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Kanagawa

Kanagawa map Yokohama HakoneLake Ashi
Kanagawa Prefecture is located in Kanto region. The capital is Yokohama-city. Kamakura is ancient capital city of Kamakura period. There are many historical temples and shrines, with its monumental outdoor bronze big statue of Amida Buddha.
Shonan-coast, facing on Sagami-bay is well-known as swimming beach and marine sports.
Royal family has villa in Hayama.
Commodore Matthew Perry landed in Kanagawa in 1853 and 1854 and signed the Convention of Kanagawa to force open Japanese ports to the United States. Yokohama is the 2nd city in Japan by population and a one of the major port city.
Hakone is within the borders of the volcanically active Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park, centered on Lake Ashi, Most famous onsen area.
Yokosuka, closer to the mouth of Tokyo Bay, developed as a naval port and now serves as headquarters for the U.S. 7th Fleet and the fleet operations of the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force.
Kawasaki and Yokohama is Keihin industrial area, many factories of Fujitsu, Toshiba in Kawasaki, Nissan in Yokohama.
1-13-10, Sanshin Building 2A, Hatchobori, Chuo-ku, Tokyo, Japan