Isehara-city is located in almost the center of Kanagawa Prefecture and is surrounded by rich nature.  

Mount Oyama, a symbol of Isehara-city, has been regarded as a holy mountain and place of worship for many years. In the Edo period, Oyama became a popular place where people came to enjoy visiting shrines and temples, the excursion being called ‘Oyama-mairi’, meaning Oyama worship visit.  

This Oyama-mairi is listed as a Japanese heritage site, being recognized for its cultural value. There are many old shrines and temples in the city, showing depth of history and culture.  

Please enjoy Isehara-city surrounded by history, culture and rich nature.

Beware of bear in Oyama.