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Futamatagawa is a city in Kanagawa prefecture, part of Yokohama city.


In 1889, Futamatagawa was created as "Futamatagawamura". In 1926, Futamatagawa station was built, and still serves quite a lot of passengers every day.

Get in[edit]

Go from Tokyo Station to Yokohama Station in JR Toukaidou line (東海道線), transfer to Sotetsu line (相鉄線) at Yokohama Station, it takes about 50 minutes and costs ¥650.

Get around[edit]


  • [dead link] Child nature park (こども自然公園), +81 45 -311-2016.  It is a very big park. It takes 10 minutes to walk from the station. Child nature park is loved by many people from old. Before, there was not park but pond. There is made a 1700. And, it is said that cooked by the water of this pond in tsurugamine battle. "gennzibotaru" lives in there. So, there is admitted as the Yokohama City specification natural monument Now, in spring, cherry blossoms are very beautiful.So, many people come to see cherry blossom every year.
  • Zoorashia, +81 45 -959-1000. (ズーラシア) It is a zoo. Take a train from Futamatagawa station to Mutukyou station, and then a bus from Mitukyou station. It is a little distance from Futamatagawa station. "Zoorashia"is beautiful zoo. There are many animals. In especially, there is Okapi in the zoorashia. Okapi is very rare animal. Okapi is interesting. Because, face is giraffe and body is zebura. You will be interested in this. You will enjoy there.
  • Nagamasatera, +81 45 -391-1379. (長昌寺) It takes 30 minutes to walk from the station. This is "Soudoushu temple". Soudoushu means that there is religion name. Soudoushu says "namusyakamunibutsu" and pray. Many people visit this temple that they strike the temple bell toll on New Year's Eve. Everyone can strike the temple bell toll if you line up. And, you can drink the sweet drink made from fermented rice for free.


  • Manngakissa offtime (漫画喫茶 オフタイム), +81 45 -364-7743. It is 10 minutes walk from the station. There are many kind of comic. You can read mannga freely and use Internet. And, you can drink freely, too.And, this is the private room. If you read comic or use Internet for 2 hours, you pay ¥400. It is very cheap. It is a good place to relax.
  • Central fitness club (セントラルフィットネスクラブ), +81 45 -391-7211.   It takes 2 minutes to walk from the station. Central fitness club is gim. You can enjoy many kinds of sports. For example, tennis, squash, golf, sauna bath, pool, etc. But, it is a little expensive. It costs ¥5000-8000.
  • Ukki-tsuushin karaoke (うっきー通信カラオケ), +81 45 -365-6390. It takes 5 minutes to walk from the station. There are from big to small room. And, you can eat many foods in there.


  • [formerly dead link] Jupiter, +81 45 -362-1431. (ジュピター) It takes 1 minute to walk from the station. You can buy food of the world. For example, you can buy maple cookies, chocolate, pasta, wine etc. There are many rare foods. In there, you can buy coffee.


  • Shitateya, +81 45 -360-8115. (仕立て屋)  It takes 1 minute to walk from the station. Shitateya is a small restaurant of Japanese food. All dishes are very delicious. Deep-fried oysters are so delicious.
  • Petite fleur (プチ・フルール), +81 45 -365-3566. It is a small cake shop. It takes 1 minute to walk from the station. Cake is very delicious. The shortcake is especially delicious.
  • Kirari, +81 45 -360-8839. (きらり) It is rice ball shop. It takes 1 minute to walk from station. There are many kinds of rice balls. All rice balls are very delicious. There are miso soup in there. It is delicious, too.


  • Marron field cafe (マロン フィールド カフェ), +81 45 -363-6332.  It takes 1 minute to walk from station. It is very near the station. It is very quiet shop, and it is very calm. It is coffee shop. But, This is not only coffee but also pasta, cake and sandwich.



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