Placeholder Image

Subtitles section Play video

  • Nestled in Sagami Bay not far from Tokyo lies the alluring island of Enoshima

  • Only a stone's throw from Kamakura's Great Buddha statue

  • this islet is a tourist paradise

  • boasting everything from stunning vistas to shrines and traditional streets.

  • What's more the entire area is well connected

  • by the Odakyu train network making it a convenient side trip from Tokyo

  • I was eager to try for myself

  • I'm Sam Evans, staff writer for japan-guide.com

  • and today I'll be making this trip a reality

  • From Tokyo's Shinjuku Station

  • I'll ride along the Odakyu Line in the coveted Romance Car

  • to Katase- Enoshima in neighboring Kanagawa Prefecture

  • from where I'll make the short walk over

  • the bridge to the island

  • After experiencing what Enoshima has to offer

  • I'll take the Enoden train to Hase Station

  • and conclude my journey at Kamakura's celebrated Great Buddha Statue

  • So follow along as we spend the day in enchanting Enoshima and Kamakura

  • We're at Odakyu Shinjuku Station

  • and we're about to get on the romance car to Enoshima

  • Now this is the most convenient way to make this journey

  • So let's get on board

  • So we're finally about to arrive on Enoshima Now if you look behind me

  • that is the island itself Now there's an important shrine and plenty

  • of other things to do

  • So let's cross the bridge and explore

  • From Enoshima we're going to take the Enoden train

  • to see the Great Kamakura Buddha statue

  • one of the three most celebrated bronze buddha statues in all of Japan

  • And that concludes our trip through the area

  • Thanks for joining me

  • I hope this video has been enjoyable and perhaps even inspires some ideas

  • should you decide to plan a trip to this area For more information about Enoshima and Kamakura

  • or to watch another video click the links on the screen now or head

  • over to japan-guide.com your comprehensive up-to-date travel guide

  • first-hand from Japan

  • Thanks for watching

  • be sure to subscribe and click the notification bell

  • for more videos about Japan

  • Happy travels

Nestled in Sagami Bay not far from Tokyo lies the alluring island of Enoshima

Subtitles and vocabulary

Operation of videos Adjust the video here to display the subtitles

B2 US kamakura buddha tokyo trip statue shinjuku

Easy Day Trip from Tokyo, Enoshima & Kamakura | japan-guide.com

  • 46 0
    luna.chou posted on 2020/02/25
Video vocabulary