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Eastern Kanagawa

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For now covers Yokosuka and Miura (City) in the Miura Peninsula. Kyu-Sarushima Fortress, Kyu-Kannonzaki Fortress etc.

Yokosuka - Guide

pinKyu-Saru-shima Fortress [旧猿島砲台]



Yokosuka, Kanagawa Pref.MAP

The whole of the Saru-shima Island, 1.8km/1.1mi offshore, used to be the grounds of a Shinto shrine, which was relocated to the mainland when the island was fortified in the Meiji era. After WWII the fortress was abolished. Take the ferry departing every one hour, 1300yen round-trip (Saturday, Sunday and holidays only from December to February and daily otherwise), to get to this island. 200 yen will also be required as admission.
Ferry port near Keikyu Line Yokosuka-chuo Sta.

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pinFormer Kannonzaki Fortress [観音崎砲台跡]



Yokosuka, Kanagawa Pref.MAP

The area that used to be the Kannonzaki Fortress constructed in the Meiji era is transformed into Kannonzaki Park now. Some of the ruins of artillery batteries still remainpinpinpinpin.

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pinMandai-kaikan 万代会館


Yokosuka, Kanagawa Pref.MAP

9:00-17:00; free; closed Mon, next day of holiday & Dec 29-Jan 3

Mandai Kaikan used to be the residence of a retired business leader.
Near Keikyu Line Tsukui-hama Sta.
Mandai-kaikan

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Miura - Guide

A city on the tip of the Mura Peninsula, surrounded by the sea and Yokosuka.

pinTownscape of Misaki [三崎の商家町]



Miura, Kanagawa Pref.MAP

Near the Port of Misaki, store buildings constructed from the Meiji to early Showa period remain relatively.

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pinKainan Jinja Shrine [海南神社]



Miura, Kanagawa Pref.MAP

Kainan Jinja is a Shinto shrine located in the middle of the town of Misaki.

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