Hamamatsu, Fukuroi, Kakegawa

Immerse yourself in a sweet world on the Remarkably Romantic course

Stand in the middle of a lake that empties into the Enshu Sea, and take a leisurely walk through scenery right out of fairy tale. Take two days to forget your everyday life and immerse yourself in this wonderful world.

First day

10:00 JR Hamamatsu Station
25 minuites by car
20 minuites by car
5 minuites by car
5 minuites by car
17:00 Stay overnight at Kanzanji Onsen

Second day

9:30 Lodging in Kanzanji Onsen
To the assembly point facility parking lot 15 minuites by car
30 minuites by car
45 minuites by car
5 minuites by car
5 minuites by car
16:30 JR Kakegawa Station

Introduction to Model Courses

SPOT 01

Take a tour of the Unagi Pie Factory うなぎパイファクトリー

Unagi Pie is a famous confectionery treat from Hamamatsu, made with eel powder and garlic as its “secret” ingredients. Take a tour of the factory that produces about 200,000 Unagi Pies per day, and enjoy items on the café menu that you cannot eat anywhere else. There are also souvenirs for sale at the gift shop.

Basic Information

Phone Number 053-482-1765
Address 748-51 Okubo-cho, Nishi-ku, Hamamatsu-shi
Open Hours 10:00 AM – 5:30 PM, reservations required for the factory tour
Holiday Monday, Tuesday
Free admission Free to cross
Parking 30 spaces
SPOT 02

Nukumori no Mori ぬくもりの森

Step into a fairy tale world straight out of a picture book, and try the gelato shop, restaurant, aroma goods shop, and variety store, among others. Each adorable building on the grounds has its own unique character.

Basic Information

Phone Number 053-486-1723
Address 2949 Waji-cho, Nishi-ku, Hamamatsu-shi
Open Hours 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM(last entry 3:30 PM / Saturday, Sunday, public holidays: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM (last entry 4:30 PM), subject to change)
Holiday Thursday (subject to change)
Admission Price: ¥400
Parking 100 spaces
SPOT 03

Hamamatsu Flower Park はままつフラワーパーク

Inside the vast garden with an area of about 300,000 m2, there are over 3,000 kinds of flowers, and you can enjoy vivid scenery that changes with the seasons. See red spider lilies in the fall, cherry blossoms, tulips and wisterias in the spring, and hydrangea in early summer.

Basic Information

Phone Number 053-487-0511
Address 195 Kanzanji-cho, Nishi-ku, Hamamatsu-shi
Open Hours 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM (varies by season)
Holiday December 29th – 31st, other temporary closures
Admission Price: Admission Price: Adults free - ¥1,000 (varies by season)
Parking 586 spaces
SPOT 04

Shout for Love in the Middle of Lake Hamana 浜名湖の真ん中で愛を叫ぶ

The tidal range of Lake Hamana is 126 cm, so large tidal flats are exposed when the tide goes out. See the wonders of nature firsthand through the rare experience of taking a boat around the lake and standing in the lake during low tide. Take a picture so your experience will last a lifetime!

Basic Information

Phone Number 053-458-0011 (Hamamatsu & Lake Hamana Tourism Bureau)
Address Meeting Place: Hamanako Garden Park Uchisanbashi Pier, 5475-1 Murakushi-cho, Nishi-ku, Hamamatsu-shi
Open Hours Reservations must be made from the dedicated website; experience takes 2 hours
Admission Price: ¥5,000 per person, ¥6,000 per person on Sundays and holidays
Parking Use the Hamanako Garden Park parking lot
SPOT 05

Ryotanji Temple 龍潭寺

This historic temple has ties to Ii Naotora, the main character of the NHK historical drama “Naotora: The Lady Warlord” which was broadcast throughout 2017. Its Japanese garden reflects nature in each of the four seasons and is known as “the most exquisite garden in the Tokai region”.

Basic Information

Phone Number 053-542-0480
Address 1989 Inasa-cho Iinoya, Kita-ku, Hamamatsu-shi
Open Hours 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Holiday August 15th, December 22nd – 27th
Admission Price: Adults ¥500
Parking 60 spaces
SPOT 06

Kimikura - Japanese Tea 日本茶 きみくら

This tea shop is operated by a long-established tea company in Kakegawa. Enjoy deep-steamed tea with a rich and mellow flavor, as well as luxurious Japanese sweets made using matcha, while you gaze out at the elegant garden.

Basic Information

Phone Number 0537-24-6008
Address 510-5 Itasawa, Kakegawa-shi
Open Hours 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM (Cafe 10:30 AM - 5:30 PM)
Holiday Tuesday
Parking 12 spaces
SPOT 07

Kakegawa Kachouen 掛川花鳥園

A huge climate controlled greenhouse and colorful, lively birds welcome you to step inside. Feed parakeets and penguins, hold an owl on your arm, and have other fun experiences interacting with the birds. Don’t miss the exciting show either!

Basic Information

Phone Number 0537-62-6363
Address 1517 Minamisaigo, Kakegawa-shi
Open Hours 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM (Last entry 4:00 PM)
Holiday 2nd and 4th Thursdays
Admission Price: Adults ¥1,500
Parking 400 spaces

Specialty Products & Gourmet Foods

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Greenhouse Melons

Greenhouse melons are mainly cultivated in the western part of the prefecture and Shizuoka boasts the highest yield in Japan. The mellow aroma, high sugar content, and beautiful mesh pattern on the peel are very highly regarded, and Shizuoka melons are considered to be nearly synonymous with luxury fruits.

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Unagi (Freshwater Eel)

Lake Hamana was home to the first freshwater eel culture farm built in Japan, and the eel industry is still thriving today. There are many long-established eel specialty restaurants, some of which have been in business for over 100 years.

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Hamamatsu Gyoza

Hamamatsu gyoza is famous nationwide as a specialty of Hamamatsu. The standard stuffing is a handful of cabbage and pork, and it has a light taste. It is also distinctive for being served with boiled bean sprouts.

Access from Mt. Fuji Shizuoka Airport

To Hamamatsu / Fukuroi / Kakegawa

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