Azuma Kofuji
Activities Sponsored Tohoku | Sendai

Hiking Azuma-kofuji: Little Fuji in Fukushima

Sponsored by Fukushima City Tourism and Convention Association Standing proudly with an elevation around 1700m is Azuma-kofuji (吾妻小富士), in Fukushima Prefecture. You may have already guessed from the name that this volcanic crater is a namesake to Mount Fuji, with ‘ko’ meaning little or child in Japanese,…
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Activities Sightseeing Sponsored Tokai | Nagoya

Shizuoka: Shrines Dedicated to Fujisan and a Lava Cave to the East of Mount Fuji

Sponsored by the Shizuoka Prefecture Tourism Association   To the east of Mount Fuji (Shizuoka Prefecture) there are three must-see places to visit if you have the opportunity: first Fuji Sengen-jinja and Suyama Sengen-jinja, two shrines dedicated to Princess Konohanasakuya, the Shintō divinity associated with Mount Fuji, and…
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Accommodation Sponsored Tokai | Nagoya

Izu Peninsula: My Night in a Ryokan of Kumomi Onsen, a Fishing Village

Sponsored by Shizuoka Prefectural Tourism Association Kumomi Onsen Kumomi Onsen (雲見温泉) is located on the west coast of the Izu Peninsula in Shizuoka Prefecture. It is a very little town, know for its excellent hot springs (hence the word “onsen,” which means “hot spring,” in its name),…
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Sightseeing Sponsored Tokai | Nagoya

Shizuoka: Shiraito Falls and Tanuki Lake to the West of Mount Fuji

Sponsored by Shizuoka Prefectural Tourism Association   Located in Shizuoka prefecture to the west of Mount Fuji, Tanuki Lake and Shiraito Falls are two stunning places you should go to see! The Fuji 4 main routes Fujinomiya—alongside Yoshida, Subashiri and Gotenba—is one of the four main…