Shizuoka, City of World Standards
World Heritage, History, Culture: Introducing the 5 World-Class Treasures of Shizuoka City
Shizuoka City, as the slogan “Shizuoka, City of World Standards” suggests, possesses world-class resources!
Moreover, it is gaining attention worldwide for its globally oriented urban planning.
World-Class Treasure 1
World Cultural Heritages: Mt. Fuji and Miho no Matsubara
Mt. Fuji, the highest mountain in JapanView more
Mt. Fuji, the best known scenic spot in Japan and Miho no Matsubara which spreads at its base have both been registered as World Cultural Heritage.
Shizuoka City’s Green Tea expands its presence throughout the world
Shizuoka City is the top national green tea producer. Due to a global rise in health consciousness and awareness of health benefits, Japanese tea has been attracting a lot of attention. Shizuoka City fulfills all green tea needs; from tea markets, to specialized tea shops and its tea cafes.View more
World-Class Treasure 3
The One and Only! Raw Cherry Shrimps that melt in your mouth
Shizuoka City is the only place in the world where the raw cherry shrimp can be tasted!View more
Experience the unique feel of raw cherry shrimp melting in your mouth!
World-Class Treasure 4
Shizuoka City: Sacred Ground of Red Pandas: holds the highest number of breeding cases in the world
Shizuoka Municipal Nihondaira Zoo conducts and manages a nationwide “(Sichuan) Red Panda” species management plan and has been gaining attention worldwide for being a “Sacred Ground for Red Pandas”.View more
World-Class Treasure 5
A Great Man in World History: Tokugawa Ieyasu & Sumpu Castle
Sumpu Castle was built by the shogun Tokugawa Ieyasu.View more
It has received a lot of attention in Japanese history for the historical value with new findings such as facts leading to conclusions as the foundation of Sumpu Castle being the biggest castle tower in all of Japan as well as the Toyotomi-style gold-plated roof tiles, and stone walls that have been unearthed recently.