Relish the magnificent beauty of Mt. Fuji and the neighboring Japanese Southern Alps, as well as a bird's eye view of Shimizu Port, the Izu Peninsula and Suruga Bay in Nihondaira, a plateau located at the heart of Shizuoka City.
Shizuoka City in central Shizuoka Prefecture is perfect for outdoor lovers as it is surrounded by numerous mountains, lakes, and rivers. Like many other cities in the prefecture, Shizuoka City produces a lot of green tea and strawberries.
Many historic shrines and roads line Shizuoka City that can be easily accessed via the city's convenient railway system. The Tokaido Shinkansen also makes a stop at Shizuoka City.
For visitors eager to soak in the atmosphere, Shizuoka hosts the Daidogei World Cup every November. Regarded as the biggest event in Shizuoka, the world cup is an annual international busker's festival where performers come from all over the world and perform around the city.