Weather in Kanagawa. Actual conditions and forecast

Map of wind conditions for Kanagawa area

Map of Kanagawa temperature forecast

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Rain forecast for Kanagawa area

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More to see in Kanagawa
Kanagawa is one of the most modern and economically developed prefectures in Japan. Besides breathtaking natural landscapes, the region is home to many interesting cultural landmarks. The ancient city of Kamakura is an important landmark of not only the region but also the country in general. This is a must-visit destination for everyone interested in Buddhism and Shintoism because Kamakura is the location of two ancient temples, namely, Amanawa Shinmei Shrine and Sugimoto-dera. According to historical data, the temples were built in the 8th century AD. Don’t forget to visit the Great Buddha of Kamakura – a monumental bronze statue that is one of the highest Buddha statues in Japan. For many years, it was the second tallest statue in the country, with only the statue in the Todaiji Temple in Nara being ahead. Without a doubt, Tsurugaoka Hachimangū is the most famous Shinto temple in Kamakura. Built yet in the 11th century, the temple keeps amazing its numerous visitors. It is in wonderful condition for such an old building. There is a road that connects the main entrance to the coast. It is Wakamiya Ōji, which is particularly picturesque during the sakura blooming season. There are two charming ponds not far from the complex. These are Genji and Heike with fabulous lotus flowers. There is a bridge between the ponds. According to a legend, the person who can walk on this bridge without any help will have a long life. Engaku-ji is a gorgeous Zen Buddhist temple … Read further

Kanagawa guide chapters

Traditions and mentality of Kanagawa

The so-called Golden Week is very popular in Japan. April 29 and the following four days off in May are a typical time for travel and various family activities. If you plan to visit Kanagawa during this time of the year, be prepared to find all tourist areas filled with the Japanese from other prefectures. It is recommended to book tickets and a hotel room in advance because it will be virtually impossible to find … Open

Travel guide to Kanagawa

The region is famous for its natural attractions; interesting excursions take place along the Owakudani valley. It was formed about 3,000 years ago as a result of a volcanic eruption. Now, the main features of these places are hot sulfur springs. In some places they are so intense that they form real hot rivers. Also, in these places you can see a lot of interesting rock formations. On the territory of the valley, … Open

Shopping, streets and outlets

Mitsui Outlet Park Yokohama Bayside is considered the most famous outlet in Kanagawa. It occupies a complex of gorgeous buildings and looks more like an amusement center for the whole family. Indeed, visitors with children will not feel bored in this outlet. They can make a ride around Mitsui Outlet Park Yokohama Bayside in a cute train, visit pavilions with butterflies, and relax near a fountain. A broad range of … Open

Advices for travellers

5. Be prepared to keep small litter in your bag. Trash bins in Japan are mostly located in public areas, and there are bins for different types of waste. Don’t forget that throwing litter on the street will result in a big fine. 6. It is common to take off shoes before entering certain places. These are, for example, apartments, monasteries, and some restaurants in the national style. 7. Japanese laws … Open

Cuisine and top restaurants

Sanmamen is one of the variations of the traditional dish in the national cuisine. The name of this dish literally means “bean sprout noodles”. The classic recipe of this dish includes ramen – thick wheat noodles – that is boiled in soy sauce. The most typical vegetables in Sanmamen are bean sprouts, sliced carrot, cabbage, onion and scallion, and sweet pepper roasted in oil with spices. You can ask a sauce … Open

Attractions and active leisure

If you like attractions and mind-blowing racing, pay your attention to Yokohama Cosmo World. It is a popular theme park located in the city of Yokohama. In Yokohama Cosmo World, visitors can choose from a broad range of different attractions, starting from a giant Ferris wheel, the highest point of which offers an excellent panorama of the city, and up to a motordrome and thrilling rollercoasters. At a glance, the … Open

Climate in Japan and weather forecast - best seasons for visit

The monsoon type of climate prevails in the Ryukyu and Okinawa islands, hence the weather conditions mostly depends on the movement of the air masses. Winter here is also warm while summer is hot. With the arrival of winter, the temperature in all regions that are located on the Pacific coast significantly reduces but rarely falls below zero. In Northern Japan, snowy weather begins in the first days of December and lasts almost all winter, whereas precipitation is low in central Japan. In the southern part of Japan, there is no snow at all during winter. Spring in Japan is characterized by sunny and relatively warm weather. Air temperature virtually throughout the country already reaches 10°C. In April, the legendary cherry blossoms and apricot trees start to bloom, filling the air with fragrances. At the end of May, the air temperature in the warmest regions of the country can warm up to 30°C. … Open

Atmosphere of Japan: religion and languages

Linguists claim that at least 10 different variations of the Japanese language are used in the country. First of all, this state of affairs is connected with territorial peculiarities. For example, the islands were isolated and were forced to develop without external influence. All Japanese dialects differ in their vocabulary, morphology, and the use of certain parts of speech. Very rarely do dialects differ in pronunciation. The most distant directions of Japanese are the southern and northern dialects. Despite this, every citizen of Japan perfectly knows the classical Japanese language that is employed while teaching in school. … Open

Weather in the region of Kanagawa

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