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The Best of Shimizu: shore excursions from Shimizu Port for cruise ship passengers

This is Emu, a staff from Local Travel Partners.
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Today I want to introduce “The Best of Shimizu” shore excursion tours for cruise ship passengers who call at Shimizu Port.
This is one of the most popular tours from Shimizu Port.
By perticipating to this tour, you can visit 3 of the most popular spots in Shimizu area in 4 hours by a chartered taxi with a licensed English speaking guide.


Start: Shimizu Port
 ↓ (30 minutes by car)
Nihondaira Plateau
 ↓ (5 minutes by cable car)
Kunozan Toshogu Shrine
 ↓ (5 minutes by cable car)
Nihondaira Plateau
 ↓ (20 minutes by car)
Miho no Matsubara Pine Tree Grove
 ↓ (20 minutes by car)
Finish: Shimizu Port

Visited spots:

  1. Kunozan Toshogu Shrine (Click for details)
    The beautiful shrine was built over 400 years ago, and it is registered as a National Treasure of Japan. 
    It is connected with Nihondaira Plateau by cable car. Please enjoy spectacular views from the cable cars, too.

    NOTE: There are stone steps leading to this shrine and there is no slope for wheelchair users.
    If you or one of your member is not at ease with walking, it is difficult to visit this shrine.
    In this case, we recommend you to stay at Nihondaira.

    Kunozan Toshogu Shrine

    Kunozan Toshogu Shrine

  2. Nihondaira Plateau
    Nihondaira Yume Terrace is an observatory which is the work of Kengo Kuma & Associates, opened in 2018.
    You can enjoy 360° panoramic view overlooking Mount Fuji and iconic spots of Shizuoka.
    If the weather condition is fine, you can take photos of Mt.Fuji beyond green tea fields at Nihondaira Ocha Kaikan.
    Nihondaira Plateau

    Nihondaira Plateau

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  3. Miho no Matsubara Pine Tree Grove
    Miho Seacoast is part of Mt.Fuji World Heritage. The view of Mt.Fuji from there is very special!
    At Shizuoka City Miho no Matsubara Culture & Creativity Center Mihoshirube, you can learn the history of Miho and the Hagoromo Legend. 
    Miho Pine Tree Grove

    Miho Pine Tree Grove

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