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Address: 2 Enoshima, Fujisawa 251-0036, Kanagawa Prefecture
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A long walk down, and a longer walk back up... Go for the Views

I was initially hesitant to visit this attraction, due the warning of steep stairs in the brochure that came with my Eno-Pass (which I purchased for the use of the escalators... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed August 15, 2016
Seattle, Washington
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I really loved visiting Enoshima caves. There are two natural caves which were historically turned into shrines. The caves today have statues and relics from those shrines. You don't need to leave much time to view the caves but they are definitely worth seeing!

Thank Emma B
Yokosuka, Japan
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2016

I was SO excited to see the caves when my boyfriend and I spent the day in Enoshima. However, when I realized that they were artificial, I was so disappointed. Also, the insides aren't particularly interesting and it was very crowded. Not worth it. This was literally the only thing about Enoshima I didn't like.

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016

I was initially hesitant to visit this attraction, due the warning of steep stairs in the brochure that came with my Eno-Pass (which I purchased for the use of the escalators early on). However, I decide to do the caves first before visiting the Samuel Cocking Gardens and the Sea Candle (all of which have admission included in the Pass),... More 

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Hampshire, UK
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

Summer in Japan is hot! Very, very hot, especially on an island south of Tokyo. Enoshima is an amazing island and the caves are very special. Legend saus that Beni tamed a dragon in these caves. The caves are lined with ancient little shrines and are lovely and cool in summer.

1 Thank Natalie P
Oxford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 18, 2016

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 

1 Thank Dave_Cowley_Road
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2 of 5 bubbles 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 

1 Thank minoru n
Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles 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.

1 Thank Kaye_ee
Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles 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 

1 Thank Simplyko
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2016

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

1 Thank Patrick S
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

1 Thank Yoshimi_NZ

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