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Kakegawa

City of green tea fields and Kakegawa castle

About Kakegawa

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Kakegawa Grand Hotel

Kakegawa Grand Hotel

Peter Sidell

In the castle town of Kakegawa in Japan's Shizuoka prefecture, the Grand Hotel is a luxurious but perfectly affordable pla..

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Kuretake Inn Kakegawa

Kuretake Inn Kakegawa

Peter Sidell

In the historical castle town Kakegawa in Japan's Shizuoka prefecture mid-way between Tokyo and Kyoto, Kuretake Inn is a well..

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Kakegawa Castle

Peter Sidell

In Japan's Shizuoka prefecture, Kakegawa Castle is a wooden reconstruction of a feudal-era castle, with displays of historical..

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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.

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