Abe Great Falls (安倍の大滝, Abe-no-Ōtaki) is a waterfall in northern Aoi-ku, Shizuoka, Japan, on the upper reaches of the Abe River. It is also sometimes referred to as the Suruga Great Falls (浄蓮の滝, Suruga-no-Ōtaki) or the Otome Falls (浄蓮の滝, Otome-no-taki). It is located near the Umegashima onsen resort area.
Chibi Maruko-chan Land is located on the third floor of S-PULSE DREAM PLAZA, the multi-complex theme park in Shimizu ward. This must-see place recreates the Sakura family home, where the star of the anime series Momoko Sakura (whose nickname is Chibi Maruko-chan) resides.
An incredibly shaped pine tree! The Legend of Hagoromo 1 “Hagoromo/羽衣” means veil or garment. One day a local firsherman discovered a veil hanging on a low branch of a pine tree. The Legend of Hagoromo 2 Just as the fisherman was going away with the veil a lady deity appeared and told him it was her veil and to give it back to her.
The Ikawa Dam is a dam on the Ōi River in Aoi-ku, Shizuoka, Shizuoka Prefecture on the island of Honshū, Japan. It was the first hollow core concrete gravity dam to be constructed in Japan, and has a hydroelectric power generating station owned by the Chubu Electric Power Company.
Kogane-no-Yu Onsen This is a day trip hot spring facility located in the mountain village of Umegashima, to the north of Shizuoka City. The water in this hot spring, while colorless and odorless has a characteristic viscous quality that cures neuralgia, muscle pain, arthralgia and relieves fatigue.
Take the JR Tokaido Main Line for approx. 10 minutes from "Shizuoka Station" of JR Tokaido Shinkansen, alight at "Shimizu Station". Take the Shizutetsu Justline Miho Yamanote Line bound for Miho Shakomae for approx. 25 minutes, alight at "Miho no Matsubara Iriguchi" and walk for approx. 15 minutes.
“Fujikawa” is operated between Shizuoka (=静岡) and Kofu (=甲府) via Minobu line (=身延線). If you go to Mt. Fuji (=富士山) from west side, this train takes you to the gateway stations, Fuji or Fujinomiya. And also this is a short cut route from Shizuoka to Kofu. If you want to go to Matsumoto, Kobuchizawa or Lake Suwa from Shizuoka, ride on this train and transfer to Limited Express Super Azusa or Limited Express Azusa. This train is fully covered by Japan Rail Pass.
Shiranesanzan (from left to right: Mount Nōtori, Mount Aino, Mount Kita), view from Mount Kenashi in Shizuoka Prefecture (November 2006) Mount Aino (間ノ岳, Aino-dake), or Ainodake, is a peak of the Akaishi Mountains−Southern Alps, in Minami Alps National Park, Japan.
Shizuoka City lies in central Shizuoka Prefecture, about halfway between Tokyo and Nagoya along the Tōkaidō Corridor, between Suruga Bay to the south and the Minami Alps in the north. Shizuoka had the largest area of any municipality in Japan after merging with Shimizu City in April 2003, until February 2005, when Takayama in Gifu Prefecture superseded it by merging with nine surrounding municipalities.
Mount Warusawa (悪沢岳, Warusawa-dake), also Mount Higashi (東岳, Higashi-dake), is a mountain located in Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan. It has a height of 3,141 metres (10,305 ft). It is located in the southern part of the Akaishi Mountains, which are known as the "Southern Alps" (南アルプス Minami-Alps).
Nihondaira Ropeway runs between the top of Nihondaira, which has in the past been ranked No. 1 among “The Top 100 Scenic Sports in Japan;” and Kunouzan Toshogu Shrine, a place of national historical significance directly related to Tokugawa Ieyasu.
Close to Shizuoka City in central Japan, Togeppo Saioku-ji is a peaceful Buddhist temple, with an elegant garden and relics from the life of its resident poet. Close to Shizuoka City in central Japan, Togeppo Saioku-ji is a peaceful Buddhist temple, with an elegant garden and relics from the life of its resident poet.
Fuji safari Park in Susono City at the foot of Mount Fuji in Shizuoka Prefectures is one of only six full-scale zoological parks you can enjoy visiting all year round. Open in 1980, it includes a vast Safari Zone where many animals live in controlled freedom. They can be observed from your own car or from the car bus inside seven different zones for bears, lions, tigers, cheetahs, elephants, and many other animals from rhinos to flamingoes.
Shizuoka Sengen Jinja (静岡浅間神社) is the name for a collective group of three Shinto shrines now forming a single religious corporation, located at Mount Shizuhata in Aoi-ku, Shizuoka in Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan. These shrines are the Kambe Jinja (神部神社), Sengen Jinja (浅間神社), and Ohtoshimioya Jinja (大歳御祖神社). The main festival of the shrine is held annually on April 5.
Shizuoka City Tokaido Hiroshige Museum of Art. Japan Highlights Travel introduces the Tokaido, which has all Japan's representative gourmet / sightseeing spots around Tokyo, Odawara, Hakone, Atami, Mt. Fuji, Shizuoka, Hamamatsu, Nagoya, Kyoto and the Osaka area.
Sunpu Castle has a solid place in history. This was where shogun Tokugawa Ieyasu grew up, as a hostage to a rival clan, and he returned to the castle after becoming shogun and lived there until his death in 1616. The castle burned down in 1607, was rebuilt, and then was destroyed in another fire in 1635.
Momijiyama Garden: A place of beauty and tradition. Momijiyama Garden (紅葉山庭園) is located within Sunpu Park next to Sunpu Castle in Shizuoka City, Shizuoka Prefecture . It’s a rather small garden, but nonetheless beautiful and worth a visit if you have a few extra minutes to spare.
The Utsunoya-tōge Pass (宇津ノ谷峠, Utsunoya-tōge) is a pass on the old Tōkaidō highway connecting the capital of Edo with Kyoto. Located between former Mariko-juku in what is now Aoi-ku, Shizuoka, and Okabe-juku in what is now Fujieda, it is the only portion of the Heian period road known to have survived to the present day, and was proclaimed a National Historic Site on February 22, 2010.