The foundations of the rugged scenery, so popular with visitors, were created by volcanic rocks from an eruption 4000 years ago, which then formed the complex topography we see today. Particularly, the countryside around the Kadowakizaki suspension bridge attracts many tourists. The bridge measures 23 meters long and 48 meters high.
Izu Cactus Garden
The botanical garden offers as many as 1500 species of cactus and succulent plants from around the world. Here, you can also come into contact with many animals such as squirrel monkeys, watch animal shows or in winter see adorable capybaras bathing in a hot spring.
1317-13 Tomito, Ito-shi, Shizuoka-ken35 minutes by bus from Ito Station.
Mount Omuro Lift The Omuro lift spirits you to the peek of Mount Omuro, 580m, where you can enjoy the unobstructed 360° panorama with a view stretching as far as Fuji-Hakone and the Izu Islands. Mt. Omuro has a 70m deep and 300m diameter crater; why not take a stroll along the 1 km walk stretched around the crater's edge.
672-2 Ike, Ito-shi, Shizuoka-ken35 minutes by bus from Ito Station.
Explore the much indented coastline by boat, tour the famous Sanshiro island and visit the national natural monument, the Tensodo Cave. The Tensodo Cave is sublimely beautiful, with aquamarine water and bright sunlight streaming through the open roof of the cave. The cave is accessible from the sea, and the cruise takes about 20 minutes.
2060 Nishina, Nishiizu, Kamo Gun, Shizuoka-ken60 minutes by bus from Shimoda Station
Board the Odakyu Railway for a three-day, two-night tour of the line’s best sightseeing locales! The quaint atmosphere of Hakone, the historical capital of Kamakura, and the lovely coastal views of Enoshima—you can see them all with your three-day Hakone Kamakura Pass.
With just the addition of a limited express surchage, use your Discount Pass to enjoy the relaxed comfort of the Romancecar with reserved only seating. See the website for fares, sales locations and other information.