Zushi, Kanagawa

Zushi (Japanese逗 子 市, -shi ) is a city in south-eastern Kanagawa Prefecture. Zushi is located south of Tokyo on the Miura Peninsula on the Sagami Bay. Zushi was appointed on April 15, 1954 to the city.

Zushi is known that the elite from Tokyo has second homes here. The most famous is the Governor Shintaro Ishihara of Tokyo Prefecture.

In Zushi many U.S. military personnel live in Ikego. Ikego was formerly an ammunition magazine of the imperial navy. It extends be used as living areas over 2.8 square kilometers of which 0.8 km ². Ikego was opened in April 1996 and consists of 854 living quarters with about 3400 families. It is located 12 km from the Yokosuka Naval Base.


Zushi has two major railway stations. On Zushi Zushi station located in the center holds the Yokosuka Line and the new railway station located in the south the Keikyu Zushi line.

  • National Road 134
  • National Road 16

Sons and daughters of the town

  • Nobuteru Ishihara ( politician)

Adjacent Cities and Towns

  • Kamakura
  • Yokosuka
  • Hayama


  • Japan Shibukawa, Japan, since 1979
  • Portugal Nazaré, Portugal, since 2004