IzuIzu (伊豆市 Izu-shi) is a city in Shizuoka. People often use the word "Izu" to refer to the entire Izu Peninsula, located in eastern Shizuoka Prefecture.
Shūzenji (修善寺) is a major hot spring town which merged with other towns in 2004 to form Izu.
Shuzenji can also be reached by Tokai bus from other places on the Izu Peninsula.
The old town center of Shuzenji can be reached by bus from Shuzenji Station in about 10 minutes, departing roughly every 15 minutes.
phone: +81 558-72-0053Shuzenji Temple has a small museum with some nice artifacts that are related to its founder, Kobo Daishi.
Cycle Sport CenterA bicycle themed amusement park with pedal-powered roller coasters, a 5-km bike course, a 400-m racing piste and an MTB course. An adjacent onsen spa is available.
HakoyuA cedar-lined public bath built in 2000 by the tourist association. Also has a three-story tower that gives a nice view over the roofline of the town.
phone: +81 558-72-7111address: 4279-3 ShuzenjiA large amusement theme park on nature and British architecture with a Canadian village, an English village, and completed with a train and a Japanese garden.
Shuzenji BairinA plum garden park atop Mt. Daruma. In February the tourist association holds a plum blossom festival.
Tokko-no-yuThe historic spot where Shuzenji's springs were first discovered by Kobo Daishi. A small public rotenburo (open-air bath) in the middle of the town center — but it's not for bathing your whole body, only your feet!
phone: +81 558 83-2636 (Izu tourism bureau Nakaizu branch)address: Ikadaba
phone: +81 558-99-1111address: 2461-1 YagisawaFugaku Gunjo is a place where you can enjoy watching the sea, dine on great food and enjoy a nice hot spring. Each room has a private open-air bath so you can enjoy the view of the sea while taking a bath.
phone: +81 3-3666-0068Offers comfortable cottages. There are several types of rooms including terraced cottages for 2-10 people, deluxe detached houses for 10-20 people. All properties have a kitchen and hot spring, and partially outdoor bath. You can also BBQ.
Sora Togetsusō KinryūThe stylish hotel has beautifully decorated Japanese style rooms with their own wooden bathtub. One of the public hot springs has a very modern lighting design, which can be visited by men before 20:00 and by women after 20:00. There are also private outdoor hot spring that can be rented for 40 minutes for ¥2000.
phone: +81 558-36-8331address: 439 Nashimoto, Kawazu-cho, Kamo-gunUnryu is ryokan which covers an area of approximately 9,900 square meters and features a walking trail only for guests.
Yutorian Shuzenji HotelIt features an Indonesian themed public area. Rooms are mainly Western/Japanese style with beds and tatami. There are indoor and outdoor onsen baths for men and women, and a mixed-sex bath in a cave discovered by the owner.