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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

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Where to eat in Shizuoka City

Shizuoka Chagori 2024

Shizuoka Chagori 2024

Early Jul - Late Sep

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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Places to stay in Shizuoka City

Make a Break for Shizuoka

Make a Break for Shizuoka

Kim

If you've got plans to visit Shizuoka up until March 18th 2023, there are some great discounts happening via Explore Shizuoka..

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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Board Game Cafe Anaguma

Board Game Cafe Anaguma

Kim

Board Game Café Anaguma was designed as a fun entertainment option for middle and high school students, adult groups, and pare..

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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