Other Sightseeing Spots in Shizuoka Area

  • Mishima Sky Walk
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    4.0
    4 Reviews
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    Shizuoka Pref. Mishimashi Sasaharashinden 313
    This suspension bridge located in Mishima City, Shizuoka Prefecture is 400 meters long and is the longest pedestrian bridge in Japan. From a thrilling 70.6 meters in the air, visitors can enjoy spectacular views of Mt. Fuji and Suruga Bay. The bridge is quite wide, making it easy to traverse with a stroller or wheelchair. Pets can also be taken on the bridge with the use of a paid rental cart. In the adjoining Sky Garden commercial facility, visitors will find shops selling local vegetables, pickles, jams, and teas, as well as restaurants where they can enjoy a beverage and a light meal.

    スカイウォークのチケット購入したところ、ソフトクリーム割引券を頂いたので利用しました。ソフトクリームは外の窓口で購入で、しばらく列に並びました。 ソフトクリームは濃厚で美味しかったです。金平糖入りもキレイでした。

  • View-O water gate and viewing platform
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    3.5
    141 Reviews
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    Shizuoka Pref. Numadushi Hon Senbon 1905-27
    One of Japan’s largest water gates, View-O was erected in Numazu Port to protect the city of Numazu City, Shizuoka Prefecture from tsunami. There are viewing galleries 30 meters above the ground on either bank giving visitors the chance to enjoy 360 degree panoramas of Mt. Ashitaka, Mt. Fuji, the Akaishi Mountains, and out to Shimizu. A 30 meter long bridge connects the two galleries, ensuring you can check out both easily during your visit. At night, the entire huge facility is lit up, creating a powerful and magical scene.

    For the engineers out there, this is fascinating. And even non-engineers can appreciate whats been accomplished in terms of flood control. But you wont need more than 15-20 minutes to go to the top...

  • Okura Act City Hotel Hamamatsu Observation Gallery
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    3.5
    58 Reviews
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    Shizuoka Pref. Hamamatsushi Naka-ku Itayamachi 111-2 Okura Act City Hotel Hamamatsu 45F
    "This observation deck is located on the top floor of ""Hamamatsu Act Tower"", a complex building in Itaya Town, Naka District, Hamamatsu City. You can enjoy a grand view of the landscape of Hamamatsu City from a height of 45 stories above ground. Visitors lodging at the ""Okura Act City Hotel Hamamatsu"" or dining at the restaurant (cafe customers excluded) can get a reduced rate on the entrance fee. It is occasionally rented out for weddings and such, so be sure to check the homepage before your visit."

    Won’t come back again! This terrible experience i was never meet before, i was waited them about 3 hour to solve the air conditioner problem but still nobody take care with this. Finally what i get...

  • Nihondaira Yume Terrace
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    3.0
    5 Reviews
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    Shizuoka Pref. Shizuokashi Shimizu-ku Kusanagi 600-1
    "Nihondaira Digital Broadcasting Tower is a 95.5 meter-high digital broadcasting tower that is situated on top of the Nihondaira plateau in the foothills of Mt. Fuji. Its official name is ""Nihondaira Digital Broadcasting Station."" The tower is a multi-station broadcasting tower responsible for broadcasting TV signals in Shizuoka Prefecture; it serves as the primary television broadcasting station for Shizuoka. Located as it is in a scenic spot near Mt. Fuji, great care was taken to ensure that the design of the tower blends in with the Nihondaira landscape. As the tower is not a tourist facility, it is not possible to go inside, and visitors should not attempt to climb the tower."

    詳細評価3.5 日本平夢テラス内にある、日本平夢テラスカフェにやって来ました。 隈研吾さんデザインの建築ということで、洗練されています。 富士山と駿河湾を眺めながらお茶できます。 静岡ということで、お茶がメイン。 ですので、コーヒーはありません。 La香寿ラテ700円を頼みました。 静岡県産の茶葉を使用。 La香寿とミルクをあわせ、さわやかでフルーティーな味わいで清涼感のある上品な味わい...

  • Izu Skyline
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    Shizuoka Pref. Tagatagunkannamichou Kuwahara
    This skyline is an automobile-only sightseeing road that runs through the mountain ridges in Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park on the eastern side of Izu Peninsula. The approximately 40-kilometer-long road offers incredible views of Sagami Bay, Suruga Bay and Mt. Fuji. There are also eight observatories along the road, as well as natural parks such as Takichiyamaenchi, Shikagatani Park and Mt. Sukumoyama. Izu Skyline has been listed as one of 100 Night Views of Japan and also as a, where visitors can enjoy a magical view of the landscape that is completely different to its daytime appearance.
  • Yume no Tsuribashi
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    Shizuoka prefecture Haibara-gun Kawane Honcho Dimakosu Onsen
    This 90 meter-long, eight meter-high suspension bridge in Kawanehon Town, Haibara County, Shizuoka Prefecture spans Oma Dam Lake. Up to ten people can cross at a time. During busy periods, the bridge sometimes becomes a one-way path. The area is visited by many tourists for its beautiful fresh greenery and autumn foliage.
  • Atami Beach Line
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    3.5
    38 Reviews
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    Shizuoka Pref. Atamishi Izumi 207
    A 6.1-kilometers toll road that runs along the Sagami Sea from Yugawara to Atami. It's known for delivering beautiful views of Sagami Bay and a great costline driving experience. Ticket books, which contain 100 toll passes for a discount price, are available for purchase.

    You drive right by the ocean. It is very pretty but could be busy on weekends. Drive on weekday if possible.

  • Ashinoko Skyline
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    Kanagawa Pref. Ashigarashimogunhakonemachi Hakone 638
    With superb views of both Mt. Fuji and Lake Ashinoko, this popular parkway runs atop the border between Kanagawa and Shizuoka prefectures. Famously, a portion of the road surface is grated, called a 'melodyvape,' so you can hear it play a famous melody as you drive upon it. This curvy parkway with many ups and downs is a favorite with cyclist and drivers wanting to enjoy the feel of the road.
  • Shimizu-tei Garden
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    4.0
    13 Reviews
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    Shizuoka Kakegawa-shi Nishiobuchi 5298-2
    This home and garden is about a three-minute walk from both the Nishibancho bus stop and the Shinyokosuka bus stop or about a 20-minute drive from Kakegawa Interchange. It is located on the left heading east from Yokosuka Castle Ruin Park via Prefectural Route 41 and Prefectural Route 69. The home was built as the residence of the Shimizu family, which made its fortune as Kaisen donya shipping agents during the Edo period. The family even served as purveyors for the region's feudal lords. The home's kaiyu-shiki garden is believed to have been completed during the mid Edo period. The beauty of the extremely clear spring water in the garden's central pond earned it a spot on the list of Shizuoka Prefecture's 100 best waterfronts in 2001.

    園内を散策しましたが整備されていて見た目もよく池も庭もとても綺麗でした。茶店のお茶もおいしかったです。

  • Kawazu Nanadaru Loop Bridge
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    Shizuoka Pref. Kamogunkawaduchou Nashimoto
    Located close to the popular sightseeing spot Kawazu Nanadaru in Kawazu Town, Kamo County, Shizuoka Prefecture is this huge double loop bridge stretching 1.1 kilometers in length, 80 meters in diameter, and 45 meters in height. Learning lessons from previous landslides caused by earthquakes, the National Route 414 was completed and the bridge has been constructed for cars to travel up or down the steep slope by traveling around two large loops. The loops of the road encircle a car park operated by the town. The bridge is a popular Kawazu sightseeing spot where you can enjoy the natural Izu greenery, and during the Kawazu cherry blossom festival the cherry blossom trees at the bottom of the bridge are all lit up at night.
  • Kadowaki Suspension Bridge
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    Shizuoka Pref. Itoushi Futo
    A tourist attraction in Shizuoka Prefecture’s Ito City located at Jogasaki Coast which is famous for its precipitous cliffs, this suspension bridge hangs over the ocean at a height of 23 meters with a length of 48 meters. Known as a place where many suspenseful dramas have been filmed, the bridge is the most popular part of the Jogasaki Picnical Course walking path. The bridge’s strong construction notwithstanding, viewing the rough, whitewater of the pounding waves right below one’s eyes from the bridge makes for a thrilling experience. In the vicinity is the Kadowaki Lighthouse and observatory which offers outstanding views.
  • Sakuma Dam
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    Shizuoka Pref. Hamamatsushi Tenryu-ku Sakumachousakuma 2552-2
    This dam is located along the Tenryu River in Sakuma Town, Tenryu Ward, Hamamatsu City. Among domestic hydroelectric plants, this dam boasts one of the largest electrical supplies. The dam lake-Lake Sakuma-features good scenery and is part of Tenryu-Okumikawa Quasi-National Park. The banks are a famous flower-viewing spot for Yoshino cherry blossoms in spring, and during the Sakuma Dam Ryujin Matsuri in late October, there is a raijin no mai (dragon dance), fireworks set off over the lake, and other events.
  • Horai Bridge
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    Shizuoka Pref. Shimadashi Minami 2 Destination
    This bridge spans a length of 897.4 meters, holding the Guinness Record for World's Longest Wood construction foot-bridge, and is a toll-bridge, rare in this country. On clear days you can see Mt. Fuji from the bridge. The bridge has become a popular spot for those seeking luck because its name sounds like the Japanese for 'long life' and the length of the bridge is a pun for 'no misfortune'.
  • Nihondaira Parkway
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    Shizuoka prefecture Shizuoka city Suruga ku - Shimizu ward
    This scenic road connecting Shizuoka City's Suruga and Shimizu Wards offers seasonal views of Mt. Fuji, Shimizu Port, and beyond. The entire area has been designated as a prefectural natural park. The road also features a number of sightseeing sports such as Shizuoka Performing Arts Center, Nihondaira Zoo, and Nihondaira Peak.
  • Izu Skyline - Takichiyama Observatory
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    Shizuoka Pref. Atamishi Atami Mt. Takiji
    An observation deck in Atami City located three kilometers from the Atami Pass on the Izu Skyline, which runs from Atami Pass in Kannami-cho, Tagata County, to the Amagi Plateau in Izu City. The observation deck is split into two sections, from one you can look down over Atami and from the other you can see all of Numazu. From the parking lot you can enjoy the night scenery from the comfort of your car.
  • Perry Road
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    Shimoda, Shizuoka Prefecture
    There is a small pathway called “Perry Road” which is located about 10 minutes on foot from Izukyu Shimoda Station. This small pathway which continues from Ryosenji Temple to Shimoda Park for about 500 meters is the path which Admiral Perry marched down when he concluded the Shimoda Treaty between Japan and America in the late Edo period. It is a beautiful street with impressive stone pavements and stone buildings, and with shops and cafes standing side by side, this area engenders an atmosphere which brims with an exotic ambience.
  • Jukkokutogetembodai
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    Shizuoka Pref. Tagatagunkannamichou Kuwahara
  • Hatanagi-I Dam
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    Shizuoka Pref. Shizuokashi Aoi-ku Tashiro
    This dam in Aoi Ward, Shizuoka City is a rare type of Hollow Gravity Concrete Dam and is the largest of its kind in Japan, standing at 125 meters. Along with the Hatanagi Dam #2 downstream, they use the water to generate power with a power generation facility inside and a substation facility outside. It also serves as a trailhead for those climbing Mt. Akaishi and the Southern Japan Alps, and is busy with tourists during the autumn leaves.
  • Cape Irozaki
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    Shizuoka Pref. Kamogunminamizuchou Irouzaki
    "Cape Irozaki is a cape at the southern end of the Izu Peninsula, in Minami-Izu Town, Kamo County. It features rugged coastal scenery jutting out into the Pacific Ocean. The extreme end of the cape has some of the most spectacular views in Minami-Izu, looking out towards Mikomoto Island, Yokone Island, and Ishitori Island, and the Irozaki Lighthouse has been included in the list of the ""Top 50 Most Beautiful Lighthouses in Japan."" Cape Irozaki also marks the boundary between the Pacific Ocean, to the east of the cape, and the Philippine Sea, to the west. The Iro Shrine, which is one of several geo-parks on the Izu Peninsula, can also be visited here."
  • Togetsu Bridge (Misome Bridge)
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    Shizuoka Pref. Izushi Shuzenji
    "This bridge spans the Katsura River, located in Shuzenji Hot Springs District in Izu City, Shizuoka Prefecture. It is famous as one of the ""Koi no HashiMeguri"" spanning five bridges. Togetsu Bridge is considered to bring good fortune to prayers of good relationships. Also, you can buy protective charms from the nearby Hie Shrine, where many tourists visit."

Shizuoka Areas

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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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