Guidebook for Miura-shi

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Guidebook for Miura-shi

Sightseeing

Umanose Dōmon (馬の背洞門) Small scenic cave along the Jogashima coast line. Good place for sunset.
馬の背洞門
Umanose Dōmon (馬の背洞門) Small scenic cave along the Jogashima coast line. Good place for sunset.
Shimaosamuonzaki Shrine
Tsurugisaki Lighthouse (剱埼灯台) "You can see Chiba Prefecture/Boso Peninsula across the bay."
剱埼灯台
Tsurugisaki Lighthouse (剱埼灯台) "You can see Chiba Prefecture/Boso Peninsula across the bay."
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.
Jōgashima Lighthouse
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.
Miura is located on the very southern end of Miura Peninsula in southeast Kanagawa Prefecture, surrounded on three sides by the Pacific Ocean, with Sagami Bay to the west. To the south of the urban area and port is the island of Jōgashima, connected to the city by a bridge.
Miura
Miura is located on the very southern end of Miura Peninsula in southeast Kanagawa Prefecture, surrounded on three sides by the Pacific Ocean, with Sagami Bay to the west. To the south of the urban area and port is the island of Jōgashima, connected to the city by a bridge.
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.
Kainan Shrine
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.
Misaki Port (三崎港) is a port town located in Miura peninsula, Kanagawa prefecture. It is a town of Tuna. There are many Tuna stores and fish market that serve the fresh seafood that unloaded at Misaki port. Of course there are many Tuna restaurants as well. Because it is located with 2 hours from Tokyo, Misaki port is very popular tourist spot in Kanagawa.
Misaki
Misaki Port (三崎港) is a port town located in Miura peninsula, Kanagawa prefecture. It is a town of Tuna. There are many Tuna stores and fish market that serve the fresh seafood that unloaded at Misaki port. Of course there are many Tuna restaurants as well. Because it is located with 2 hours from Tokyo, Misaki port is very popular tourist spot in Kanagawa.
Hase temple (長谷寺, hasedera) is also known as Hasekannon (長谷 観音), which is one of the Pure Land Buddhism Temples in Kamakura. The history of the temple starts at 736 when one of the Wooden Buddha statues drifted at Sagami beach. The current Buddha statue is 9.18m high which is one of the tallest Buddha stature in Japan. Hasedera enshrines also for Daikoku who is the seven lucky gods of Japan in Kamakura. The temple has great garden and Ajisai road, so when you visit this temple at June you can enjoy not only great temples, but also you can enjoy beautiful flowers.
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Hasedera
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Hase temple (長谷寺, hasedera) is also known as Hasekannon (長谷 観音), which is one of the Pure Land Buddhism Temples in Kamakura. The history of the temple starts at 736 when one of the Wooden Buddha statues drifted at Sagami beach. The current Buddha statue is 9.18m high which is one of the tallest Buddha stature in Japan. Hasedera enshrines also for Daikoku who is the seven lucky gods of Japan in Kamakura. The temple has great garden and Ajisai road, so when you visit this temple at June you can enjoy not only great temples, but also you can enjoy beautiful flowers.
Kotoku-in (高徳院) is a Buddhist temple of the Pure Land sect in the city of Kamakura in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan. The temple is renowned for the Great Buddha (大仏, daibutsu), a monumental outdoor bronze statue of Amida Buddha which is one of the most famous icons of Japan and the national treasure of Japan. The statue stands at 13.35m (45 ft.) high and weighs approximately 93 tons. The statue probably dates from 1252
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Kōtoku-in
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Kotoku-in (高徳院) is a Buddhist temple of the Pure Land sect in the city of Kamakura in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan. The temple is renowned for the Great Buddha (大仏, daibutsu), a monumental outdoor bronze statue of Amida Buddha which is one of the most famous icons of Japan and the national treasure of Japan. The statue stands at 13.35m (45 ft.) high and weighs approximately 93 tons. The statue probably dates from 1252
Minato Mirai 21 (みなとみらい21) , also known as MM21, is a large urban shopping and entertainment district right next to Yokohama Station. The name means "Habor Future 21st century. Built largely on reclaimed land, the area now features the Landmark Tower, the tallest skyscraper in Japan, the Queen's Square shopping mall, Pacifico convention center, excellent Hotels and more. There are also many entertainment facilities, such as museum, theatre and amusement park, as well as many restaurant.
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Minatomirai
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Minato Mirai 21 (みなとみらい21) , also known as MM21, is a large urban shopping and entertainment district right next to Yokohama Station. The name means "Habor Future 21st century. Built largely on reclaimed land, the area now features the Landmark Tower, the tallest skyscraper in Japan, the Queen's Square shopping mall, Pacifico convention center, excellent Hotels and more. There are also many entertainment facilities, such as museum, theatre and amusement park, as well as many restaurant.
Odawara Castle (小田原城, odawarajo) is located at Odawarain Kanagawa Prefecture. It is categorized as a hill castle built at 1417 by Oomori. During the Odawara battle which happened at 1590, Late Hojo, who was the owner of the castle at that time, made great walls which surrounded not only the castle but also his towm so that Odawara Castle became the biggest castle in the world. Current Tenshu (keep tower) is rebuilt at 1960.
小田原城
Odawara Castle (小田原城, odawarajo) is located at Odawarain Kanagawa Prefecture. It is categorized as a hill castle built at 1417 by Oomori. During the Odawara battle which happened at 1590, Late Hojo, who was the owner of the castle at that time, made great walls which surrounded not only the castle but also his towm so that Odawara Castle became the biggest castle in the world. Current Tenshu (keep tower) is rebuilt at 1960.
The "Enoshima Sea Candle" is the tower / observation deck / lighthouse that has become perhaps the landmark symbol for the area itself. The nearly 60-meter tower sits atop the highest point on the island, offering full, 360-degree panoramic views of the surrounding areas, which include Enoshima itself, the many beaches in the area, and the sea. Visitors on clear days will also be treated to some of the best, most beautiful views of Mt. Fuji anywhere.
江の島展望灯台
The "Enoshima Sea Candle" is the tower / observation deck / lighthouse that has become perhaps the landmark symbol for the area itself. The nearly 60-meter tower sits atop the highest point on the island, offering full, 360-degree panoramic views of the surrounding areas, which include Enoshima itself, the many beaches in the area, and the sea. Visitors on clear days will also be treated to some of the best, most beautiful views of Mt. Fuji anywhere.

Parks & Nature

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.
Jogashima 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.
Jogashima
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.
Nagatsuromisaki
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.
Cape Tsurugi (剱崎, Tsurugizaki) is located in Miura Peninsula, Kanagawa. There are many great fishing spot, small beach and park. It is also known as Ken Zaki. Most of the cape is settled by huge rocks which create beautiful landscape. Because it is located the point of facing Tokyo Bay and Sagami Bay, there are many kinds of fish.
Tsurugi-saki
Cape Tsurugi (剱崎, Tsurugizaki) is located in Miura Peninsula, Kanagawa. There are many great fishing spot, small beach and park. It is also known as Ken Zaki. Most of the cape is settled by huge rocks which create beautiful landscape. Because it is located the point of facing Tokyo Bay and Sagami Bay, there are many kinds of fish.
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.
小網代の森
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.
Miura Beach (三浦海岸, miura kaigan) is located on Tokyo Bay side of Miura Peninsula, Kanagawa. It is one of the biggest far shallow beach in Kanto, and the wave is very low here. Therefore it is very popular not only for sea bathing, but also great spots for windsurfing. Because Miura Beach is conveniently located from Tokyo and the beach is very close from Miura Station, many people visit here in summer.
三浦海岸
Miura Beach (三浦海岸, miura kaigan) is located on Tokyo Bay side of Miura Peninsula, Kanagawa. It is one of the biggest far shallow beach in Kanto, and the wave is very low here. Therefore it is very popular not only for sea bathing, but also great spots for windsurfing. Because Miura Beach is conveniently located from Tokyo and the beach is very close from Miura Station, many people visit here in summer.
Cape Ara (荒崎) is one of 50 views of Kanagawa located in west side of Yokosuka. Cape Ara literary means a rough cape. It has very unique view with white rocks and pine trees. When the air is clear, you can view Mt. Fuji and Enoshima at the same time. There is a walking path for easy hiking at the rough rock beach.
Arasaki Park
Cape Ara (荒崎) is one of 50 views of Kanagawa located in west side of Yokosuka. Cape Ara literary means a rough cape. It has very unique view with white rocks and pine trees. When the air is clear, you can view Mt. Fuji and Enoshima at the same time. There is a walking path for easy hiking at the rough rock beach.
Kurihama Beach (久里浜海岸) is a small beach located Kurihama. It is about 10 min. from Yokosuka. In summer, there is a firework festival at this beach.
Kurihama Beach
Kurihama Beach (久里浜海岸) is a small beach located Kurihama. It is about 10 min. from Yokosuka. In summer, there is a firework festival at this beach.
Cape Kannon (観音崎, kannonzaki) is located in Yokosuka, Kanagawa. Entire cape is a national park, and it has many historical ruins and monuments. This cape was a fort with several batteries in the end of Edo Period. Because Cape Kannon is located the entrance of Tokyo Bay, this fort was very important for protecting Edo. Those ruins of the fort are still well preserved. Also, this cape was the first place where Godzilla stepped in Japanese land.
Kannonzaki Park
Cape Kannon (観音崎, kannonzaki) is located in Yokosuka, Kanagawa. Entire cape is a national park, and it has many historical ruins and monuments. This cape was a fort with several batteries in the end of Edo Period. Because Cape Kannon is located the entrance of Tokyo Bay, this fort was very important for protecting Edo. Those ruins of the fort are still well preserved. Also, this cape was the first place where Godzilla stepped in Japanese land.
Zushi Beach (逗子海岸) is located west side of Miura Peninsula. Because it has a strong wind and less waves, it is very popular wind-surfing spot around Tokyo. Also, it is one of the popular beach near by Tokyo and Yokosuka.
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Zushi Beach
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Zushi Beach (逗子海岸) is located west side of Miura Peninsula. Because it has a strong wind and less waves, it is very popular wind-surfing spot around Tokyo. Also, it is one of the popular beach near by Tokyo and Yokosuka.
Ofuna Flower Center (フラワーセンター大船植物園) is a flower park located in Fujisawa, Kanagawa. It is a large park with full of all kinds of seasonable flowers. Ume, Sakura, Azalea, Wisteria, Iris and any flowers. There are grass ground for lunch, and great spot for family activities.
Kanagawa Kenritsu Flower Center Ofuna Botanical Gardens
Ofuna Flower Center (フラワーセンター大船植物園) is a flower park located in Fujisawa, Kanagawa. It is a large park with full of all kinds of seasonable flowers. Ume, Sakura, Azalea, Wisteria, Iris and any flowers. There are grass ground for lunch, and great spot for family activities.
Tateishi Park (立石公園) is located west side of Miura Peninsula. It is one of the 50 views of Kanagawa, and when the air is clear, you can see Mt. Fuji from Tateishi. Tateishi is a huge rock standing on Akiya beach. It has 12m high and 30m surround.
Tateishi Park
Tateishi Park (立石公園) is located west side of Miura Peninsula. It is one of the 50 views of Kanagawa, and when the air is clear, you can see Mt. Fuji from Tateishi. Tateishi is a huge rock standing on Akiya beach. It has 12m high and 30m surround.
Yokohama Sankeien (三溪園) is a garden presenting Japanese beauty and where you will meet elegance of four seasons and historic charm. Sankeien is a traditional and typical Japanese- style garden designed and landscaped by Sankei Hara. He preserved old building of historic importance from place such as Kyoto and Kamakura, removed them in this garden. In the garden, 17 old buildings of high historic value are skillfully arranged in harmony with the seasonal changes of the natural scenery.
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Sankeien Garden
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Yokohama Sankeien (三溪園) is a garden presenting Japanese beauty and where you will meet elegance of four seasons and historic charm. Sankeien is a traditional and typical Japanese- style garden designed and landscaped by Sankei Hara. He preserved old building of historic importance from place such as Kyoto and Kamakura, removed them in this garden. In the garden, 17 old buildings of high historic value are skillfully arranged in harmony with the seasonal changes of the natural scenery.
Nojima Park (野島公園) is one of the park located in Yokohama. It is also in the island, and park has small hill which is 57m high. There is observation stand at the top of the hill which you can see great view of Mt. Fuji and Tokyo Bay area. There is BBQ spot, and camping spot.
Nojima Park
Nojima Park (野島公園) is one of the park located in Yokohama. It is also in the island, and park has small hill which is 57m high. There is observation stand at the top of the hill which you can see great view of Mt. Fuji and Tokyo Bay area. There is BBQ spot, and camping spot.
Cape Irozaki (石廊崎, Irōzaki) lies along the southern coastline of the Izu Peninsula at the peninsula's southernmost tip. The Irozaki lighthouse and Iro Shrine can be found at the cape; the shrine is built into the rocks at the very tip of the cape and offers beautiful views of the craggy coast. The coast around Cape Irozaki is rugged and relatively unspoiled, and can be viewed from sightseeing cruises which last about 25 minutes. There are also other nice capes along the southern coastline with rocky shorelines, craggy terrain and some of the Izu Peninsula's best beaches.
Irozaki Cape
Cape Irozaki (石廊崎, Irōzaki) lies along the southern coastline of the Izu Peninsula at the peninsula's southernmost tip. The Irozaki lighthouse and Iro Shrine can be found at the cape; the shrine is built into the rocks at the very tip of the cape and offers beautiful views of the craggy coast. The coast around Cape Irozaki is rugged and relatively unspoiled, and can be viewed from sightseeing cruises which last about 25 minutes. There are also other nice capes along the southern coastline with rocky shorelines, craggy terrain and some of the Izu Peninsula's best beaches.
One of the shooting spot of Mount Fuji.
煌めきの丘
One of the shooting spot of Mount Fuji.

Entertainment & Activities

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.
Keikyu Aburatsubo Marine Park
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.
Underwater sightseeing boat 大人 Adult(中学生以上)1,200 円 小人 Child(小学生)600 円
水中観光船「にじいろさかな号」
Underwater sightseeing boat 大人 Adult(中学生以上)1,200 円 小人 Child(小学生)600 円
At the entrance to the aquarium, we are welcomed by a huge tank of water which features the marine ecosystems of Sagami Bay where Enoshima is located. In “Jellyfish Fantasy Hall” we can enjoy a magical atmosphere. Furthermore, you will learn here that the late Emperor Hirohito conducted research related to jellyfish. The pool for the Dolphin Show faces Enoshima beach, so enjoy the breeze from the sea, while watching the dolphins and their well-trained performance. The aquarium also offers an overnight program that seems pretty interesting.
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신에노시마 수족관
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At the entrance to the aquarium, we are welcomed by a huge tank of water which features the marine ecosystems of Sagami Bay where Enoshima is located. In “Jellyfish Fantasy Hall” we can enjoy a magical atmosphere. Furthermore, you will learn here that the late Emperor Hirohito conducted research related to jellyfish. The pool for the Dolphin Show faces Enoshima beach, so enjoy the breeze from the sea, while watching the dolphins and their well-trained performance. The aquarium also offers an overnight program that seems pretty interesting.
Awa-shima Island, located to the south of Numazu has Awashima Marine Park. The aquarium offers various events, including performances by dolphins, sea lions, and seals. You can touch sea urchins, starfish, sea cucumbers, and other creatures on the second floor. The popular frog museum, which breeds and exhibits frogs from all over the world, has the most kinds and number of frogs in Japan.
Awashima Marine Park
Awa-shima Island, located to the south of Numazu has Awashima Marine Park. The aquarium offers various events, including performances by dolphins, sea lions, and seals. You can touch sea urchins, starfish, sea cucumbers, and other creatures on the second floor. The popular frog museum, which breeds and exhibits frogs from all over the world, has the most kinds and number of frogs in Japan.

Shopping

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.
うらりマルシェ
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.
An outlet shopping mall with approximately 85 outlet shops which are mainly directly-managed by major brands.
Mitsui Outlet Park Yokohama Bayside
An outlet shopping mall with approximately 85 outlet shops which are mainly directly-managed by major brands.
The Gotemba Premium Outlets are Japan's most popular outlet mall, located in Gotemba City at the base of Mount Fuji, not far from Hakone. The mall features over 200 stores along with a number of restaurants, a food court and a 50 meter high ferris wheel.
Gotemba Premium Outlets
The Gotemba Premium Outlets are Japan's most popular outlet mall, located in Gotemba City at the base of Mount Fuji, not far from Hakone. The mall features over 200 stores along with a number of restaurants, a food court and a 50 meter high ferris wheel.

Getting Around

Misakiguchi Station is the southern terminus of the Keikyu Kurihama Line
미사키구치
Misakiguchi Station is the southern terminus of the Keikyu Kurihama Line
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요코하마 역
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Miura Port Bus Stop
三崎港 バス停
Miura Port Bus Stop
Hakushuhi mae

Food Scene

"Kurobatei (くろば亭)" Categories: Seafood, Tempura, Izakaya (Tavern) TEL/reservation: 046-882-5637 (+81-46-882-5637)
くろば亭 本店
"Kurobatei (くろば亭)" Categories: Seafood, Tempura, Izakaya (Tavern) TEL/reservation: 046-882-5637 (+81-46-882-5637)
"Maruichishokudou (まるいち食堂)" Seafood, table d'hôte, Kappo (Traditional Japanese) TEL/reservation: 050-5570-2193 (+81-50-5570-2193) (For reservation only) 046-881-2488 (+81-46-881-2488) (For inquiry)
まるいち食堂
"Maruichishokudou (まるいち食堂)" Seafood, table d'hôte, Kappo (Traditional Japanese) TEL/reservation: 050-5570-2193 (+81-50-5570-2193) (For reservation only) 046-881-2488 (+81-46-881-2488) (For inquiry)
"Sakinoya (咲乃家)" Categories: Sushi, Donburi (other), Seafood TEL/reservation: 046-881-3266 (+81-46-881-3266)
咲乃家
"Sakinoya (咲乃家)" Categories: Sushi, Donburi (other), Seafood TEL/reservation: 046-881-3266 (+81-46-881-3266)
"Semmiraku (鮮味楽)" Categories: Seafood, Sushi TEL/reservation: 046-881-0961 (+81-46-881-0961)
鮮味楽
"Semmiraku (鮮味楽)" Categories: Seafood, Sushi TEL/reservation: 046-881-0961 (+81-46-881-0961)
"Misaki Italiano Bocca (ミサキ イタリアーノ ボッカ)" Categories: Gyoza, Izakaya TEL/reservation: 046-882-2233 (+81-46-882-2233)
Bocca
"Misaki Italiano Bocca (ミサキ イタリアーノ ボッカ)" Categories: Gyoza, Izakaya TEL/reservation: 046-882-2233 (+81-46-882-2233)
"Yakitorisuzuki (やきとり 寿々木)" Categories: Yakitori (Grilled chicken), Izakaya (Tavern) TEL/reservation: 046-882-5967 (+81-46-882-5967)
やきとり寿々木
"Yakitorisuzuki (やきとり 寿々木)" Categories: Yakitori (Grilled chicken), Izakaya (Tavern) TEL/reservation: 046-882-5967 (+81-46-882-5967)

Arts & Culture

The chakkirako festival in Misaki is a traditional event held in Miura City and designated as one of the country's important Intangible Cultural Heritage. Girls aged 5 to 12 perform dances to music holding bamboo sticks(“chakkirako”) and fans. There is no established theory for the origin of “Chakkirako”, but it has been performed in the downtown area as a prayer for good catches of fish since the Edo period. Every year many people visit and take photographs of the festival.
チャッキラコ三崎昭和館
The chakkirako festival in Misaki is a traditional event held in Miura City and designated as one of the country's important Intangible Cultural Heritage. Girls aged 5 to 12 perform dances to music holding bamboo sticks(“chakkirako”) and fans. There is no established theory for the origin of “Chakkirako”, but it has been performed in the downtown area as a prayer for good catches of fish since the Edo period. Every year many people visit and take photographs of the festival.