Shizuoka Prefecture

See and Encounter Japanese Culture By Viewing Mt Fuji and Shizuoka

See and Encounter Japanese Culture By Viewing Mt Fuji and Shizuoka Day 1: Fully experience Japanese culture, old and new - for example, try a traditional Japanese craft or attend a tea ceremony in a traditional tea-room. Shizuoka Station From Shizuoka Station to Earthquake Disaster Prevention Center takes approximately 20 minutes by bus Earthquake Disaster Prevention Center Take a tour around an earthquake and experience...

Visit secluded Okuoi and Ride on Steam Locomotive

Visit secluded Okuoi and Ride on Steam Locomotive Day 1: Ride a steam locomotive and visit secluded Okuoi. From the windows of the train, you can watch breathtaking landscapes and enjoy the magnificent natural beauty of Sumata Valley. Okuoi is located in the northern part of Shizuoka, where part of the upstream region of the Oi-gawa River, which flows into Suruga Bay, is located. Surrounded by mountains as high...

Mt. Fuji Viewing Tours, Showcasing a Wealth of Japanese Culture

Mt. Fuji Viewing Tours, Showcasing a Wealth of Japanese Culture A tour of locations for viewing Mt. Fuji, showcasing a wealth of Japanese culture!! Day 1: Visit historical spots, and encounter Japanese history and culture. Shizuoka Station From Shizuoka Station to Kunozan Toshogu Shrine takes Approximately 40 minutes by ropeway, bus, JR train (JR Tokaido Main Line) and walking. Kunozan Toshogu Shrine A Shinto shrine...

Shizuoka Golden Route - 3 days Tour in the Japan's Manufacturing City of Hamamatsu

Japan's Manufacturing City of Hamamatsu Tower Your fill of Japan!! The Shizuoka Golden Route!! Day 1: A day of seeing, touching, and learning about Japan's manufacturing culture, in Hamamatsu an industrial powerful use. Mt. Fuji, Shizuoka Airport From Mt. Fuji, Shizuoka Airport to Hamamatsu Station takes Approximately 110 minutes by Bus. Hamamatsu Station From Hamamatsu Station to Hamamatsu Museum of...

Experience Shizuoka Mountains, Canyons, Ocean and Lakes

Experience Shizuoka Mountains, Canyons, Ocean and Lakes Mountains, canyons, the ocean, lakes, the sky.... Shizuoka, with so many opportunities for first-hand experience of the magnificence of nature. Climbing Mt. Fuji - Fujinomiya City, Gotemba City and Oyama Town Climbing is something that the Japanese also like to experience. There are three paths up the mountain the Fujinomiya, Gotemba and Subashiri courses – and for...

Shizuoka Industry Tour

Shizuoka anime Industry Shizuoka Prefecture has made remarkable strides in industry, in particular being known for its musical instrument and automobile industries. There are many companies at which visitors can take factory tours. Here you can experience the witnessing the most advanced skills and cutting-edge technology in action. The birthplace of Toyota Sakichi Toyota, the founder of...

Shizuoka History and Culture

Historic sites illustrated in ukiyoe woodblock prints, ryokan inns loved by literary figures and artists, and specialty cuisines passed down from long ago... Enjoy a trip spanning the ages, in Shizuoka Prefecture, steeped in history. Since being used by Tokugawa leyasu in his ``cloistered shogun period``, Shizuoka Prefecture has been a base, for traditional culture...

Shizuoka Flower and Water Scenes

Shizuoka Flower Visitors to temperate Shizuoka can enjoy seasonal flowers scene such as daffodils, plums, and early flowering cherry blossoms in early spring, and azaleas and roses in early summer, Why not take in Shizuoka's flowers, and feel revitalized? Water may envelop us in a world of silence, or demonstrate the magnificence of nature. Water scenes impress one with both their...

Enjoy Japanese Tea and Delicacies of Shizuoka

Enjoy Japanese Tea and Delicacies of Shizuoka The scent of tea soothes the soul, and is a part of Japanese culture that has been handed down from ancient times. Why not encounter the true soul of the Japanese, by experiencing tea picking or the tea ceremony? From the mountains and from the sea - savor the delicate flavors provided by bounteous nature. Sashimi and sushi, wasabi, eel, and other delicacies are...

Shizuoka Beachside & Mountain Fuji Onsen (Hot Springs Spa)

Shizuoka Beachside & Mountain Fuji Onsen (Hot Springs Spa) Shizuoka Prefecture has a great number of onsen hot springs from one can gaze out on the sea. Enjoy the feeling of watching the wakes of fishing boats and pleasure craft from an onsen. Watching the golden sun setting over the sea white soaking in the bath soothes both soul and body. Mountain Fuji hot springs are well-known hot springs in secluded spots in the...

Mt. Fuji & Nature

Mt. Fuji & Nature Why do the Japanese love Mt. Fuji? It is not just because it is the highest peak in Japan. The magnificent summit reaching above a lush, green, forest; the mysterious silhouette reflected in the water; the mountain's changing visage through the seasons shows the real beauty of nature. No matter how often you see it, it never fails to impress. Just one hour from the...

The Best of Japan - Shizuoka Prefecture at the base of Mt. Fuji

The Best of Japan - Shizuoka Prefecture at the base of Mt. Fuji Shizuoka Prefecture, the Best of Japan - The ideal place to live, visit, work, and learn, a utopia at the base of Mt. Fuji Shizuoka Prefecture, dominated by the sheer presence of Mt. Fuji, Japan’s highest peak. Shizuoka Prefecture is in the Chubu region, situated in the middle of Japan. This prefecture boasts a rich natural environment dominated by Mt. Fuji,...

Weather in Fukuroi

Weather in Fukuroi As Fukuroi city is situated in the Pacific side, its climate is comporatively mild throughout the year. In summer a warm moonsoon blows from the south, so they have the climate of high temperature and, high humidity and have many rainy days. In winter a cold air moves from the northwest, so they have many clear, dry and cold days. But, because a strong cold wind,so...

History of Shizuoka City

B.C.6-B.C.5 some people inhabited in the region blessed with warm climate. B.C.3 they came to know to utilize not only stone-made tools but metal-made ones, and began to settle some place where they could prduce rice as their main food. "Toro Ruine" now reveals you their dwellings, rice fields, tools and franaries of an ancient society some 1800 years ago. Birth of...

Local Special Products of Shizuoka City

Local Products of Shizuoka City Nature's blessings and traditional skills abound Nature's abundance yielded fine cuisine from the fruits of land and sea while the cosmopolitan culture of the highway nurtured refined handicrafts. Shizuoka's deep history is very much alive today. Suruga Bamboo Lattice ware (SurugaTake Sensuji Zaiku) Shizuoka has long been renowned for its fine bamboo work...