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Travel Guide Asia Japan Honshu Chubu

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Introduction

Chūbu, in central Honshu, to the west of Tokyo is divided by the Japanese Alps and includes the iconic Mount Fuji.

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Sights and Activities

Mount Fuji is one of the best known natural features of Japan. It is 3,776 metres high and the walk up to the summit is tough but require no special climbing skills. Mount Fuji has an exceptionally symmetrical cone which is a recognisable symbol of this East Asian country.

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Getting There

By Plane

Nagoya has the best plane connections to and from Chubu. Chūbu Centrair International Airport (NGO) serves Nagoya. The smaller Nagoya Airfield is only served by J-Air and has flights to several Japanse cities like Tokyo, Nagasaki and Niigata.
The international airport has many more flights. Japan Airlines (JAL) has international flights to/from Guangzhou, Paris, Seoul, Shanghai Pudong International Airport, Taipei and Tianjin (City). All Nippon Airways (ANA) serves Seoul and Shanghai as well. They both serve a few dozen of domestic destinations as well, including Sapporo, Fukuoka, Tokyo and Nagasaki.
Several other international airlines have flights to/from Singapore, Manila, Bangkok, Detroit, Guam, Hanoi, Saipan, Frankfurt, Busan, Honolulu, Bali, Helsinki, Shenyang, Taipei, Beijing, Qingdao, X'ian and Hong Kong.

The airports at Kazanawa and Nagano#Getting There has mainly domestic connections as well, and some international flights.

By Train

Chubu region can be reached by train from Tokyo and many other cities on Honshu. Check Hyperdia for more details about schedules and prices.

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