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Miura (三浦) is a city in Kanagawa, covering the southernmost part of the Miura Peninsula.


In Miura, some old remains have been excavated. The old row of houses along a city street, have been sometimes displayed in dramas & photography. Miura is in the countryside, and there are many fields in Miura, which are mainly used to grow vegetables.

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Take the Keihin-Kyūkō Line from Shinagawa to Misakiguchi (the terminus). The limited express takes about 75 minutes and costs ¥900.

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The Miura Peninsula (三浦半島) extends like an appendage into Pacific, guarding the mouth of Tokyo Bay. While Yokosuka and Kamakura lie on either side of the base of the peninsula, the lower region has numerous small towns and beaches on the coastline.

  • The long, curving Miura Beach (三浦海岸) on the southern edge is a popular resort spot. When summer comes to Miura Beach, a lot of beach huts spring up. You can eat many foods in these beach huts, for example seafood, meats, noodles and so on. At the end of August, fireworks displays take place at Miura Beach. This is a very interesting event. The fireworks at Miura Beach are very beautiful and enjoyed by many. If you go to Miura Beach at the end of August, make sure you stay to see the fireworks.
  • Keikyu Aburatsubo Marine Park (京急油壺マリンパーク), [1]. On the west coast, has the the usual attractions such as penguins and dolphins performing for spectators, though animal welfare issues are a concern.
  • Jōgashima (城ヶ島) is a small island lying just off the extremity of the Miura Peninsula, connected by a short bridge to the mainland. It offers a good day's worth of wading in tide pools full of marine life, relaxing on the beaches, and hiking on trails through heavy bamboo thickets. There are two lighthouses on the island and a park on the eastern side, from which you can see the southern Boso Peninsula in Chiba prefecture. The island has plenty of seafood restaurants and a resort hotel. To get to Jogashima, take the Keikyu Line (from Shinagawa via Yokohama) to the end of the line at Misakiguchi, then catch the #9 bus.
  • Kenzaki lighthouse (剣崎灯台) is one of the sightseeing spots that Miura should see. Kenzaki lighthouse is the historical building. Kenzaki lighthouse is a wonderful place and you can see the sea in Kenzaki lighthouse.

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In Miura Beach (三浦海岸) , people are able to swim in the summer season. This beach is a popular spot during summer. This beach is often used for fishing. In the summer season, seaside clubhouses are built at the beach. These houses sell many types of food, and summer goods.

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There are many specialties in Miura. These are very delicious.

  • Tuna is famous for fish of Miura. The tuna is a specialty of Miura. There are a lot of shops giving the cooking of the tuna. Many shops gather to "Misaki".
  • Japanese radish (大根) is a special product of Miura. There are many farms in Miura.
  • Watermelon is a special product of Miura. This is sweet and very delicious.

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Since there are no drinking bars in Miura city, use one of the millions of juice-vending machines for a nice, cold drink.

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  • Maholova Minds Miura (マホロバマインズ三浦)is a resort hotel in miura. By train, take Keihin Kyuko from Sinagawa to Miurakaigan.(62min.) By car, is about 15 minutes from Yokohama/Yokosuka Sahara IC. A pick-up bus of Maholova Minds hotel comes to the Miurakaigan station. Tel 046 - 889 - 8900


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