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Miho no matsubara is a black beach with Fuji mountain.A famous place for sightseeing = Shutterstock

Miho no matsubara is a black beach with Fuji mountain.A famous place for sightseeing = Shutterstock

Shizuoka Prefecture: Best Attractions and Things to do

Shizuoka prefecture is located on the Pacific Ocean side between Tokyo and Nagoya. On the east side of Shizuoka prefecture there is Mt.Fuji between Yamanashi Prefecture. When you ride the Shinkansen from Tokyo to Kyoto, you can see Mt.Fuji in the window on the right. Mt.Fuji seen from the Shinkansen is behind the factories in Shizuoka prefecture. Perhaps you are disappointed that Mt. Fuji is with the factories. However, Mt. Fuji has been in history with the people of the Pacific Ocean side. And Mt. Fuji is blessed with plentiful water to the factories on the Pacific side. Please understand that Mt.Fuji is such a familiar mountain. If you want to see Mt. Fuji surrounded by rich nature, it may be good to see it from Yamanashi Prefecture on the north side.

Outline of Shizuoka

Mount Fuji and Cherry Blossom in full bloom as seen from Lake Tanuki, Fujinomiya City, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan = AdobeStock_2523573301

Mount Fuji and Cherry Blossom in full bloom as seen from Lake Tanuki, Fujinomiya City, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan = AdobeStock

Map of Shizuoka

Map of Shizuoka

 

Mt. Fuji

Mt. Fuji = Adobe Stock
Mount Fuji: 15 best viewing spots in Japan!

On this page, I will show you the best viewpoint to see Mt. Fuji. Mt. Fuji is the highest mountain in Japan with an altitude of 3776 meters. There are lakes made by the volcanic activity of Mt. Fuji, and creating a beautiful landscape around that. If you want to see ...

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Photos: Mt. Fuji covered with snow

Mount Fuji is covered with snow from autumn to spring. In winter, the air is clear, so you can see the beautiful Mount Fuji even from Tokyo. For details on Mount Fuji, please refer to the following article. Table of ContentsPhotos of Mt. FujiMap of Mt. Fuji Photos of Mt. Fuji ...

Climbers watching the sunrise at the top of Mt. Fuji = Shutterstock
Photos: Climbing Mt. Fuji in the summer

From early July to early September, in Japan, you can climb Mt. Fuji (3,776 m). At this time, Mt. Fuji has almost no snow. It takes about 7 hours on foot from the 5th station where the bus arrives to the top. If you are climbing, I recommend watching the sunrise ...

 

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Bon KUROSAWA  I have long worked as a senior editor for Nihon Keizai Shimbun (NIKKEI) and currently work as an independent web writer. At NIKKEI, I was the editor-in-chief of the media on Japanese culture. Let me introduce a lot of fun and interesting things about Japan. Please refer to this article for more details.

2020-05-14

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