Matsuzaki is located in the southern part of the Izu peninsula in Japan. It is a beautiful place surrounded by greenery and sea. This area is a member of Japan village union, one of the most scenic natural beauty you can visit. You can enjoy the goodness of original Japan appealing sight. Even at the Izu peninsula, this place is one of the popular place to enjoy cherry-blossom. Why? It’s because you can see the well-known Mt. Fuji from here! Perfect combination from cherry-blossom, blue sea, and Mt. Fuji. Also, don’t forget to treat yourself the delicious traditional Japanese mochi covered with real sakura leaf. It’s one of the special cake you can’t easily get outside of Japan. The number of girls looking for this pretty and delicious wagashi (traditional cake) is also increasing lately. How about buying some for your girlfriend too?
On your way to Matsuzaki, you can also try to relax yourself at onsen and ryokan (Japanese style hotel) near the Rentaiji station. There is a ryokan that have a huge onsen called Sennninburo (千人風呂) that literally mean an ofuro (bath) for 1,000 person that was made from the hinoki tree (Chamaecyparis obtusa). There are many other place to chill out near the Rentaiji station that is famous and attract many people who love Japan traditional culture and arts. Also, in the middle of your way to Matsuzaki, there is also Kannon onsen that famous for its water that contains alkali. This type of bath is very good for our skin! Finally, you will soon reach the Matsuzaki by riding the Tokai bus. Please come and enjoy the Matsuzaki of Izu peninsula everyone!
Remarkable view from Matsuzaki is the silhouette of Mt. Fuji framed by the tall sakura tree and blue sea.
The cherry-blossom tree along the Ōsawa river located in the Ōsawa onsen. The color of sakura blend together with the green colour of its surroundings.
Another place, Nakagawa no tsutsumi is also noted for the sakura tree lining up. Making a contrast beautiful color with the rapeseed blossom around. Oh, you can also enjoy the mochi covered in sakura leaf near here. What a pleasant spring over here.
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|Name of the event||Cherry-blossom of Matsuzaki-chō|
|Location||Shizuoka Prefecture, Kamo District, Matsuzaki|
|Period||around the last of March until early April|
|Getting there||【With Train】Go to Shimoda Station or Rentaiji Station by Izu Express Train, continue with Tokai bus around 45 minutes 【With Car】From Toumei Highway, Numazu IC around 90 minutes|
* Please refer to the latest info before visiting the place.