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If you go to Izu or Hakone, do not forget to go!
Numazu and Mishima area are interesting.

Clear river flow

Kakitagawa and Mt.Fuji

This time I will report the surroundings of Numazu City and Mishima City in Shizuoka Prefecture. It is an area adjacent to Izu and Hakone famous for motorcycle tourists.
However, Izu and Hakone are too good, so Numazu and Mishima have passed by everyone. I think it is a pity. Because there are lots of interesting things in this area.

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A cave town with beautiful landscapes / Iwaizumi Iwate

Clear river flow

Iwaizumi town is well known for its clear spring and caves across the town, including Ryusendo cave and Akka cave. 93% of the land is covered by forests and mountains, the white birches` forest and Hayasaka highland offers beautiful landscapes.
Iwaizumi town, total area of 992.9km², making it the largest town in mainland Japan, is in the Kitakami Mountains of northeast Iwate prefecture, east of the prefectural capital of Morioka. It has a small coastline on the Pacific Ocean to the east, known as Sanriku rias.
It is characterized with mild summers and cold winters.

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The northernmost national highway in Japan!
Long route representing Hokkaido, National Route 238.

Okhotsk Line

Route 238, aka "Okhotsk Line".
It goes from Wakkanai city which is the northernmost town of Japan to the Abashiri city on the coast of the Sea of Okhotsk via the northernmost tip of Soya Cape. The longer route in Hokkaido is this Sōya National Highway.This total distance is 319 km. Along the Sea of Okhotsk, connecting the small cities to the south, it is also the main road in the northern part of Hokkaido.
It passes through Soya Cape, so it is called the "northernmost national highway". And this is the sanctuary where riders in Japan gather.

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This city is built on the plateau between the north and south, and the slope is distinctive. "Kimono matches" It is a castle town./Kitsuki, Oita

Ohara House

Kitsuki city is located in the northeastern part of Oita prefecture, the southern part of the Kunishin peninsula. It receives the benefits of the temperate climate peculiar to the Seto Inland Sea, few rainy days, and snowfall is only one or two times a year.
Iyo-nada in the east, Beppu bay in the south and the southeastern part has a beautiful coast with a view. In the north there are mountains continuing from Futagosan, in the west the Kanagoe mountains and the northwestern part form a natural mountainous area surrounded by gentle mountains.

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One of the best in the country! It is a scenery that you will be impressed surely.
National Route 266 and Amakusa 5 bridges.

Amakusa 5 bridges

Amakusu Islands in Kyushu is a wonderful area with scenic islands. The intricate terrain, the scene of the scattered islands is a superb view point.Speaking of a good road in Kumamoto Prefecture, Aso direction such as Yamanami Highway will be its representative. However, although not so famous, the fantastic scenery of the islands is also the charm of Kumamoto Prefecture.

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Most secluded hot spring in japan / Yugawara

Mt.Fuji and Lake Ashinoko

It is a quiet hot spring resort located between Hakone and Atami facing the Sagami Bay at the southwest end of Kanagawa Prefecture.
Yugawara is one of the leading Hot Spring resorts in Japan and famous for being an onsen (hot spring) town. It is an area where you can enjoy great nature as well as fresh seafood, as it is surrounded by mountains and ocean.
Around Yugawara there are many famous sightseeing areas, such as Atami, Izu, Hakone,Odawara as well as Mt. Fuji.

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There is a mystery in Japanese history.
I went to Kofu to see the monument of strange stone.

Mysterious stone statue

I think you know too, but there are many historical relics in Japan. It is a shrine, a temple, a statue of Buddha etc. These relics have origin, and I know mostly how and how they made it.
But sometimes, there is something that no one knows at all.
I tried visiting Kofu in Yamanashi prefecture to see the mysterious relics.

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Explore Your Interests in Local Delicacy and Traditional Culture /Kasama, Ibaraki

Kasama Inari Jinja Shrine

Kasama is located in the center of Ibaraki Prefecture, about 100km northeast of Tokyo. Kasama can be reached by car from Tokyo on either the Joban Expressway or the Tohoku Expressway via the Kitakanto Expressway. The city has a Pacific Coast climate, with high temperatures and high humidity in summer and a dry, sunny weather in winter.
Kasama, having long flourished as a major producer of pottery and granite, abounds in natural resources, enjoys a long history, and has deep cultural roots. Throughout the city there are a number of temples, shrines, and historical points of interest.

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The best snow corridor in Japan is a wonderful charm.
You must absolutely see the Hachimantai Aspiteline in early spring.

Hachimantai Aspiteline

There are many magnificent winding roads in Japan. However, it is this Hachimantai Aspiteline that tells the beginning of the riding season.
Iwate It is the highest highlight where you can see the mountains of Iwate across the mountainous area of about 1600 m in Akita Prefecture. The total length was about 47 kilometers, and although it was a toll toll road until now, it is free now.
In addition to contacting Iwate to Akita, you can choose the course to descend from the MikaeriTouge on the mountaintop at the Hachimantai-Jyukai line and travel on a round trip.

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