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Iijima Tourism Association
6 days ago
How do you do! This is the Iijima Town Tourism Association. Nagano Prefecture Kamiina County Iijima is a town of about 8,900 people located in the center of the southern Inadani Valley of Nagano Prefecture. With the Central Alps to the west and the Akaishi Mountains to the east, it is a city where you can see the two Alps. COOL JAPAN VIDEOS will send out recommended information and the latest information about Iijima Town, Nagano Prefecture, so thank you! ◇◇What is Iijima Town, Nagano Prefecture? There are two nationally famous fireworks shops in Iijima. "fireworks" is familiar to the townspeople of Iijima, with many fireworks launched throughout the year, such as the "Senninzuka Underwater fireworks Tournament" in Spring, the "fireworks at events" in the summer, the "Dedication Smoke Fire" every week in September ~ October in autumn, and the "New Year's Eve New Spring fireworks festival" on New Year's Day. In addition, craftsmen have inherited "straw work" as a traditional culture since ancient times. The straw work made in Iijima Town is famous throughout Japan, and it is responsible for making Dohyo (sumo ring) bales for sumo wrestling and Sacred straw ropes for famous shrines. In addition, Iijima Town has been attracting attention as a comfortable town to live in in recent years, and the number of immigrants is increasing. ◇◇Introduction of sightseeing spots in Iijima Town, Nagano Prefecture 【Mt. Karakasa】 It is a mountain with an elevation of 1542 meters, and two mountain trails were developed in 2013. From the Observatory and the summit, you can Unfolds a superb view of the Akaishi Mountains. 【Campsite in Iijima】 There are three campsites in Iijima, so please enjoy the campsite that suits your purpose. ・Senninzuka Park Campground It is a natural park located in the Nanakubo district of Iijima Town, and is full of activities to enjoy the rich nature such as camping, standup paddleboarding, fishing and trekking. ・Inaka no Kaze Campground You can experience Nature, such as farming and looking for beetles. ・Yotagiri Park Campground Sports facilities include tennis courts and swimming pools. The natural water "Kosumo no Mizu" that springs in the park was selected as one of the 15 best and secret waters in Shinshu. 【Roadside Station Hananosato Iijima】 Freshly picked local vegetables are lined up and you can enjoy your meal. It overlooks the Central Alps and the Akaishi Mountains. 【Roadside Station Tagiri no Sato】 There are many products that are full of the blessings of Iijima's nature, and you can feel the charm of "Minami Shinshu Iijima". Soft serve ice cream in the take-out corner is also popular. ◇◇Specialty products of Iijima Town, Nagano Prefecture Alpine salmon, a large rainbow trout grown in the clear water of the Alps, is a delicious dish with a firm fat. In addition, there are many soba restaurants in the town, and you can enjoy authentic handmade soba noodles. ◇◇Introduction of festivals and events in Iijima Town, Nagano Prefecture 【Shinshu Ijima Wind Road Wind Chime Festival】 In 2023, the event was recognized by Guinness World Records for the largest number of wind chimes on display. In the venue, 10,000 wind chimes played a cool sound. In addition, there are many food stalls lined up in the venue, and guests who match the concept appear every year on a special stage. 【Iijima Town Rice Bale Marathon】 In Iijima Town, where rice cultivation has been popular since ancient times, a marathon is held in which rice bales are carried. It is a Popular event that will be held for the 11th time in 2023, and every every year, applications will flood in and the capacity will be filled with applications as soon as recruitment starts. ◇◇Recommended Information on Iijima Town, Nagano Prefecture Iijima in Nagano Prefecture is a fascinating region for its natural beauty, rich history, and heartwarming local events. Please spend a healing time in Iijima. This Account will send out tourist Information on Iijima Town, so please follow us.
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  • Iijima
  • Nagano Prefecture
  • Shinshu
  • Fireworks
  • Traditional culture
  • Craftsman
  • immigration
  • Mountain Climbing/Hiking
  • Camping/Glamping
  • roadside station
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Iwata Tourist Federation
9 days ago
This is the Iwata Tourism Association. Nice to meet you all!! Iwata City, Shizuoka Prefecture, is a city in the western part of Shizuoka Prefecture, located about halfway between Tokyo and Osaka. It is also known as a "sports town" and is also the home of professional sports such as the Jubilo Iwata of the J.League, the Shizuoka SSU Bonita of the Japan Women's Soccer Nadeshiko League, and the Shizuoka Blue Revs of Japan Rugby League One, where "sports Town planning" and "health promotion through sports" are promoted. ◆What is Iwata City, Shizuoka Prefecture? ◆ The population is about 160,000. There are interchanges of the Tomei Expressway and the Second Tomei Expressway in the city, and it is about 3 hours by car from Tokyo and about 1 hour and 15 minutes from Nagoya. The gateway on the Shinkansen is Hamamatsu Station or Kakegawa Station. Transfer to the Tokaido Line and go to three stations in Iwata City (Iwata Station, Toyotacho Station, Mikuriya Station) for 10~15 minutes. Since ancient times, it has developed as the center of "Toei Province (Land of Toomi)" with Toei Province branch temples and Toei Kokubu. More than 900 Kofun Tumulus from the Kofun period still exist, and it is a "town" where history is told. In the Edo period, it flourished as the "Mitsuke inn" of the 53rd order of the Tokaido Highway. In recent years, in addition to the textile industry, which is a local products industry, it has become an industrial city for metals, automobiles, musical instruments, etc., and is also famous for greenhouse melons, tea, white onions, shrimp-shaped potatoes, Chinese vegetables, and marine products such as Shirasu. It is an area where urban and rural areas are developing in a balanced manner. ◆Introduction to sightseeing spots in Iwata City, Shizuoka Prefecture◆ 【Mitsuke inn】 It is a Shukuba-juku town located almost in the center of the 53rd order of the Tokaido Highway (the 28th Shukuba), and there are still some alleys that enter Yokomachi along the Along the road, and there are many shrines and temples scattered around, and you can feel the faces of that time and the atmosphere of the Shukuba. Other, the area is dotted with attractions such as the Former Mitsuke School, the oldest existing wooden Pseudo-Western style elementary school building in Japan, the Iwata Bunko (each national historic site), the Mitsuke Tenjin Naked Festival, the Mitsuke Tenjin Yanahiru Shrine, where the legend of Shippei Taro's spiritual experience remains, and the former Akamatsu Family Memorial Hall, which is a designated cultural property of the prefecture and city. In 2022, Former Mitsuke School and Iwata Bunko were certified as "Shizuoka Heritage" along with "Mitsuke Inn" and "Mitsuke Tenjin Yanahiru Shrine" as "the crystallization of Shizuoka people who are passionate about modern education". 【Ryuyo Marine Park】 It is a seaside park with a marine center with sports facilities and a multipurpose plaza. There are tennis courts, baseball fields, playground equipment, roller slides, auto camp grounds, etc. on the vast site, making it a Spot that you can enjoy with children. At the auto camp site, you can buy local products, and "Shiosai Ryuyo", which also has a restaurant, BBQ facilities, and bathing facilities, is adjacent and has been well received. The Ocean Center also offers experience menus such as standup paddleboarding. 【Nagisa Exchange Center, Fukuda Fishing Port Area】 "Nagisa Exchange Hall" is located in the Fukuda Fishing Port harbor overlooking the magnificent Enshu Nada. It is a food court where you can enjoy raw Shirasu rice bowls and kamaage Shirasu bowls while looking at the sea. Other, there is a "Sandbox for Everyone" where you can enjoy beach soccer and beach volleyball, and an "Event Plaza" where you can hold outdoor events. There is a fishing spot where you can enjoy fishing in front of you, and the Toyohama Coast just to the east is a surfing spot with good waves that hold a national surfing tournament. On the other hand, along with the famous "Shirasu fishing" at Fukuda Fishing Port, the recreational fishing boat industry is also thriving, and it is also a base for offshore fishing in Enshu-nada by fishing boats. 1~2 minutes from the fishing port, there are many "Shirasu processing places", and customers come from far away to buy Shirasu. 【Shishigahana Park】 This park, which has the legend of the opening of the mountain by Kobo Daishi, has a promenade and Athletic Maintenance, and you can enjoy the nature of the four seasons, such as cherry blossoms and azaleas in Spring, forest bathing and bird watching in the New Green in early summer, and autumn leaves in autumn, making it ideal for hiking and walking. From the Observatory, you can see Enshu Nada in the distance, and it is the first sunrise Spot on New Year's Day. 【Yamaha Stadium】 [Yamaha Motor Communication Plaza] It is the home stadium of Jubilo Iwata for soccer and Shizuoka Blue Revs for rugby. It is about a 15-minute walk from the north exit of JR Mikuriya Station. On match days, many fans from Japan and abroad visit. In addition, there is a corporate museum called "Communication Plaza" right next door to Yamaha Motor Headquarters, which is an attractive place for industrial tourism where you can experience Yamaha Motor's products and history. 【Ruins of Toe Kokubunji Temple】 Excavations began in 1951, and the following year it was declared a National Special Historic Site. Kokubunji Temple had a seven-storied pagoda, an auditorium, a middle gate, and a cloister centered on the golden hall. In addition, the ruins of the seven-storied pagoda and other major temples have been discovered, and they have been designated as National Special Historic Site in the 1952 (Showa 27). In the Maintenance Project for the 2022 (Reiwa 4) Degree, the Auditorium and the wooden base of the monks' chamber located on the north side of the Ruins of Toe Kokubunji Temple were Maintenance, and in the 5th year of Reiwa, the wooden foundation of the Golden Hall, the central building of the temple, was Maintenance. In the Golden Hall, the foundation stone that supports the pillars of the building and the stone staircase installed in front of the platform are also planned to be restored. It is a valuable historical heritage that tells us that Iwata was the center of this area. ◆Specialty products of Iwata City, Shizuoka Prefecture◆ Iwata City's specialty products include shrimp-shaped taro, Iwata tea, aloma melon, white onion, and Koro-kaki (persimmon). Locally grown ingredients are known for their freshness and taste. Seafood such as Shirasu, natural tiger pufferfish and grilled grilled eel are also popular, and Shirasu in particular is a gastronomical delicacies that swims in the fast currents of the nearby sea. These specialty products are also popular as souvenirs and thank-you gifts for Furusato Nozei. ◆Festivals and events in Iwata City, Shizuoka Prefecture◆ 【Fufu Hachimangu Festival】 It is held every year on the first Saturday and Sunday of October in the Nakaizumi area. Elaborately decorated festival floats are towed around in each town. It is a festivals full of emotion with the sound of drums and flutes, and dashing shouts. 【Mitsuke Tenjin Naked Festival】 It is a major festival of Mitsuke Tenjin Yanahiru Shrine (Yanahimejinja) and is now designated as an Important Intangible Folk Cultural Asset. It is held every year on the Saturday and Sunday just before the 10th day of the eighth month of the lunar calendar. The highlight of the festival is the time from 9 p.m. to midnight on Saturday night, when the naked parade and the passing of the Mikoshi (portable shrine) are held, and from 1 a.m. the next day. Naked men parade through the area of the old Tokaido route and Mitsuki in four groups called ladders, and then head to the worship hall of Yanabi Shrine. In the worship hall, the enthusiasm increases with each new group, and a fierce parade (demon dance) continues. At midnight, all the lights in the area are extinguished, and the climax is reached when the Mikoshi (portable shrine) crosses through the pitch black darkness. ◆ Disseminating the Information of Shizuoka Prefecture Iwata City ◆ In Iwata City, you can feel the history and culture that has been nurtured over a long period of time. In 2022, Iwata City's "Teraya Irrigation Water" was registered as a World Irrigation Facility Heritage Site, adding another historical story that Iwata City is proud of. In 2023, it will return to first place in Japan in the ranking of cities and towns that come to mind as a "sports town", and its brand image as a "sports town" has become established. Even so, the charm and power that cannot be fully described in this posted are still alive in the history and culture of Iwata, the nature of the sea and mountains, industry, and people's lifestyles. Best regards will continue to send out recommended Information on COOL JAPAN VIDEOS!
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  • Iwata
  • Shizuoka Prefecture
  • Sports
  • Soccer
  • Rugby
  • Ancient burial mound/Ruins
  • 53 Stations of the Tokaido
  • Edo Period
  • History
  • Ryuyo Ocean Park
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Izu Shirahama Tourism Association
14 days ago
Nice to meet you all and welcome to COOL JAPAN VIDEOS! This is the Izu Shirahama Tourism Association! Shimoda City Shirahama is located at the southern tip of the Izu Peninsula and is a tourist destination with abundant nature and beautiful sea. Access to Shimoda City Shirahama ・ Direct connection from JR Tokyo Station, about 2 hours 45 minutes by Use Limited Express Odoriko ・Use Shinkansen from JR Tokyo Station for about 2 hours and 30 minutes ・About 2 hours and 30 minutes by car from Tomei Atsugi Interchange ・About 2 hours by car from Tomei Numazu Interchange It has become. Shirahama in Shimoda City is the finest resort area closest to the city center, and three unique beaches await you. As the name suggests, it is a series of beautiful white sand beaches, offering a paradise-like experience for those who visit it. ■■Recommended Beaches in Shirahama, Shimoda City■■ ◇Shirahama Ohama Beach Beaches is the largest beach on the Izu Peninsula, stretching for about 800 meters from north to south, with vast white sand. The most popular beach in the Shirahama area, with its pure white sand and sky blue, is visited by many beachgoers of all ages and genders. Along the national highway that runs in front of Shirahama Ohama Beach, there are rental shops and restaurants selling marine goods such as parasols and summer beds. ◇Shirahama Central Beach It is a Beaches that has been selected as "88 best bathing beaches in Japan" and "100 best bathing beaches in Japan". There is also a rocky area, so you can enjoy playing on the beach. In addition, it is surrounded by a breakwater and the waves are calm, so it is safe for children. ◇Shirahama Itado Beach (Isshiki Coast) It is a coast to the north of the Shirahama coast. The island called Ryugu Island is surrounded by a beach, so it is ideal for playing on the beach. You can also enjoy Diving with bare hands, snorkeling and fishing in the Cove. Shirahama in Shimoda City is also a popular spot for surfers, and even beginners can rest assured when the waves are Small time. Come and enjoy the Beaches, surfing, and beautiful sunset on the coast of Shirahama in Shimoda City. ■■Recommended sightseeing spots in Shirahama, Shimoda City■■ ◇Shirahama Shrine Located between the Shirahama Ohama Coast and the Shirahama Central Coast, it is the oldest shrine on the Izu Peninsula with a history of 2400 years. The god of Marriage and God of childbirth is enshrined. ◇Shirahama Cherry Blossom Village In the park near Shirahama Shrine, you can see about 100 cherry trees, including the early blooming "Shirahama Ikona" that begins to bloom in late January and the "Shirahama Cherry Blossom" that begins to bloom in late February. From the observatory in the park, you can enjoy a superb view of the white beach below. ◇ Mihogasaki Promenade If you go down to the seaside from the promenade, which is about 2 minutes by car from Shirahama, you will find the "Mihogasaki Ruins" where scented balls made around the 5th century were discovered. ◇Mt. Takane Elevation is 343 meters, and you can enjoy climbing for about 20 minutes to the top. From the top, you can overlook the Shirahama coast, Izu Nanashima, the cityscape of Shimoda City, and Mt. Fuji. 、 ■■Recommended event Information for Shirahama, Shimoda City■■ ◇ Shirahama Aloe Flower Festival Shirahama is also an aloe production area due to its warm climate, and the Itado District is called "Aloe Village" because the entire area is dyed bright red during the flowering season from December to January. During this flowering period, the "Aloe Flower Festival" is held. At the Aloe Village, where the event will be held, shops will be lined up and Specialty products such as aloe products and Sanma sushi will be sold. Enjoy Shirahama's exquisite gourmet food. ◇Izu-Shirahama Sea Festival Noryo Fireworks Display It is a summer tradition in Shirahama held every July. The fireworks festival that colors the summer night sky is crowded with many tourists every year. In 2023, 1173 fireworks were launched. ■■Features of Shirahama, Shimoda City■■ Shirahama in Shimoda City is an attractive area with its beautiful sea and rich nature. You can enjoy the feeling of a tropical country with the beautiful blue sea of white sand and white sand beaches. There are many Accommodations in Shirahama such as hotels, minshuku, inns, Pension, and guest House. Use it according to your travel plan! COOL JAPAN VIDEOS will send out recommended Information on Shimoda City Shirahama, so thank you.
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  • Shimoda
  • Shirahama Beach
  • Shirahama Shrine (Shirahama Shrine)
  • Izu Peninsula/Izu Archipelago
  • Sea bathing
  • Surfing
  • Fishing
  • Shrine
  • Temple
  • Cherry blossoms
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Nakagawa Village Tourism Association
28 days ago
Nice to meet you all and welcome to COOL JAPAN VIDEOS! This is the Nakagawa Village Tourism Association. Nakagawa Village is a village in the southernmost part of Kamiina County in the southern part of Nagano Prefecture that has been recognized as the "most beautiful village in Japan". Although it is a small village with a population of about 4,600, it is surrounded by the lush greenery of Minami Shinshu, with clear air, clear water stream from the majestic mountains, and beautiful natural scenery. Best regards for COOL JAPAN VIDEOS, as we will deliver the charm of Nakagawa Village. ■Introducing popular sightseeing spots in Nakagawa Village Nakagawa Village has a number of popular tourist attractions. Here, we will introduce sightseeing spots recommended by the Nakagawa Village Tourism Association. ・Jinmagata Mountain Jinmagata Mountain, with an elevation of 1,445 meters, is a popular spot visited by more than 10,000 people a year. From the top of Jinmagata Mountain, you can see the mountains of the Northern, Central Alps and Southern Alps. ・Okusa Castle Ruins Park It is a popular cherry blossom viewing spot with more than 200 cherry blossoms of more than 10 types blooming in the spring season. The contrast between the remaining snow of the Central Alps and the pink cherry blossoms is beautiful, and it is also popular as a photo spot. ・ Ginkgo trees in Doba The rows of Ginkgo trees, which are managed by local volunteers, attract people visit glow golden in autumn. ・Kosibu Dam Kosibu Dam, built in the Kosibu Gorge, is a spot where you can enjoy the natural beauty of the four seasons. During the autumn foliage season, the trees all around change color. ・Sakado Bridge It is a reinforced concrete single-arch bridge with a total length of 77.9 meters built in Showa 7), and cherry blossoms and azaleas are planted on both banks, making it one of the famous places in spring. It has been designated as an important cultural property of Japan. ■A big event in Nakagawa Village! Nakagawa Don-chan Festival ・Nakagawa Don-chan Festival Nakagawa Don-chan Festival, a popular event in Nakagawa Village's summer, is a festivals that all participants can enjoy, including performances such as kids dancing on stage and Jin Drums, as well as bingo tournaments. Approximately 2,000 fireworks at the Finale of the festival will brightly color the night sky of Nakagawa Village. ■Specialty products of Nakagawa Village Specialty products such as fresh vegetables, apples, peaches, grapes, strawberries, honey, Ichida persimmons, and dried sweet potatoes grown in the blessed natural environment of Nakagawa Village are abundant. These Specialty products are painstakingly grown by the locals, and their taste makes many people's palates growl. Specialty products of Nakagawa Village are also prepared as thank-you gifts for Furusato Nozei tax payment. ■Nakagawa Village Enjoy sightseeing! Nakagawa Village is called a "sacred place for campsites", and there are many Popular campsites that are attractive. Fun a time to heal your daily fatigue in Nature. A quiet time spent in the beautiful scenery of Nakagawa Village will surely be one of your memories! We will send out such recommended Information of Nakagawa Village on COOL JAPAN VIDEOS!
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  • Nakagawa, Nagano Prefecture
  • Nagano Prefecture
  • Shinshu
  • Mountain Climbing/Hiking
  • northern alps hida mountains
  • Cherry blossoms
  • Cherry blossom viewing
  • Ginkgo
  • Dam
  • Events
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Kamagaya, Chiba
Apr. 17, 2024
How do you do! Chiba Prefecture Kamagaya City (kamagayashi). Chiba Prefecture Kamagaya City is a convenient city that can be reached in about 30 minutes by train from central Tokyo, and has direct access to Narita Airport and Haneda Airport. With a population of about 110,000, Kamagaya City is easily accessible from the city center, and you can enjoy sightseeing spots full of history and culture with abundant nature. We will send out recommended information so that you can visit Kamagaya City for sightseeing, so thank you! ★★ Recommended places to visit in Chiba Prefecture Kamagaya City ◇Kamagaya Daibutsu (Great Buddha) The historic 1.8-meter-high Great Buddha, built in 1776, was designated as the first designated cultural property of Kamagaya City in 1972 and was selected as one of the "500 Charms of Boso". It has become a symbol of Kamagaya City. ◇Grave of a Tomb of a Government Soldier It is a valuable historical site that conveys the turbulent history of the end of the Edo period. It is designated as a city cultural property and is located in the Great Buddha Cemetery where the Kamagaya Daibutsu (Great Buddha), which is also a city-designated cultural property, sits. ◇Hyakkoshin Within the Precincts of Hachiman Shrine, a total of 100 Koshin pagodas have been built, including 10 blue-faced Kongo statues and 90 character pagodas. ◇Kaigara-yama Park In the pond in the center of the park, waterfowl swim gracefully. It is a popular picnic spot for families, where you can enjoy the scenery of the four seasons, such as cherry blossoms in full bloom, fresh greenery, colorful autumn leaves, and snowy scenery. ◇Fighters Kamagaya Stadium Nicknamed "Kamasta", it is the farm home of the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters. MLB players Shohei Ohtani and Yu Yu Darvish also worked up a sweat at this stadium. It is a must see spot for sports fans. ★★ Beloved events and festivals in Chiba Prefecture Kamagaya City ◇Kamagaya City Citizens' Festival For a long time, which will celebrate its 50th anniversary in 2024, it is a festival loved by the people of Kamagaya City. Equestrian warrior processions, parades, and Free Bazaar are held, and it is an event full of smiles. ◇ Kamagaya fireworks "Kamagaya Fireworks" is a summer tradition in Kamagaya City that began in 2016. 3,000 fireworks color the summer night sky of Kamagaya. ◇New Kamaya Illumination The beautiful event that heralds the visit of winter, when the area around Shinkamagaya Station is decorated with 53,000 illuminations, warmly illuminates the winter nights. ★★ Specialty Products Gourmet in Chiba Prefecture Kamagaya City Kamagaya City has a thriving pear cultivation, and the sweet and juicy pears are loved by locals and tourists alike as a taste from summer to autumn. There are about 150 pear farms in the city, and many of them sell directly to them, so please taste the freshly freshly caught pears. It is also popular as a thank-you gift for Furusato Nozei tax payment. ★★ We look forward to seeing you in Chiba Prefecture Kamagaya City! Chiba Prefecture Kamagaya City allows you to feel the beauty of nature and the depth of history. We will send out travel recommendation Information that will be one page of everyone's memories on COOL JAPAN VIDEOS, so thank you!
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  • Kamagaya
  • Chiba Prefecture
  • Sightseeing
  • Travel
  • Daibutsu
  • History
  • Park
  • stadium
  • Baseball
  • Festival
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Atami Tourism Association
Apr. 5, 2024
The additional date of this year's Atami Marine Fireworks Festival has been decided, and we will inform you along with the date that has already been announced. (As of April 6, 2024) 【2024 (Reiwa 6) Atami Marine Fireworks Festival】 Spring 4/13 (Sat), 5/2 (Thu) Summer 7/26 (Fri), 8/5 (Mon), 8/8 (Thu), 8/18 (Sun), 8/23 (Fri) Autumn: 9/16 (Mon), 10/14 (Mon), 10/19 (Sat), 11/4 (Mon) Winter 12/8 (Sun), 12/22 (Sun) Sunday, March 23, 2025 * This time it was added on 10/14, 12/22, and 3/23/2025. Time: 20:20~20:40 (20:20~20:45 only in July and August) Venue: Atami Bay *Held rain or shine * The above dates and times are scheduled. Please note that it is subject to change depending on the future situation.
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  • Atami Fireworks Festival
  • Fireworks
  • Instagrammable
  • Events
  • Coast/Beach/Sea
  • Experiences
  • Recommendation
  • date
  • Photography
  • Photogenic
  • ...and 10 others
Kamogawa Tourism Association
Apr. 5, 2024
Hello COOL JAPAN VIDEOS viewers! This is the Kamogawa Tourism Association. Kamogawa City in Chiba Prefecture is located at the southern tip of the Boso Peninsula. It takes about 1 hour and 30 minutes by car from central Tokyo by Use Tokyo Bay Aqua-line, and about 2 hours by train Use the "JR Line Limited Express Wakashio-go" from Tokyo Station. Facing the Pacific Ocean (Sotobo) and being blessed with a warm climate throughout the year, it is also loved by many tourists as a resort area. In this First Post on COOL JAPAN VIDEOS, I introduce recommended information and popular tourist spots in Kamogawa City. We hope you enjoy it! ===What is Chiba Prefecture Kamogawa City=== The Chiba Prefecture Kamogawa City has a population of about 31,000 (as of 2023). It has a history of flourishing as an agricultural and fisherman town. Even now, many marine products such as Kinmedai, Ise shrimp, and abalone are caught. There are many restaurants in Kamogawa City where you can enjoy dishes using these local seafoods. === Enjoy at popular tourist spots in Kamogawa City! === ◇Kamogawa Sea World Representative of Japan, which is very popular with families with about 800 species and 11,000 river and sea creatures. Don't miss the dolphin and killer whale shows, where you can interact with sea creatures. ◇Tanjyo Temple The Tanjyo Temple in Kominato, Kamogawa City is a historic temple built in 1276. The devil's face of Soshidou (temple of the founder) is the largest in the world with a size of 21 tatami mats. ◇Tainoura "Tai no ura Tai habitat" is one of the world's leading sea bream habitats, and in 1967 it was designated as the only "Nationally Designated Special Natural Monument" in Chiba Prefecture. From the Tai no ura sightseeing boat, you can slowly enjoy watching sea bream swimming. ◇Daisen Senmaida The Daisen Senmaida, which has been certified as a One of the 100 best terraced rice paddies in Japan and terraced rice field heritage site, has long been a cultural landscape that has supported agriculture in Kamogawa City. You can also enjoy a farming experience. ◇Famous Niemon Island Niemon Island, a small island with a circumference of about 4 kilometers and a circumference of about 30 minutes in the sea of Minamiboso, has been selected as the site of the New 100 Views of Japan. ◇Emi Hanagasa Mountain At the facility, which opened in 2022, you can enjoy seasonal flowers such as rape flowers in spring, hydrangeas and sunflowers in summer, and cosmos in autumn, and you can also experience harvesting. ◇Uomizuka Observatory This observatory is located in Uomizuka Battlefield Park, about 110 meters above sea level, and offers a panoramic view of the Pacific Ocean and the city of Kamogawa City. ◇Roadside Station Kamogawa Ocean Park You can buy fresh mountain and seafood caught in the Kamogawa River. The facility is designed with the theme of "sea" and "flowers". Souvenirs are also recommended, so please stop by. ===Heartwarming events and festivals in Kamogawa City=== ◇Kamogawa City Noryo Fireworks Display About 10,000 fireworks are set off in the Ocean on the Maebaru Yokonagisa Beach. The spectacular fireworks that light up the summer night sky provide summer memories for those who visit. * From 2020 (Reiwa 2) to 5, it will be held on a reduced scale due to the influence of the new coronavirus infection, and it will be canceled. ===Enjoy Kamogawa City's Specialty Products and Local Gourmet! === Kamogawa City, which faces the Pacific Ocean, is blessed with abundant seafood, and the seafood caught here has thrilled the tongues of not only locals but also many people. Many seafood products are also available as thank-you gifts for Furusato Nozei tax payment. === Enjoy your trip to Kamogawa City === Enjoy Kamogawa City's sightseeing spots, heartwarming events, marine sports, and Specialty products and gourmet! There are many ways to enjoy Kamogawa City! It will be a special spot for everyone who visits. We will send out recommended information so that you can enjoy your trip to Kamogawa City, so thank you!
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  • Kamogawa
  • Boso Peninsula
  • Seafood
  • Kamogawa Sea World
  • TanjouTemple
  • Oyama Senmaida
  • Niemon Island
  • a roadside station Kamogawa Ocean Park
  • Kamogawa
  • kamogawa station
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Simoda Tourism Association
Apr. 3, 2024
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
  • ...and 8 others
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
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Ito, Shizuoka
Mar. 14, 2024
Hello! It is Ito City, Shizuoka Prefecture. Ito City, Shizuoka Prefecture is located in the east of the Izu Peninsula facing Sagami Nada. 44.7% of the city area is designated as the Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park Area, and the average annual temperature is 17.4°C, which is warm throughout the year. Use Shinkansen from Tokyo Station to Ito Station is about 90 minutes from Tokyo Station to Ito City, and about 60 minutes by car from Numazu IC on the Tomei Expressway. Ito City, with a population of about 65,000, continues to attract people who visit with its hot springs, beautiful coastline, and seasonal nature. It has a long history as a resort area and is a tourist destination loved by many people. ◆◆Popular tourist destination Representative of Ito City, Shizuoka Prefecture The Izu Peninsula, where Ito City is located, was recognized as a UNESCO Global Geopark in 2018, and there are many geosites in Ito City, such as Mt. Omuro and the Jogasaki Coast. Here, we will introduce sightseeing spots that Representative Ito City. ◇Izu Shaboten Zoo Izu Shaboten Zoo is a park famous for its "original Capypara open-air bath", and the "Animal Boat Tours" where you can interact with animals such as capyparas, squirrel monkeys, and kangaroos, and observe the animals on a boat are popular. In addition, about 1500 species of cacti and succulents from around the world are cultivation in the park. ◇Izu Guranparu Park It is a leisure spot where you can enjoy attractions such as "Zipline", "Water Balloon", and "3D Maze" in the park about 5 times the size of Tokyo Dome. There are many attractions that you can enjoy with children. In addition, "Izu Kogen Grand Illumination" will be held for a limited time, and currently "Izu Kogen Grand Illumination ~ 9th Season ~" is being held until August 31, 2024. ◇ Jogasaki Coast It is a coast formed by lava flowing from the Eruption of Mt. Omuro about 4,000 years ago, which stretches about 9 km from Tomito to Hachimano in the south of Ito City. The bridge "Kadowaki Suspension Bridge" that connects the cliffs of the Jogasaki coast is thrilling! Be sure to cross the Suspension Bridge, which is 48 meters long × about 23 meters high. From the observation deck at the Kadowakisaki Lighthouse, you can also see the Izu Seven Islands. ◇Mt. Omuro It is a volcano with an eruption port on a mortar formed by an eruption about 4,000 years ago, and the entire Mt. Omuro is designated as a nationally designated natural monument. Climbing on foot is prohibited, and at the top of Mt. Omuro, which can be climbed by lift, you can enjoy a "bowl tour" that goes around the ruins of the Eruption Mouth about 1 km away, and you can enjoy the view of Mt. Fuji and Sagami Nada. Every year in February, a traditional event called "Yamayaki" is held to burn the entire Mt. Omuro. ◇Sakura no Sato at the foot of Mt. Omuro About 1,000 cherry trees of 40 varieties are planted, making it one of the most popular cherry blossom viewing spots on the Izu Peninsula. You can admire a variety of cherry blossoms during the long period of September ~ May. It has also been selected as a "100 best cherry blossom viewing spots". ◇Komuroyama Park About 100,000 azaleas bloom in April every year, and visitors are greeted by a carpet of bright red azaleas. In addition, you can enjoy a variety of camellias from early October to mid-April. ◇Roadside Station Ito Marine Town "Ito Marine Town" facing the coast is a facility where you can not only shop for local Specialty Products, but also enjoy hot springs and foot baths with a panoramic view of Sagami Bay. At the restaurant, you can taste Ito Gourmet such as fresh seafood. ◇Lake Ippeki It is a volcanic lake formed by Eruption about 100,000 years ago and has been selected as a One of the 100 most scenic spots in Japan. Lake Ippeki, known as the "Eye of Izu", is a place where you can enjoy the scenery of the four seasons, cherry blossoms in spring and autumn leaves in autumn. ◇Ito Orange Beach It is a beach characterized by a coastal promenade with a tropical atmosphere. For a limited time while the beach is open, you can enjoy a water attraction and water park in the center of Ito Orange Beach. ◆◆ Enjoy hot springs in Ito City, Shizuoka Prefecture Ito Onsen, a hot spring in Ito City, is said to be one of the three major hot spring towns in Japan, along with Beppu Onsen and Yufuin Onsen in Oita Prefecture. It is a historic famous hot spring that was also dedicated to Tokugawa Iemitsu in the Edo period, and you can enjoy Ito's hot springs not only at inns and hotels, but also at footbaths at Roadside Stations. There is also a day-trip hot spring facility, so please heal your daily fatigue. ◆◆Beloved events and festivals in Ito City, Shizuoka Prefecture ◇Anjin Festival It is the largest event in Ito City, held every year on August 8~10, and includes "Lantern Floating", "Drum Battle", and "Anjin Festival Sea Fireworks Festival" where about 10,000 fireworks go up from the coast. ◇Sakura no Sato Night Cherry Blossom Viewing Party This event is held during the season when the Someiyoshino cherry blossoms at the foot of Mt. Omuro are in full bloom, and the beautiful cherry blossoms lit up at night create a fantastic atmosphere. ◆◆Enjoy the Specialty Products of Ito City, Shizuoka Prefecture Specialty products grown in the rich nature of Ito City attract many people. Cultivation locally grown agricultural products, such as tangerines, dried fish, and tea, are known for their freshness and depth of taste. In particular, the mandarin oranges in Ito City are grown with the blessings of a warm climate and are characterized by their juicy and sweet taste. In addition, this area facing the sea is famous for its Hinomono made with fresh seafood, and the flavor that can only be tasted here is loved by many people. These Specialty products are also popular as thank-you gifts for Furusato Nozei tax payments. ◆◆ Fun the best trip in Ito City, Shizuoka Prefecture In Ito City, you can spend a relaxing time in the hot springs, experience the beauty of nature, taste local Specialty products, and enjoy it in a way that suits your travel plans. Why don't you find new discoveries and exciting moments in Ito City, which is full of charm? The COOL JAPAN VIDEOS account will send out the latest information such as recommended sightseeing spots that you should visit when sightseeing in Ito City. Best regards!
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  • Ito
  • Izu Peninsula
  • Mt. Omuro: Izu Peninsula
  • Izu Shaboten Park
  • Izu Grand Park
  • Jogasaki Beach: Shizuoka
  • Komuroyama Park
  • a roadside station Ito Marine Town
  • a roadside station Ito Marine Town seaside spa
  • Lake Ippekiko
  • ...and 9 others
Toyooka Village Tourism Association
Mar. 11, 2024
This is the Toyooka Tourism Association. HELLO TO EVERYONE WHO WATCHES COOL JAPAN VIDEOS! Nagano Prefecture Shimoina-gun Toyooka Village is a village with a population of about 6,500 located in the southern part of Nagano Prefecture and located in an area called Minami Shinshu. In Nagano Prefecture, the climate is relatively warm and there is little snowfall, so it is a village where agriculture such as fruit trees and vegetables is thriving. In the COOL JAPAN VIDEOS, we will send out recommended information about Minami Shinshu Toyooka Village, so please enjoy it. First of all, since this is my First Post, I would like to briefly introduce the special experience plans and sightseeing spots that you can enjoy in Toyooka Village. ■ Cycling Guide Tour□ where you can enjoy the nature of □Toyooka Village ■ The Toyooka Tourism Association wants everyone to experience the blessings of Toyooka Village's nature, and offers Cycling Guide Tours with the following plans. Use e-bikes (electrically power assisted bicycles) for cycling tours, and you can ♪ easily move on slopes Even if you are not used to riding a bicycle, you can rest assured that a guide Authorized Guide of the Japan Cycling Guide Association will support you. ◇ Fruit Sweets Plan ◇ Running on a course for beginners ♪ that takes about 2 hours to 2 1/2 hours This is a plan that you can enjoy throughout the year by harvesting seasonal fruits and having the chef make them into sweets as they are at the restaurant "Cafe & Dining EN" in Toyooka Village. Why don't you ♪ taste seasonal sweets with freshly caught fruits from Toyooka Village? ◇Forest Road Activity Plan◇ Limited time ♪ from late May ~ end of August It takes about 3~4 hours, and it is a cycling course where you can enjoy the excitement of bumpy roads that you don't usually run. A natural water slide after sweating in the heat of summer is sure to be the best memory! After enjoying playing in the river, enjoy ♪ a blissful time with a take-out lunch in Toyooka Village ◇ Exquisite course lunch plan ◇ Limited time from ♪ late April ~ early December The time required is about 4 hours ~ 4 and a half hours, and you can experience harvesting seasonal vegetables in Toyooka Village. After harvesting at the farmhouse, you can ♪ enjoy an exquisite course lunch prepared by the resident chef using freshly caught vegetables while looking at the superb view of the Inadani Valley spreading out below ◇ Night tour 1 night plan ◇ Limited time from ♪ late April ~ mid-October The plan starts in the evening, and after enjoying the experience of harvesting vegetables in Toyooka Village while cycling at sunset, enjoy a luxurious BBQ dinner prepared by the resident chef with a superb view of Inadani Valley. After that, you can soak in the Ceramic Bath and stay at "Toyo Terrace" for one night. ■ Sightseeing spots that you can't miss in □Toyooka Village sightseeing□ ■ ◇Roadside Station Minami Shinshu Toyooka Marche◇ It is a must-see spot with fresh local produce and specialty products. As a kitchen in Minami Shinshu, there is an abundance of locally grown vegetables and fruits, so how about a Souvenir of sightseeing in Toyooka Village? ◇Fukushima Teppo Park◇ From the observatory in the park, you can overlook the rice terraces of Fukushima Honmura Maeda and the superb view of Inadani Valley. Illumination lighting is also available in the winter season. ◇Mibusawa Fudo Falls◇ It is a waterfall with a drop of 15 meters. It is about a 5-minute walk from the prefectural road, so you can easily visit it. (It is also possible to go by rental bicycle) ◇Weeping cherry blossoms at Sasamidaira◇ The tree is 15 meters tall and is estimated to be more than 400 years old. It is designated as a natural monument designated by Toyooka Village. ■ □Toyooka Village Beloved Events for Tourism □■ ◇Toyooka Festival◇ The Toyooka Festival, held every November at the Toyooka Village Hall venue, is a popular event in Toyooka Village with a total of 12,000 visit. The venue is lined with many food stalls, stage events, music and fireworks. ■□Specialty Products of Toyooka Village□■ In Toyooka Village, fresh and delicious fruit trees nurtured by rich nature, such as peaches, apples, Shine Muscat (grapes), Ichida persimmons, and pears, as well as the king of mushrooms, matsutake mushrooms, is a specialty products. These Specialty products are carefully grown by the hands of the locals, and their taste has made many people's tongues growl. In Toyooka Village, you can also enjoy seasonal taste hunting experiences such as the apple tree owner system and peach picking. It is especially recommended for families, and we hope that it will be a valuable opportunity for children to learn the importance of food while having fun in nature. In addition, at "Vegetable Garden Buffet Restaurant Vegful Kitchen", you can enjoy exquisite dishes using fresh vegetables from Toyooka Village in buffet style. When sightseeing in Toyooka Village, please fully enjoy Toyooka gourmet! ■Enjoy □Toyooka Village sightseeing□■ Toyooka Village also offers the "Toyooka Village Working Holiday" for those who are considering moving to the countryside and those who are considering farming. Surrounded by the natural beauty of Toyooka Village, why not take a break from the hustle and bustle of daily life and feel the healing from the heart? COOL JAPAN VIDEOS will provide recommended information and the latest information on Toyooka Village in Nagano Prefecture, so please follow us!
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  • Toyooka, Nagano Prefecture
  • Fruit Picking/Orchards
  • fruits
  • Roadside Station Minami Shinshu and Yokoka Marche
  • roadside station
  • Cherry blossoms
  • Specialty
  • Gourmet
  • Matsutake
  • Fireworks
  • ...and 7 others
Tateyama City Tourism Association
Mar. 4, 2024
How do you do! This is the Tateyama Tourism Association. Located at the southern tip of the Boso Peninsula, Tateyama City is blessed with abundant nature and a warm climate. The COOL JAPAN VIDEOS account provides plenty of information and recommendations on attractive sightseeing spots in Tateyama City. Please follow us! With a population of about 43,000, Tateyama City is blessed with a mild climate with an average annual temperature of 16°C. The west side of the city faces the southern end of Tokyo Bay, and the south side of the city faces the Pacific Ocean (Sotobo), where you can enjoy marine sports such as Scuba Diving and swimming. In addition, the Prefectural Tateyama Wild Bird Forest in the Tateyama City are selected as "100 best forests for forest bathing", and the area around the Hirasunaura Beach is selected as "100 best Hakushaseishou" and "100 best roads in Japan". ■ Introducing 7 sightseeing spots in Chiba Prefecture Tateyama City! [ Tateyama Castle / Shiroyama Park ] It is a park built by maintaining the residence Ruins of the Castle of the Sengoku daimyo The Satomi Clan in the Boso region. At the top of Shiroyama Park is Tateyama Castle (Hakkenden Museum), where Documents from "Eight Dogs of Satomi" are on display. Seasonal flowers such as Ume plums, camellias, cherry blossoms, and azaleas bloom in the park. [ Minato Oasis "Nagisa no Eki" Tateyama ] It is a facility that can be enjoyed by both children and adults, such as the "Umi no Marche Tateyama" where you can buy fresh seafood and local specialty products, the "Seaside Plaza" and the "Observation Deck" with a large aquarium. [ Awa Shrine ] The sacred tree of Ichinomiya Shrine in Awa Province Awa Shrine is over 500 years old, and the Sea Cave Ruins in the precincts is designated as a prefectural historic site. During the spring cherry blossom season, Someiyoshino's "Cherry Blossom Tunnel" in the precincts welcomes cherry blossom viewers. [ Daifukuji Temple (Kannon on the Cliff) ] It is called "Kannon on the cliff" because the Kannon Hall is built on the cliff in the middle of Mt. Funagata. The 1.5-meter-high statue of Kannon is designated as a tangible cultural property of Tateyama City [ Sumisaki Lighthouse ] An observatory is built near the lighthouse and overlooks the Pacific Ocean. If the weather is good, you can see Mt. Fuji. [ Boso Flower Line ] The Boso Flower Line, which stretches for about 46 kilometers along the coastline, is lined with rape flowers and marigolds, and you can enjoy the scenery of the four seasons. About 6 km from Ido to Aihama has been selected as one of the "100 best roads in Japan". ■ Events and festivals in Tateyama City [ Yawatanmachi ] In 2004, it was designated as a Chiba Prefecture designated intangible folk cultural property "Awa Yawatanmachi". Located in the southeastern part of Chiba Prefecture, it is the largest festival in the Awa District, where festival floats and Mikoshi (portable shrines) parade through the streets of Tateyama. [ Tateyama Kanko Festival Tateyama Bay Fireworks Display ] Every year in August, about 10,000 fireworks are set off near the Hojo coast. Underwater fireworks and oversized starmines color the summer night sky of Tateyama. ■ Specialty products of Tateyama City [ Boshu Fans ] Boshu fans, one of Japan's Three Greatest Fans along with Kyo-Uchiwa in Kyoto and Marugame Fan in Shikoku, were selected as traditional crafts designated by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry for the first time in Chiba Prefecture in 2003. The tradition handed down from the Meiji era has been passed down to the present day. ■ Enjoy sightseeing in Tateyama City The rape blossoms that stretch along the beautiful coastline of the Tateyama City, the tranquility of the historic shrines and temples, and the charm of the local Specialty Products continue to captivate those who visit. The scenery changes with the seasons, so you can feel new discoveries and excitement no matter when you visit at any time of the year. COOL JAPAN VIDEOS will provide you with recommended information about Tateyama City, so please enjoy it!
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  • Tateyama
  • Boso Peninsula
  • Chiba Prefecture
  • Tateyama Bay
  • Tateyamaminatozaki Port
  • Dafukuji Temple (Yagyu Kannon)
  • Awa Yawatan Machi
  • Fireworks
  • Boshu Fans
  • Nature
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Nirasaki Tourism Association
Feb. 28, 2024
NICE TO MEET EVERYONE WHO WATCHES COOL JAPAN VIDEOS! This is the Nirasaki Tourism Association. Nirasaki City in Yamanashi Prefecture is located in the northwestern part of Yamanashi Prefecture and is an area full of rich nature and deep history. In this First Post, we will introduce plenty of attractions such as sightseeing spots and event information in Nirasaki City! ◆❖◇What is Nirasaki City, Yamanashi Prefecture? ◇❖◆ Nirasaki City is a city with a population of about 28,000. With famous peaks such as Mt. Fuji, Yatsugatake, and the Southern Alps in the background, you can enjoy the beautiful scenery of the four seasons, and it is also known as the birthplace of the Kai Takeda Family. In addition to fruits such as grapes and peaches grown in the land rich in nature, the mellow aroma and flavorful wine are also exquisite! Nirasaki City Yamanashi Prefecture is very convenient to access from central Tokyo, and you can easily visit it on a day trip. [Access by train] Shinjuku Station - Nirasaki Station JR Chuo Main Line Limited Express Azusa Approx. 1 hour 30 minutes Matsumoto Station - Nirasaki Station JR Chuo Main Line Limited Express Azusa Approx. 1 hour 10 minutes [Access by car] Chofu IC - Nirasaki IC Chuo Expressway about 1 hour 30 minutes Nagoya IC - Nirasaki IC Chuo Automobile Approx. 2 hours 45 minutes ◆ ❖ ◇ 6 recommended sightseeing spots of "Nirasaki", a town with a view of Mt. Fuji ◇ ❖ ◆ 【Mt. Amari】 The Mt. Amari in Minami-Alps UNESCO Eco Park has been selected as one of the Yamanashi Hundred Famous Mountains. The parking lot is about a 30-minute walk to the summit, so you can easily enjoy climbing and hiking. The view from the top is spectacular, and if the conditions are right, you can see Mt. Fuji floating in a sea of clouds. Don't miss the Astragalus azaleas, which bloom around the beginning of June! 【Crocodile Mound Sakura】 The 330-year-old Ipponzakura tree that blooms on the alligator mound was designated as a natural monument of Nirasaki City in the first year of Heisei. In the background of the towering cherry blossom trees, you can overlook Mt. Fuji and Yatsugatake, and it is also popular as a photo spot. When the cherry blossoms are in full bloom, they are lit up and you can enjoy a fantastic atmosphere. 【Takeda Hachimangu】 Takeda Hachimangu Shrine was founded in 822 AD and is associated with the Kai Takeda Family. The Main Shrine was rebuilt by Lord Takeda Shingen and is also an important cultural property of Japan. 【Nirasaki Omura Memorial Park】 At Omura Memorial Park, you can experience art at the Nirasaki Omura Museum of Art, where paintings and ceramics collected by Dr. Satoshi Omura, who won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, are exhibited, enjoy cooking at the soba restaurant, refresh your mind and body at the hot spring for a day trip, and deepen your learning and interaction with people at the Hakuyuki Dormitory. Please spend a meaningful time with the scenic scenery that changes its expression with the seasons. 【Ruins of Shinpu Castle】 The ruins of Ruins of Shinpu Castle were built by Prince Takeda Katsuyori in 1581 on the plateau of Shichiri Rock. The Ruins of the Castle was set on fire by the Oda and Tokugawa forces 68 days after its construction, but it is a castle ruin that conveys the culmination of the Takeda family to this day. From the Ruins of the Castle, you can see a spectacular view of Mt. Fuji and Yatsugatake, and around the beginning of April, the whole area blooms like a pink carpet, and Shinpu Momogengo is a superb view! 【Kayagatake】 The final resting place of Hisaya Fukada, the author of "Japan's 100 Famous Mountains". From the summit of the mountain, which is about 1704 meters above sea level, you can overlook a 360-degree panorama of Mt. Fuji and Yatsugatake. Because the mountain looks very similar to Yatsugatake, it is nicknamed "fake eight". ◆❖◇Events and festivals in Nirasaki City◇❖◆ 【Fukada Festival】 In addition to being active in the literary world such as numerous mountain books, novels, and travelogues such as "Japan's 100 Famous Mountains", this event will be held at Kayagatake, the final place of the mountaineer "Hisaya Fukada", who left a great mark on the Japanese mountain world. At the Fukada Festival, a memorial ceremony and a commemorative mountain climb are held every year to commemorate his legacy. 【Summer Illumination in Nirasaki】 The Ministry of Education's anthem "Tanabata-sama" begins with "Sasa-no-ha, Sarasara, Kiba-ni, sway...". The poet who wrote the Tanabata in a nursery rhyme is "Hanayo Gondo" from Nirasaki City. In Nirasaki City, as the birthplace of Hanayo Gondo, illuminations and Tanabata decorations inspired by Tanabata are held every summer. 【Memorial service for fallen Takeda warriors, Fireworks display in Narasaki, Takeda no Sato】 Approximately 6,600 fireworks, including star mines, will be launched in the night sky of the main venue, Kamanashigawa River Park. Many food stalls are also lined up at the venue to liven up the festivals. 【Illumination in Nirasaki】 Approximately 60,000 bulbs of light, including a 7-meter-high tree, heart-shaped objects, and illuminations with the motif of cherry blossoms on an alligator mound in full bloom, vividly color the Nirasaki Station Square. ◆❖◇Other recommended information in Nirasaki City◇❖◆ Furusato Nozei in Nirasaki City offers fruity wine made from 100% Nirasaki grapes, Koshu whiskey recommended for highballs, and fruits such as fresh peaches and grapes as thank-you gifts. Taste the gourmet food of Nirasaki. Nirasaki City is full of rich nature, deep history, delicious specialty products, and heartwarming events. Come and take a trip to make new discoveries and memories in Nirasaki City! We look forward to seeing you there. COOL JAPAN VIDEOS will continue to provide recommended information on Nirasaki City, Yamanashi Prefecture, so please follow us!
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  • Nirasaki
  • Tourism Association
  • Fireworks
  • Amariyama
  • Takeda Hachiman Shrine
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  • Takeda no Sato Nirasaki Fireworks Festival
  • Events
  • Festival
  • Hometown tax
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Atami Tourism Association
Feb. 11, 2024
Today, 2/12 (Monday, Shake Holiday) is the first "Atami Marine Fireworks Festival" of 2024! Fireworks festivals are held in various places, but the feature of Atami is the launch location. Since it is launched in Atami Bay, a sea surrounded by mountains on three sides, the sound reverberates and has an acoustic effect that makes you feel as if you are in a stadium. If you watch it by the sea, the sound will resonate with your body and you can experience its power! This year, it will be held as follows, so please take a look at the fireworks festival in Atami! 【2024 (Reiwa 6) Atami Marine Fireworks Festival】 (planned) 2/12 (Monday holiday), 2/24 (Saturday), 3/20 (Wednesday) 4/13 (Sat), 5/2 (Thu) 7/26 (Fri), 8/5 (Mon), 8/8 (Thu), 8/18 (Sun), 8/23 (Fri) 9/16 (Mon), 10/19 (Sat), 11/4 (Mon) 12/8(Sun) Time: 20:20~20:40 (20:20~20:45 only in July and August) Venue: Atami Bay Viewing location: Atami Sun Beach ~ Shinsui Park, etc. *Held rain or shine
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  • Fireworks
  • Atami Fireworks Festival
  • Atami
  • Instagrammable
  • Events
  • Nightscape
  • date
  • Atami Sun Beach
  • Sightseeing
  • Festival
  • ...and 10 others
Izu Tourism Association
Jan. 31, 2024
HELLO TO EVERYONE WHO WATCHES COOL JAPAN VIDEOS! This is the Izu Tourism Association. Izu City, Shizuoka Prefecture, located in the central part of the Izu Peninsula with a population of about 26,000, was formed in 2004 by the merger of four towns in Tagata County: Shuzenji Town, Toi Town, Amagi Yugashima Town, and Naka Izu Town. Two-thirds of the city is an area rich in nature occupied by mountain forests. We will continue to provide recommended information on "Izu City, Shizuoka Prefecture", which can be visited by many tourists who are fascinated by the pleasant warm climate of the Izu Peninsula and the beauty of nature! This is my first posted, and I will introduce all the recommended information in Izu City! We hope you enjoy it. ■■Recommended sightseeing spots in Izu City, Shizuoka Prefecture■■ ・Joren no Taki Waterfall It is a powerful waterfall with a height of 25 meters and a width of 7 meters in Izu Amagi, which is known for the "Amagi-goe"(Walk Over Amagi Pass) of Sayuri Ishikawa, and you can enjoy trout fishing downstream of this Waterfall basin and wasabi cultivation along the mountain stream. ・Old Amagi Tunnel (Amagisan Tunnel) It is a historic tunnel that opened in 1905 on the former National Route 414 connecting Izu City and Kawazu Town. With a total length of 445.5 meters, it is the longest tunnel of an existing stone road in Japan. ・Lover's Cape From the observation deck on the cape, you can see a large panorama overlooking Mt. Fuji and Suruga Bay. It is said that if you call the name of your loved one while ringing the Love Call Bell three times, love will come to fruition. ・Doi Gold Mine It is the largest gold mine in Izu, which boasted the second largest production in Japan after the Sado Gold Mine in Niigata Prefecture from the Edo period to the Showa period, and is now reborn as a tourist facility where you can enjoy the gold placer mining experience, and is popular as a power spot. The Kogane Kan exhibits a huge gold nugget weighing 250 kilograms, which is also recognized by the Guinness Book of Records. ・Roadside station There are two Roadside stations in Izu City: "Roadside Station Izu Tsukigase" and "Roadside Station Amagikoe". The "Showa no Mori Kaikan" located at "Roadside Station Amagikoe" is a facility where you can learn about the plants and animals of Amagi. ■■Izu City's specialties and local gourmet■■ ・Wasabi It is the largest Wasabi production area in Shizuoka Prefecture, produced in the clear stream of Mt. Amagi, and is made with the blessings of nature without using Fertilizers or Pesticides. For fresh wasabi, not only raw wasabi, but also Pickled Wasabi, Wasabi miso, Wasabi Nori, Soy Sauce Pickling, and Pickled in three cups are recommended, and it is a popular specialty for Souvenirs. ・Shiitake mushrooms In Izu, which has a warm climate, high-quality shiitake mushrooms are grown. Shiitake mushrooms that have cleared strict standards, such as umbrellas that are about 4 to 6 centimeters in size and in good shape, are branded and sold as "Seisuke Donko". Both are also popular thank-you gifts for Furusato Nozei. ■■Events and festivals in Izu City■■ ・Kobo Daishi Fireworks Festival Held every year on August 21 as a festival to comfort the spirit of Kobo Daishi, it is a fireworks festival launched from the mountainside, which is very rare in Japan. ・Amagi Firefly Festival You can admire the Genji fireflies that grew up in Amagi. Surrounded by the fantastic light of fireflies, it has become a summer tradition. ■■Accommodation in Izu City■■ Izu City has a variety of accommodation facilities that cater to the various needs of tourists visiting the city. At the historic Shuzenji Onsen, you can experience traditional Japanese hospitality at a number of hot spring inns and hotels. Shuzenji Onsen also has facilities where you can enjoy day-trip hot springs, and the Walking trail in the Hot Spring District "Bamboo Forest Path" is popular as a photo spot where the lush bamboo is lit up after sunset. Izu City is rich in nature, deep history, local gastronomy, and heartwarming hospitality. While enjoying the scenery of the four seasons, please spend a time that can only be experienced in Izu City. We will continue to introduce recommended spots in Izu City, so thank you.
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  • Izu
  • Izu Peninsula/Izu Archipelago
  • Joren Falls
  • Amagi Mountain
  • Koibito cape
  • roadside station
  • Toi gold mine
  • a roadside station Its Izu Tsukigase
  • a roadside station Over Amagi
  • Gourmet
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