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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

Shizuoka Chagori 2020

Shizuoka Chagori 2020

Jul 1st - Sep 30th

In Shizuoka Prefecture in central Japan, over sixty cafes and tea retailers have come together to create gourmet tea inspired shaved..

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Daidogei World Cup in Shizuoka

Daidogei World Cup in Shizuoka

Early Nov

At the start of November, the annual Street Performance World Cup will be held in Shizuoka in central Japan. It's a hugely fun..

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Where to eat in Shizuoka City

How Do You Take Your Tea?

How Do You Take Your Tea?

Cathy Cawood

Learning how tea is blended at Mixcha Tea Blending workshop experience in Shizuoka, sampling green and black Japanese teas at Green..

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Places to stay in Shizuoka City

Ryokan Hatoya

Ryokan Hatoya

Peter Sidell

In a quiet suburb of Japan's Shizuoka City, Ryokan Hatoya is a charming, traditional old no-frills Japanese guesthouse.

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Hotel Century Shizuoka 20

Hotel Century Shizuoka

Elle Harris

In Shizuoka in central Japan, Hotel Century is a luxurious western-style hotel, conveniently located next to Shizuoka Station.

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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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Shimizu Fish Market

Shimizu Fish Market

Luca De Pasquale

Freshest seafood in the Shizuoka prefecture. Great views of Mount Fuji and Suruga Bay. Only 30 minutes by train from Shizuoka.

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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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