Other Sightseeing Spots in Shizuoka Area

  • Nihondaira Yume Terrace
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    4.5
    87 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."

    Apart from temples, Japan has many other beautiful places to visit and this is definitely one of them. This place is big and it offered visitors a gorgeous view of surrounding area and Mount Fuji...

  • Mishima Sky Walk
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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.
  • Ashinoko Skyline
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    4.0
    98 Reviews
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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.

    Its a rather short road with a heavy toll not coveredxa0 by electronic payments. But its got the best views of Mt Fuji and its countryside as well as some good views of the lake. Its fantastic to drive...

  • Atami Beach Line
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    3.5
    42 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.

    It definitely recommended if you are going through this route with 2 reasons. 1. Atleast you can avoid a lot of city traffic. 2. It just 470 JPY which can save your 15 minutes in traffic with amazing...

  • 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.
  • Izunokuni Panorama Park
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    2.0
    1 Reviews
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    Shizuoka Izunokuni-shi Nagaoka 260-1

    パノラマパークへ行く前に昼食目当てでこちらを利用しました。 事前に調べて量が少なめなことはわかっていましたが、デザートがメインのお店です。デザート目的で行くならいいかもしれません。 しっかり昼食を食べたい方は近隣のお店か山頂のお店に行ったほうがいいでしょう。 混んでいないのなら席まで注文した料理を持ってきてほしいと思いました。

  • Mikuni Pass Observatory
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    4.5
    8 Reviews
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    Shizuoka Susono-shi Fukara
    This observation tower is located in Fukara, Susono City. This scenic spot is one of the typical overlooks along the AshinokoSkyline parkway overlooking Mt. Fuji. Visitors can not only see all the way to skirts oft Mt. Fuji, but the town areas around Suruga Bay and all the way to the Izu Peninsula.

    Great panoramic view of Fuji san and the suruga bay. Of course, to fully enjoy it, you need to go on a clear day. Its 1000 meter high, its a fun drive to get there but you may encounter snow in...

  • Mt. Fuji Skyline
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    Shizuoka Fujinomiya-shi
  • Omaezaki Lighthouse
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    Shizuoka Omaezaki Omaezaki 1581
  • Hakone Skyline
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    Shizuoka Pref. Gotembashi ・ Supporter city
    On this scenic driving route, you can enjoy driving along with views of Lake Ashinoko and Mt. Fuji. Five kilometers long, the road connects the west side of the outer rim of the crater of Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park with Gotemba and the Hakone Pass. In Hakone Ashinoko Observatory Park, visitors can take in an expansive view of Lake Ashinoko; in addition, an observatory parking area in front of a toll booth commands a view of Mt. Fuji. Making use of prefectural routes and Ashinoko Sky Line, visitors can enjoy comfortable driving with no traffic signals across a 23 kilometer long stretch of 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。

  • 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'.
  • 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.
  • View-O water gate and viewing platform
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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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Togetsu Bridge
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    Shizuoka Izu-shi 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."

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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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