The city of Sagamihara is located on a plateau in the Honshu island of Japan. Sagamihara is based in Kanagawa prefecture in close proximity to Tokyo. The growth of this Japanese city started since 1930s when the Japanese army settled their base there.
The main festival of Sagamihara city is Sagami which is a Giant Kite festival celebrated since the Edo period.
The festival has in recent years gained worldwide fame as some of the largest kites in the world are flown in this festival. The'Institute of Space and Aeronautical Science' and the Museum Dome Theater are the two places of significance in Sagamihara. The Sagamihara Campus which is also open for visitors is an exciting research laboratory dedicated to investigating the mysteries of Space.
Many famous companies call Sagamihara their home including the multi national company like Mitsubishi. Most of the citizens are employed in the electrical appliances industry and machinery producing companies. The city is well connected with the rest of Japan by a number of railway lines.
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Last Updated on: December 13th, 2017