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Quaint Railway

Being on a train in Japan becomes a regular part of life for the savvy traveler. Forget driving... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2018
Brian G
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Fallbrook, California
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The only way to travel from Kamakura to Enoshima!

The "Enoden" is a great way to see things along the beach when you want to go to Enoshima (the... read more

Reviewed 21 June 2018
Canmaninjapan
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Kamakura, Japan
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Get on early off peak and enjoy the views. Very popular at weekends and during holidays so avoid these times. You can use suica/pasmo to travel on this line.

Thank Chris G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the day pass enabled us to just stop and ride again. it is very convenient as the attractions are pretty near to the stations.

Thank justgoanywhere
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This railway reminded me of a Ghibli movie. Very cute train that runs along the coast. Nice experience and convenient!

Thank Deniz E
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Very nice day trop from Fujisawa to Kamakura. Of you start Fujisawa it takes about 40 minutes for the 15 stations. In Kamakura you can walk to the various shrines. Special tor for me is via the hicking track to the great Budha. If you...More

Thank whisky-sierra
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Being on a train in Japan becomes a regular part of life for the savvy traveler. Forget driving. The train is usually only a few steps away pretty much every where you are. JR trains are often 18 cars long and often packed with commuters....More

Thank Brian G
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

Bought a day pass for the ride of this railway. Enjoyed the sea view along with this. It’s really close to the local residential area. You can almost touch with a reaching hand but it’s dangerous. (Don’t do this!)

Thank unochau
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Not the most impressive thing in my trip to Japan, but I would recommend it as an competentlay run activity as well as fun and impressive at times.

Thank Trail792690
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

This emblematic railroad gives away a “retro” vibe, we took it to come from Kamakura to Hase station first, where the Great Buddha statue and Hasedera temple are situated. It’s a regular railway line, so it could get rather crowded, but it’s charm lays elsewhere....More

Thank CatherineBulg
Reviewed 21 June 2018

The "Enoden" is a great way to see things along the beach when you want to go to Enoshima (the island with the lighthouse...which you should go check out). It is rather cheap, and helps you avoid any traffic. It is historical in the way...More

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Reviewed 19 June 2018

It was fun riding this little electric train between Kamakura and Hase when we visited the Great Buddha. It was relaxing and enjoyable as the train goes along the narrow passageway with houses and villages on both sides.

Thank ROCruiser
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Take the Enoden to Hase station, and then walk; or just walk from the station westward (that's a half an hour walk)
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