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By taxi, Let's appreciate as much beautiful sceneries and local dishes as possible.

Hideaki W.

Shimizu
English
7 hours
Private tour (only you and your group)
Up to 6 people

By taxi. Shizuoka is enriched with very beautiful scenic spots and cultural surroundings, and you can enjoy practicing and appreciating arts and crafts rooted in Japanese tradition. Shizuoka has kicked off their campaign “Destination Shizuoka ” and why not enjoying touring together with me?

Let's appreciate as much beautiful sceneries and local dishes as possible. We'll make it in 7 hours.

Itinerary

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Meeting Point

Shimizu Port

Fujisan Hongu Sengen Taisha Shrine is located on the southwestern foothills of Mt. Fuji and the head shrine of 1,300 Sengen Shrines in the country.

Fujinomiya Yakisoba Yokocho, or ya-ki-so-ba as one of the most repreasentative local disheas available on the side street in the alley.

Mt. Fuji from the pine wood of Miho

Kunozan Toshogu Nihon Daira (Nihon Plain, where you can appreciate fine views of Mt. Fuji, and Miho pine wood and make a shortcut to Kunozan Toshogu

Trace the footsteps of Jirocho SHIMIZU

Ending Point

Shimizu Port

What to Expect

1) Fujisan Hongu Sengen Taisha Shrine is located on the southwestern foothills of Mt. Fuji and the head shrine of 1,300 Sengen Shrines in the country. Ho-n-de-n, or the main shrine building with its two-story gate tower was built by Ieyasu TOKUGAWA nearly 400 years ago. Please note, in the shrine grounds, spring water gushing out from Mt. Fuji may help us purify our heart and soul.

2) Fujinomiya Yakisoba Yokocho or ya-ki-so-ba on the side street in the alley.

Ya-ki-so-ba, or stir-fried noodle with meat and vegetables, is one of the most representative local specialty dishes.

3) You’ll see Mt. Fuji from the pine wood of Miho very clearly on a sunny day.

4) Kunozan Toshogu Nihon Daira (Nihon Plain, where you can appreciate fine views of Mt. Fuji, and Miho pine wood and make a shortcut to Kunozan Toshogu by taking a ropeway.

5) Trace the footsteps of Jirocho SHIMIZU-a rice dealer-turned gambler, but had done a lot of contribution to marine transportation business during the

Meiji Restoration.

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Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

guide fee

What‘s not included

* The more the merrier 6 rather than 4.

* Transport expenses (Subject to change depending on the no. of passengers: taxi approx. 58,000yen/9, 41,000yen/4; 8, 3 participants, respectively, plus your guide.)

* Ropeway one-way 600 yen *

The tour requires 3 participants (small passenger car) or 8 (a large coach) at least.

* Lunch

* Admission fee(800 yen/person to cover both Kunozan Toshogu and its museum)

* Most of the tour sites offer free entrance for a government licensed guide interpreter.

* Please let us know your dietary requirements.

* Please wear your comfortable shoes.

Important Information

Update of the site: I will be in Nagasaki, Kyushu, in August, tentatively, August the 4th(Tue.) through the 6th (Thur.). I am happy to show you around "hidden Christian sites" with terraced paddy fields, "TA-NA-DA". The sceneries imprinted in Venezia come to my mind when I stand near the Hirado pier. Our itnerary (meeting at Sasebo at 9:00 and finishing there at about 17:30) includes Whale Museum, one of the main local industries of the time, too. I will help you with information on other tourists’ spots on the beaten track. If interested, please e-mail me for the particulars. (as of March 10, 2020) I am available during the public holiday seasons and semester-end breaks; April 28 - May 6, Dec. 25 - January 7, and the month of August. Could you please bookmark them on your calendar and I will be ready to attend to you. Thank you. Hideaki

Timelines:

09:50 a.m. Meet at SPDP (S-PULSE DREAM PLAZA)/Shimizu Port (Shimizu Port is across from the building) (Access: Take a free shuttle bus available

from East Exit, JR Shimizu to S-PULSE DREAM PLAZA)

(Tips: You will be able to get to SPDP at 09:45 if you take 09:35 shuttle

bus, departing JR Shimizu Station, East Exit)

10:00 a.m. Leave Shimizu Port for Fujisan Hongu Sengen Taisha Shrine

(Fujinomiya City) by taxi-Shimizu Interchange-Tomei Express Way-Fujikawa

Service Area-11:00 Arrive at Hongu Sengen Taisha Shrine-11:50

Fujisan Hongu Sengen Taisha Shrine is located southwestern foothills of

head shrine of 1,300 Sengen Shrines in the country. Ho-n-de-n, or the main

shrine building with its two-story gate tower was built by Ieyasu TOKUGAWA nearly 400 years ago. Please note, in the shrine grounds, spring water gushing out from Mt. Fuji may help us purify our heart and soul.

11:50-12:40 Lunch in (Fu-ji-no-mi-ya)

Fujinomiya Yakisoba Yokocho or ya-ki-so-ba on the side street in the alley.

Ya-ki-so-ba, or stir-fried noodle with meat and vegetables, is one of the most representative local specialty dishes.

Fujikawa SA-Tomei Express Way-back to Shimizu city  

13:50-14:20 Miho no Matsubara

You’ll see Mt. Fuji from the pine wood of Miho very clearly on a sunny day

(The photo image I took is the one in the evening.)

14:45-15:45 Kunozan Toshogu Nihon Daira (Nihon Plain, where you can appreciate fine views of Mt. Fuji, and Miho pine wood and make a shortcut to Kunozan Toshogu by taking a ropeway.

15:45-16:15 Descending 1159 stone steps, from the top to Kuno Yamashita

16:30 Jirocho SHIMIZU’s birth place and his relic hall (drop off taxi)

17:00-17:30 Walk back to Shimizu Port・SPDO and to JR Shimizu station.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation - 30 days prior to meeting time
  • 50% Refund - 15 to 29 days prior to meeting time
  • No Refund - Within 14 day(s) prior to meeting time
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