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Kawasaki Travel Guide, Japan

This area of Japan has three cities creating one of the most densely populated areas in the world. The cities in this area Tokyo, Yokohamia, and nestled between them is Kawasaki. This area presents a fusion of history with modern socieity. The city of Kawasaki serves as a suburb to the heavy bustle of Tokyo. This is a heavily industrialized hub along Tokyo Bay. At the mouth of Tama River is Kawasaki.

From Tokyo Central Station you use the JR Railway system, taking the train to Kawasaki. There is a scenic rest area along the Aqualine with an observation deck, shopping, and food places. This expressway is known as the Aqualine, laying half under Tokyo Bay and half on a bridgeway above the sea. The southern industrial section of Kawasaki and Kisarau, small farming and fishing town are linked. The plarform off the JR Tsurumi line is built over the ocean's edge. This platform provides a great view, but no fishing is allowed.

There is a natural hot spa with brown water here. It is said those that bathe here will leave with very smooth skin. The main mineral of this water is Sodium Bicarbonate with temperatures ranging from 39 to 44 degrees Centigrade.

Another hot spring in the area is the Yokoyama Yu-land Hot Springs with mineral-heavy waters coming from 1,500 meters underground. The temperatures range from 38-42 degrees Centigrade. The waters heavy with Sodium Chloride are Hypertonic with a pH 7.4 acidity level come in jacuzzi massages, and coloured baths for children.

Ikegami Honmonji Temple Gardens boasts of a beautiful private garden outside the temples. These can be viewed from a rest house in the Temple premises. This area is known for being an industrialized hub, but there is natural beauty and gardens to explore.

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