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Enoshima Shrine, Fujisawa

#2 of 35 in Historic Sites in Fujisawa
Religious Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
A complex of three temples dedicated the goddess of knowledge, Enoshima Shrine dates back to the 5th century and remains one of the area's major Shinto sites. You'll have to climb steep stairs to reach the shrines, so wearing comfortable shoes is advised. The view from the top makes the uphill trek worthwhile--take a moment to soak in the views of the sea and contemplate the long history of this sacred place. Plan a Fujisawa trip in moments using our itinerary builder.
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  • The shrine is up in the hill. There is an escalator to go up there but quiet expensive, not worth if you can walk up by yourself. The view is good up there as you can see the whole area from the...  more »
  • This is just a small shrine compared to other Japanese shrines. You need to limb a fair amount of stairs, pass a tori to reach it. It has good views of the surroundings. Entry is free. If you don't...  more »
  • A beautiful relatively quiet, beach-side town not too far from Tokyo. If you go around Christmas and New Year they've set up illuminations all over the flower beds and observation tower. On clearer days Mt. Fuji is easily visible.
  • Good scenic views and ship ride to the caves. one day is more than enough to spend. often crowded to visit the Temples and Shrine.

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