City of green tea fields and Kakegawa castle

About Kakegawa

Things to do in Kakegawa

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Places to stay in Kakegawa



About Kakegawa

Kakegawa is a city in western Shizuoka known for its green tea production and is surrounded by green tea fields. There, visitors may see Kakegawa Castle, a reconstructed Edo castle that is the city’s biggest landmark.

Bird-lovers will also find a large variety of birds such as penguins and horned owls at the Kakegawa Kachoen.

For art lovers, they can head to the Kakegawa Stained Glass Museum, which has displays such as Victorian and French stained glass, or the Shiseido Art House, which has contemporary sculptures and paintings on show.

Kakegawa can be easily accessed by the Tokaido Shinkansen, and is serviced by the JR Tokaido Main Line and the Tenryu Hamanako Line.