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News 2024.04.11

Stroll and Savor: Ice Cream Delights on Azalea Hill, West Yokosuka

Embark on a delightful journey of flavors and exploration with ‘Stroll and Savor: Ice Cream Delights on Azalea Hill, West Yokosuka.’ Join us on April 23, 2024, as we begin the adventure from Misakiguchi Station and immerse ourselves in the joy of strolling amidst historic landmarks and stunning scenery.

About ‘Stroll and Savor: Ice Cream Delights on Azalea Hill’

Bask in the spring sun, enjoy the rich nature, and immerse yourself in the enduring history and culture of Yokosuka West. Savor the nostalgic scent of the pastures, indulge in soft-serve ice cream, and conclude your walk with a visit to the Nirvana painting at Tozenji Temple.

oman standing in a field of vibrant Azalea flowers.

Course Overview: Historic Landmarks & Scenic Views

Departure from Misakiguchi Station (Keikyu Line) → Bus to Hayashi Bus Stop → Shorenji Temple → Koshinto (Nagasaka Park) → Nagasaka Park (Restrooms available) → Sekiguchi Ranch → Sawayamaike Pond → Otawa Tsutsuji-no-oka Azalea Hill (Lunch) → Miurasho Hachimangu → Koshinto (Yamashinadai) → Tozenji Temple (Nirvana painting viewing) → Arrival at Minamitake Iriguchi Bus Stop (Finish)

Total: Approximately 7.5 km

Stroll and Savor Ice Cream Delights on Azalea Hill West Yokosuka: Checkpoints

Starting from Misakiguchi Station, we’ll visit temples, ponds, and a ranch for ice cream, and conclude the walk with a viewing of the Nirvana painting at Tozenji Temple.

A person holding an ice cream cone against a blue sky backdrop.

Misakiguchi Station (Keikyu Line)

Shimomiyada Hassemachi, Miura City, Kanagawa Prefecture

Hayashi Bus Stop

1 Miyukihama, Yokosuka City, Kanagawa Prefecture

Shorenji Temple

11-5 Ogino, Yokosuka City, Kanagawa Prefecture

Koshinto (Nagasaka Park)

4 Chome-14 Nagasaka, Yokosuka City, Kanagawa Prefecture

Nagasaka Park

3 Chome-31 Nagasaka, Yokosuka City, Kanagawa Prefecture

Sekiguchi Ranch

4 Chome-13-55 Nagasaka, Yokosuka City, Kanagawa Prefecture

Sawayama Pond

3 Chome-38 Nagasaka, Sawayama Pond Satoyama, Yokosuka City, Kanagawa Prefecture

Otawa Tsutsuji-no-oka Azalea Hill

5 Chome-5-2638 Otawa, Yokosuka City, Kanagawa Prefecture

Miurasho Hachimangu

5 Chome-2771 Otawa, Yokosuka City, Kanagawa Prefecture

Koshinto (Yamashinadai)

Yamashinadai, Yokosuka City, Kanagawa Prefecture


2 Chome-2213 Take, Yokosuka City, Kanagawa Prefecture

Minamitake Iriguchi Bus Stop

2 Chome-13 Take, Yokosuka City, Kanagawa Prefecture

Event Details: Stroll and Savor on Azalea Hill

Please note that advance booking is necessary for this event. Prepare for participation by referring to the following information.

DateApril 23, 2024 (Tuesday)
Time Table9:00 AM to Approximately 2:30 PM
Starting PointMisakiguchi Station, Keikyu Line
GoalMinamitake Iriguchi Bus Stop
Participation Fee¥500 (Elementary school students accompanied by a guardian are admitted free of charge.)
What to BringLunch, beverages, a picnic mat (and rain gear just in case), and any other necessary items.
Other Expenses1. Misakiguchi Station to Hayashi bus stop: ¥330
2. Minamitake Iriguchi Bus Stop to Yokosuka-Chuo Station: ¥400

In case of severe weather, this event will be canceled.

On the day of the event, you can confirm whether it will be held or not from the Yokosuka City Call Center website.
Yokosuka City Call Center Website
Phone: 046-822-2500 (7:15 AM to 8:00 PM)

Fully bloomed Azalea Hill with mountains and sky in the background.
Capacity50 participants
Official WebsiteYokosuka City Guide Association
Yokosuka City Tourism InformationYokosuka City Tourism Information Website
Contact<NPO Yokosuka City Guide Association Secretariat>
Phone: 046-822-8256
Fax: 046-827-1682

About the Application: How to & When

Participation in this tour requires advance registration.

Application Deadline

Must arrive by April 16th (Tuesday)

Vibrant pink and white azaleas covering Azalea Hill, set against a backdrop of mountains and a serene blue sky.

Application Method

Apply for the tour through the “Tour Registration” section at the top of the homepage on the official website.

Official Website

A person holding a smartphone in one hand and a glass of water on a table.

Notes on this Event

1. Additional costs such as transportation and admission fees are not included.

2. In case of oversubscription, participants will be selected via a lottery.

3. The event will be canceled in case of inclement weather.

4. Please wear comfortable, non-slip shoes (e.g., sneakers).

5. Compensation in the event of accidents will be within the scope of the insurance coverage provided by the City Guide Association.

Aerial view of Yokosuka featuring urban landscape, port area, and surrounding mountains.

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