Kanagawa Prefecture (神奈川県), with its administrative centre in Yokohama, is in the east part of Honshu, the main island of Japan, within Greater Tokyo Area, and it is bathed by Tokyo Bay and Sagami Bay to the east.
The mountainous town of Hakone is a major tourist destination for its hot spring resorts (onsen), and other attractions including views to Mount Fuji, Hakone Open-Air Museum and Hakone Shrine, overlooking Lake Ashi. In Kanagawa prefecture you may also enjoy a great beach holiday such as in the town and island of Enoshima. In the coastal town of Kamakura there are numerous temples and monuments such as the Great Buddha, hiking trails on the hills and a seaside.

Population: over 9 million inhabitants

Capital: Yokohama

Other major cities: Kawasaki, Sagamihara, Yokusuka

Main attractions: Yokohama: Chinatown, Yokohama Landmark Tower, Kawasaki Daishi temple, Yokohama Cup Noodles Museum, Yokohama Hakkeijima Sea Paradise;
Kawasaki: Daishi Temple, Japan Open-Air Folk House Museum, Fujiko F Fujio Museum dedicated to the co-creator of the cartoon character Doraemon; Hakone hot springs; Ōwakudani (geothermal valley); Odawara Castle

Nearest Airports: Narita International Airport (NRT - 成田国際空港); Tokyo International Airport (HND 東京国際空港)

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