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Address: 2 Enoshima, Fujisawa 251-0036, Kanagawa Prefecture
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worth visiting if you are on Enoshima

The caves are part of the Enoshima experience, so do see them if you are on the island. You are given a light to get you through the caves, and there are shrines and objects of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
Dave_Cowley_Road
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The caves are part of the Enoshima experience, so do see them if you are on the island. You are given a light to get you through the caves, and there are shrines and objects of interest inside. It is a cool damp place to visit on a hot day. The walk to get there is demanding but also provides... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

I have been living in this are for 50 years and I really do not recommend to go down there and check out the cave. However, the way to Iwaya could be fun. This cave is located at the back of a small island called Enoshima. People used to believe that Sister dragons live there and there are shrines and... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

Be prepared to climb steps, the caves consist of 2 parts. You will be given a candle and explore, can see statues of different gods. The other, you would see the dragon statue which really feels like you are in dragon palace. Interesting walk.

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Thank Kaye_ee
Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016

The caves were quite narrow and wet but was overall an easy walk. The first cave had us carry little candles on a paddle to walk through. There was water streaming down the sides of part of the cave. It is said that it leads to Mt Fuji which I find super fascinating and wished that it was explored more.... More 

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Thank Simplyko
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016

Quite beautiful natural caves on the equally beautiful island of Enoshima. Well worth the small fee to check it out.

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Thank Patrick S
Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016

べんてん船・徒歩で岩谷へ約10分ほどでつきます。このルートで行って正解だったなと思いました。帰りは天候がよかったら歩いて帰ったほうが江の島をより知ることができます。江の島神社の発祥の歴史が伺えます。 洞窟なためひやっとしています。よく作られている、そして維持がされているということ、感銘を受けました。 You can access the Cave by boat + walk for about 10min, Or walk up to the Top of Enoshima (may take 30 min walk~). We took the boat, and on the way back, we walked back (down the hill) and paid visit to small shrines at the top.

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Mississauga, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

The caves are on the other side of Enoshima and does involve a lot of stair climbing. The caves itself is neat to see the geological formations. Also neat to see some religious artifacts. But other than that, it was was really tacky. The main cave had a pool of statues unrelated to the artifacts. The pool was also decorated... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015

I would agree with a previous reviewer that the best part of the caves is the walk getting there. But ensure that you are in shape because it is a hike up and down stairs. On a clear day you can see Mt. Fuji! There are restaurants along the way offering excellent views over the water..

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Prague, Czech Republic
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

In the end of the Enoshima island is last stop in the caves. Complex of 3 caves with interesting views. Be careful Dragon inside :-D

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Forster, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015

The caves have some iconic relics within. Apart from that, you would not call them spectacular. I was a little disappointed that they had decorated the pool filled caverns with props like Japanese umbrellas and stone dragons etc.

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