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Information about features and places of interest along the route

No.1

Mitsui Outlet Park Yokohama Bayside

No.2

Yokohama Hakkeijima Sea Paradise

No.3

Uminokōen

No.4

Shomyo-ji Temple

No.5

Nojima-kōen

No.6

Kanagawa Prefectural Kanazawa Bunko Museum

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Mitsui Outlet Park Yokohama Bayside

Come and enjoy the fashionable yet reasonable shopping at the Mitsui Outlet Park. You will feel as if you are on Nantucket, a small island off the Atlantic coast of the United States. Besides shopping, you can enjoy one of the best marinas in Asian that faces the outlet park. Walk along the boardwalk at Bayside Marina and enjoy a leisurely meal while watching the boats ride at anchor.

Access: A 5-minute walk from Torihama Station on the Seaside Line.

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Yokohama Hakkeijima Sea Paradise

Take the family to the pleasure land at Yokohama Hakkeijima Sea Paradise and enjoy the sea theme park and the 3 aquariums. The Blue Fall, the Surf Coaster and other rides will thrill you, and you will love the merry-go-round. Experience a hands-on encounter with the living creatures of the sea at Fureai Lagoon. The entire island is a park to enjoy at your leisure.

Access: A 5-minute walk from Hakkeijima Station on the Seaside Line.

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Uminokōen

Uminokōen is a sandy, man-made beach where people come to swim and sunbathe. It extends for almost a kilometer. Behind the beach there is a broad grassy strip for jogging or walking. Families can feel secure, knowing that their small children can play safely. Digging for clams and using the barbeque facilities are other enjoyable activities.

Access: Take the Seaside line, get off at Uminokōen-Shibaguchi Station or Uminokōen-Minamiguchi Station, and you are there.

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Shomyo-ji Temple

Shomyo-ji was founded during the Kamakura period and belongs to the Shingon Ritsu sect of Buddhism. It is the ancestral temple of the Kanesawa Hojo family. Its ancient Jodo-style garden with two vermillion bridges, one flat and the other arched, is beautiful. Within the temple grounds it is a pleasure to view the scenery as it changes from season to season. In the spring the cherry trees are in full bloom and make a tunnel along the approach from the red gate to the temple. Crowds of people gather to view the cherry blossoms.

Access: A 15-minute walk from Uminokōen-Minamiguchi Station on the Seaside Line.

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Nojima-kōen

A park where you can enjoy the open exercise space, the baseball fields, the campground, and the barbeque and other facilities. Nojima, which is known for Hiroshige’s picture, “Evening Glow at Nojima,” is an island that floats in Hiragata Bay. On a clear day the faraway Tanzawa Range, Mt. Fuji and the Boso Peninsula can be seen from the observation tower on top of the hill.

Access: A 5-minute walk from the Nojima-kōen Station on the Seaside Line.

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Kanagawa Prefectural Kanazawa Bunko Museum

This is a library created by Sanetoki Hojo, a warrior that was important during the Kamakura period. Today it is a museum that contains many books and valuable objects that are related to the Kamakura period. The display of art objects, ancient documents and other items includes designated national treasures. The museum is adjacent to the grounds of Shomyo-ji Temple.

Access: A 15-minute walk from Uminokōen-Minamiguchi Station on the Seaside Line.

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