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Tomi City Tourist Association
May. 14, 2024
HELLO VIEWERS OF COOL JAPAN VIDEOS! This is the Shinshu Toumi Tourism Association. Tomi City, Nagano Prefecture is a city in the eastern part of Nagano Prefecture. Surrounded by the Asama mountain range of Joshinetsu Kogen National Park to the north and Tateshina and Yatsugatake to the south, it is an area rich in Rich in nature, with more than half of the city being mountain forests and one-fourth being fields. The city was created in 2002 by the merger of Higashimomachi and Kitamomaki Village, and became "Tomi City" by taking one letter each of the Omi of Higashimomachi "east" and Kitamomaki Village. There is the Joshinetsu Expressway "Tobu Yunomaru Interchange" and the Shinano Railway "Tanaka Station" and "Shigeno Station", and it is about 2 hours from Central Tokyo and about 1 hour from Nagano City and Matsumoto City. ==Recommended sightseeing spots in Tomi City, Nagano Prefecture== ・Unno Yado Opened in 1625 as a Shukuba-juku on the Kitakuni Highway, it is a tourist destination that still retains its original appearance. You can feel as if you have traveled back in time to the Edo period. ・Myojin Pond It is a pond built in the Edo period, and it is Maintenance as an Art Village Park centered on the pond, and you can see the beautiful scenery of the four seasons such as New green and autumn leaves in the Satoyama. There are facilities in the park such as the Umeno Memorial Picture Gallery and the Fureaikan. ・Unnojyuku History and Folklore Museum The building built around 1790 in the Edo period is still used as a Documents Museum. The climate, history, and documents of Unno Yado are on display ・Roadside Station Raiden Walnut Village At the Roadside Station at the entrance to Yunomaru Highland, you can enjoy a meal that makes use of hand-made soba "Inutate Soba" and local ingredients at the restaurant. Local agricultural products and specialty products are lined up, so it is also recommended to buy Souvenirs for sightseeing in Tomi City. ・Yunomaru Ski Resort It is the closest powder snow ski resort to Central Tokyo, and the six slopes can be enjoyed by beginners and advanced skiers. The business period is from late November to early April every year. ・Yunomaru Plateau It is a plateau located on the west side of the Asama mountain ranges, and the Renge azalea of Azalea Plain is also designated as a national natural monument. Every year, when the Renge azalea is in full bloom, the "Yunomaru Kogen Azalea Festival" is held. ・Yurakuchi-kan Wine & Beer Museum It is a facility where you can experience Tomi Wine, such as an exhibition room that introduces the history of Tomi Wine, winery Information in Tomi City, grape cultivation amount, etc., and a tasting area and wine sales centered on Tomi City wine. A wine concierge is also available, so be sure to find your favorite wine. ==Specialty products and gourmet foods of Tomi City, Nagano Prefecture== Kyoho grapes, walnuts, sweet corn, Shirado potatoes, and broccoli are specialty products of Tomi City, Nagano Prefecture. These specialty products are also popular as thank-you gifts for roadside stations and Furusato Nozei tax payments. In addition, wineries are being born one after another in Tomi City, and wine taxis are also operated to visit wineries in the city. ==Events and festivals in Tomi City, Nagano Prefecture== ・Raiden Festival It is a major summer event in Tomi City held at Tanaka Shopping Street, and there are performances and dances on stage, and many Kitchen Cars are lined up in the shopping street. At the climax, the festivals are enlivened by a dance parade. ・Unno Yado Fureai Festival It is a festival held every November at Uminojuku, Old Kitakuni Highway, Unno Juku, and a procession dressed in Edo period costumes parades through the city. The buildings and gardens of Unno Yado, which you cannot usually see, will be opened. ==Agricultural experience in Tomi City, Nagano Prefecture== The idyllic atmosphere of Tomi City, with its fields spread all around, is difficult to enjoy in the Central Tokyo. There is also a travel plan where you can enjoy farming experience while interacting with the warm and friendly people of Tomi City. Even if you visit sightseeing for the first time in Tomi, the local staff will support you so that you can participate with peace of mind. Agricultural experience plans include "Rice cultivation", "Apple cultivation", "Corn harvesting experience", and "Traditional Japanese straw raincoat harvesting experience". ==Recommended Information for Tomi City, Nagano Prefecture== The Nature of the Tomi City and the atmosphere of the historic city Fascination those who visit. Please feel the charm of Tomi City firsthand. COOL JAPAN VIDEOS will provide recommended Information that will help you plan your trip to Tomi City.
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Kiso Tourist Federation
May. 14, 2024
How do you do! This is the Kiso Tourism Federation! Kiso, Nagano Prefecture is a region in the Kiso River basin of Nagano Prefecture and consists of eight cities and towns: Nakatsugawa City, Nagiso Town, Okuwa Village, Agematsu Town, Kiso Town, Otaki Village, Kiso Village, and Shiojiri City. Located in a valley surrounded by 3,000-meter-high mountains that have been selected as a 100 Famous Mountains of Japan, it is an area where delicious air, water, and Healing space brought by Nature spread. The historic Shukuba-juku town still remains along the old Along the road and is visited by many travelers. In this article, we will introduce you to the history and highlights of the Kiso, as well as Information local Specialty Products and events. ◆History of Kiso, Nagano Kiso The Nakasendo Highway, which connected Kyoto and Edo during the Edo period, was an important highway with many people coming and going. Kiso, which is part of the Nakasendo Highway, has prospered as a transportation hub since ancient times, with many travelers and supplies coming and going. Many Shukuba-juku towns have developed and retain their faces even today, and Kisoji was designated as the first Japanese heritage site in Nagano Prefecture. At that time, 69 Shukuba were placed in the Nakasendo 540-kilometer process, of which 11 Shukuba are located in Kisoji. Nakasendo Kisoji 11 Shukuba ・Niekawa Juku ・Narai juku ・Yauhara juku ・Miyanokoshi juku ・Fukushima juku ・Agematsu juku ・Suhara-juku ・Nojiri juku ・Midono juku ・Tsumago juku ・Magome juku Even now, the cityscape of the Edo period Unfolds on Kisoji, and you can feel as if you have traveled back in time to the Edo period. ◆Introduction of tourist spots in Kiso, Nagano Kiso ◇Kiso Kaida Highlands Elevation Kaida Highlands overlooking Mt. Ontake, which stretches for 1,100 to 1,400 meters, is Unfolds with rural scenery. There are sports facilities and Hot spring facilities, and it is crowded with many tourists. At the "Kiso Horse Village" in the Highlands, you can also enjoy horseback riding and horse-drawn carriage experiences. ◇Nezame-no-Toko On the floor of Nezame-no-Toko in Agematsu town, you can see a strangely shaped granite rock that looks like a row of large boxes. It was designated as a national scenic spot in 1923 and became a Central Alps National Park in 2020. ◇Akasawa Natural Recreation Forest It is one of Japan's three most beautiful forests in Agematsu town, and there is a forest of natural Kiso Hinoki trees that are more than 300 years old. It is also the birthplace of forest bathing, where Japan's first forest bathing competition was held in 1982. ◇Ontake Lake, Shizenko (Nature Lake) The beautiful lake in Otaki village also offers ontake lake canoe touring and Shizenko (Nature Lake) nature canoe tours. Since you can see the beautiful appearance of the four seasons, it is a popular photo Spot and is visited by many tourists throughout the year. ◇Atera Canyon The emerald green clear streams of Atera Canyon in Okuwa Village are called "Atera Blue" and are a popular healing spot for girls' trips. ◆Introduction of Roadside Station in Kiso, Nagano Kiso At the Roadside Station, fresh vegetables and specialty products from the local Kiso are lined up, and you can enjoy Kiso's gourmet food. Souvenirs are also recommended! ・Roadside Station Kiso Fukushima (Kiso Town, Kiso-gun, Nagano Prefecture) ・Roadside Station Hiyoshi Kiso Koma Kogen (Hinoyoshi, Kiso-cho, Kiso-gun, Nagano) ・Roadside Station Kiso River Headwaters Village Kisomura (Kiso Village, Kiso-gun, Nagano Prefecture) ◆Introduction of Specialty products and crafts of Kiso, Nagano Kiso Kiso is also known for its rich specialty products nurtured by its natural environment. Matsutake mushrooms in Kiso town are famous for their high aroma and are popular as a taste of autumn. Sunki, pickled red turnip, and Maki of magnolia leaves are traditional gourmet foods in Kiso where you can enjoy their unique flavors. In addition, Kiso lacquerware is an Ancient tradition that has been handed down in the Kiso area for a long time, and the longer it is used, the warmer and luster it becomes, and the more beautiful it shines. ◆Introduction of local events and festivals in Kiso, Nagano Kiso ◇Mizunashi Shrine Festival (Mikoshi (portable shrine) roll) This festival, held every July, is a rare festivals in Japan where about 100 kan (about 400 kg) Mikoshi (portable shrines) are rolled or dropped and destroyed overnight, and is also called "One of the world's strangest festivals". ◇Kiso Yoshinaka Flag Raising Festival It is a festival registered as a Component Cultural Assets, and mourns Lord Yoshinaka, lights a fire character in the shape of a "tree" on Mt. Yamabuki, and a warrior procession parades through the town. ◆Introduction of Kiso, Nagano Prefecture Kiso, Nagano Kiso is a fascinating region for its magnificent nature and rich history. While walking along the old highways that have remained since the Edo period, you can feel the unchanging scenery that travelers must have felt at that time. We will continue to send out Information that will convey the charm of Kiso to everyone who sees COOL JAPAN VIDEOS, so Best regards!
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Iwata Tourist Federation
May. 12, 2024
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 one of the prefecture's leading agricultural outputs, Famous for greenhouse melons, tea, white onions, shrimp-shaped potatoes, Chinese vegetables, and Shirasu, a marine product. 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-machi town located almost in the center of the 53rd order of the Tokaido Road (the 28th Shukuba), and there are still several 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, in addition to 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 Plants", 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 Observation decks, you can see Enshu Nada in the distance, and it is a 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. Visit many fans from Japan and abroad on match days. 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 Kondo. 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 platform of the monk's cell located on the north side of the Ruins of Toe Kokubunji Temple were Maintenance, and in the 5th year of Reiwa, the Wooden base platform of the Kondo Hall, the central building of the temple, was Maintenance. In the Kondo hall, the foundation stone that supports the pillars of the building and the stone staircase installed in front of the Front of Kindan 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, Aroma melon, white onion, and Koro-kaki (persimmon), all of which directly feel the blessings of nature. Locally grown ingredients are known for their freshness and taste. Seafood such as Shirasu, natural Tiger puffer fish 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 Tokaidō and Mitsuki in four groups called ladders, and then head to the worship hall of Yanahiru 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 "Teratani 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 Recommendations on COOL JAPAN VIDEOS!
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  • Edo Period
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  • Ryuyo Ocean Park
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さすらいの旅人1971
May. 7, 2024
The Spring Takayama Festival (Sanno Matsuri) is an annual festival of Hie Shrine, the god of the southern half of the former Takayama Castle Town, and is held on April 14 and 15 every year. The Minamoto of the festival is said to have originated during the reign of the feudal lord Kanamori of Hida (1585-1692), and the food stalls are said to have originated around 1718, and the craftsmanship is alive and well, such as the karakuri Dedication that shows off the skillful movements of the puppets and the return car with the gimmick. It was the first time I saw it live, and I had only seen it on the news and videos until now, and I was able to experience a very fresh and fantastic world view, and although my photography skills are still immature, I want to convey the impression of seeing it...
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  • Mikoshi/Dashi
  • Hida Takayama
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Isehara Tourism Association
May. 6, 2024
[The 33rd Park Greening Festival] In the central square, Hawaiian music and Soran dances are performed. This is a Popular Events event where you can feel the importance of nature and get close to greenery! Saturday, May 11, 2024, 9 a.m. ~ 4 p.m.       12th (Sun) 9 a.m. ~ 3 p.m. Isehara City Sports Park (Nishitomioka 320) * Green Flea Market * Craft class using thinned wood * Distribution of root-rooted sunflower seedlings, mushroom seedlings, etc. Concurrent events *Recycling Exhibition (Contact: Cleaning & Recycling Division, 0463-94-7502)  From the items collected by the city as bulky garbage, the Silver Human Resources Center  Sales of about 300 pieces of furniture repaired by * Isehara Environmental Exhibition (Contact: Environmental Measures Division 0463-94-4737)   Electric vehicle test drive and eco-driving diagnosis (4/15 ~ Pre-registration is being accepted)  Experience corner for crafts, etc.  Quiz rally (with Premiums), etc.  *Until 3 p.m. on both days *Daily Life Exhibition (in charge: Human Rights and Public Consultation Division, 0463-94-4717)  Panel exhibition on unscrupulous business practices  Distribution of educational documents to prevent consumer troubles, etc.   *11th (Sat) only *New Physical Fitness Test (Sports Division: 0463-94-4628)  Subject to adults, grip strength, long-seated forward bending, upper body raising, etc. are measured.  *12th (Sun) 10 a.m. ~ noon, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. ⁂Contact⁂  Midori Park Division 0463-94-4759
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Morito Shrine
May. 4, 2024
NICE TO MEET EVERYONE WHO WATCHES COOL JAPAN VIDEOS! The Protector of Hayama Morito Shrine. In the future, this Account will deliver Information of "The Protector of Hayama Morito Shrine (Hayamago Sochinju Mori and Daimyojin)". Best regards! The Protector of Hayama Morito Shrine is a shrine located in Hayama Town, Miura District, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan. The God of worship enshrines Oyamatsumi no Mikoto (Oyama no Mikoto) and Kotoshironushi no Mikoto (Kotoshiro no Mikoto). It was founded by welcoming the spirits of Mishima Myojin (Shizuoka Prefecture / Mishima Taisha), which was worshipped by the first shogun of the Kamakura shogunate, Prince Minamoto no Yoritomo, in Hayama, which is famous as a scenic spot. After that, it has a history of being visited by successive generals. Benefits include good luck and good luck, safe childbirth, child treasure, Marriage, business prosperity, and family safety. It is also popular as a scenic spot Representative of Shonan with a view of Mt. Fuji, Enoshima, the Torii (shrine gate) gate of Meijima Island that enshrines the dragon god over Sagami Bay, and the Hayama Lighthouse (Yujiro Lighthouse), and is visited by many worshippers. In particular, the divinely shining Sunset called "Morito Sunset," which has been certified as one of the 50 best scenic spots in Kanagawa, is breathtakingly beautiful. In April and September, you will also have the chance to see Diamond Fuji. Please take a look. From here, we will guide you through the gifts, amulets, and shuin stamps of Morito Shrine. ◆ Morito's Cleansing Salt Morito's Cleansing Salt, which has been used for cleansing and exorcism since ancient times, is ideal for filling entrances and doorways, making offerings to shrines, disposing of favorite items such as dolls, and cleansing baths (please be careful if you have sensitive skin). In addition, it is said that salt brings happiness, and it can also be a prosperous business and good luck. ◆ Child Gems If you stroke it every day, it is a stone that is said to be blessed with children. Please enshrine it on the shrine shelf or in the bedroom. In addition, after being blessed with a child, we receive a prayer for a safe birth, and after giving birth, we write the "child's name" on this child jewelry and return it to the "child jewel store" when visiting the temple. ◆ Amulet We offer a wide variety of amulets. In addition to the "Evil Luck Protection" and "Child Blessing Protection", there are "Wave Riding Protection" that is prayed to ride the big waves of life, "Water Rescue Protection" that removes water-related disasters such as the sea and rivers, "Kagayaki Protection" that is prayed for living a good life, "Enmusubi Gomori" and "Shellfish Love Protection" that are beneficial for Marriages, and "Pet Protection" that depicts dogs and cats. ◆ Takofugu Mikuji There is also a fortune teller "Takotafuku Mikuji" that uses a special fishing rod to catch your favorite puffer fish and octopus. The colorful puffer fish and octopus have strings, so you can carry them with you, or you can tie them to the Precincts with the fortune teller. Morito Shrine also holds Shinto weddings. A total of 60 people can attend, including the groom, bride, and mediator. Priestess dance and gagaku performance plans are also available. Please check the official website for details. Other, there are also prayers such as visiting the shrine, Shichi-Go-San, school bag exorcism ceremony, and shrine-front groundbreaking ceremony. Morito Shrine holds various festivals throughout the year. Every September, an Annual Grand Festival is held to commemorate the founding of Morito Shrine. On the eve of the Annual Grand Festival, the "Yoimiya Festival" and the "Special Goma Burning Shinto Ceremony" are held, which is said to be a prayer for good luck. On the day of the Annual Grand Festival, the Mikoshi (portable shrines) of the five neighborhood associations parade from day to night. In addition, the "Hama-ori Togyo" where the Mikoshi (portable shrine) enters the sea is one of the highlights of the Annual Grand Festival, where not only the power but also the harmony with the sea is fantastic. After the Annual Grand Festival, the traditional Shinto ritual "Yutachi Kagura (Kamakura Kagura)" with a history of more than 800 years is Dedication. ◆Shuin stamps Shuin stamps can be received at the company office. The "fireworks shuin stamps Book", which will be distributed around GW every year, is very popular, and the design is different every year and the quantity is limited, so depending on the year, it may run out before the start of summer. In July and August, we also have a limited edition shuin stamp with the seal of "Summer Prayer", and there are many limited quantities of shuin stamps. shuin stamps and shuin stamps Information are announced on the official website Information new arrivals and Instagram. To access Morito Shrine by train, get off at Zushi Station on the JR Yokosuka Line and take a taxi for about 10 minutes. Alternatively, you can take the Keikyu Bus (East Exit No. 3 Bus Stop) from Zushi Station to Boarding "逗12: Hayama Isshiki bound (around the Coast)" and get off at "Morito Shrine" and walk for 1 minute (16 minutes in total). If you are driving, go from Yokohama Yokosuka Road / Zushi IC via Zuba Shindo to Kamakura. In addition, the parking lot is available for 105 regular cars. (Charged) Accessible by car from Hayama, Kamakura has the atmosphere of an ancient city and is dotted with historical landmarks, beautiful temples and shrines, so you can enjoy a stroll while experiencing Japanese history and culture. By all means, visit the The Protector of Hayama Morito Shrine and Please enjoy Hayama's unique time, (HAYMA TIME) atmosphere, and the beauty of nature. We will continue to send out Information in the future, so please look forward to it!
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  • child gem
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さすらいの旅人1971
May. 3, 2024
The Spring Takayama Festival (Sanno Matsuri) is an annual festival of Hie Shrine, the god of the southern half of the former Takayama Castle Town, and is held on April 14 and 15 every year. The Minamoto of the festival is said to have originated during the reign of the feudal lord Kanamori of Hida (1585-1692), and the food stalls are said to have originated around 1718, and the craftsmanship is alive and well, such as the karakuri Dedication that shows off the skillful movements of the puppets and the return car with the gimmick. It was the first time I saw it live, and I had only seen it on the news and videos until now, and I was able to experience a very fresh and fantastic world view, and although my photography skills are still immature, I want to convey the impression of seeing it...
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  • Hida Takayama
Isehara Tourism Association
May. 1, 2024
【Sagami Kokufu Festival】  May 5 (Sun) 9:30~  Held at Mt. Kamitaka in Oiso Town The Sagami Kokufu Festival brings together six companies from the former Sagami Province, which has been designated as an Intangible folk cultural asset of the prefecture Each company's mikoshi crosses over to Mt. Kamizen From noon, the Representative Shinto ceremony "Sitting and Answering" will be held Ichinomiya Samukawa Shrine (Samukawa Town)  Ninomiya Kawago Shrine (Ninomiya Town)  Sannomiya Hibita Shrine (Isehara City) 10:20 departure  Shinomiya Maetori Shrine (Hiratsuka) One Country, One Shrine Hiratsuka Hachimangu (Hiratsuka)  Sosha Rokusho Shrine (Oiso Town) Parking is limited, so please come by public transportation 10 minutes by bus from Oiso Station, get off in front of Oiso Prince Hotel, 10 minutes on foot * Some roads are closed around Oyaba and Mt. Kamira.  9 a.m. ~ 6 p.m. For details, please see the Rokusho Shrine website.
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Isehara Tourism Association
May. 1, 2024
【Isehara Daijingu Wakaba Festival】Light rain 5/5 (Sun) Children's Day 10:00~14:00 I hope that children will grow up quickly like "Wakatake" The Wish Wakaba Festival will be held. *Children's Health Prayer Festival (at the Precincts in front of Kaguraden)   Praying for the safe growth of children in front of God   Changed from 10:00 → 11:00 from last year   Please note that there is only one time at 11 o'clock. * Making bamboo toys   10:30~14:00   Nostalgic bamboo dragonfly, bamboo flute Gari fist making, etc.   Let's take on the challenge! * With the flea market that was held before Corona   The kite painting experience will not be held. Koinobori is also Gari, and a mock shop will also be opened.   Inquiries Isehara Daijingu Shrine Office (0463-96-1611)
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Nagawa Town Tourism Association
May. 1, 2024
This is the Shinshu Chowa Town Tourism Association. Nice to meet you all! Chowa Town, Nagano Prefecture is a town rich in nature and history in the center of Nagano Prefecture. ◇History of Chowa Town, Nagano Prefecture In Chowa Town, where the Nakasendo Highway, which connected Edo and Kyoto, passed during the Edo period, there are two Shukuba-juku, Nagakubo-juku and Wada-juku, and it is a tourist spot that still retains the remnants of that time. ・Nakasendo No.28 Wada-juku The Shukuba-juku is located at the foot of Mt. of the difficult "Wada Pass", which is about 800 meters Elevation the Nakasendo, and many travelers I nourished my energy here. The nationally designated historic sites "Wada-juku Main Camp", "Rekishi no Michi Shiryokan Kawachiya", and "Daikokuya" are lined up and you can enjoy the atmosphere of the Edo period. ・Nakasendo No.27 Nagakubo-juku In the Edo period, there were as many as 43 Shukuya (inns), the second largest of the 26 Shukuba-juku inns in Shinano. In addition, Hoshidan Pass in Chowa Town, Nagano Prefecture, has been a production area of Obsidian stone since Long time ago, and many people have lived there. Obsidian, which is sharp and easy to process, was used as a material for Stoneware for 30,000 years. ◇Introduction of sightseeing spots in Chowa Town, Nagano Prefecture◇ ・Utsukushigahara Highlands It is a Lava plateau that spreads around a Oogashira of 2,034 meters Elevation, and offers spectacular views of mountains such as Mt. Fuji, Yatsugatake, Gari and the Northern Alps. You can also see the idyllic scene of cows grazing on the Utsukushigahara Highlands. The evacuation tower "Tower of Beauty", which is installed in the center of the plateau to protect climbers by ringing a bell when fog occurs, is also a symbol of the Utsukushigahara Highlands. ・Roadside Station Marumero Station Nagato Fresh local vegetables and Specialty products are also a great spot to buy Souvenirs. In June 2020, we opened Markets Kokuyo, a direct sales shop with an exterior where you can feel the atmosphere of the Edo period. ・Kokuyo Water In the Toll road toll station of the Wada Pass, the not far from Famous Water Plaza is spring with water filtered by Obsidian bedrock. It has been selected as a "One of the 37 best waters in Shinshu". ・Nagato Hot Spring Yasuragi no Yu It is a facility where you can enjoy a day-trip hot spring adjacent to the Roadside Station "Marmelo no Eki Nagato", and the spring quality is sodium sulfate Hot spring, which is one of the "three most beautiful spring qualities in Japan". There is also an open-air bath and a Minamoto hot spring "Hagama bath". ・ Wada-juku Hot spring Fureai no Yu A day-trip Hot spring facility located in a corner of the vast sports park "Yuyu Park". The quality of the spring quality is "calcium sodium sulfate Hot spring. You can enjoy the scenery of the four seasons from the open-air bath. ・Obsidian Experience Museum You can learn the results of excavations in an easy-to-understand manner from actual Stoneware, anime, models, etc. ・Hoshikusokan You can learn about the state of Obsidian mining in the Jomon period, which was revealed by excavations, in an easy-to-understand manner through projection mapping, which directly projects onto the strata. * Those who enter the museum need to register at the Obsidian Experience Museum. ・Blanche Takayama Ski Resort Slope for skiers only, boasting 80% clear skies. There are various mountain trails and it is a ski resort that parents and children can enjoy. *The 2023-2024 season ended on March 31. ◇Event Information of Chowa Town, Nagano Prefecture◇ ・Otaya Festival It is an annual festival held every year in January at Furumachi Toyoke Grand Shrine. Five festival float decorations are dedicated in the town. ・Wada-juku Shukuba Festival It is an event that reproduction the history and culture of Wada-juku during the Lunar Bon Festival period, and is visited by many tourists. At night, lanterns illuminate the Shukuba town. ◇Specialty products and specialties of Chowa Town, Nagano Prefecture Chowa Town's Specialty Products include Dattan-soba noodles and fried rainbow trout. Specialty products nurtured by the rich nature of Chowa Town delight many tourists with their fresh taste. ◇Enjoy your trip to Chowa Town, Nagano Prefecture Chowa Town is a cityscape where you can enjoy the rich nature and atmosphere of the Edo period. We will send out recommended information so that you can enjoy your trip to Chowa Town in Nagano Prefecture, so please follow us. We sincerely look forward to your visit.
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  • Nagawa
  • Nagano Prefecture
  • Shinshu
  • Nakasendō
  • roadside station
  • marche
  • Hot springs
  • Outdoor bath
  • Day Trip Hot Spring
  • Skiing/Snowboarding
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Minami Makimura Tourism Association
Apr. 25, 2024
Nice to meet you all and welcome to COOL JAPAN VIDEOS! It is Minamimaki Village, Nagano Prefecture. Nagano Prefecture Minamisaku-gun Minamimaki Village is a village with a population of about 3,000 located in the east of Nagano Prefecture, with a Elevation difference of 1,000 to 1,500 meters Elevation. In the relatively flat area around 1300 meters, there are fields of highland vegetables such as Chinese cabbage and lettuce, which take advantage of the cool climate. In addition, it is one of Japan's leading starry sky observation spots and was selected as "Japan's most beautiful starry sky BEST3". In Minamimaki Village, Nagano Prefecture, there are many starry sky observation spots. Located in the foot of Mt. of the Yatsugatake, it provides a pleasant Healing for those who visit rich Nature, fresh air and a beautiful starry sky. ■Introduction of sightseeing spots in Minamimaki Village, Nagano Prefecture ・JR Railway Highest Point Nobeyama Station Nobeyama Station on the JR Koumi Line is the Highest elevation station in Japan with an Elevation of 1345m67cm. From the front of the station, you can see Akadake of Yatsugatake. ・Takizawa Farm Takizawa Farm on the Yatsugatake Nobeyama Plateau is a ranch where you can interact with animals such as cows and horses, experience ranching programs, milking, ice cream making, and more. You can also have extraordinary experiences such as camping and athletic. ・National Astronomical Observatory of Japan Nobeyama Radio Observatory Implementation is a world-class observatory with "Night Tours" and "Learning Room Guides" every weekend from March 2024. ・Mt. Meshimori A large panorama overlooking Yatsugatake, Mt. Fuji, and the Southern Alps spreads out. Since the Trekking course is Maintenance, children and beginners can enjoy the climbing mountain trail for about 1 hour. ・Yumoto Honzawa Onsen The Elevation 2150m "Unjo no Yu" in Yatsugatake and the "Koke Momo no Yu" with different Spring quality are the highest open-air baths in Japan. In the quiet Hot spring surrounded by Nature, you can relax both physically and mentally. ■Specialty products of Minamimaki Village, Nagano Prefecture Minamimaki Village in Nagano Prefecture is known for its High quality agricultural products such as Phaseolus coccineus, strawberries, and Nagaimo. The taste of these locally Cultivation fresh Specialty Products is exceptional. ■Popular events and activities in Minamimaki Village, Nagano Prefecture You can enjoy a variety of Activities throughout the year, such as Yatsugatake Nobeyama Plateau 100km ultramarathons, trekking, Highland Cycling, Horseback Riding Experience, snowshoeing, and Starry sky night tour. ■Enjoy enjoying sightseeing in Minamimaki Village, Nagano Prefecture It is a Good access to about 2 hours and 30 minutes by car from Tokyo, and it is also recommended for day trips. Spending time in Minamimaki Village, where you can face nature, will be a luxurious time away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. We hope you will create precious memories that will remain in your heart. In COOL JAPAN VIDEOS, we will send out recommended Information Minamimaki Village Nagano Prefecture, so Best regards!
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  • Minamimaki
  • Nagano Prefecture
  • Starry sky
  • nobeyama station
  • Takizawa Farm
  • Mount Iimori
  • Honzawa Onsen
  • Gourmet
  • Specialty
  • Ranch
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Agematsu Tourism Association
Apr. 24, 2024
Hello! This is the Uematsu Tourism Association. Agematsu Town, Nagano Prefecture is a town rich in Rich in nature located in the center of the Kiso Valley in the upper reaches of the Kiso River in the southwestern part of Nagano Prefecture. Blessed with a rich history and beautiful nature, it continues to attract visitors to visit. ◆◆History of Agematsu Town, Nagano Prefecture◆◆ Agematsu Town in Nagano Prefecture was the 38th Shukuba town on the Nakasendo Highway connecting Edo and Kyoto during the Edo period. The distance from Koumatsu-juku to Suhara-juku is the longest in Kiso Road, and it flourished as a resting place for many travelers. Even now, Agematsu Town has historical attractions such as "Kiso Plank" and "Nezame-no-Toko" where you can feel the history of that time. There is also a Nakasendo Kiso Road walking tour led by a veteran guide, so please Use it as a memory of your trip. In addition, Agematsu Town has prospered since ancient times as a forestry town that produces high-quality timber Representative by Kiso Hinoki, and is called "Hinoki no Sato". ◆◆Popular sightseeing spots in Agematsu Town, Nagano Prefecture◆◆ ◇Nezame-no-Toko The stream of the Kiso River cuts the granite into squares, and you can see the scenery as if a large box is lined up. There is also a legend of Urashima Taro that Urashima Taro opened the Tamatebako box in this area. ◇Akazawa Natural Recreation Forest It is a recreational forest with natural Kiso Hinoki trees that are more than 300 years old, and it is the place where the world's first forest protection policy was implemented about 400 years ago. There are 7 walking paths, and there is also a Paid Menu such as a forest therapy experience. Akazawa Natural Recreation Forest is the birthplace of forest bathing. The term "forest bathing" was born in 1982, and the first national national convention of forest bathing was held here at the Akazawa Natural Recreation Forest. ◇Akasawa Forest Railway A 2.2-kilometer-round Trolley train for sightseeing that runs through the Akazawa Natural Recreation Forest, and was once used to transport timber. You can enjoy forest bathing while riding the train. The Forest Railway Memorial Hall also exhibits steam locomotives from the time of its opening. ◇Mt. Kiso Komagatake It is the highest peak in the Central Alps and is a mountain with an Elevation of 2956 meters. Elevation up to 2612 meters can be climbed by the ropeway with the highest elevation difference in Japan. ◇Kiso old road of nature trail It is a road that connected the north and south of Kiso even before the Nakasendo Road was maintained. Hiking mountain trail on the Kiso Plateau at 1000 meters Elevation offers Nature views. ◆◆Beloved events and festivals in Agematsu Town, Nagano Prefecture◆◆ ◇Komagatake Shrine Festival It is held every year on May 3 at Komagatake Shrine, and the "13 Taisai Kagura" designated as a national selected Intangible folk cultural asset is Dedication. You can see performances such as "Shishin Go Henpai" in which four tengu dance, and "Sanken no Mai (Dance of the Three Swords)" in which they dance with swords. ◆◆Specialty products of Agematsu Town, Nagano Prefecture◆◆ Specialty products of Agematsu Town include local gourmet foods such as Gohei-mochi and yasunki, sunki, and Hoha-maki. These allow you to enjoy the flavorful flavors that are unique to the region. ◆◆Recommended points of Agematsu Town, Nagano Prefecture◆◆ Agematsu Town is an attractive area with its rich nature and deep history. Magnificent nature such as Nezame-no-Toko and Mt. Kiso Komagatake, extraordinary forest bathing in the Akazawa Natural Recreation Forest, the history of Agematsu Town while walking along the Nakasendo Road... Agematsu Town is full of elements that attract people. Enjoy a trip away from everyday life, healing and refreshing from the heart, and enjoying nature, history, and culture in Agematsu Town. COOL JAPAN VIDEOS will send out recommended Information on Agematsu Town, so thank you.
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  • Agematsu
  • Nagano Prefecture
  • Nakasendō
  • History
  • Mt. Kiso-Komagatake
  • Akazawa Natural Recreation Forest
  • forest
  • Railroad
  • Steam engine
  • Events
  • ...and 10 others
Nakagawa Village Tourism Association
Apr. 23, 2024
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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Nishiokoppe, Hokkaido
Apr. 21, 2024
[GW Festival of Wood Dreams] Golden Week is approaching! Have you decided on your outing plans? This year, at the forest art museum "Komu" The GW Festival will be held! [May 3 (Fri.)] 11:00~ Parent-child castanet-making class [Saturday, May 4] 11:00~ Parent-child castanet-making class 13:30~ Parent-child building block competition (free participation) [May 5 (Sun) & 6 (Mon)] 11:00~ & 14:30~ Todomatsu distilled water making experience 13:00~ Violin and Piano Concert Todo pine used to make distilled water When I went to see it, I saw lush foliage It was sparkling in the sun. Touch the tree, make it, It is a GW event where you can also enjoy music. We look forward to seeing you there. #Nishiokoppe Village #Hokkaido #GW #Kimu #Forest Art Museum #Woodworking #Kiiku #Concert #Todo pine #Castanets #Building blocks
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