Things to Do in Kanagawa

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If you're visiting Kanagawa, check out this list of top tips and things to do to make the most of your time there.

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Kamakura is pure Japan. Often called “the little Kyoto”, Kamakura (only 1 hour from Tokyo by train) has hundreds of temples scattered around the hilly, green city.

Kanamara Matsuri

The Shinto Kanamara Matsuri (Festival of the Steel Phallus) each April at Kawasaki's Kanayama shrine is centered around the male and female reproductive organs.

Yokohama Minato Mirai 21

As a photographer I always look for good light and contrast. Minato Mirai has both in abundance, and at night, magically transforms itself into a fantastic night scene.


Enoshima may not be as ‘branded’ a place as its illustrious and UNESCO World Heritage Site applicant neighbor Kamakura City but it has got its own charms and elegance.

Yokohama Landmark Tower

Officially Japan’s tallest building, the Landmark Tower is an enormous skyscraper that is home to a beautiful observation deck, a 5-star hotel, and super fast elevators.