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清水港 Port Of Shimizu

  • Nature / Scenic spots (Beaches)
  • Other Shizuoka areas
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2-10-1, Minatocho, Shimizu-ku Shizuoka-shi, Shizuoka, 424-0943, Japan
  • Nature / Scenic spots (Beaches)
Date of post:2015/07/10

A view and a taste of Shimizu!

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The Shimizu Port boasts its scenic beauty with a view of Mt. Fuji. The port has two faces of a fishing port and a trade port. It has Japan’s largest catch of tuna and has been an officially designated key international trade port since 1899. Many luxury liners visit the Shimizu Port. It is a popular place for passengers of these liners to drop by and enjoy the great view of Mt. Fuji and taste fresh sea foods.

Very close to the Shimizu Port, there is a shopping center called S-Pulse Dream Plaza with various shops, a cinema, a games center, various restaurants (including several sushi restaurants) and a Ferris wheel. The complex also has a sushi museum and a museum dedicated to Chibi Marukochan, a well-known children’s cartoon character from Shimizu. At the sushi museum visitors can learn about the history of sushi as well as the many kinds of sushi. After the museum, you may want to try some of sushi. It can be enjoyed in S-Pulse Dream Plaza or a fish market called Kashi-no-Ichi nearby. (

From the port, some cruise ships are available.
・Bay Cruise is popular to enjoy a 45 minute round cruise from and to Hinode Pier.
・Suruga Bay ferry traveling across the Suruga bay to Toi, on the western shore of Izu Peninsula is also recommended. It takes 65 minutes to get the destination Toi in Izu which is famous for Onsen Resort. (
Outstanding scenery of Mt. Fuji can be enjoyed from the boat when the weather is fine.

Recommendable Shizuoka Tour
There are some other places you can enjoy before or after visiting the Shimizu Port.
1. Nihondaira
It commands a magnificent view of Mt. Fuji over Shimizu port and Miho Peninsula if the weather is fine.
It is also a must-see place to visit.

2. Kunozan Toshogu Shrine
Five minutes ride of a cable car from Nihondaira takes you to Kunozan Toshogu Shrine. The great Shogun Ieyasu Tokugawa (lived in the late 16th to the beginning of 17th) was enshrined there. It will be a good visit to find out the trace of the historically important figure who united the nation and built the foundation of Japan.

3. Strawberry picking experience (From January to the beginning of May)
You’ll see greenhouses stretching out 7 km on the hill side along the coast. Mt. Kuno is the birthplace of strawberry picking for sightseeing. Once you try the taste, you cannot help stopping!

4. Miho Pine Grove
From Nihondaira Miho Pine Grove can be seen. The place is one of the sites of Fujisan World Cultural Heritage Site. It is also a photo-taking spot for a great view of Mt. Fuji, pine trees and ocean when the weather is fine.

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