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  • Mother Farm
    7 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Chiba Pref. Futtsushi Tagura 940-3
    A fun and entertainment-oriented farm which raises flowers and animals. The farm also operates a motorhome campground and camping cottages in July and August, and the conveniences offered here make the farm particularly popular with families. What makes Mother Farm so special is its numerous areas and activities, including a petting zoo, seasonal flowers, fruit picking, flower picking, handicraft classes, and adventure. There’s also shopping—choose from among an abundance of unique Mother Farm souvenirs.

    Very large farm, with activities for both kids and adults. Went cow milking, it was fun. All in Japanese but International Language (sign language) helped and staff spoke adequate English, so it was...

  • Shosenkyo Gorge Ropeway
    Travel / Tourism
    Yamanashi Pref. Koufushi Ikarichou 441
    This ropeway is located in Kofu City, Yamanashi Prefecture. Built on a panoramic lookout at the top of Shosenkyo Gorge where the old road meets the new road, the car takes about five minutes to complete a journey. Passengers on the ropeway can enjoy great views of mountains including Mt. Yasaburo, one of Yamanashi's most famous 100 mountains, as well as Mt. Fuji, Southern Japan Alps, and the Chichibu Mountains. The lower station in the foothills features a souvenir shop, while the upper station at the peak features a diner that serves hoto noodles and char.
  • Fuji International Speedway
    73 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Shizuoka Pref. Suntougunoyamachou Nakahinata 694
    This beautiful circuit with more of four decades of history features views of Mt. Fuji. In addition to professional motorsports, the circuit also holds track days in the summer for individuals who do not have a FISCO license. Participants can even rent a helmet and gloves if they do not have their own. There is also a shipping terrace where visitors can enjoy snacks, a meal, or buy souvenirs and other merchandise during events.

    After years of working at the Grand prix this circuit was one i favoured. although the track is slow and as less exciting bends Every morning we would see the sun rising over Mount Fuji this was a...

  • Gozaisho Ropeway
    72 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Mie Prefecture Mie Gun, Konno-machi Yunoyama Onsen
    A ropeway located a 10 minute walk from the Yunoyamaonsen bus stop on Mie Kotsu bus lines. From the ropeway's gondolas, riders can enjoy the seasonal scenery of Mt. Gozaisho, including rhododendrons and other flowers in spring, fall foliage in autumn, and frost covered trees in winter. Many unusual rock formations dot the mountain, as well as the tallest steel tower in Japan, and this variegated scenery ensures riders will be entertained from journey start to end. There's a mountaintop restaurant with a gorgeous view as well as a souvenir shop at the end. Events are also held at the top such as stamp rallies and birdwatching classes.

    this ropeway really worth to try, you will be amazed by the stableness even in the winter and windy time. YOu can take this topeway to get to the Mount Gozisho and try out a tasty ice cream or...

  • Tanigawadake Ropeway
    Travel / Tourism
    Gunma prefecture Tone-gun Minakami-machi Yuzonso Yu Fukayama National Forest Tanigawa-dake ropeway
    This ropeway spanning Tanigawadake at the border of Gunma Prefecture and Niigata Prefecture connects the 746-meter altitude Doaiguchi Station with the Tenjindaira Station located at an altitude of 1,319 meters. There is also an observatory, and visitors can use a lift to reach Tenjin Toge Pass which is the start of a hiking route. The trekking course from Tenjin Toge follows the mountain ridge and takes about two and a half hours, and is a veritable treasure house for plants such as Hosobahinayukiso (a kind of Leontopodium Fairriei). The large 360-degree panoramic view from the top of the mountain affords spectacular vistas of the surrounding mountains, and is a very popular hiking course that is suitable even beginners.
  • Makino Pic-land
    36 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Shiga prefecture Takashima-shi Makino Town 835-1 Terakubo
    A tourism-oriented orchard situated along Prefectural Route 287 in Hiruguchi Makino-cho, Takashima City. Here visitors can enjoy picking a variety of seasonal fruit, including Japanese cherries and grapes. There’s also chestnut gathering and sweet potato digging. The farm’s facilities also include a restaurant which serves dishes made with local agricultural products and wild game, a farm-fresh shop, a gelato shop, and a ground golf course.

    Metasequoia Namiki, a road lined with metasequoia trees, is so beautiful that you should take time and take photos. However, it is forbidden to park your car along the avenue. Makino Pic-Land is a...

  • Nagatoro River White Water Rafting
    Travel / Tourism
    Saitama Pref. Chichibugunnagatoromachi Nagatoro 489-2
    From the Oyahana Bridge to Iwadatami, from Iwadatami to Takasago Bridge, and both courses combined create three boat trips to choose from on the Nagatoro River White Water Rafting which operates five times daily from around March 10 to the beginning of December. Reservations need to be made at some point between 30 days before and 12 o’clock on the day before the scheduled boat trip, although if there are space places on the boat can be booked 30 minutes before departure. They also have special service boats such as the poka poka kotatsu boat which runs only in the winter.
  • Hakone Lake Ashi pleasure cruises
    Travel / Tourism
    Kanagawa Pref. Ashigarashimogunhakonemachi Motohakone 45-3
    Board a pleasure cruise traveling Lake Ashi in Hakone Town, Ashigarashimo County, Kanagawa Prefecture. There’s a scheduled route which connects the four harbors of Hakone Sekisho-ato Port, Motohakone Port, Hakone-en Port, and Kojiri Port, as well as a round trip routes which leave from and return to each of the four. The round trip routes take anywhere from 30 to 70 minutes depending on the harbor. A 70 minute tour route circling Lake Ashi departs only from Kojiri Port. Cruise-goers can enjoy traveling across the lake’s waters while gazing at the mountains of Hakone and Mt. Fuji. Together with a trip on the Hakone Pirate Ship, which also sets sail on Lake Ashi, taking one of these pleasure cruises is a staple of any visit to Hakone.
  • Hakkoda Ropeway
    Travel / Tourism
    Aomori Pref. Aomorishi Arakawa Kansuizawa 1-12
    This is a ropeway connecting Sanroku Station and Sanchou Kouen Station, with a one-way trip taking 10 minutes. From the gondola window and Sanchou Kouen Station one can see the magnificent Hakkouda mountain range in the colors of all four seasons, past Aomori City and out to Mustu Bay. In the area there is a walking course rich with ponds and alpine plants, popular with visitors who come to watch the leaves changing color in autumn. In winter it is favored as a ski resort.
  • Narita Yume Bokujo (Narita Dream Dairy Farm)
    Travel / Tourism
    Chiba Pref. Naritashi Nagi 730
    Narita Yume Bokujo is a tourist dairy farm located in Nagi, Narita City. Besides interacting with the animals, there are a wide range of other activities for visitors to enjoy, including Segway rides, tractor-drawn wagon rides, an adventure playground, and a dog run, etc. There is also a campsite with parking for cars, which has saunas, coin-operated showers, etc. At Narita Yume Bokujo’s shop, visitors can buy first-class dairy products, as well as a range of other food products and local specialty gift items.
  • Mt. Omuro Lift
    Travel / Tourism
    Shizuoka Pref. Itoushi Ike 672-2
    Covered by greenery year round, 580 meter tall Mt. Omuro resembles an overturned Japanese bowl. The mountain serves as a symbol of the city of Ito City, Shizuoka Prefecture. The Mt. Omuro Lift connects the foot of the mountain and its top, and riders can enjoy a spectacular view during the approximate six minute ride. Note that climbing the mountain on foot is prohibited. The top of the mountain is a 300 meter diameter extinct volcanic crater. Walkers along the Ohachi-meguri trail, which circles the crater, can see the Akaishi Mountains, Mt. Fuji, and the Seven Islands of Izu. Each year on the second Sunday in February, a breathtaking controlled burn is conducted on the mountain. On New Year’s Day, many visitors come to watch the sunrise from the top of the mountain, and the lift begins operation from 5:40 am on the day.
  • Kobe Municipal Rokkosan Pasture
    Travel / Tourism
    Hyogo Pref. Koubeshi Nada-ku Rokkousanchou Nakaichiriyama 1-1
    A tourism-oriented farm located on Mt. Rokko in Kobe’s Nada Ward designed to resemble an old fashioned European farm situated amidst the Alps. Visitors can interact with sheep, goats, miniature pigs, milk cows, and horses as well as feed them. The farm’s exciting sheep dog show and tethered pony rides are particularly popular with children. Visitors can also watch Kobe cheese being made in the Rokkosan QBB Cheese Museum as well as try making ice cream and butter. Visitors are sure to have a fulfilling and refreshing time at this remarkable farm surrounded by natural beauty.
  • Shinhotaka Ropeway
    Travel / Tourism
    Takayama-shi, Gifu Prefecture Okuhida Onsenkyo Shin-Hotaka
    The Shinhotaka Ropeway is an aerial lift transport system linking Shin-Hotaka Onsen Station with Nishihotakaguchi Station in the Oku-Hida Onsen (Hot Springs) District of Gifu Prefecture. The Ropeway comprises two sections: the No. 1 Ropeway and No. 2 Ropeway. By traveling on both sections in succession, visitors can reach the top of the mountain. The No. 2 Ropeway is the only aerial lift system in Japan to feature double-decker gondolas; passengers can enjoy the sensation of “strolling in the air” at an altitude of over 2,000 meters above sea-level while looking out at the magnificent scenery below. The roof observation deck at the mountain-top Nishihotakaguchi Station offers an almost 360-degree panoramic view of the mountains of Japan’s Northern Alps; this view was awarded two stars in the Michelin Green Guide to Japan.
  • Minamigaoka Dairy
    457 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Tochigi Pref. Nasugunnasumachi Yumoto 579
    The Minamigaoka farm, primarily a dairy farm, is part of Nasu Town, Nasu County, Tochigi Prefecture. Spread across the luscious green slopes of the Nasu Mountains, it has many attractions including horseback riding, a fishing pond, miniature golf, and a petting zoo with goats and rabbits. The Minamigaoka Farm is famous for its milk and ice cream of the Guernsey cow, awarded the first-place Gold Prize in All Japan Locality Milk Granprix 2017. Entrance is free.

    The highlight of the visit was trout fishing. My son was happy to see fresh water fish like Sturgeon but he got extremely excited to know that we could fish. You should not release trouts once you...

  • Nasu Ropeway
    Travel / Tourism
    Tochigi Pref. Nasugunnasumachi Yumoto Nasidake 215
    Nasu Ropeway connects the Sanroku Station located at Nasu Highland on Mt. Nasu in Yumoto, Nasu Town, with Sancho Station at the ninth hill station of Mt. Chausu. Cable cars depart every 20 minutes from the middle of March to the middle of November. Passengers can enjoy the natural scenery surrounding Mt. Chausu in the different seasons such as the snow topped mountains, azalea blooming in the spring, alpine plants and autumn leaves.
  • Koiwai Farm
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Iwate Pref. Iwategunshizukuishichou Maruyachi 36-1
    A spacious, 3,000 hectare farm, one of the largest in Japan, located in the southern foot of Mt. Iwate. In addition to a horse riding facility and sheep field, the farm’s tourist area is dotted with attractions children and adults can enjoy. Many of the farm’s structures are historically important, and 21 of the farm’s buildings, including the office and storehouse, built between the Meiji and early Showa periods, were designated Important Cultural Properties in 2017. Visitors who take part in the guided Cultural Property Tour can view some of these Cultural Properties.
  • Nokogiriyama Ropeway
    150 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Chiba Pref. Futtsushi Kanaya 4052-1
    This ropeway connects Sanroku Station of Futtsu City’s Kanaya with Sancho Station on top of Mt. Nokogiri. It is a four-minute ride, with 15-minute waits between cars, and it operates year-round (though it is closed for inspection for a part of January every year.) You can enjoy a 360-degree panoramic view of the area around Mt. Nokogiri from the car. Also, Mt. Nokogiri was selected as one of “Kanto’s Top 100 Fuji Views.” If you make use of the early morning service on New Year’s Day, you can enjoy a great view of the “Red Fuji” sunrise.

    Went yesterday (August 21, 2018) and it was really cloudy so when we went to the top we barely saw through the clouds which wasn't bad but it was the same view all around. The ropeway for 2 round...

  • Nasu Rindoko Lake View
    Travel / Tourism
    Tochigi Pref. Nasugunnasumachi Takaku Hei 414-2
    Nasu Rindoko Lake View is an amusement park set around Rindo-ko Lake in Takakuko, Nasu Town. There are lots of attractions to enjoy such as petting animals like Jersey cows and alpacas, the KAKKU zip-wire which goes over the lake, and a pleasure boat, as well as lots of things to try your hand at such as making butter, etc. They also have Mekke!, a buffet and steak restaurant with market selling foodstuffs from Nasu which people are welcome to visit without having to enter the amusement park proper.
  • Honjo Life Safety Learning Center
    21 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Tokyo Sumida-ku Yokokawa 4-6-6
    A museum and safety learning center where visitors can experience mock disasters and learn how to protect themselves in the event of a fire, earthquake, or other hazardous event. Faculties include an earthquake simulator and smoke simulator; as well as freely perusable 119 (emergency telephone number), quiz, and other educational exhibits. Reservations for the museum's simulations are booked a year in advance. There are cancellations on occasion, however, so it is possible to call and see if an earlier slot is available.

    Saturday 11:55 of course running late again, they have started at 11:50 but they were so nice and gave us a private tour and we were able to watch and try everything. Smoke, earthquake...

  • Hato Bus Tokyo Office
    Travel / Tourism
    Tokyo Chiyoda-ku Marunouchi 1-10-15
    Hato Bus operates regular tour busses in Tokyo and Kanagawa Prefecture. Hato Bus offers a wide array of tours, including tours of Tokyo, chartered tours, and fruit picking day trips able to accommodate large and small groups as well as individuals. One of the most popular tours is the Short Short Tokyo Tour, which makes it easy to tour Tokyo on your own time. Divided into the short, 60 to 90 minute courses; two to three hour courses for efficiently exploring Tokyo; and half-day courses for enjoying the city more thoroughly, whichever you choose, all are reasonably priced.

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