Visit the historical streets around Enshu, participate in festivals in Hamamatsu city, or head to the rugged mountains of Haruno and learn about traditions unchanged for thousands of years. From deep forests to the ocean, explore the unexplored in Western Shizuoka.
Haruno off the beaten path Away from the hustle and bustle of city life is where you really start to understand and appreciate the heart and soul of Japan – in Haruno Northeast of Hamamatsu City you will find yourself in a part of Japan you may never have believed...read more
Hunting culture in Haruno Deep in the Heart of Hamamatsu in a small country town surrounded by mountains, forests and rivers hunting is an important way of life. It is a skill passed down through generations and is helping to save the local Eco-system. Japan has a...read more
Kakegawa Castle Kakegawa Castle stands majestically on the hill protectively watching over the historic castle town of Kakegawa. It’s a lovely picture, like a stereotypical postcard of Japan. You might think you’ve seen this view before in other parts of Japan, or...read more
Exploring a different side of Japanese culture
Experience a slower way of life and enjoy immersing yourself into the mountains, lakes and forests of Western Shizuoka.
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