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Address: 2 Enoshima, Fujisawa 251-0036, Kanagawa Prefecture
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I guess you need certain understanding of the history and the meaning of the place. The cave is created by the great nature. It's believed to be connected to Mt. Fuji. This is... read more

Reviewed 18 March 2017
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The view outside of the caves is amazing and free. The caves themselves are underwhelming and not really worth the 500 yen in my opinion. but support the cause and help them maintain the awesome walkways outside the caves that give you an amazing view of the crashing waves of Enoshima Island. The trek to the other side of the... More 

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457 reviews
315 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

I guess you need certain understanding of the history and the meaning of the place. The cave is created by the great nature. It's believed to be connected to Mt. Fuji. This is the origin of the Enoshima shrine. With the understanding, you can enjoy how precious this is. Great

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

I really loved visiting Enoshima caves. There are two natural caves which were historically turned into shrines. The caves today have statues and relics from those shrines. You don't need to leave much time to view the caves but they are definitely worth seeing!

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Thank Emma B
Yokosuka, Japan
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21 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 November 2016

I was SO excited to see the caves when my boyfriend and I spent the day in Enoshima. However, when I realized that they were artificial, I was so disappointed. Also, the insides aren't particularly interesting and it was very crowded. Not worth it. This was literally the only thing about Enoshima I didn't like.

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Thank usnwalker
Seattle, Washington
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142 reviews
70 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2016

I was initially hesitant to visit this attraction, due the warning of steep stairs in the brochure that came with my Eno-Pass (which I purchased for the use of the escalators early on). However, I decide to do the caves first before visiting the Samuel Cocking Gardens and the Sea Candle (all of which have admission included in the Pass),... More 

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Hampshire, UK
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60 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Summer in Japan is hot! Very, very hot, especially on an island south of Tokyo. Enoshima is an amazing island and the caves are very special. Legend saus that Beni tamed a dragon in these caves. The caves are lined with ancient little shrines and are lovely and cool in summer.

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1 Thank Natalie P
Oxford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2016

The caves are part of the Enoshima experience, so do see them if you are on the island. You are given a light to get you through the caves, and there are shrines and objects of interest inside. It is a cool damp place to visit on a hot day. The walk to get there is demanding but also provides... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 May 2016

I have been living in this are for 50 years and I really do not recommend to go down there and check out the cave. However, the way to Iwaya could be fun. This cave is located at the back of a small island called Enoshima. People used to believe that Sister dragons live there and there are shrines and... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

Be prepared to climb steps, the caves consist of 2 parts. You will be given a candle and explore, can see statues of different gods. The other, you would see the dragon statue which really feels like you are in dragon palace. Interesting walk.

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Perth, Australia
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Reviewed 7 April 2016

The caves were quite narrow and wet but was overall an easy walk. The first cave had us carry little candles on a paddle to walk through. There was water streaming down the sides of part of the cave. It is said that it leads to Mt Fuji which I find super fascinating and wished that it was explored more.... More 

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