Sightseeing routes in Sotobo area
Visiting fishing village in Futomi
Futomi area in Kamogawa city had been called "Namibuto (thick wave)" until early Showa Period in gratitude to rich blessings of waves. For local people, this area is still "Namibuto". A sightseeing guide (charge required) will guide you the Namibuto.
Kamogawa Holistic Tourism Certified Guide Association: Tel. 04-7093-2511
|Theme||Enjoying strolling relaxingly in a nostalgic moment
|Recommended for||couples, married couples, senior citizens, and groups
|The best season||all seasons|
|Time required||120 minutes
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Ibogami-sama"Ibogami-sama" has been believed by local people from old times. It is believed that wart would be cured if you rub the wart with a stone. Some people come to this place from far away. Some local people rub their head with a stone when they have a headache.
Staying time10 minutes
Matsuba-yaA long-established shop of dried bonito. Matsuba-ya ships dried bonito to various shops such as Soba restaurant. Generally, bonitos are shaved after dried and steamed. In contrast, Matsuba-ya uses traditional production process in which bonitos are dried and grilled, and then roughly shaved like wood chips. You can experience making dried bonito (1,500 yen).
Staying time30 minutes
Kazashi ShrineA small shrine is placed in the shadow of stone cliff. Dedicated to the shrine is an ornamental hairpin of the daughter of Shigetada Hatakeyama. Shigetada Hatakeyama was a great general remarkable for both wisdom and courage and served to Yoritomo Minamoto playing important role for establishing Kamakura Bakufu. However, after Yoritomo died, Shigetada was executed with his clan on a charge of treason.
In this shrine, there are a ruin in the shadow of stone, a pair of guardian dogs curved by Sekio Takeda (one of the best three craftsmen in Awa area), and hokyoin-to pagoda of the medieval period.