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Otaki Tourism Association
6 days ago
How do you do! This is the Otaki Tourist Association. Chiba Prefecture Isumi County Otaki Town is a town of about 8,000 people located in the middle of the The Boso peninsula Peninsula. About one and a half hours from Tokyo, the easily accessible Otaki Town is known for its natural beauty and rich history, which fascinates many visitors. In this First Post, we will deliver the charm of Otaki Town and recommended sightseeing spots, so please Enjoy it until the end. ==History of Chiba Prefecture Otaki Town== As a Otaki Castle Castle Town with one of the Four Heavenly Kings of Tokugawa "Honda Tadakatsu" as the castle owner, it flourished from the Sengoku period to the Edo period. Otaki Castle is known as the symbol of Otaki Town and captivates many history buffs and tourists. In the town, there are still faces of that time. ==Introduction to Chiba Prefecture Otaki Town Sightseeing Spots== ◇Otaki Castle It is a castle tower museum built in Showa 50, which has been selected as a "Chiba Prefecture Designated Historic Site" and "One of the 100 best castles in Japan". Documents that allow you to learn about the history of The Boso peninsula and the life of the Castle Town are on display. Currently, Otaki Castle is closed for facility renovation. ◇Otaki Castle Town Otaki Town is lined with old buildings that are also cultural properties. There are houses, shops and shrines where you can get a glimpse of life at that time, and it is a recommended Spot for history lovers. Take a stroll through the Castle Town, which retains strong faces of the Edo period, and feel the romance of a timeless journey. ◇Yoro Valley Valleys straddles Ichihara City, Kimitsu City, Kamogawa City in the southern part of Chiba Prefecture, and Isumi County Otaki Town, you can enjoy the natural beauty of the four seasons, especially the autumn leaves are Famous. Popular Spots nearby include Awamata Waterfall, Suigetsu Temple, Ruins of the Kobundo Tunnel, Mukoyama Kyoei Tunnel and Kannon Bridge. Please note that due to the flooding of the Yoro River by Typhoon No. 13 in 2023, it is currently Closed except for some parts. ◇Asawahara Highlands With about 20,000 hydrangeas in bloom, it is known as the best hydrangea spot in the Kanto region. Since it is located at an elevation of 340 meters, it blooms later than in the flatlands, and the best time to see it is best time to visit from late June to mid-July every year. ◇Isumi Railway It is a local railway with a total length of about 26.8 kilometers connecting Isumi City and Otaki Town, and you can enjoy seasonal flowers and rural scenery along the line. During the rape blossom season in early Spring, the entire area is dyed bright yellow with rape flowers, and it is popularly known as the "Rapeseed Blossom Train". ◇Roadside Station Takeyura no Sato Otaki Fresh local vegetables and specialty products are lined up, and it is also recommended as a souvenir of The Boso peninsula. At the Shokudo, you can taste shiitake mushrooms, Otaki Town's specialty bamboo shoots, and game dishes such as Wild boar meat. ==Local festival & Events in Chiba Prefecture Otaki Town== ◇Otaki Castle Festival Samurai parades and various events are held at the festivals held every autumn. It is a popular local festivals that will be held for the 50th time in 2024. ==Chiba Prefecture Otaki Town Specialty Products Gourmet == Otaki bamboo shoots, which boast one of the largest production volumes in the Tokyo metropolitan area, are white in color and are also called "white bamboo shoots" because of their High quality, which is very soft. Taste of food is small, so you can eat it without removing the bad smell. "Otaki bamboo shoots" are also popular as thank-you gifts for Furusato Nozei tax payment. ==Chiba Prefecture Otaki Town Tourist Information== Chiba Prefecture Otaki Town is a region rich in nature and deep history. Spending time away from everyday life in Otaki Town will be a memorable time. COOL JAPAN VIDEOS will provide Recommendations and Latest Information on Otaki Town, so thank you.
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Yoshiaki
Jun. 19, 2023
This is the photo of this year's hydrangea ... I couldn't go to take a picture, only Shokaiji Temple hydrangeas. Every year, I go to shoot without fail. It is beautiful when it is in full bloom. I especially like blue hydrangeas ^^ Shokaiji Temple is a temple of the Shingon sect Chizan school located in Inazawa, Aichi Prefecture, Japan. It is a historic temple that is said to have been founded by Kukai, and the main statue is the Zenkoji style Amida Sanson statue. In the precincts, there are valuable buildings such as the main hall, which is designated as an important cultural property, the Taho Pagoda, and the Treasure Pagoda. In the adjacent Otsuka Shokaiji Temple Historical Park, 10,000 hydrangeas of about 90 species bloom in early summer. Colorful hydrangeas and irises in dry landscape gardens and ponds create a beautiful contrast. The Otsuka Kofun is also decorated with hydrangeas, and you can enjoy the atmosphere of ancient and modern. Shokaiji Temple is a temple full of cultural and natural attractions.
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