When traveling to Japan, one lesser known destination is Izushi, a town with Toyooka City in the Hyōgo Prefecture. Nicknamed “Little Kyoto” for its historical atmosphere, Izushi is a great place for exploring heritage, culture and cuisine. Known for its castle ruins and samurai houses, the town has even retained its grid layout from Edo Period military strategics.
Ikuyo Watase is a Viator private guide in Hamamatsu, Japan. She works with you to customize tours of both Lake Hamana and the city so that you can have the best trip possible. With three years of experience as a tour guide, Ikuyo Watase understands the importance of nature and rural charm in this lovely city.