Enoshima Island, the venue for the Olympics and Paralympics for the second time in 2020

by Eri

Enoshima Island, the venue for the Olympics and Paralympics for the second time in 2020  

Going to be the second time.... 

Enoshima Island is a popular seaside resort close to Kamakura and visited by many tourists all year around. And the island will be an even more exciting place in 2020.

" The picturesque Island ", Enoshima was chosen as the sailing venue for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics by the IOC on June 8th.

Enoshima Island, the venue for the Olympics and Paralympics for the second time in 2020

It was fifty-one years ago.....

Enoshima Island was the Olympic harbor for the 1964 Summer Olympics. The site is located on the east side of the island and you can enjoy strolling around the area and feel the excitement of the days.

Enoshima Island, the venue for the Olympics and Paralympics for the second time in 2020

Enoshima Island, the venue for the Olympics and Paralympics for the second time in 2020

The perfect place for the event

Enoshima Island is located a little off shore from the beach in Fujisawa city. Surrounded by clean sea water of Sagami Bay and with Mt. Fuji viewed in the distance, the island sure will be the perfect place for the games and welcome people from all over the world!

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12 Jun 2015


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Hello! I'm Eri. I'm originally from Iwate prefecture, and now I live in Fujisawa city, a popular seaside resort close to Kamakura. I've been guiding overseas tourists around Kamakura for several years. I really enjoy meeting people from all over the world and introducing the attractions of historical and present-day Kamakura and my neighborhood Enoshima Island. I look forward to meeting you soon!


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