Kakegawa Station

Kakegawa Station is the perfect stop for anyone who loves green tea, visitors looking for something a little more personal and a little more intimate, and for those who believe the journey is more important than the destination.

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Kakegawa City Within easy walking distance of the station is one of Japan’s most unique castles and the castle grounds which include a tea ceremony house, an original Samurai Lord’s manor, a samurai armour shop and stain glass museum, a bird park full of exotic birds from around the world that you can feed and many great little restaurants and shops.

Spend a day wandering around the small castle town, enjoying some of the best green tea, and friendly locals.

Fukuroi City – Within half and hour of Kakegawa there are many Zen temples in Fukuroi, which is also the home of Ecopa Stadium

Makinohara – Take a bike ride through acres of green tea plantations.

Omaezaki –  Get some beach time and try some of the freshest seafood around at one of the local inns

Kawanehoncho – A little further afield is the small mountain village Kawane and Sumatakyo Hot spring area which are well worth the journey.

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Kakegawa Station

Kakegawa Station is the 5th Bullet Train Station in Shizuoka along the Tokaido Line.

The city is famous as a castle town with a significant Samurai history and the surrounding area is one of the biggest producers of green tea in the World.

EXPERIENCE

If you enjoy green tea and want to understand more about the history, culture, and complexities of this drink and why it is so important to the Japanese people.

Explore Samurai Castles, Ancient Zen Temples, and beautiful Japanese gardens that give you a glimpse of life 300 years ago.

EXPLORE

From Kakegawa Station there are a number of Off The Beaten Track destinations to explore.

Ride a Steam Locomotive up into the deep valleys of the Japanese Southern Alps or rent a car bring your bike and spend a couple of days exploring endless green tea plantations and long stretches of coastline and beach culture.

FAMILY

An easy walk from Kakegawa Station there are a number of great attractions suitable for all ages.

Pick up a Kakegawa Day Passport and spend a day visiting Kakegawa Castle and the surrounding grounds and thrill the kids with a trip to the Bird Park to meet some colorful characters.

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Getting there and around

Step off the bullet train at Kakegawa Station and you are in the castle town of Kakegawa.

Accessible from Kakegawa station by Tokaido Local train is Fukuroi (7 minutes) or Shin Kanaya (31 mins) – from which you can take the Steam Locomotive to Sumatakyo Gorge.

Omaezaki and Makinohara are accessible by bus, rental car or taxi (between 30 – 40 minutes).

If the weather is good, and you have one, a bicycle is a great way to go as you can cycle through vast green tea plantations all the way from the station to the ocean!

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