Enoshima is an offshore island along Katase River that has many shrines and caves. It is easy go to the island by foot from Enoshima train station. It is quite a walk so make sure you wear the most comfortable footwear.
To go to Enoshima from Tokyo, take the train from Shinjuku to Kamakura. Then from Kamakura, you have to get on the Enoshima Line from Hase Station. Hase is the station of Kamakura's Great Buddha. Going to the island of Enoshima is about 19 minutes from there by train and costs ¥280.
After you enjoy the island of Enoshima, you can easily go back to Tokyo (Shinjuku) from the Enoshima train station. There is a train from Katase-Enoshima by Odakyu line station to Shinjuku station. It is about 60 to 70 minutes and costs ¥627.
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