Yokosuka Travel Guide

Event 2022.04.27

“Yokosuka Route Museum” Ekikara Hiking course

This is the third in a series of opportunities to experience the so called Yokosuka Route Museum, a voyage of discovery of the history, culture, and natural surroundings of Yokosuka.

This time, you will discover the Kinugasa area, a place associated with the Miura clan.
It will start from the JR Kinugasa Station.


DateFriday, April 15 – Tuesday, May 31, 2022.
Sunday 22 May is cancelled as the Kinugasa Administrative Centre is closed all day.
LocationDepart from, and return to, the JR Kinugasa Station
Registration is at the Kinugasa Community Centre on the 2nd floor of the Kinugasa Administrative Centre.
Official websiteEast Japan Railway Company
Contact usTourism Division, Culture, Sports and Tourism Department, Yokosuka City
Weekdays: 9am – 5pm,

Office for station based hiking.
Weekdays: 10am – 5pm,
Saturdays, Sundays, and public holidays: 9 am – 12 pm

Organizer:East Japan Railway Company
Co-organizer:Yokosuka Action Committee for Attracting Visitors and Promoting Appeal the Kannonzaki Keikyu Hotel

About the event

1.Please go directly to the Kinugasa Community Centre, on the 2nd floor of the Kinugasa Administrative Centre between 9:00 and 11:30.
Please note that parking and bicycle parking are not available

2.Register using the ‘Hiking from the station’ app
Download the app, press the ‘Join a course’ button and select the course you wish to participate in. The app will confirm registration with ‘Participation accepted’.

For more information about the Hiking from Stations app, click here.
Course maps are available at the Kinugasa Community Centre.

3.Let’s start hiking.
Begin your hike following the course map
Start during the same day’s registration time and complete the course before the finish time

Ekikara Hiking course

JR Kinugasa Station → Kinugasa Community Centre (start) → Manjoji Temple → Chikata Shrine → Ancient ruins of Yakuouji Temple → Harakirimatsu Park → Seiunji Temple → Daizenji Temple → Kinugasa Castle Site → 
Kinugasa Castle ruins → Mt Kinugasa Park Observatory → Kinugasa Shrine (goal) →
JR Kinugasa Station
<Length of Journey is approximately 6.5km>.