Komakado Kazaana cave in Mt.Fuji
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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Sightseeing Sponsored Tokai | Nagoya

Atami: Impressive Ocean View, Ancient Onsen and Much More

Sponsored by the Shizuoka Prefecture Tourism Association   Located right where the ocean and mountains meet, Atami has emerged as a major gateway to the Shizuoka prefecture. A 40-minute Shinkansen ride separates Atami from Japan’s capital city—close enough for it to be a perfect, casual weekend getaway, but far…
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Koshinetsu | Nagano Sightseeing Sponsored

Discover the Meguro Residence, a Farmer’s House in Snowy Uonuma

Sponsored by UONUMA City Tourist Association   The Meguro Residence is located in Uonuma, a charming small town in Niigata prefecture. It is surrounded by beautiful mountains and in winter the city encounters heavy snowfall. Uonuma is famous for the artwork by Uncho Ishikawa, the ‘Michelangelo…
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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),…
A mount fuji view from Lake Tanuki
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…
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Nanatsugama Caves – Explore Magnificent Caves in Karatsu

Sponsored by Saga Prefectural Tourism Federation Nanatsugama Caves The Nanatsugama (“Seven pots”) Caves are located in Karatsu, in the Saga-prefecture of Kyushu. Rough waves have been eroding a huge lava plateau made from basalt for many years, consequently creating these incredible caves. The largest of the…