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Country Life Experiences at an Old Waterwheel Village

Mountain Area

Country life and nature experiences by the Seto River

Setonoya in Fujieda City, Shizuoka prefecture, is renowned as a paradise for aromatic green tea because of its blessed location between the mountains along the Seto River. 

A traditional, rustic Japanese house located upstream provides an idyllic country-life and nature experience here at the Waterwheel Village (Suisha Mura). Upon crossing a suspension bridge, a time-weathered water wheel attached to a 250-year old country house will warmly welcome you. 

The highly recommended half-day plan includes chopping firewood, catching Yamame brook trout by hand, rice cooking on a woodfire stove, and grilling dishes by the fireplace. It is also fun to explore nature in the luxuriant forest while staying at the nearby Tsubaki Tei.

The Surroundings

Mountain Area

The mountainous areas have long been well-known for producing premium teas grown with great care on farms at high elevations interspersed with the rich forests and irrigated by waters from the pristine streams.

Moriuchi Tea Farm

Moriuchi Tea Farm

Mountain Area
Yabuzaki-en Tea Farm

Yabuzaki-en Tea Farm

Mountain Area
KANEBUN Tea Farm

KANEBUN Tea Farm

Mountain Area

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