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Enoshima Island

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Address: Fujisawa 251-0001, Kanagawa Prefecture

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The views alone are worth the trip

We had planned to see "Big Budda", who's real name is Kamakura. Once we looked at the map and realized how close Enoshima Island was to Kamakura, it was a no-brainer. We would see... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
Amy C
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Fort Hood, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

I was curious to try out the Enoden and persuaded my travel mates to take a joy ride with me before we embark on our tour of Kamakura. To our surprise, we found so much to experience that we spent half a day here in the end. The stores were interesting and charged reasonable prices. We bought various knick knacks... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Leaving Tokyo city behind us for the day, we planned a day trip to Kamakura and Enoshima. Our plan was to visit both, however we didnt make it to Kamakura. Instead we spent the day at Enoshima Island, and it was perfect. We traveled by JR and got off at Ofuna station and purchased a 600 yen Kamakura/enoshima free pass... More 

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Fort Hood, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

We had planned to see "Big Budda", who's real name is Kamakura. Once we looked at the map and realized how close Enoshima Island was to Kamakura, it was a no-brainer. We would see both in one day. It is well marked once you get close. Parking is very easy, and cheap. The beach was so different that it was... More 

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Fujisawa, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Very busy place but just wonder around and you will be able to find spots with less day visitors. Fun to try the local delicacies that are offered in the street leading to the temple.

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Andover, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

After the hustle and bustle of city living for a week, we decided to undertake a day trip to the seaside and experience 'real Japan'. We travelled from Koto to Kamakura which was a bit of a nightmare as the Japanese travel system is so so confusing but we got there in the end. At Kamakura, we purchased a day... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

This island is a great place for a walk or to spend the day. The sea candle is worth entering, giving a tremendous view of the area. There are many restaurants, temples, and shrines and caves to explore.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

A lovely trip to the beach and visit to the beautiful enoshima island with shines and cats among it Highly recommend

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Enoshima is small but a nice place to visit on a day trip from Tokyo. Plenty of seafood restaurants on the island and a few scenic spots. Currently there is illumination display until mid January.

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Markham, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

I bought a kamakura day pass that allowed me to travel around the area for free and decided to stop by Enoshima island in the evening (between 5pm and 8pm). It was extremely windy and dark on the walk from the station to the island (it was a bit scary, I'm not going to lie). Once we arrived to the... More 

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Salatiga, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

enoshima island... small, but give a "big" memories for me.. i meet a lot of cats, the scenery also nice!! need a stamina to discover every corner of this island! <3

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