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Enoshima Island

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Address: Enoshima, Fujisawa 251-0036, Kanagawa Prefecture
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+81 466-24-4141

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The most amazing Sunset.

Watching sunset in Enoshima is pretty much the only thing I had wanted to do before my trip began; but even so I was not prepared for this strikingly beautiful view.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Iris C
Hong Kong, China
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Hong Kong, China
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208 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Watching sunset in Enoshima is pretty much the only thing I had wanted to do before my trip began; but even so I was not prepared for this strikingly beautiful view.

Thank Iris C
Fussa, Japan
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236 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Take the train from Shinjuku station and in about an hour with one change, you will arrive at the bridge to the island. The walk across the bridge is an eye opener, despite warm,sunny weather on the way it turned blustery and cold. Ladies do yourselves a favor and do not wear a dress or skirt unless you have long... More 

Thank Prepcook
Kamakura Japan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to THE major shrine festival mid January. Japanese guys in loincloths ( fundoshi) carry the Mikoshiba (portable shrine) into the freezing cold water after getting sloshed on sake....

Thank John L
Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You can get here from Kamakura using the Enoshima Dentetsu line (electric car). Keep an eye out the window as the views are great, especially while you ride along the ocean. After getting off at Enoshima station, you'll walk south across the bridge. Look right and you may be able to see the majestic Fuji-san, depending on how clear it... More 

Thank Joe L
Manchester, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I loved visiting Enoshima island! As others have mentioned the island is pretty steep! There is an escalator, but this only goes up, not down, and doesn't go to all parts of the island. The island has great views and atmosphere - I would definitely recommend buying visiting the sea caves!

Thank Emma B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of my favorite places to visit, exercise, relax, bring visiting friends from out of town/country and stuff my face. Visit/bring out of town visitors/ exercise: I've been here several times. I'm always trying something new. The restaurants or spend a little more time looking around. I'm Fitbit person so I log in many steps and floors from the front... More 

Thank Mark B
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

Enoshima is a magical island, easily accessed from Tokyo by train (you can use your suica card). A short walk across the bridge from the station takes you to this enchanted island - it used to be the home of a Dragon after all. The narrow winding streets take you on a climb to the shrines that stand proudly atop... More 

Thank Jenellyldn
Seoul, South Korea
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 13, 2017

The Kamakura-Enoshima Pass is a great way to enjoy Kamakura and Enoshima. I got ticket to fujisawa from shinjuku by odakyu line. I get special ticket rommancecar that support reserved seat. I recommand to get 1day pass ticket for enoshima's sightseeing. It makes more enjoyable and easy day trip island. free bus, botanic garden, observation tower, and escalator etc...

Thank famare
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 10, 2017

The first thing you notice is the traditional entrance to the train station, than the bridge linking the island to the mainland and than the hawks. They fly really low above the visitors' heads and are very impressive. The hilly street is full of shops and stalls offering strange and interesting dishes like octapus crackers and tiny fish crackers, wasabi... More 

Thank liora5352
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2017

The approach to the Enoshima Shrine was very crowded. You can purchase combined tickets for escalators to the top and the Sea Candle for 750 JPY. A magnificent view of Mt. Fuji on a clear sunny winter day from Enoshima.

Thank Ryusuke M

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