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Diamond Route Japan Shows Off Hidden Treasures

Historical Site Onsen Mountains Rivers Health Flowers Great Outdoors Natural Japan Fukushima Ibaraki Tochigi Tohoku Kanto

Diamond Route Japan is a tourism project that aims to introduce Tokyo’s northern neighbors: Fukushima, Ibaraki and Tochigi prefectures. The latest video installments in the series are spectacular, with each of the five videos showing off the region’s history, culture, nature and more racking up between 3.5 million and 5.6 million views.

The videos simply show the stunning imagery captured by the creators, accented with fitting music that will leave you with goosebumps as you watch. Drone footage takes you over blue seas and green mountains, followed by serene shots of tranquil natural hot springs, and action-packed thrill rides over river rapids and through winding mountain roads.

The digest video above brings together all featured themes in one epic, must-watch package.

The "Nature" video takes you for a walk through gorgeous green rice fields and flower gardens with a foreign flower artist, who narrates his story.

Onsen, or local hot springs, are the highlight of their video themed "Healthy."

"Outdoor" takes you along with thrill-seekers as they bike, raft and drift through the region’s scenic mountains.

Their video highlighting the region’s history focuses on the “real samurai spirit," and all the sword fighting that comes with it!

After watching them all, we’re already thinking about planning our own trip along the Diamond Route.

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