Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Welcome to Mount Oyama and its Afuri Shrine

One sunny autumn day we decided to hike Mount Oyama, located in Kanagawa Prefecture about 1,5 hours from Shinjuku Station. It takes a little while to reach the mountain foot, but the view across...

Welcome to Mount Oyama and its Afuri Shrine | Part 2

The view over the city from Oyama Afuri Shrine is very beautiful and the shrine area itself offers many things to discover. The shrine was built more than 2,000 years ago and its name derives...

Welcome to Mount Oyama and its Afuri Shrine | Part 3

The real hike until the top of Mount Oyama starts on the left side next to the shrine. Steep stairs lead you to the hiking trail, which takes about two hours until the summit....

Ultimate Map of Fall Foliage Destinations in Japan Kanagawa Prefecture (3)

Japan Map of Fall Foliage Kanto Kanagawa 51 Lake Tanzawa (丹沢湖) in Ashigarashimo - Yamakita [googlemaps https://www.google.com/maps/embed?pb=!1m0!3m2!1sen!2sjp!4v1476953868220!6m8!1m7!1sF%3A-eO0vKc3zGLc%2FVk_rCB2KfWI%2FAAAAAAAAQoI%2F5yypBTFYXQ8epYV8Ok7Ue69boI5K36SNQCLIB!2m2!1d35.4066297!2d139.0415578!3f133.44771682662082!4f0.7991837976456253!5f0.7820865974627469&w=600&h=450] [googlemaps https://www.google.com/maps/embed?pb=!1m18!1m12!1m3!1d26012.397230354898!2d139.0435261!3d35.41641175!2m3!1f0!2f0!3f0!3m2!1i1024!2i768!4f13.1!3m3!1m2!1s0x60190c92e2a6628d%3A0x442701087c0c2626!2sLake+Tanzawa!5e0!3m2!1sde!2s!4v1476923682912&w=100%&h=100%] First colors: Beginning of November Color Peak: Middle of November Access: 50min Fujikyu Shonan Bus ride from Shinmatsuada Station (Odakyu...

Ultimate Map of Fall Foliage Destinations in Japan Kanagawa Prefecture (2)

Japan Map of Fall Foliage Kanto Kanagawa 49 Lake Ashi (箱根・芦ノ湖) in Ashigarashimo - Hakone [googlemaps https://www.google.com/maps/embed?pb=!1m18!1m12!1m3!1d52155.134522371576!2d138.97212220317266!3d35.21404280811615!2m3!1f0!2f0!3f0!3m2!1i1024!2i768!4f13.1!3m3!1m2!1s0x601998e92ba83fa1%3A0x497a3af0502de2cb!2sLake+Ashi!5e0!3m2!1sde!2sjp!4v1476868281556&w=100%&h=100%]First colors: End of October Color Peak: Beginning of November Access: 1hour bus ride from Odawara Station (JR Tokaido Line, JR...

Ultimate Map of Fall Foliage Destinations in Japan Kanagawa Prefecture

Japan Map of Fall Foliage Kanto Kanagawa Kanagawa Prefecture 47 ~ 54  47 Miyagase Dam (宮ヶ瀬ダム) in Aiko - Kiyokawa A photo posted by かえる (@rhacophorus101) on Nov 21, 2015 at 11:23pm PST [googlemaps https://www.google.com/maps/embed?pb=!1m18!1m12!1m3!1d3246.459197953912!2d139.24732151525504!3d35.5423597802269!2m3!1f0!2f0!3f0!3m2!1i1024!2i768!4f13.1!3m3!1m2!1s0x601904d0c809b5d1%3A0xaac6e115148d6f53!2sMiyagase+dam!5e0!3m2!1sde!2sjp!4v1476868017189&w=100%&h=100%] First colors: Beginning...

Ultimate Map of Fall Foliage Destinations in Japan Kanagawa Prefecture (4)

Japan Map of Fall Foliage Kanto Kanagawa 53 Zuisenji Temple (瑞泉寺) in Kamakura [googlemaps https://www.google.com/maps/embed?pb=!1m18!1m12!1m3!1d3255.162784446303!2d139.57314051440437!3d35.32677895693834!2m3!1f0!2f0!3f0!3m2!1i1024!2i768!4f13.1!3m3!1m2!1s0x601844310c6a8229%3A0x4717ca389a92722a!2sZuisen-ji!5e0!3m2!1sde!2s!4v1476924528129&w=100%&h=100%] First colors: Middle of November Color Peak: End of November until the middle of December Admission: 200yen (adults), 100yen(children) Access: 15min bus ride from...

Ultimate Map of Fall Foliage Destinations in Japan : Kanto

Japan Map of Fall Foliage Kanto Kanto is located on Japan’s Honshu island and consists of seven prefectures: Gunma, Tochigi, Ibaraki, Saitama, Tokyo, Chiba, and Kanagawa. As the most densely populated area in Japan,...

3 Wild ‘Onsen’ Theme Parks

Want a little more than just a soak in hot water? Try an onsen theme park, where a whole world of water-related adventure awaits! 3. Hakone Kowakien Yunessun Hot Springs Amusement Park & Spa Resort...

August 2016 Fireworks Festivals Schedule – In & Around Tokyo

Here comes the second part of our Fireworks Festivals Schedule! All big Events In & Around Tokyo for August are featured in this article.  Get your Yukata ready! Tokyo The 34th Koto Fireworks Festival Date: August 1st...