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Address: 2 Enoshima, Fujisawa 251-0036, Kanagawa Prefecture

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These caves are located on the for end of Enoshima island. There is a nice walk up and over the island that takes you through a narrow shopping street where you can get a meal... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 3, 2015
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Kamakura, Japan
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Kamakura, Japan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

These caves are located on the for end of Enoshima island. There is a nice walk up and over the island that takes you through a narrow shopping street where you can get a meal, snack or souvenirs. (not a walker?? take the boat shuttle located along the bridge to the island) On the way to the caves there is... More 

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Machida, Japan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

there are two caves and cost some 500 yens for the entry for both. it can be an experiance for sure but not sure if its worth the price. but the view is spectacular outside the cave for sunset with rocky shore

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Seoul, South Korea
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

This was the only real letdown on Enoshima. This is a manmade cave with random, seemingly unrelated, poorly identified "artifacts" lined up in a few spots and a cheap, plastic-looking dragon at one end. There is nothing authentic here. The "display" of blue Christmas lights strung across a pool of water being used to demonstrate phosphorescent sea creatures should have... More 

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Fujisawa, Japan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

If you like caves, have never been in one, or you're visiting with little kids who might be impressed, the Enoshima caves are fine, but these caves are small. It's been a while since I've been there, so I may be remembering incorrectly, but the time you can spend there is 20 minutes max. There isn't that much to see.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

nice little cave packed with information about the island and cave. The part when they give you candle to see your way its pretty nice.

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Tokyo, Japan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2012

Admission fees is included in the Enoshima Pass, total 2 caves. The first cave is bigger & darker so they'll provide candle for visitors so be careful of ur head, stone statues on the left & right route for visitors to see. 2nd cave is smaller n brighter so no candles required, only consist of a dragon statue

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2011

It is ok experience because of the historical sites, but it is not really a "caving exploring" experience. At some point, they give to the visitors some candle to walk in the darker areas. That was a nice touch.

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Address: 2 Enoshima, Fujisawa 251-0036, Kanagawa Prefecture
Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kanto  >  Kanagawa Prefecture  >  Fujisawa

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