Izu Peninsula Geopark

静岡県

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Recommended activities and seasons

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Enjoy Natural Scenery:火山 / Waterfall
Get Some Exercise:Hiking

Seasons

Spring / Summer / Autumn / Winter

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Tour the geological heritage of the Izu Peninsula.

Named after a combination of “geo” from geology, and “park,” the Geopark offers a place to learn about the earth while having fun. We human beings live within the global ecosystem together with animals and plants, creating our culture, industry, and history.
The Geopark covers not only regions of topological and geological significance, but also regions with deep significance in terms of human habitation, history, or foodstuffs…. the beautiful scenery we see with our eyes, the bubbling of the hot spring waters and the trilling of the birds we hear, the aromas of the land, the textures of rock and soil, and the tastes of the cuisine of the region….
Within the grand scenery spreading before you, and the delicious foods found here, there are also tales of the relationship between humanity and the Earth.

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Study and learn amid scenery created by volcanoes!

In geosites, it is crucial that the original, natural state be preserved. The Ayutsubo Falls in Numazu flow over the Mishima lava flow spewed forth by Mount Fuji about 10,000 year ago, and a 4-layer cross-section of the ancient lava can be seen. The Joren Falls in Izu also follow an ancient lava flow, and have been selected as one of the 100 Best Waterfalls in Japan for their beauty.
At the Izuyama Spa in Atami, the unusual hashiriyu is a horizontal hot spring. Discovered about 1,300 years ago, the name expressed how the hot spring water flies into the sea. The cave-like appearance is striking, and the water temperature is said to rise whenever there is an eruption nearby.
In the town of Kawazu, the walking path along the Sagano River brings you splendid volcano-born scenery. During the eruption of Mount Hachino, lava flowed down into the river, hardening into columnar joints. The huge protrusions in the riverbed splash the water into an amazing spectacle.

Izu Peninsula Geopark

Address

Izu Peninsula Geopark Museum Georia
Shuzenji 838-1, Izu City, Shizuoka Prefecture Shuzenji Total Hall

Hours

9:00 am – 5:00 pm (last entry 4:30 pm)

Closed

Wed. (open if nat. hol., then closed next day)

Cost

Varies according to facility.

Phone

Izu Peninsula Geopark Promotion Council 0558-72-0520

Access

By bus from Izu-Hakone Railway Shuzenji Sta., about 6 min. Take bus bound for Shuzenji Onsen or Niji no Sato and get off in front of the hall at Shuzenji Sogo Kaikan-mae.

Web site

http://izugeopark.org/
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