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SHIZUOKA STATIONS

Shizuoka Prefecture has 6 stations on the Tokaido Bullet Train Line that runs between Tokyo and Osaka. From each of the 6 stations there are a wide range of activities and experiences that are easily accessible.
Choose one of the stations along the way to start exploring everything that Shizuoka has to offer.

Cycling in Izu Peninsula

Cycling in Izu Peninsula

For cycling in Izu Peninsula the Southern and Western coasts are less developed than the East and provide spectaular views as you cycle the coastal roads.

Cycling in Shizuoka

Cycling in Shizuoka

Japan is quickly becoming recognized as one of the world’s top cycling destinations – Cycling in Shizuoka has something for all levels of cyclists

Shizuoka Minshuku Experiences

Shizuoka Minshuku Experiences

Step off the beaten path, interact with locals and experience their everyday way of life. Staying at a Minshuku is one of the best ways to Explore Shizuoka. ‘Minshuku’ are…

Spotlight – Mishima

Spotlight – Mishima

Spend a day wandering through the garden city of Mishima Dip your toes in Mt Fuji filtered water that flows through the city and…

Explore Nishi Izu

Explore Nishi Izu

The West coast of Izu Peninsula. A journey along the coast offers intrepid travelers a chance to get off the beaten track..

Shizuoka Wasabi

Shizuoka Wasabi

A great way to learn the truth and understand more about the origins of this uniquely Japanese plant. Shizuoka wasabi is the best in the world!

Cycling in Izu Peninsula

Cycling in Izu Peninsula

For cycling in Izu Peninsula the Southern and Western coasts are less developed than the East and provide spectaular views as you cycle the coastal roads.

Cycling in Shizuoka

Cycling in Shizuoka

Japan is quickly becoming recognized as one of the world’s top cycling destinations – Cycling in Shizuoka has something for all levels of cyclists

Golf in Shizuoka

Golf in Shizuoka

With a stable year-round climate, long stretches of dramatic coastline & stunning views of the majestic Mt Fuji…

Baird Brewery in Shuzenji

Baird Brewery in Shuzenji

Baird Beer Philosophy Baird Beer is fast becoming a flagship for the emerging Japanese craft beer scene around the world. From its humble beginnings, it has grown into a world-recognized brewery staying true to its motto, "Celebrating Beer".A family company, born from a deep passion for beer and a...

Cycling in Fujinomiya

Cycling in Fujinomiya

Cycling in Fujinomiya you will gain a deeper appreciation for Mt Fuji & the lives of the people that live at the foot of this majestic mountain.

Cycling in Shizuoka

Cycling in Shizuoka

Japan is quickly becoming recognized as one of the world’s top cycling destinations – Cycling in Shizuoka has something for all levels of cyclists

Bridge of Dreams

Bridge of Dreams

Bridge of  DreamsTake a journey on a steam locomotive deep into the forest covered mountains of Kawane, Shizuoka - discover turquoise waters nestled amongst a canvas of green in one of the most epic valleys in Japan.In the mountains of Shizuoka is an area known as Sumatakyo Onsen, a small hot...

Kawane Minshuku

Kawane Minshuku

Step off the beaten path, travel into the countryside, interact with locals, and experience their everyday way of life…

Shizuoka Minshuku Experiences

Shizuoka Minshuku Experiences

Step off the beaten path, interact with locals and experience their everyday way of life. Staying at a Minshuku is one of the best ways to Explore Shizuoka. ‘Minshuku’ are…

Spotlight – Makinohara

Spotlight – Makinohara

The green tea fields on the Makinohara Plains make up 40% of Shizuoka’s total green tea production. Lined up in neatly trimmed rows for…

Rugby World Cup in Shizuoka

Rugby World Cup in Shizuoka

Rugby World Cup 2019 In September & October 2019 Shizuoka’s Ecopa Stadium will host 4 Rugby World Cup MatchesHere are 7 reasons why you should consider Shizuoka when planning your RWC 2019 Kakegawa A SMALL CASTLE TOWN WITH BIG HEART! WHY YOU SHOULD VISIT ECOPA STADIUM - HONJIN DORI - KAKEGAWA...

Bridge of Dreams

Bridge of Dreams

Bridge of  DreamsTake a journey on a steam locomotive deep into the forest covered mountains of Kawane, Shizuoka - discover turquoise waters nestled amongst a canvas of green in one of the most epic valleys in Japan.In the mountains of Shizuoka is an area known as Sumatakyo Onsen, a small hot...

Kakegawa – Honjin Dori

Kakegawa – Honjin Dori

Honjin Dori in Kakegawa Less than 10 minutes away from Kakegawa station on the Tokaido Shinkansen in Shizuoka, lies a hidden gem, outdoor eateries and bars along a traditional Japanese eating street, beckoning you in for a bite and enticing you to stay for a drink. Discover the hidden food alley...

Kawane Minshuku

Kawane Minshuku

Step off the beaten path, travel into the countryside, interact with locals, and experience their everyday way of life…

Shizuoka Minshuku Experiences

Shizuoka Minshuku Experiences

Step off the beaten path, interact with locals and experience their everyday way of life. Staying at a Minshuku is one of the best ways to Explore Shizuoka. ‘Minshuku’ are…

RWC 2019 – Ecopa Stadium

RWC 2019 – Ecopa Stadium

Ready for RWC 2019 Shizuoka Ecopa Stadium The 2019 Rugby World Cup is coming to Ecopa Stadium Shizuoka! Here is a quick breakdown of the four huge matches to be contested in Shizuoka, and an introduction to the world class stadium known as Ecopa Stadium. Japan vs Ireland   28th September,...

Sumata Gorge and Oigawa Railway

Sumata Gorge and Oigawa Railway

Journey to Bridge of DreamsTake a scenic train journey to visit one of the most famous suspension bridges in the world, enjoy some of Japan’s most pristine nature and soak in the local natural hot springs - a great adventure for the whole family. Travelling in Japan is often more about the journey...

Party with Locals

Party with Locals

Every year across Japan, communities come together and participate in festivals that help to promote community spirit and foster…

Cycling in Hamamatsu

Cycling in Hamamatsu

Hamamatsu is a sprawling city but once you get out of the city you are rewarded with spectacular nature cycling along the Tenryu River in…

Cycling in Shizuoka

Cycling in Shizuoka

Japan is quickly becoming recognized as one of the world’s top cycling destinations – Cycling in Shizuoka has something for all levels of cyclists

Hunting in Haruno

Hunting in Haruno

Deep in the heart of Hamamatsu, Shizuoka is the small town of Haruno – surrounded by mountains, forests and rivers hunting is a way of life.

Haruno Off the Beaten path

Haruno Off the Beaten path

Haruno off the beaten path Away from the hustle and bustle of city life is where you really start to understand and appreciate the heart and soul of Japan – in Haruno Northeast of Hamamatsu City you will find yourself in a part of Japan you may never have believed existed. Despite Japan’s...

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