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Yuigahama beach is well known as a great beach for swimming. The beach draws many visitors every summer as it is within walking distance of Kamakura Station that is a popular destination in Kanagawa prefecture. There are many attractive beach huts that offer shower facilities and meals for visitors. The beach is very popular throughout the year because of the calm water.
- Yuigahama, Kamakura-shi, Kanagawa
- Contact No.
- 15-min walk from Kamakura Station on JR Line
- Opening Hours / Holidays
- Open all the time
Swimming: 9:00-17:00 (from early July through early September every year)
- Official Website
- Time Required
- 60 minutes
- Admission fee
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Popular Beach for Swimming
Yuigahama is one of the most popular beaches in Kanagawa prefecture. Many visitors are drawn to this beach because of its good maintenance, convenient location and attractive facilities.
Chic Facilities on the Beach
Many beach facilities called umi no ie line the beach. They offer changing rooms, showers, lounges and restaurants. Many of them are open throughout the year, and each hut is unique and attractive.
Calm and Relaxing Beach
Yuigahama is a very calm beach where time goes by slowly. You can take a walk, play with your pet and just relax on the beach throughout the year. The tallest mountain in Japan, Mt. Fuji, can be seen on a sunny day from here.
Sacred Place of the Popular Anime "Slam Dunk"
Slam Dunk is a basketball comic that is very popular around the world especially among Asian countries. Since the railroad crossing has appeared on the opening scene of the animation, it draws many fans to take photos here.