【 Info of the region 】
Nishiizu-cho is a town located in the west bank of the Izu Peninsula in Shizuoka prefecture.
The oceanic climate strongly influenced by the Kuroshio current, the annual average temperature is 16 degrees and it is mild throughout the year.
In the town, you can see Mt. Fuji with the sky-dong cave called the Izu Matsushima, a skylight cave designated as a national natural treasure, and you can see Mt. Fuji, the golden cape where the cliff shines golden in the sunset, the east There are many world-famous sightseeing spots where you can see the coastline different from the Izu area.
The transparency of the ocean is outstanding, and it is beauty that can not be compared with the Higashiizu area. It is famous as a hot spring resort, and there are many hotels and inns near the tourist attractions.
In addition, the Tashi district has flourished as a harbor for bonito fishing, traditionally having a tradition of 300 years since the Edo period. From the Meiji era to the Showa era, the bonito processing industry centered on fishery prospered, and in the early Showa era, there were 40 bonito ships and 40 bonito shops. But now, the bonito ship has disappeared gradually due to the larger size of the ship, etc. There are only 4 bonito manufacturing shops.
Like the fisherman’s island “Burano island” in Venice, Italy, there is a unique culture where fishermen paint the exterior of the house with ship paint when fishermen are on holiday, there are many colorful houses, You can taste exoticism.
However, there are no railroads in the town, and transportation by automobiles or buses is a means of transportation.