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Shizuoka City

Capital city of Shizuoka surrounded by nature

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Shizuoka Chagori 2024

Shizuoka Chagori 2024

Richard Sweet

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

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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...

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Hotel Century Shizuoka

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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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 estab...

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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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