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Shizuoka City

Capital city of Shizuoka surrounded by nature

About Shizuoka City
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Things to do in Shizuoka City

Upcoming Shizuoka City Events

Kew Gardens Flowers Exhibition

Kew Gardens Flowers Exhibition

Apr 15th - Jun 6th

Aspecial exhibition taking place at the Shizuoka City Museum of Art looks into a range of botanical artworks which were inspired..


Shizuoka City Top 10

Where to eat in Shizuoka City

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..


Places to stay in Shizuoka City

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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.