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Simoda Tourism Association
22 days ago
Hello to all COOL JAPAN VIDEOS viewers! This is the Shimoda City Tourism Association. Shimoda City, Shizuoka Prefecture is located at the southern tip of the Izu Peninsula in Shizuoka Prefecture. With a population of about 20,000 people (as of January 2024 (Reiwa 6)), Shimoda City is known for its beautiful landscapes surrounded by the sea and mountains. ◇◆◇◆Introducing the history of Shimoda City◆◇◆◇ Shimoda City played an important role in history as a place that inspired Japan to open up to the rest of the world. Known as the land of The Land of Perry's arrival, the Shimoda Kaikoku Museum, which conveys its historical background to the present, is a must see spot. ◇◆◇◆Sightseeing spots to visit in Shimoda City◆◇◆◇ Surrounded by the nature of the sea and mountains, Shimoda City has many recommended sightseeing spots. In this First Post of the COOL JAPAN VIDEOS, we will briefly introduce some of them. ・Shimoda Underwater Aquarium Use the natural cove of Shimoda, the aquarium is about the size of one Tokyo Dome, where you can interact with a variety of sea creatures. You can enjoy the appearance of creatures growing in an environment close to nature right in front of you. ・Shirahama Ohama Coast (Shirahama Coast) The crystal clear emerald green sea and beautiful white sand make it one of the most beautiful beaches in Japan. Nearby beaches also offer marine activities such as surfing, sea kayaking and diving. ・Ryugong Grotto It is a cave with a skylight with a diameter of about 50 m with a mysterious atmosphere that is also popular as a power spot. If you look down on the cave from above, you can see the heart-shaped terrain, so it is also popular as a photogenic photo spot. Perry Road It is the road where Perry, who came on a black ship at the end of the Tokugawa shogunate, marched, and it is a tourist spot full of retro history that retains the atmosphere of that time. ・Shirahama Shrine It is the oldest shrine in the Izu area with a history of 2,400 years, and it is a sacred tourist spot that is also a Power Spot with the benefits of Marriages and Romantic Power. ・Black Ship Sightseeing Boat / Izu Cruise Sightseeing boat Black Ship "Sasukehana" You can enjoy the beautiful scenery of Shimoda Port from the sea. ・Roadside Station Kaigoku Shimoda Minato The terrace offers a panoramic view of Shimoda Port. There are many local Souvenirs in the store, and there is a wide variety of seafood, especially Kinmedai. ・Mt. Nesugata Nature Park It is a park that can be visited by the Shimoda Ropeway for a total length of 540m, and you can overlook Shimoda Port from the observatory. You can also enjoy seasonal flowers in the park. ◇◆◇◆Shimoda City's Specialty Products and Local Gourmet ◆◇◆◇ Shimoda City in Shizuoka Prefecture is a land blessed with fresh seafood. Seafood gourmet food is popular, and especially "Igenda ni miso nabe", "Kinme croquette", "Sanma sushi", "Tokoroten", "Ise shrimp", "Kinmedai" and "hijiki" are gems that you should definitely try when you visit Shimoda City. ◇◆◇◆Events and festivals in Shimoda City◆◇◆◇ Shimoda City hosts a variety of popular festivals, events, and functions throughout the year. Here are some of the most popular festivals in Shimoda City. ・Shirahama Sea Festival Noryo Fireworks Display At the fireworks festival held at Shirahama Ohama Beach, 1173 marine fireworks were launched in 2023 (Reiwa 5). ・Shimoda Drum Festival It is an annual festival at Shimoda Hachiman Shrine, which has been handed down for about 400 years, and more than 14 Drum and Mikoshi (portable shrine) carrying Drum and lanterns parade through the town of Shimoda. ・Hand-held fireworks The traditional hand-held fireworks held at Kawachi Suwa Shrine in the Inabusawa District are handmade using a manufacturing method that has been passed down since ancient times. ◇◆◇◆Enjoy the wonderful scenery of Shimoda City, Shizuoka Prefecture◆◇◆◇ There are many attractions of Shimoda City, such as tourist spots rich in nature, tourist spots where you can experience Japanese history firsthand, abundant leisure facilities, a full range of marine activities, and heartwarming minshuku and hotels that will heal the fatigue of your trip. We will continue to deliver recommended information on Shimoda City, Shizuoka Prefecture, so please Fun!
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  • Shimoda
  • Izu Peninsula/Izu Archipelago
  • Shimoda Port
  • Shimoda Underwater Aquarium
  • Ryugu Cave
  • perry road
  • Shirahama Beach
  • Shirahama Shrine (Shirahama Shrine)
  • Ferry / Cruise ship
  • Roadside Station Kaikoku Shimoda Port
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Atami Tourism Association
Mar. 16, 2024
* There is a possibility that the service will be suspended due to wind conditions, so please contact us in advance * In conjunction with the "Atami Marine Fireworks Festival" on Wednesday, March 20, 2024, a fireworks cruise ship will be operated limited to the first 150 people on the day. Why don't you watch the 3,000 fireworks that color the night sky of Atami from the extraordinary space of being on a boat with no obstruction? Why don't you make it one of your spring break memories? We look forward to seeing you on board. Date: Wednesday, March 20, 2024 19:50 departure ~ fireworks viewing (20:20 ~ 20:40) ~ Scheduled to return around 20:50 Boarding location: Atami Port (Hatsushima-bound boarding ticket Uriba) * Tickets will go on sale from 19:10 (limited to the first 150 people on the day) Price: 2,800 yen for adults, 1,400 yen for children *Free for preschoolers How to buy tickets/ Tickets will be sold at the waiting area Window on the day of the event. Please come to the Window between 19:10~19:40. Inaugural Vessel / Ile de Vacance Premier * It may be canceled due to weather conditions on the day and other reasons. Thank you for your understanding. Contact: Fuji-Q Marine Resort Tel: 0557-81-0541
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  • Fireworks
  • Atami Fireworks Festival
  • Ship/Boat
  • Ferry / Cruise ship
  • Coast/Beach/Sea
  • Instagrammable
  • Photography
  • Great view
  • Photogenic
  • Atami Onsen
  • ...and 8 others
Tomakomai Tourism Association
Feb. 13, 2024
■━━━━━━━□ ┃ Event Information ┃ □━━━━━━━■ ━━━━━━━━━━━*\Meet at Sapporo Chikaho on weekends! /*━━━━━━━━━━━ "Ferry PR Event" 📅 Date & Time:2024.02.17(Sat)~02.18(Sun) 10:00 ~ 17:00 🎈 Location: Sapporo Underground Walking Space Relaxation Space (near Entrance 9 above ground) ━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━ If you follow the Social Media (Instagram/Facebook) of the Tomakomai Port Ferry Use Promotion Council, a lottery will be held in which you can participate! 🥳 There will also be balloon gifts and a lottery for Toma Chop goods, so be sure to ✨ come and visit Chikaho For details, please see the Social Media (Instagram/Facebook) of the Tomakomai Port Ferry Use Promotion Council! 💻
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  • Japan
  • Hokkaido Prefecture
  • Sapporo
  • Tomakomai
  • Local PR
  • Events
  • Local mascot
  • Kawaii
  • Goods
  • Local gourmet
  • ...and 3 others
Tomakomai Tourism Promotion Division
May. 16, 2023
Nice to meet you all! This is the Tomakomai City Tourism Promotion Division. Tomakomai City is a city facing the Pacific Ocean in the central Hokkaido region of Hokkaido, with a population of about 170,000, about one and a half hours by car from Sapporo City, and about 30 minutes by car from New Chitose Airport. Tomakomai City is also known as the largest port city in Hokkaido. There is a port in the city where large ships and cargo ships come and go, and various goods are shipped to all over Japan. In addition, the Tomakomai Ferry Terminal is served by large passenger ships from Hachinohe Port in Aomori Prefecture, Sendai Port in Miyagi Prefecture, and Oarai Port in Ibaraki Prefecture, making it a gateway for sightseeing in Hokkaido by private car or motorcycle. It has also developed as an industrial city since ancient times, and the paper industry has flourished since the Meiji era, and it is known as a "paper town". The city is home to steel mills and petrochemical plants, which play an important role in supporting Japanese industry. Recently, renewable energy power plants have also been constructed, and the development of industries that are friendly to the global environment is progressing. On the other hand, it is also a city rich in nature, such as Lake Utonai, a Ramsar wetland, and Mt. Tarumae, a triple active volcano that is rare in the world. Tomakomai City is characterized by a comfortable climate throughout the year, with cool summers and less snowfall in winter than other parts of Hokkaido. At Tomakomai's major summer event, the Tomakomai Port Festival, there are many events such as stage events such as comedy live performances and song shows that can be enjoyed by children and adults alike, as well as citizens' odori parades on Ichijo-dori Street and Ekimae-dori Street. A cool fireworks festival is also held at the port, and vivid fireworks colors the night sky of Tomakomai with the vast Pacific Ocean in the background. In 2022, about 300,000 visitors visited, about twice the population. Tomakomai City has various attractions such as nature, port, industry, culture, and festival. You will be able to spend a pleasant time with the beautiful scenery of the four seasons, fresh seafood, historical buildings and museums, and warm contact with people. Please visit Tomakomai City and enjoy its charm to the fullest.
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  • Tomakomai
  • Tokomai Port Festival
  • Tomakomai Ferry Terminal
  • Hokkaido Prefecture
  • Sightseeing
  • Travel
  • Harbor
  • Ferry / Cruise ship
  • Festival
  • Fireworks

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