Explore the serene environment, unique history and friendly local communities of Shizuoka, majestic home of Mount Fuji
Cycling in Shizuoka There is no doubt that Japan is quickly becoming recognized as one of the world's top cycling destinations - Shizuoka has something for everyone. With mountains that rival that of Europe, abundant quiet roads where cars are seldom seem and a...read more
Walking Through History With over 1200 years of history as a place of rest, reflection and recuperation the secluded hot-spring (onsen) town of Shuzenji on the Izu Peninsula has had many years to refine what it takes to help you soak away the stresses and pressures of...read more
Farm to Table, Steam Locomotive & Bridge of Dreams Take a journey on a steam locomotive deep into the forest covered mountains of Kawane, Shizuoka – discover turquoise waters nestled amongst a canvas of green, friendly locals creating farm to tableread more
Plan your Trip
Nestled right between Kyoto and Tokyo, and accessible within one hour via the Tokaido Shinkansen, immerse yourself in authentic Japanese culture and nature. Shizuoka’s varying geography has something for everyone, from mountain hiking and biking, to water sports and onsen retreats.
Regions of Shizuoka
Explore Castles, mansions, and good local food outdoors.
One of the main stations right on the Tokaido line between Tokyo and Kyoto, Kakegawa offers authentic Japanese outdoor dining, historical castles and mansions to explore, and friendly locals to show you around. Stay for a day, or make it your base for a few nights when the 2019 Rugby World Cup comes to town!
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