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Surf Shonan Japan’s Most Famous surfing beach

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Surf at Shonan Japan’s Most Famous surfing beach

Fujisawa is a city just an hour by train south of Tokyo. Located on Japan’s Pacific coast, this city was once voted the most comfortable to live in in all of Japan. With miles of beautiful beach, decent waves. The beach towns of Shonan, Shichirigahama, and Tsujido are all known for their steady, surfable waves in Japan. Shonan is one of the closest decent surfing beaches to Tokyo and Yokohama. It’s the most crowded surfing beach in Japan.

Shonan offers both reef and beach breaks. Even cold days with relatively small waves can draw crowds of surfers. Around 1 million people in Japan identify themselves as surfers.


July 19, 2015