Sightseeing Spot Spots in Shizuoka Area

  • Chikurin no Komichi (Bamboo Forest Pass)
    Travel / Tourism
    Shizuoka Pref. Izushi Shuzenji 3463-1
    This is a pedestrian walkway that was built over the course of three years starting in 1994 which follows the Katsuragawa River flowing through the center of the hot spring resort near Shuzenji Temple in Izu City. The stone path has a teahouse and a fire watchtower, and in the middle of the bamboo forest offering indelible scenes of Japan is a large bench made of bamboo where visitors can sit down to enjoy the murmuring of the river and the touch of the breeze upon their face. Depending on the season sections are lit up at night, making for an even more magical atmosphere, and this is one of the popular sightseeing spots of Shuzenji.
  • Iwamotoyama Park
    61 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Shizuoka Pref. Fujishi Iwamoto 1605
    This park is located in Hanakodachi, Iwamoto, Fuji City. Built on the peak of 193 meter-high Mt. Iwamoto, it features a grassy square, an arboretum, observation decks, and more. It is also well-known for its flowering plums and cherry blossom, as well as for beautiful scenery with Mt. Fuji in the background. It is also popular for its nighttime views of the Fuji City below.

    It is a place that should not be missed around Mt. Fuji, full of beautiful nature and Fuji National Park. There are many lakes and onsen. With fresh air, lovely people, beautiful nature, worth...

  • Hashiri-yu
    75 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Shizuoka Atami-shi Izusan 604-10
    Hashiriyu is a hot springs source located in Izu-yama, Atami City. One of only a handful of hot springs in Japan where the water gushes out of the rocks horizontally rather than vertically, the modern name “Hashiriyu” (“Running Spring”) derives from the appearance of the water, which appears to be rushing towards the sea. Hashiriyu has a long history, having been discovered around 1,300 years ago; prior to the Meiji Restoration, it was a sacred hot spring associated with the Izusan-jinja Shrine. It is ranked as one of Japan’s “Three Great Ancient Springs.” Currently, around 7,000 tons of water flows out of the springs every day.


  • Clematis no Oka
    95 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Shizuoka Pref. Suntougunnagaizumichou Higashino Clematis Hills 347-1
    A resort facility dotted with art museums, gardens, restaurants, and more located on a hill in Nagaizumi Town, Sunto County, Shizuoka Prefecture. Visitors can enjoy a broad array of artistic and cultural fields at the facility’s four museums—the Bernard Buffet Museum, the Vangi Sculpture Garden Museum, the Yasushi Inoue Literary Museum, and the Izu Photo Museum. Be soothed by the beautiful flowers and nature in the Clematis Garden and the resort’s nature park, or enjoy an elegant meal at restaurants and cafes which use an abundance of local ingredients to create delicious dishes. The resort shop sells books and souvenirs focusing on the themes of art, flowers, and food.


  • Sumpu Castle Park
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Shizuoka prefecture Shizuoka-shi Aoi-ku Sumpu Castle Park 1
    Located near the site of Sumpu Castle, this park in Aoi Ward, Shizuoka City is currently well-known for its flowers. The park features a tea house, a grass square, and the Momijiyama Garden, notable for the autumn foliage of its trees. The park's Chinshoen garden features a statue of shogun Tokugawa Ieyasu in his later years, as well as a mandarin orange tree said to have been planted by Ieyasu himself. Visitors to the park can enjoy cherry blossoms in the spring, red spider lily in the fall, and winter sweet and flowering plums in the winter.
  • Kawazu-zakura cherry trees
    Travel / Tourism
    Kawazu-cho, Kamo-gun, Shizuoka Prefecture
    This variety of cherry tree is found in abundance in the town of Kawazu Town, Kamo County, Shizuoka Prefecture, where it blooms earlier than other varieties, from early February to early March. Kawazu-zakura line the Kawazu River for several kilometers from the mouth of the river near Kawazu Station. The Kawazu-zakura Festival is held in the area each year from around February 10 to March 10. Some 150 festival stalls open up shop during the event, and the festival grounds bustle with tourists. The cherry trees are also lit up at night, creating a lovely spectacle. The original Kawazu-zakura ancestor tree still stands in the garden of the Iida Residence in Kawazu, and the tree’s lovely spring blossoms can be viewed even from the nearby sidewalk.
  • Baird Brewery Gardens Shuzenji
    40 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Shizuoka Pref. Izushi Odaira 1052-1
    This back-to-nature farm-type brewery built was built in 2014 as a place where people can reacknowledge and rediscover the deep connection between beer and nature through brewing and pesticide-free organic farming. It hosts a number of events, including brewery tours guided by its employees. The facility also has a camping area on its grounds where people can enjoy Baird beer together with nature.

    ホントに美味しかった〜!美味しすぎた。 奥さんと2人で始めたって言うのも素敵だし、工場見学も無料だし、外でキャンプも出来るし、何よりびっくりしたのは、 タップルーム で、飲むときにお好きなおつまみ持ち込み可!! 知ってたらチーズ買って行きたかった。売ってるおつまみもすっごく美味しくて、マリアージュバターサンド が特に好きだった、、、チャイ味のバターサンドと黒ビール...

  • Dogashima
    Travel / Tourism
    Shizuoka Pref. Kamogunnishizuchou Nishina
    "Dogashima is a famous scenic spot in Nishiizu Town, Kamo County. There are a number of tourist attractions in the area, including the Sanshiro Islands - comprising Zo-jima, Nakano-shima, and Taka-shima-and the Tensodo sea-cave, which has been designated a National Natural Monument. Sightseeing cruise boats operate throughout the year; visitors can look up at the sky through the opening in the roof of the Tensodo sea-cave (also known as the ""Blue Cave""), which was created by sea erosion of tuff (a type of rock formed from volcanic ash), and can also view the tombolo phenomenon, a narrow strip of land that links Zo-jima (traditionally known as Denbei-jima, this is the closest of the Sanshiro Islands to the Izu Peninsula) to the mainland at low tide. This area is also famous as the setting for the tragic love legend of Izu no Sanshiro and Koyuki."
  • Hiromi Park
    24 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Shizuoka Pref. Fujishi Dembou 46-1
    This park located in Aza Doteuchi, Dembo, Fuji City features a wide range of facilities. These include the Mt. Fuji and Princess Kaguya Museum (Fuji Municipal Museum), restored Edo and Meiji periods buildings that have been transplanted from across the city, open spaces, a rose garden, and more.

    富士山が見れる公園ということで訪れましたが、結構色々なものがありました 面白かったのは、公園内に建造物のテーマパークのようなエリア 正確には、富士山かぐや姫ミュージアムの屋外展示エリアだそうです 特に囲いも、門もなく、公園から入ることができました このエリアには、市内の歴史的建造物が「移築」復元されています 富士山の景色だけでなく、桜やバラの名所なので季節に行くと良いでしょう 口コミのタイトルは公...

  • Hamamatsu Flower Park
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Shizuoka Hamamatsu-shi Nishi-ku Kanzanjicho 195
    A botanical garden located in Nishi Ward, Hamamatsu City, Shizuoka Prefecture. In a total area of 300,000 square meters, you can observe flowers in each season. Furthermore, there is a Kids' Square with a playground popular with children, Hana no Sanpomichi-a restaurant which offers light meals, and a Flower Train which circles the garden. Many people visit with their family.
  • Fuji Cemetery
    Life / Living / Hospital
    Shizuoka Pref. Suntougunoyamachou Omika 888-2
    This cemetery park located in Sunto County, Shizuoka Prefecture is fully-equipped with a mausoleum, a place of worship, a free rest area, and more. The cemetery is also well-known for its 8,000 cherry blossom trees, which has earned it a spot on the list of Japan's best 100 cherry blossom spots. During the blooming season, the cemetery is visited by many flower-watchers.
  • Ryugu Sea Cave
    Travel / Tourism
    Shizuoka Pref. Shimodashi Touji
    This sea cave with a mystical 50 meter-wide skylight was formed by the erosion of the earth's surface by the waves. Visitors can stand under the skylight by passing through the cave's entrance, which is located on the side of the road. Viewed from above, the cave looks like a heart, make it especially popular with couples.
  • Hamamatsu Castle Park
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Shizuoka Pref. Hamamatsushi Naka-ku Matsushirochou
    This park in Matsushiro-cho Naka Ward, Hamamatsu City was opened in 1950 on the occasion of the Children's Expo. In 1977, it was redeveloped in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of Emperor Showa's ascension. The park features a reproduction of the original castle keep built in 1958 with donations from citizens, as well as Japanese garden, a grassy square, an art museum, a children's pool, and more.
  • Fujizakura Memorial Park
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Shizuoka Pref. Fujinomiyashi Kamide 2736
    This memorial park in Kamiide, Fujinomiya City includes a lawn cemetery surrounded by cherry blossom trees that features views of Mt. Fuji, as well as two columbariums. The park's restaurant offers cuisine made with ingredients including seafood from Suruga Bay as well as Asagiri pork.
  • Otago Coast
    10 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Shizuoka Pref. Kamogunnishizuchou Tago
    This scenic spot in Nishi-Izu Town has been selected as one of Japan's best 100 sunsets. From the shore, visitors can enjoy watching the setting sun turn unusual rock formations like Tago-jima Island and Meganeccho (also known as Godzilla Rock) into dark silhouettes. This place is also beloved by many people for the way the sun sets between Otokojima and Onnajima (the male and female islets that make up Tago-jima island) during the days before and after the spring and autumn equinoxes.


  • Cape Tsumeki
    Travel / Tourism
    Shizuoka Pref. Shimodashi Suzaki
    Cape Tsumeki, located in Suzaki, Shimoda City, Shizuoka Prefecture, is a well known sightseeing spot for its winter daffodils and summer swimming. The Suzaki area is awash with beauty with its pillars of rock called columnar joints formed by cooling magma, the alluring azure sea, and the chalk Tsumekizaki lighthouse standing on the tip of the cape, as well as having a villa of the Imperial family. Many tourists flock to the area for the daffodil festival held during the winter when about three million wild daffodils are in full bloom.
  • Kosawa no Yu
    5 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Shizuoka Pref. Atamishi Ginzachou
    One of the sources of the so called Seven Hot Springs of Atami in Atami City, Shizuoka Prefecture, the steam which escapes through the rocks at this hot spring is so hot you can boil an egg. Just place an egg into a basket and position it over one of the steam vents, put on the wooden lid and wait for the egg to be boiled. Cooking times vary depending on the weather but soft boiled eggs take about six to eight minutes to cook and hard boiled eggs take about 10 minutes. You can bring in your own eggs or buy them from the store opposite. The steam is extremely hot so be careful when boiling your eggs!

    街中に温泉蒸気でゆで卵♨️を作れるなんて!びっくり‼️真向かいにある酒屋さんで卵とお塩を買い自分で体験出来る! 衝撃のおいしさ!熱海の無料スポット「小沢の湯」で温泉卵を作って食べてみました! 熱海には、「熱海七湯」といわれる源泉があるのですが、そのひとつである「小沢の湯(こさわのゆ)」では、温泉の蒸気で温泉卵を作って食べられるんです...

  • Itogawa River Promenade
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Shizuoka Prefecture Atami City Ginza Kishimachi
    This popular promenade follows the Itogawa River that flows through the center of Atami and descends from the mountain to the seaside water park. Visitors can take a relaxing stroll and be soothed by the murmur of the river and the seasonal flowers that are carefully tended by the local people. The promenade is illuminated at night, and visitors can enjoy a different atmosphere from the daytime.
  • Old Amagi Tunnel
    Travel / Tourism
    Shizuoka Pref. Izushi Yugashima
    Located in the Yugashima district of Shizuoka Prefecture’s Izu City, this is Japan’s first and still existing stone roadway tunnel that is also the longest with a length of 445.5 meters. As a famous tunnel that appeared in the Yasunari Kawabata novel Izu-no-Odoriko (The Dancing Girl of Izu) and the Seicho Matsumoto novel Amagi Goe (Amagi-Pass), it supported the lives of the locals from 1905 until 1970 when the New Amagi Tunnel was completed. The surrounding area is enveloped in virgin forest, and the interior of the tunnel is cool even during summer. Many tourists visit the tunnel during the day.
  • Kunozan Toshogu Shrine / Kuno Baien
    Travel / Tourism
    Shizuoka Pref. Shizuokashi Suruga-ku Negoya 390
    This shrine and garden in Suruga Ward, Shizuoka City is famous for many flowering plum and cherry blossom trees. This includes the Miwariume plum said to have been planted by Tokugawa Ieyasu himself. Visitors can enjoy seeing the grounds dyed pink from late December, when the early-flowering varieties bloom, to mid-April when the late-flowering varieties bloom. Set to the backdrop of Suruga Bay, the shrine and garden are one of the area's most scenic spots.

Shizuoka Areas


With the giant Pacific Ocean to the south and the great Mount Fuji to the north, Shizuoka prefecture is blessed with some of the best views the country has to offer. The white sand beaches of the Izu Peninsula are a rare find on mainland Japan, neighbored by beautiful cliffs, tumbling hills, and natural hot springs. As Japan’s largest producer of green tea, the age-old tradition of tea drinking is ubiquitous in Shizuoka, from the miles of tea fields to the old tea houses hosting traditional tea ceremonies.

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