Also called (Mt.) Hamaishi-dake. Mt. Hamaishi is the highest peak of the mountain range extending northward from the Satta Pass. It is 707 meters (2319 feet) above sea level and regarded as the mountain recommended for novice hikers just like Mt. Takao in Hachioji, Tokyo. There is a climbing route from Yui station which takes about two to three...more
The pass at the foot of the mountain elongating into Suruga Bay, at the boundary between Yui Town and Shimizu City. The scenic view was depicted in the picture of the old Tokaido Highway named "Yui" by Hiroshige in the 18th century, when this pass was a dangerous section of the Old Tokaido Highway. Satta Pass was one of the most difficult sections...more
A house built in the 19th Century as a distinguished family's house, restored by keeping the old structures such as a low roof with tiles, a large front door with a wicket, Namako-style walls, lattice doors. Serves as a relaxation place for hikers from Satta Pass and visitors who are interested in experiencing life in the Edo era..It was close by...more
....of the memorial hall is said to have been designed by ENSHU KOBORI in old days...The present garden was improved by repairing the old stone walls, etc..ENSHU KOBORI(1579-1647)A master of tea, architecture, garden design, calligraphy and poetry, he was a multi-talented leader of early Edo culture ...Enshu was initially in the service of...more
Late emperor of Meiji era took a rest at YUI HONJIN 3 times...One of the original rest houses was reconstructed as a memorial hall and named the MIYUKI-TEI..To this house an elaborate tea ceremony room called YUUJINSAI was added and today people are able to take a rest there and be served MACCHA(powdered green tea)........served in tea ceremony...more
On the TOKAIDO highway starting from EDO (old name for TOKYO) and reaching KYOTO, post towns were established at an interval of 2-3 "RI" (8km-12km) by TOKUGAWA government......YUI-NO-SHUKUwas the 17th post town if counted from SHINAGAWA-NO-SHUKU and the 1st post town after starting from NIHOMBASHI(TOKYO)..According to records of TEMPO era, there...more
Kisokaido-Rokujukyutsugi-Nakatsugawa-no-Zu"(Scenery of Nakatugawa,Sixty-nine stations on the Kisokaido Road)It is said that most works of rainy scenery by Hiroshige are masterpieces.This is one of such splendid works.Regarding this work,it is said that only a few wood-block prints exist in the world today.This is the masterpiece that is liked very...more
....is the ONLY museum in japan that has mainly collected works of famous painter of pictures of the floating world in old days...HIROSHIGE UTAGAWA.......It is said that only few wood-block prints of the work exist in the world today..MUSEUMFee of 500 yen, if you wish to drink tea that will be extra... Closed on MONDAYS and the END of the year and...more
Stores all over the area sell them....Yui is famous for it....
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WHAT IS SAKURA EBI
Sakura-ebi are animal plankton of approx. 4-5cm, which have approx. 160 illuminant spots on the surface of their bodies and a life of about one year.
The shrimp is a beautiful translucent pink, a jewel of the sea. Sakura-ebi can be caught ONLY in the Suruga bay.
They feed up on the plentiful nourishment brought into the bay by the waters of the Fuji, Abe and Oi rivers.