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Old Mar 17, 19, 4:40 am
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Originally Posted by evergrn View Post
Kanagawa has always been my favorite prefecture in Kanto, if not all of Jpn.
First-time visitor to Jpn will probably want to stay in Tokyo but, over time, it wouldn't surprise me if Kanagawa comes to grow on you. It's got Shonan's sunny beaches, Hakone and onsens, Minatomirai, Chinatown, Kawasaki which is a very multi-faceted and underrated town, and many great chic urban developments where I find it to be much more relaxing to hang out in and get all the shopping done at than in Tokyo.
But you drive. And I’m pretty sure that plays a big part in how you view Kawasaki/Kanagawa and how you and your family make the most of it.

Don’t get me wrong, I’m very fond of Kanagawa, but my view is that it is easier as somewhere to get to than as a base for anyone dependent on public transport.

Last edited by LapLap; Mar 17, 19 at 4:46 am
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