From Numazu! Fun activities and wonderful farm stays!
Enjoy real Wasabi grown in clear water
Original landscape course in JapanThe Kano River, flows northward to the Izu Peninsula nurture abundant water and many lives.
One of blessings is the high quality wasabi from Amagi. Traditional wasabi grown by the method called Tatami-Ishi-shiki, utilizing the slopes and deep valleys formed by the volcano has been carefully inherited by locals.
"Ajii no Hakobune” (Ark of taste) with a millennium history
Traditional Shiokatsuo(salted bonito) tourShio-Katsuo is still manufactured by using the traditional hand-made method since the Edo period. In the fisherman's town that preserves tradition, you will be able to experience warmth and culture. The setting sun, which is said to be the best in Japan, softly wraps the end of the day in the town.
The Rich Blessings of Nishiizu
Sacred place of “Tokoroten”
During spring to early summer, Tengusa(Agar weed) harvesting and sun-drying are particularly popular. You can see the red carpet on the shore of Nishiizu Yagisawa. Tengusa caught by professional female divers, is know for the quality Yagisawa Herb brand. They are very fine, sticky, chewy, and have a strong aroma and sweetness.
Numazu, where we live, and the eastern part of Shizuoka Prefecture including around Izu and Fuji, we have lived close to nature for generations with abundant resources from the mountains and seas. A lot of predecessor tips are scattered throughout the area. We believe that a better future awaits if we can connect each point with an old and new vehicle called an “environmentally friendly bicycle".