Learn all about Mt.Fuji!
This is a learning facility to learn about Mt.Fuji. They have special events, exhibitions and workshop occasionally.
You can learn the structure, history and ecosystem of Mt.Fuji. You can see the stuffed specimens that contribute ecosystem of Mt.Fuji, and also culture and art are exhibited. You can view Mt.Fuji from the room on a sunny day!
- 2255-39 Suyama, Susono, Shizuoka Prefecture
Close:Monday, next day of National holidays and New Year’s Eve
- Adult/210yen Elementary&Junior high school/100yen
About a 2 hour drive from Sendai
A phantom promenade
The mountain path to Mt.Fuji is believed to exist over 1200 years. This promenade is thought to be one of the oldest mountain path. The route has become ambiguous following the time, Edo and Meiji period till now. That is why it’s called “Phantom Promenade”.
You can also enjoy hiking and viewing autumn foliage.
- Susono-shi, Suyama-saki (The promenade is behind the museum)
20 to 30 min from Susono IC
3 min walk
Let’s have mutton barbecue and Doburoku sake!
At the Chu-chan Farm, the majestic Mt.Fuji is projected in front of you! At the Genghis Khan House where you can eat mutton barbecue, the secret sauce is so tasty! You can drink some rare doburoku sake here. The softcreme is also popular among both of adults and children.
5 min walk and 1 min by car
Asama Sangen Shrine須山浅間神社
Get energized at Asama Sangen Shrine!
The shrine stands still in the woods. The god of matchmaking is enshrined. It became a part of Mt.Fuji that was designated as the UNESCO heritage in 2011.
The shrine is surrounded by the 400 yeas old trees. There is a stone lantern that shaped like a heart next to the stairs.
It is a traditional pattern, and though to bring good match making. Why not get mystical power at Sangen Shrine if you’re looking for new encounters.
5 min by car
Take a bath with the view of Mt.Fuji
The best part of this hot spring is the thermal effect and its view!
You can take a bath while watching the view of Mt.Fuji, and relax.
Laos, the thermal effect of this hot spring is so strong, so you can get refreshed quickly.
It accelerates the metabolism of skin, so you can get the clear skin. It’s close to the starting point of hiking, so it’s nice to drop by on the way back home.
10 min by car
JA Fureai Marketふれあい市
Famrmer’s market “JA Fureai Market”
There are mainly vegetables that are harvested on the day.
Other than that, you can buy some bento, sozai and cakes.
At 9 in the morning, people make a huge queue, and almost half of the stock will be sold around half past 10.
The picture of farmers are hang on the wall, and you can tell who made the products. They will tell you the best way to cook.
At 8 in the morning, farmers come to the shop, so you can ask them.
- 1087 Susono, Sano
15 min drive from Susono IC/ 5 min walk from Susono station
Close:30th December ～ 3rd January
- About 200 yen per sack.
About 50 min by shuttle bus to the station. 5 min walk from Susono station.
The phantom tea leaf
There is a farm called “Fuji-noen” that has been continued since the early Edo period. It is located inside the Fuji Sacred Heart School. The tea leaf “tadanishiki” is only produced here in Fuji Farm! It’s approved by the city as the original brand, and the sweets that uses the tea leaf called “Sophiage” is also sold at the stores in the city.
5 min by car
Let’s go back to the Edo period!
It is located in the huge park that has Japanese garden architecture. The thatched house has been so rare to be seen in Japan recently. You’ll feel like you traveled to the past Japan!
You can enjoy the water fall and bridge in each different season.
- 7-1 Sunpuku, Susono
10 min by car from Susono IC. 20 min walk from Susono station.
Close:Monday, New Year’s Eve (No holidays on May and August)
Entering inside：Sunday and National holiday 9:00～12:00 13:00～16:00 Except Saturday 13:00～16:00, you need a reservation.
- About the house:+81-55-992-3800
About the park:+81-55-995-1825
15 min walk
The new specialty of Susono!
The “ashitaka foothill soba” uses the soba seeds that were cropped in the idle farmland. Everything is hand made. You can ask the today’s recommendation, and the most popular one is “Tenzaru”, “Mushroom soba”.(Seasonal specialty)These mushrooms are raised in local. You can view the Mt.Fuji from the shop if it was sunny.
6 min by bus to the Susono Nihonmatsu stop. 15 min walk from there.
Fukaragama Murakami Tobo Atelier村上陶房
It’s hidden in the woods.
The atelier is located in the middle of the woods. Variety of ceremics are jumped in front of your eyes once you open the door.
You can experience making pottery under the lecture of Mr.Murakami for 2 hours. You can make 2 mugcups with using the pottery wheels. The works you made are sent in about a month.
The huge kiln in the backyard is so majestic! It’s about 5m’s high! Since they need to keep burining it, they need 500 bundles of firewoods.