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Explore Shizuoka! Sport, Music, and Educational tours
Shizuoka Prefecture is located southwest of Tokyo and is only 60 minutes from this city on the JR Tokaido Shinkansen.
Mt Fuji, green matcha tea, wasabi, fresh seafood and Yamaha Motorcycles. These are all icons of Japanese culture and Shizuoka Prefecture is where they are all produced & sourced. The prefecture is home to great manufacturing companies like Yamaha and Suzuki, produces 80% of Japan’s wasabi & 40% of Japan’s green matcha tea.
Shizuoka is a nature lovers paradise, with multiple hiking options taking in waterfalls, lakes & the pristine coastline. Take advantage of the many scenic viewpoints throughout the prefecture to experience the breathtaking scenery of where the Pacific Ocean meets Mt Fuji.
Shizuoka is a great place to exchange and share your passions for sport. Yamaha Jublio (Rugby), San-en Neo Phoenix (Basketball) and Shimizu S-Pulse (Football) are some of the sporting teams that represent Shizuoka Prefecture and regularly play throughout the area. Ecopa Stadium and Fuji Speedway are two of the big –name venues in the prefecture and they both regularly host important sporting events, such as the upcoming Rugby World Cup.
For more information on how to add Shizuoka to your next Japan tour itinerary please contact:
Music + Education: David@gullivers.com.au
Or call (02) 9267 8655