Located at the southeastern part of Miura Peninsula in Kanagawa Prefecture, this food-lover's destination brims with local foods such as fresh tuna and farm vegetables.
The Miura Coast is a long beach known for its seaside resorts. During the annual Miura Kaigan Firework Festival held in early August, you can watch 3,000 fireworks go off while lying on the spacious beach. It is also known for its abundant seafood such as tuna in Misaki and mackerel in Matsuwa, and for its farms growing tasteful vegetables such as cabbage, watermelon and daikon radish. Waiwai-ichi Market held every second and fourth Saturday of the month is brimming with vegetables just harvested from the farms that morning, seasonal vegetables, marine catches and produce from mountainous areas. The area has a number of great restaurants, too, where you can enjoy seafood fresh from the boat, attracting gourmands from the Tokyo and Yokohama areas. About 75 minutes by train from Shinagawa Station on the Keihin Kyuko Line; get off at Miura Kaigan Station.