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Shizuoka City

Capital city of Shizuoka surrounded by nature

About Shizuoka City
Photo: Peter Sidell

Things to do in Shizuoka City

Upcoming Shizuoka City Events

Japan Blue: Living with Indigo

Japan Blue: Living with Indigo

Jan 4th - Mar 21st

A special exhibition at the Shizuoka City Serizawa Art Museum will explore various indigo-dyed works from revered Japanese textile..

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Where to eat in Shizuoka City

Seoul in Shimizu

Seoul in Shimizu

Peter Sidell

In Shimizu in the suburbs of Japan's Shizuoka city, Seoul is a lively, inexpensive restaurant serving tasty Korean food.

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Places to stay in Shizuoka City

Kur and Hotel Suruga

Kur and Hotel Suruga

Peter Sidell

On the outskirts of Shizuoka City, Kur and Hotel Suruga is a hotel and day spa, with bathrooms featuring a dizzying array of saunas..

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Latest Shizuoka City Reports

Green Eight Café

Green Eight Café

Richard Sweet

In Ryouguchi, where green tea farms climb out along the mountain slopes, farmers who work with Japanese black tea have establi..

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About Shizuoka City

Shizuoka City in central Shizuoka Prefecture is perfect for outdoor lovers as it is surrounded by numerous mountains, lakes, and rivers. Like many other cities in the prefecture, Shizuoka City produces a lot of green tea and strawberries.

Many historic shrines and roads line Shizuoka City that can be easily accessed via the city’s convenient railway system. The Tokaido Shinkansen also makes a stop at Shizuoka City.

For visitors eager to soak in the atmosphere, Shizuoka hosts the Daidogei World Cup every November. Regarded as the biggest event in Shizuoka, the world cup is an annual international busker's festival where performers come from all over the world and perform around the city.

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