Central and Shidahaibara areas

Trips unique to Shizuoka
with Mt. Fuji
and tea plantations

Central and Shidahaibara areas

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It is possible to cycle through scenery that is characteristic of Shizuoka, and this includes views of beautiful Mt. Fuji together with Suruga Bay, Oigawa River, and the Minami Alps. The climate of Shizuoka is temperate throughout the year, and cyclists can enjoy natures’ various expressions here. The historical and cultural spots here are also not to be missed.

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Amazing views of beautiful Mt. Fuji that look like they are from ukiyoe woodblock prints

The views here include the Miho no Matsubara seashore together with Mt. Fuji, and Suruga Bay with Mt. Fuji seen from mountain passes along the coastline. It is also possible to gaze at amazing scenery depicted in the landscape works of Utagawa Hiroshige, the representative ukiyoe woodblock print artist of the Edo period. How about enjoying a luxurious trip featuring both the sea and Mt. Fuji?

View of Suruga Bay and Izu Peninsula from Satta Pass

Miho no Matsubara and Mt. Fuji

Nihondaira

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Wide range of routes that incorporate the ocean, rivers, and mountains

There are a variety of fun routes including a coastal route where it is possible to enjoy expansive views of the Pacific Ocean and sea breezes, a route along Oigawa River with views of steam locomotives, suspension bridge, and tea fields, and a mountain route on the southern foot of the Minami Alps. Cyclists can take in impressive scenery while enjoying the abundant nature and history of Shizuoka.

Riding along Suruga Bay starting at Kogawa Port

Mountain area of Okabe

Riding along Asahinagawa River

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Must-see historical spots such as Kunozan Tosho-gu Shrine and post towns

This area has an abundance of historical sights ranging from the national treasure Kunozan Tosho-gu Shrine, which is an essential part of Shizuoka’s history, to the towns of Kanbara, Yui, and Mariko that flourished as post towns along the old Tokaido highway. How about visiting ancient townscapes and buildings, and then trying some local specialties that were favorites of travelers during the Edo period?

Townscape at Utsunoya Pass

Horai-bashi Bridge

Okabe-juku

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