Izu Peninsula Travel Guide

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Sightseeing Guide:

The Izu Peninsula (伊豆半島) is a peninsula to the west of Tokyo on the Japanese island of Honshu.
Izu is a popular recreational area for people in the Tokyo region, the Izu peninsula is above all known for its onsen hot springs, including Atami, Shuzenji, and Mishima. Also popular for sea bathing and surfing, motorcycle touring.
Izu being one of Japan's biggest producers of wasabi, the local cuisine offers many wasabi-flavored dishes. Some famous towns and popular tourist attractions include old Shuzenji with its temples, onsens, waterfalls, ryokans, and Shimoda, the landing site of Commodore Perry's infamous fleet of black ships.

Access to Izu Peninsula

By Car

Use Tomei Express Way. Exit at Numazu. Change Izu Jukando Express Way. Use 136 to Shimoda.

By Train

Use Super Dancer to Shimoda Station.

Kawazu CherryBlossom Festival

Area Distribution : Shizuoka