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Izu peninsula, tea fields and views of Mt Fuji

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Kanzanji Lanterns & Fireworks

Kanzanji Lanterns & Fireworks

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A fireworks display in the Kanzanji area of Lake Hamana

Lake Hamana Sunday - Jul 28th 3 Free
Bentenjima Fireworks Festival

Bentenjima Fireworks Festival

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Bentenjima is a large island in Lake Hama. It holds one of the bigger, free, firework festivals in the area, usually on the first..

Bentenjima Sunday - Aug 18th Free

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Farm Takanawa Club, Atami

Farm Takanawa Club, Atami

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Farm Takanawa Club’s beautiful hotel in the hills above Atami is a great escape from Tokyo. The facilities, food and setting a..

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Yamacho Meicha

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Yamacho Meicha is located in Mori, Shizuoka, and have been selling tea and tea wares for over 100 years. The Shizuoka region is..

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About Shizuoka

Okinawa Nagasaki Fukuoka Saga Kumamoto Kagoshima Miyazaki Oita Ehime Kochi Tokushima Kagawa Yamaguchi Hiroshima Okayama Tottori Shimane Hyogo Kyoto Osaka Wakayama Nara Shiga Mie Fukui Ishikawa Toyama Gifu Aichi Nagano Shizuoka Niigata Yamanashi Kanagawa Tokyo Saitama Gunma Tochigi Chiba Ibaraki Fukushima Miyagi Yamagata Iwate Akita Aomori Hokkaido
Region Chubu
Island Honshu
Capital Shizuoka
Population 3,765,007
Area 7778.70 sq. km

A couple of hours west from Tokyo, Shizuoka Prefecture (静岡県, Shizuoka-ken) is one of Japan’s most visited prefectures for many reasons.

Mount Fuji, Japan's highest mountain and one of the country's most iconic symbols, is located on the prefecture's northern border; also in the area is the Fuji-san Hongu Sengen Taisha Shrine, the Shiraito Falls, and the beautiful Miho no Matsubara, among others. The scenic Izu Peninsula and Atami are renowned for their hot springs, while southern Shizuoka also sports wonderful beaches. And if you want to do some shopping, the Gotemba Premium Outlets contain over 200 stores.

There’s no shortage of good food in Shizuoka, as some of Japan’s best seafood can be found there.

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