Considered the symbol of Japan, Mt. Fuji was registered as a world heritage site in 2013.
Worshipped as a god since ancient times, the mountain's unparalleled beauty has fulfilled the desires of my hearts. Izu has numerous spots from which to behold this magnificent figure.
Resembling an over-turned bowl, the mountain makes for a beautiful silhouette and the shape has been designated as one of Japan's natural monuments. A 6-minute chair lift to the summit treats visitors with a close-up of the mountain's 70m deep crater.more
Visitors can view the majesty of Mt. Fuji from the 982m summit of Mt. Daruma, located between Numazu City and Izu City. The well-maintained hiking trail to the summit is very popular.more
It is said that in olden times, this Mt. Fuji viewpoint was a place of rest for weary travelers coming out of the Hakone mountains. Now, a tablet inscribed with one of the great poet Matsuo Basho's poems about Mt. Fuji is located here.more
Beyond Suruga Bay, Mt. Fuji and the Southern Alps can be seen from Lover's Cape. Mt. Fuji dyed a deep red by the setting sun is a beautiful sight and one of the highlights here.more
Izunokuni City's Mt. Katsuragi stands 452m tall. Visitors can take the ropeway to the summit and view Mt. Fuji, Suruga Bay and the mountains of Hakone from the observation deck.more
Forming the border between Atami City and Kannami Town, it is said that from the top of the pass one could gaze upon ten prefectures in the days of old. Now, visitors are treated with a 360°panoramic view of Mt. Fuji, Suruga Bay and Sagami Bay.more
The name "Kogane" refers to the golden color of the glowing rocks when touched by the setting sun. Weathered by the elements, the surface of the andesite rocks turned a yellowish brown and they are now designated as one of the prefecture's natural monuments.more
Spanning 400m, this pedestrian suspension bridge is the longest in Japan. Surrounded by the western Hakone mountains, the bridge rises 70.6m above the ground and visitors can gaze upon Mt. Fuji and Suruga Bay.more
White fishing vessels and Awashima float in the waters of this tranquil bay beautifully backed by Mt. Fuji. The neighborhood is interspersed with guesthouses run by fishermen and visitors are sure to enjoy local seafood as well.more