Discover Shizuoka:

A perfect blend of tradition, nature and modernity

Located in the heart of the Japan island of Honshu, Shizuoka is an enchanting destination that combines natural beauty with a rich cultural heritage. Located between Tokyo and Kyoto, this picturesque prefecture offers visitors the opportunity to escape the hustle and bustle of city life and soak up the tranquillity of stunning scenery. 😊💕

Shizuoka is home to the iconic Mount Fuji. 🗻 The stunning symmetrical volcanic cone you see on postcards and travel brochures, it calls Shizuoka its backyard. This is a nature lover's dream! So if you come to Shizuoka, don’t forget to take a perfect photo on Japan’s most famous mountain. Not only that, Shizuoka is a paradise for tea lovers. This charming region produces some of Japan's finest green tea. 🍵

Most of Shizuoka's attractions can be visited year-round. However, it is worth noting that Mount Fuji is often covered in snow during the winter, making hiking less easy. The best times to visit Shizuoka are spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November). The weather is mild during these seasons, with beautiful cherry blossoms 🌸 in the spring and stunning foliage colours in the autumn.

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Things to Do in Shizuoka

What to do

Shizuoka is a fascinating destination that offers a variety of exciting activities for every visitor.

Enjoy Shizuoka Gourmet Food

Gourmet Food

Shizuoka is offering a variety of cuisine to suit any taste

Shizuoka has excellent public transportation, including trains and buses. The Shinkansen bullet train also stops in Shizuoka City, making it easily accessible from major cities such as Tokyo and Osaka. If you are travelling to multiple cities, it is recommended to purchase a JR Pass in advance. Additionally, renting a car is a convenient option for exploring the region's more remote areas. Get an exclusive 10% discount on Hertz Car Rental. Hertz has lots of locations all over the country, including airports.

Pack your bags, book your flight tickets and start planning your next adventure to Shizuoka. It is recommended to purchase a SIM card first so that you can connect to the Internet anytime and anywhere during travel.