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駿府城公園 Shizuoka castle

  • Buildings (Palace / Castles)
  • Other Shizuoka areas
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  • ClosedMonday(except for National Holidays).New Year Holidays

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District
Other Shizuoka areas
Address
1 Sumpujokoen, Aoi-ku Shizuoka-shi, Shizuoka 420-0855, Japan
Category
  • Buildings (Palace / Castles)
Opening Hours
9:00-16:30
Closed
Monday(except for National Holidays).New Year Holidays
Website
http://www.sunpu-park.jp/
Tel.
+81-54-221-1433
Date of post:2016/03/08

【Cherry Blossom Season (Limited Edition)】~famous spot for cherry blossom viewing in Shizuoka City~

  • Cherry Blossom Viewing

The Sumpu Castle Park is located in the center of Shizuoka City. It takes only one hour from Tokyo by Shinkansen, (bullet train). The total area of this park is around 430,000 square meters which is 10 times larger than Tokyo Dome Stadium. It contains two reconstructed arsenal buildings, eastern gate and the Momijiyama Japanese Garden. This castle was built by Ieyasu Tokugawa in 1589, who is well-known as the first shogun of the Edo Period. He spent his last days in the castle.

In 1949 after World WarⅡ, the site of Sumpu Castle came under the authority of Shizuoka City. Later it was named the Sumpu Castle Park, which is now a favorite place of rest and relaxation for local residents. In spring beautiful cherry blossoms delight the eyes of visitors to the park. Citizens hold a picnic under the cherry blossoms, particularly at night. Subtle and profound beauty of night cherry blossoms will attract you. Of course, please don’t forget to bring tasty sake (rice wine) produced in Shizuoka. Soon after the representative cherry blossom, Someiyoshino finishes, weeping form as well as double-petal cherry blossoms bloom here. For three days from the first Friday to Sunday in April, Shizuoka Festival is held in Sengen Shrine nearby. Shogun Parade starts from this castle.
Come and join us!

Admissions:
2 The Tatsumi-Yagura Arsenal Tower  ¥200 for adults, ¥50 for children
4 The Momijiyama Japanese Garden ¥150 for adults, ¥50 for children
Combined admission 2 and 4 ¥300 for adults, ¥80 for children
3 The Hitsujisaru-Yagura Arsenal Tower ¥100 for adults, ¥50 for children

Access:
10 minute walk from JR Shizuoka Station
15 minutes by car from Shizuoka Interchange on the Tomei Expressway

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