Japan's only bamboo garden, located about a 15-minute drive from the Tomei Numazu Interchange of the Tomei Susono Interchange. About 100,000 plants of some 700 varieties are planted there, and no other bamboo garden in the world boasts so many varieties. Visitors can see exhibits about every aspect of bamboo in the research and museum building: uses of bamboo, efforts to find new uses, methods of preparing bamboo materials, samples of bamboo grass, folk crafts, and tea ceremony implements. Items made of bamboo are also for sale inside the building.
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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.