Wednesday, November 14, 2018

CHUBU

中部地方

Extending from the Sea of Japan on the west to the Pacific Ocean on the east, the Chubu region encompasses natural areas of breathtaking natural beauty and Japan's third largest city: Nagoya. From the rugged mountains of the Japanese Alps to the panoramic shores of Shizuoka, the iconic figure of Mt. Fuji, makes an apparition in almost every landscape.

Chubu Region Niigata新潟県 Shizuoka静岡県 Yamanashi山梨県 Nagano長野県 Toyama富山県 Ishikawa石川県 Fukui福井県 Aichi愛知県 Gifu岐阜県

Latest Articles from Chubu Region

Discover Niigata from Tokyo. Let’s Go!【Activity】

Explore the different charms of Niigata 【Yuzawa•Uonuma, Tokamachi City 】 Take a ride on the Longest River in Japan   Shinano River Rafting Sign up for an unforgettable...

FUJI-Q – AN AMUSEMENT PARK FOR THRILL SEEKERS

I recently took my first trip to Fuji-Q Highland theme park, which always seems to be part of Tokyoites’ bucket list. Although there are...
FujiQ

Escaping Everyday Routine: A Day Trip to Fuji-Q Highland

Founded in 1969, Fuji-Q Highland still remains one of the greatest destinations for adventure-seekers in Japan. The amusement park with an ambition to be...
wisteria in Ashikaga park

Tokyo day trips: spring flower landscapes

Spring is a season of new beginnings, new life and good weather. The cherry blossoms in Japan don't last long, but they create a...

Fuji Five Lakes in Autumn: Stunning Colors of Japan’s Foliage (Part...

Mt. Fuji puts on a new look every season. Fall is a great time to visit the Fuji Five Lakes (Yamanakako, Kawaguchiko, Saiko, Shojiko...

Fuji Five Lakes in Autumn: Stunning Colors of Japan’s Foliage (Part...

Mt. Fuji puts on a new look every season. Fall is a great time to visit the Fuji Five Lakes (Yamanakako, Kawaguchiko, Saiko, Shojiko...

Matsumoto Castle: One of the best preserved castles

  You can’t leave Nagano without visiting Matsumoto Castle! This black and white, six-story castle is a magnificent site with the Japanese Alps in the...

Koshu Yume Kouji: Perfect gift shopping destination

  Just a quick walk from the Kofu station is a reproduction of the jokamachi (castle town) from the Meiji (1868–1912), Taisho (1912-1926) and the...

Takeda Shingen: Based in the Mountainous Fortress

  Located in front of the Kofu train station, you can’t miss the magnificent warrior statue! As though overlooking the well-being of the Kofu City,...

Lumiere Winery WITH Restaurant Zelkova: Established in 1885

While in the land of grapes, you have to pay a visit to Lumiere, a family-owned winery established in 1885. Not only do they...

Fuefuki city: The Fruit Kingdom

With the ocean breeze blocked by the mountains, Yamanashi Prefecture is blessed with more sunny days. Combined with rich soil and abundance of clean...

Shosenkyo Gorge: Complete immersion with nature

Just outside Kofu City is the Shosenkyo Gorge, which is said to be the most beautiful gorge in Japan. As you walk along the...

The Holy Waters of Oshino Hakkai

Before the pilgrimage, many would stop to wash themselves in water sources fed from Mt. Fuji. One such spot was Oshino Hakkai Spring, where...

Skiing and Snowboarding on Japan’s most iconic mountain

Located two and a half hours away from Tokyo, Snowtown Yeti is a ski and snowboard resort found on the southern slope of Mt....