About Chubu Region
Chubu features both world-renowned destinations and underrated gems. Its Tokai region is possibly the most authentic Japanese of all the country’s regions, with its ancient heritage, modern industry and stunning nature. Mt. Fuji, one of the world’s most iconic peaks, is surrounded by numerous hot springs such as Hakone and the Fuji Five Lakes. Not to mention the World Heritage site Shirakawa-go with its unique tatch-roof cottages, or the nation’s biggest green tea plantation,Toyota Motor corporation, and lastly, the most respected shrine in Japan, Ise-jingu.
In the Hokuriku region, the sheer beauty of the mountain and sea’s collision is a must-see feature.. It is considered as one of Japan’s wildest regions, as it houses the soaring mountains of the Japan Alps, magnificent views of Japan’s west coast, and the refined culture of cities and towns.