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View plum blossoms at Makuyama Park; then visit famous Mitsuishi at the southernmost peak of Manazurucape

Western Area 7h

Visit Makuyama park in the Yugawara area when plum blossoms bloom and relax with a foot bath. Also visit Kazumasa Nakagawa Memorial Museum and Kifune Shrine for a great experience.

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The Yugawara Plum Festival is held every year from the beginning of February to the middle of March. In the mountain foothill slope of the “Makuyama Park”, through which you can see the majestic natural landscape in all four seasons, around 4,000 red and white plums bloom like “a carpet of plums”, and, inside the park, you are surrounded by their scent. Nightlife M...

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Fudo Falls (Yugawara)

This 15-meter-high waterfall has an abundance of water. The waterfall is flanked by two deities, 'Migawari Fudo', a protective deity on the left, and 'Shusse Daikoku-son', a deity of success on the right. There is a tea house near the waterfall to take a rest.

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Doppo No Yu

Relax your heart and body at nine different foot spas that use natural hot springs! The park interior is designed based off the Japanese archipelago incorporating geographical Feng Shui, and it provides nine different types of hot springs with various uses. The second floor rest house offers foot sole massages by Yugawara acupuncture masseurs.

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Mitsuishi

Also known as Kasashima Island, Mitsuishi is famous as a spot to see the first sunrise of the year and is symbolic of the Manazuru Peninsula. In low tides, this mystical place links to the peninsula.

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Nakagawa Kazumasa Art Museum

This museum has a collection of 652 pieces of Kazumasa Nakagawa, a major existence in Japan’s western art scene after World War II. Nakagawa had an atelier in Manazuru and worked there till his death. Please enjoy viewing his works in the midst of the rich nature of the Manazuru Peninsula.

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Kibune Shrine

Kibune Shrine holds annual festival on July 27th and 28th. The shrine is famous for gallant and spectacular Funamatsuri (decorated ship) and is a nationally designated important intangible cultural property.

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