy your visit to Kanagawa.

    2021-10-20 Management office

  • Hello. In this article, I would like to introduce about 7 recommended sightseeing spots in Kanagawa Prefecture. The Kanagawa area, centered on Yokohama and other areas, has a fashionable, youth-oriented atmosphere, but is also rich in historical buildings and tourist attractions. In general, the area has a variety of faces and can be enjoyed by people of all ages. We hope that this article will help you have a fulfilling sightseeing tour of Kanagawa.

    2021-10-19 Management office

  • Hello. In this article, I would like to introduce about 7 recommended gourmet restaurants and eateries in Kanagawa Prefecture. Kanagawa Prefecture has become an unspoken popular city, especially Yokohama City and Chinatown. The whole town has a fashionable atmosphere and the gourmet food is very gracious. In such a wonderful town, let's spend an exquisite time eating meals that are only available here. The atmosphere of Kanagawa Prefecture makes it the perfect place to go on a date or to spend time with your loved one. This article is a must-see for a wide range of people!

    2021-10-18 Management office

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