Enoshima is a small island located in Fujisawa City, Kanagawa Prefecture, and is a famous tourist destination in Kanagawa Prefecture. Famous for its historic sites and natural spots, it is also known as the Cat Island. Cats live everywhere on this island, and there is a history that cats that were originally abandoned cats have settled down. Today, Enoshima is not just a tourist destination, but a place where you can meet cats. We also recommend it on an island with very good access.
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- Sightseeing Spot 1: Cat Cafe Air Land House
- Sightseeing spot 2: Enoshima Shrine Hetsumiya
- Sightseeing spot 3: Enoshima Sea Candle
- Sightseeing Spot 4: Enoshima Aquarium
- Sightseeing spot 5: Enoshima Iwaya
- Sightseeing spot 6: Dragon Love Bell
- Sightseeing spot 7: Katase Higashihama beach
Enoshima is a small island in the south of Kanagawa prefecture.
|Address||Enoshima, Fujisawa, Kanagawa 251-0036|
|Number of Cats||1000|
Enoshima was originally a land-based island, but it became an island due to erosion 20000 years ago. From around the 700s, literature on this area became available, and it is said that during the Kamakura period, the shoguns of that time began to worship at shrines in this area. Since the Edo period, this area has become known as a place of worship and has become a popular tourist destination. Enoshima has many tourist spots other than cats, as it has prospered as a tourist destination since ancient times.
Enoshima is very hot and humid in the summer. On the contrary, winter is known to be very cold. Temperatures range from 0 ° C to 33 ° C throughout the year.
Japanese is used in Japan.
Enoshima is a peaceful island where crime rarely occurs. It is a place where you can enjoy sightseeing with peace of mind.
Most of them are Japanese in Japan.
Enoshima has long been known as a tourist destination, and the tourism industry is very prosperous. In addition, many people visit this island to play marine sports, and there is a past where yacht competition venues were held. It is also easily accessible from Tokyo, making it a very easy place to go.
There are many atheists in Japan.
Japanese yen is used in Japan.
The nearest is Tokyo International Airport.
|Address||Hanedakuko, Ota City, Tokyo 144-0041|
If you are traveling from Tokyo International Airport, you will need to travel by train. There are several transfers, but it’s a relatively easy place to go. JR Railway has an IC card called Suica. It can be purchased inside the station. With this card, you will be able to make automatic payments, which is very convenient. You can check the route map, fees, and operation status from the URL below.
|Route||Place||Veihicle||Time||Point of departure address||URL|
Haneda Airport International Terminal Station
|Walk||5min||Hanedakuko, Ota City, Tokyo 144-0041||–|
|2||Haneda Airport International Terminal Station(Keikyu Airport Line Airport Express bound for Zushi / Hayama)|
|Train||30min||3 Chome-3-4 Hanedakuko, Ota City, Tokyo 144-0041||Map|
|3||Yokohama Station(JR Shonan-Shinjuku Line Special Rapid Service bound for Odawara)|
|Train||20min||2 Chome Takashima, Nishi Ward, Yokohama, Kanagawa 220-0011||Map|
|4||Fuzisawa Station(Enoshima Electric Railway bound for Kamakura)|
|Train||30min||Fujisawa, Kanagawa 251-0052||Map|
|Walk||15min||1-4-7 Katasekaigan, Fujisawa City, Kanagawa||–|
Problems often occur in Enoshima due to the large number of tourists coming and going. Let’s stop feeding locally. There have also been incidents of catching and taking home cats that you like, and it is forbidden to take them home.
Sightseeing Spot 1: Cat Cafe Air Land House
There is a cat cafe in Enoshima. You can spend a relaxing day with cute cats. The usage fee starts from 650 yen for 30 minutes. It is a one-drink system, but you can drink coffee, tea, and juice.
|Address||3-22-17 Katasekaigan, Fujisawa City, Kanagawa|
Sightseeing spot 2: Enoshima Shrine Hetsumiya
Enoshima Shrine is a shrine that enshrines the goddesses of the three sisters who are the children of Susanoo-no-Mikoto. Together with Munakata Shrine in Fukuoka and Itsukushima Shrine in Hiroshima, it is one of the “three major Benzaiten in Japan”.
|Address||2-3-8 Enoshima, Fujisawa City, Kanagawa|
Sightseeing spot 3: Enoshima Sea Candle
It is an observation lighthouse in Enoshima. It is an observation tower overlooking Sagami Bay, but on sunny days, you can see Oshima in the south, Mt. Fuji in the west, and Miura Peninsula in the east. It is lit up at night.
|Address||2-3-28 Enoshima, Fujisawa City, Kanagawa 251-0036|
Sightseeing Spot 4: Enoshima Aquarium
An aquarium displaying fish on the theme of the local Sagami Bay, the Pacific Ocean, and the deep sea. We breed penguins, seals, otters, capybaras and sea turtles here.
|Address||2-19-1 Katasekaigan, Fujisawa City, Kanagawa|
Sightseeing spot 5: Enoshima Iwaya
Enoshima Iwaya is a natural cave where the legend of the dragon god, which was created by the erosion of waves for many years, remains. This cave is illuminated and sounded.
|Address||2 Enoshima, Fujisawa City, Kanagawa|
Sightseeing spot 6: Dragon Love Bell
A famous place for couples, named after the legend of Benzaiten and Gozuryu in Enoshima. It is a recommended place for lovers and couples, and it is said that if you ring the bell and put a padlock on the wire mesh, it will be tied forever.
|Address||2-5 Enoshima, Fujisawa City, Kanagawa|
Sightseeing spot 7: Katase Higashihama beach
Enoshima is a place where marine sports are popular and sports events are held. Because it is a famous beach, there are many stalls and it is crowded.
|Address||1 Chome-15-1 Katasekaigan, Fujisawa, Kanagawa 251-0035|
Enoshima has quite a lot of accommodations. However, it is also a popular tourist destination, so advance reservations are preferable. There are dozens of hotels, so I picked up some.
Enoshima Apartment Hotel
The hotel is located right next to Enoshima station. This is a 1-floor private apartment hotel.
|Address||3-14-39 Katase, Fujisawa City, Kanagawa Prefecture 251-0032|
|Open Time||Check-in time: 15:00|
IZA Enoshima Guest House & Bar
|Address||1-11-31 Katasekaigan, Fujisawa City, Kanagawa Prefecture 251-0035|
|Time||Check-in time: 22:00|
Check-out time: 10:00
5 minutes walk from Odakyu Katase-Enoshima station, 6 minutes walk from Enoden Enoshima station. This hotel has excellent access.
|Address||1-7-3 Katasekaigan, Fujisawa City, Kanagawa Prefecture 251-0035|
|Time||Check-in time: 21:00|
Check-out time: 10:00