VIDEO| Chichibu – home of national beauty and world-famous distillery

by Takahiro Takiguchi
Stripes Japan

Nagatoro, a scenic valley in Saitama Prefecture’s Chichibu region, has traditional boats offering unique views of a white rock terrace and red stone cliffs. Chichibu distillery nearby produces high-end whisky and has gained worldwide attention when its 54 bottles of Ichiro’s Malt “Card Series,” went for nearly $1 million at an auction in Hong Kong in Aug. 2019.

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