‘Shizukuishi Prince Hotel’ is the resort hotel at the foot of Mt. Takakura, from where you can view beautiful Mt. Iwate. You can admire the fresh green in spring and summer, enjoy autumn colors in the fall and view the snow scene in winter from the outdoor bath the hotel boasts.
There’s a pond arranged just in front of the bath, so you can enjoy onsen with watching carps swimming. The bath and the pond are surrounded by trees of Ou Mountains. You’ll enjoy colorful autumn leaves of Maple trees, ‘Momiji’ trees and so on there.
Shizukuishi Golf course and Shizukuishi Ski resort is available nearby, so Shizukuishi Takakura ONSEN offers a perfect plateau resort. Autumn-leave ropeway riding will show you magnificent autumn leaves gradation of Shizukuishi.
You can also enjoy illuminated autumn leaves around outdoor at night. Mt. Iwate, 2,038 meters high – the highest mountain in the prefecture, offers magnificent autumn leaves gradation view from the summit to the foot of the mountain.
The best time to see the autumn leaves is mid to late October. 100% fresh ONSEN is sodium, chloride, hydrogen-carbonate spring. The quality can relieve your fatigue and improve your health.
The hotel offers various stay plans and you can stay feeling the wonderful nature including Mt. Iwate. Quaint ONSEN, local foods and ropeway are popular. The hotel offers dinner at buffet including local cuisine related to the former ‘Nanbu domain’ in Edo era such as ‘Hittsumi Nabe’, ‘Sembei Jiru’ the rice cracker soup, etc.
‘Shizukuishi galaxy ropeway’, the rare night ropeway in Tohoku area, takes you to Mt. Takakura mountainside at an altitude of 730 meters with the night view of Shizukuishi town below. With the ropeway, a tour to observe the starry sky is available. The sky full of stars is fantastic. The ONSEN is available until midnight so that you can plan special autumn night to enjoy both starry sky at mountainside and illuminated autumn leaves from hotel outdoor bath.
You can play golf at the hilly golf course with a great deal of variation in front of the hotel and enjoy skiing in winter. After those activities, you can relax with ONSEN at hotel.
（translated by VermiliON）