Closure and Cancellation due to COVID-19 concerns

Signs of spring are here and there, however, towns are unusually quiet due to COVID-19 concerns.

Here is quick info to whom is wondering what's going on around Kamakura, Enoshima, and neighboring towns Zushi, Hayama, Yokosuka, and Miura area.

【CLOSED】
(Kamakura)
・Kamakura City Tourist Information Center: Mar. 2- until further notice
・Kamakura Kokuhokan (National Treasure) Musem: until further notice
・Kamakura Museum of History and Culture: Feb. 28- until further notice
・Kamakura Museum of Literature: Feb. 28- until further notice
・Kaburaki Kiyotaka Memorial Art Museum: Feb. 28- until further notice
・Kamakura City Kawakita Film Museum: Feb. 28- until further notice
・The Museum of Modern Art, Kamakura: Mar. 4- until further notice
・Kamakurabori Museum: Mar. 2- until further notice
・Kita-Kamakura Old Private House Museum: Mar. 4- until further notice
・Hiking trails in Kamakura area (due to damage from typoons that hit the area last fall)

(Enoshima)
・Enoshima Aquarium: Mar. 3- until further notice

(Hayama)
・The Museum of Modern Art, Hayama: Mar. 4- until further notice
・Toshun Yamaguchi Memorial Hall: Mar. 4- until further notice

(Yokosuka)
・Yokosuka Museum of Art: Mar. 4- until further notice

Most of the public facilities such as libraries, community centers, swimming pools, and gyms in the areas above are temporary closed. 

【CANCELLED】
(Kamakura)
・Kamakura Festival
(Enoshima)
・Shonan Enoshima Spring Festival
(Yokosuka)
・Japan-US Spring Festival
・Tsukayama park Sakura Festival
・Kinugasa Sakura Festival
・Kinugasa Iris Festival
・Funakoshi-Nango Park Sakura Festival
・Kita-Kurihama Sakura Festival
・Karin-maru Festival
(Miura)
・Misaki Morning Market: Mar. 8 & Mar. 15
・Kaneda Bay Morning Market: til the end of Mar.
・ANA Windsurfing World Cup
*Miura Beach Sakura Festival has ended on Mar.1 instead of 8th.

 

*Source;
・Kamakura City Tourist Association website (Japanese);

 https://www.trip-kamakura.com/article/7976.html

・Fujisawa City Tourist Association website (Japanese);
   https://www.fujisawa-kanko.jp

・Zushi City Tourist Association website (Japanese);
   http://www.zushitabi.jp

・Hayama Town website (English);
   https://translation2.j-server.com/LUCHYMT/ns/tl.cgi/https://www.town.hayama.lg.jp/soshiki/seisaku/osirase/10305.html?SLANG=ja&TLANG=en&XMODE=0&XJSID=0&fbclid=IwAR1c9eaW3FI3slyIWAc-AspvA4GSfZ_WpR4TaVp-3zoeDIC6WELSRinQNVQ

・Yokosuka City Tourism Association website (Japanese);
   http://yokosuka-kanko.com/calendar/

・Miura City Tourist Association website (Japanese)
   https://www.miura-info.ne.jp

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