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Things to do in Miura

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Park
“Jogashima Prefectural Park (県立城ヶ島公園) is a seaside park with many daffodils and pine trees located in Jogashima Island. Jogashima is the only island of Kanagawa prefecture located in south side of Miura Peninsula. It is a popular Daffodils spot in Kanagawa. There are about 500, 000 daffodils which bloom from December to January.”
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Park
“Koajiro Forest (小網代の森) is located in Miura peninsula, Kanagawa Prefecture.It is a beautiful forest aroung the river. It is amazing place where you can enjoy excellent nature just next to Tokyo big city. Let's check it out. The strolling under the nature takes about 1 hours. In great Tokyo region, this forest is the only forest that has a original ecosystem from the river to the ocean. ”
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Italian Restaurant
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Seafood Restaurant
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Aquarium
“located in the east side of the Miura Peninsula, a scenic spot where you can have a panoramic view of Sagami Bay and even Mount Fuji, Izu Peninsula, and Izu Oshima on clear days. Although it is an aquarium with a long history that opened in 1968, it has the most advanced facilities and you will never get bored here.”
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Point of Interest
“Jōgashima Lighthouse (城ヶ島灯台 Jōgashima tōdai) is a lighthouse located on the island of Jōgashima (in Japanese: 城ヶ島) in the city of Miura, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan, off the southernmost and western tip of Miura Peninsula, facing Sagami Bay. It is the fourth oldest western style lighthouse to be built in Japan, and the second oldest surviving to the present day.”
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Natural Feature
“My favorite beach in Kanagawa. You can see a beautiful Mt Fuji when the sky is clear.”
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Point of Interest
“Urari (うらり) is a great fish marketplace that has also local vegetable stores located in Misaki Port, Kanagawa Prefecture. Misaki is one of the largest fish port for Tuna. Inside of Urari building, there are 12 stores that sales fresh fishes, especially Tuna products that you can only buy them at this market. Not only the fresh fishes, but also it has a great fish products and seafood as well. This huge market is called Urari. There many local fishers and farmers open direct stores in this place. ”
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Point of Interest
Café
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Home Goods Store
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Grocery or Supermarket
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Corner Shop
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Place of Worship
“Kainan Shrine (海南神社) is one of the oldest shrine located in Miura peninsula. It is a very small shrine with many rich histories. This shrine was established in 866 to dedicate to Fujiwara no Sukemitsu who defeated the pirates around Miura Peninsula. When he died, people of Miura Peninsula built the shrine for him. Since then, it was highly respected by the people. There is a huge tree that legend said it was planted by Minamoto no Yoritomo. There is a famous festival called Chakkirakko that is registered as the UNESCO World Heritage. ”
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Natural Feature
“Cape Nagatsuro (長津呂崎, nagaturo saki) is one of the small cape of Jogashima island. At Cape Nagatsuro, you can see great view of Pacific Ocean with Izu Peninsula and Mt. Fuji. Especially, the sunset is one of the best you can see in Kanto area. There are many hiking courses, but the cape is mostly slippy rocks. So, you have to pick up your shoes for hiking here. Also, you can enjoy fishing. ”
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