Shizuoka Travel Guide

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A beautiful sight on a sunny day from Shizuoka

A beautiful sight on a sunny day from Shizuoka


Shizuoka is located between Tokyo and Nagoya, and is a Shinkansen (Hikari and Kodama) stop on the Tokaido Shinkansen line. It also has Tokaido line and developed bus lines so much to anywhere with Shizutetsu. It takes 1 and a half hour to come from Tokyo and 50 minutes from Nagoya with Shinkansen ride.

Shizuoka is famous for its tea (around Makinohara), Motor cycle (Suzuki and Yamaha, located in Hamamatsu, Shizuoka prefecture), piano(Yamaha and Kawai in Hamamatsu),orange, tuna and other fresh much fish(Yaizu port is the No.1 in the world) and that beautiful picture that you might have seen before somewhere that has Shinkansen mainly in front of Mt.Fuji. The beautiful sights of Mt.Fuji are seen in Shizuoka. Moreover, Shizuoka is famous for soccer. With 2 professional soccer team and other team around it, many people play soccer. It has 40 thousands Brazilian which occupies for 50% of all foreigners in Shizuoka.

Shizuoka is a great city with mountains around,clear rivers, fresh fish. It's the best for those who got tired of much people like Tokyo. You can go for cycling to Fuji,driving,bathing to Izu.


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