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The Unbeknownst Nature of Aichi - Drive the Grand Sights of Okumikawa! Total Time:About 6 hours

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Central Japan International Airport CENTRAIR →(About 80 minutes)→ Roadside Station Michi-no-Eki Mokkulu Shinshiro →(About 25 minutes)→ Yotsuya-no-Senmaida - Yotsuya Thousand Rice Paddies →(About 25 minutes)→ Mt. Horaiji →(About 40 minutes)→ Atera-no-Nanataki - The Seven Waterfalls of Atera → Return Vehicle to Its Shop or Set Next Destination



Shinshiro-CityRoadside Station "Michi-no-Eki" Mokkulu Shinshiro

A wooden feat of engineering with very attractive facilities!
Located near the intersection of the Shin-Tomei Expressway with National Route 151 in the city of Shinshiro, this facility is a modern and environment-friendly "michi-no-eki" roadside station, providing a nice rest place for travelers. The term "mokkuru" comes from the ancient expression "timber (moku) coming (comes)", reflecting the concept of its creation by exploring the warmth of the wooden building in hopes that guests would come. See more >
  • 1.2.3.Roadside Station “Michi-no-Eki”


Shinshiro-CityYotsuya-no-Senmaida - Yotsuya Thousand Rice Paddies

Yotsuya Senmaida, The 1,000 Terraced Rice terraces of Yotsuya
On the outskirts of Shinshiro City and at the foot of 883m high Mt. Kurakake in eastern Aichi Prefecture, are the terraced rice growing fields of the Yotsuya Senmaida, Translated, senmaida means “1,000 rice terraces”, and there are in fact 1,296 rice terraces, averaging 90 m2 on the hillside at Yotsuya. See more >
  • 1.2.3.Yotsuya-no-Senmaida - Yotsuya Thousand Rice Paddies


Shinshiro-CityMt. Horaiji

The Mystical Mountain of Horai-ji Temple
There is something truly mystical about the atmosphere around the holy mountain of Horai-ji. The whole mountain is tranquil, with unspoiled ancient nature, it reeks of spiritualism and history, and of long forgotten ways. Mt Horai-ji and its temple are considered power spots, -places of great spiritual and natural powers. See more >
  • 1.2.3.Mt. Horaiji


Shinshiro-CityAtera-no-Nanataki Waterfall

Nature's sacred mysteries! A multi-level waterfall
The name of this magical waterfall is derived from the seven falls it comprises ("nana" meaning seven, "taki" meaning waterfall). The waterfall and the surrounding area are designated as a place of scenic beauty and a natural monument. The conglomerate stone under the waterfall is called "Kodakara-ishi" and is said to help people have children. There is also an opening (a hollow in the rock) of some 7 meters wide within which you can sense the mysteries of nature. See more >
  • 1.2.3.Atera-no-Nanataki Waterfall
#Roadside Station "Michi-no-Eki" Mokkulu Shinshiro
#Roadside Station
#Mokkuru Shinshiro
#Mokkulu Shinshiro
#Thousand Rice Paddies of Yotsuya Terraced Rice Fields
#Yotsuya Senmaida
#Terraced Rice Fields
#Puddled Terraced Rice Fields
#Rice Plantation
#Irrigated Rice
#Mt. Horaiji
#Horaiji Temple
#Mount Horaiji
#Horai Temple
#Historic Site
#Horaiji Temple Stairs
#Horai Toshogu Shrine
#Seven Atera Waterfalls
#natural beauty
#Eastern Mikawa

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