A section for Japanese cultural activities (kimono dressing, tea ceremony) has opened in "Hakone Sekisho Tabimonogatarikan", located in the shore of Hakone's Lake Ashi! Wear a ...
Kanagawa Prefecture is located in the South of Tokyo. With a population of 908 million, it is the 2nd most inhabited city in Japan. Japan first opened its ports to the world upon the arrival of the American,
Commodore Matthew Calbraith Perry, in Uraga, to the southeast of Kanagawa prefecture.
You can see old western style buildings in Yokohama, in the center of Kanagawa prefecture.
When visiting Kanagawa you mustn't forget to see Hakone. Many people love the hot spring here, and a cruise of the Ashinoko or the smoking spot of volcano in Owakudani are included even in the so called "Golden route".
The prefectural capital, Yokohama, has a unique and modern culture with the likes of the Minato Mirai 21 district, China town, and the Shinyokohama Ramen Museum. The newly built Cupnoodle Museum is also gaining popularity with foreign tourists. And, in Kamakura, you can feel the traditional Japan just like if you were in Kyoto or Nara with buildings like Kotoku-in and Tsuruoka Hachimangu.
In Kanagawa, you'll be able to enjoy a good mix of nature, tradition, cultural diversity and technological advancements.