Shizuoka castle, Shizuoka

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Original walls and a moat dating from the end of the 16th century surround Shizuoka castle, once an important feudal fortress from the Edo period. See the original gate and window-like holes used to place weapons. Inside the reconstructed castle, you can observe the model of the original structure and displays of the archeological artifacts related to the ruins. Take the English-language audio guide and roam freely through the minimalist rooms. Wrap up you visit with a hot beverage from the teahouse, located in the lush onsite garden. To visit Shizuoka castle and get the most from your holiday in Shizuoka, create itinerary details personal to you using our Shizuoka holiday planning app .
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  • The attraction is a very significant part of Japanese Shogunate history, however there were very few remains of the original buildings at the Castle ground. In fact, Shizuoka Castle (Sumpu Castle) had...  more »
  • A clear view of Mount Fuji from the park! See castle ruins and currently archaeological excavation process that is going on.  more »

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The main set of accommodations in Shizuoka concentrates around the central train station. With some high-rise business hotels, traditional ryokans, and hostels to choose from, this conveniently located district offers options to suit a smorgasbord of tastes and budgets. Look along the coast to Yaizu for a group of accommodations with onsens close to the hot spring, where you can sample this quintessentially Japanese experience. Shimizu to the east has a number of grand hotels lining its waterfront, offering extensive views of the coast.
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