Shizuoka, Shizuoka

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Shizuoka is the capital city of Shizuoka Prefecture in Japan.[1] It is on the island of Honshū. The population was 3,765,044 in 2010. There are three areas of the city: Aoi, Suruga, and Shimizu.

Places[change | edit source]

The front of Granship
  • Granship is a large, public convention facility designed by architect Arata Isozaki.
  • Miho no Matsubara is a place on the Miho peninsula with pine trees and views of Mount Fuji on a clear day. The pine groves were added to the World Heritage List as part of the Fujisan Cultural Site in 2013.
  • Nihondaira is a 308-metre hill in central Shizuoka with good views of Mount Fuji, the Izu Peninsula, and Shimizu Bay.
  • Kunōzan Tōshō-gū was the original burial place of Tokugawa Ieyasu.
  • New Tower was built in Sumpujou Park in 2013.

Education[change | edit source]

People from Shizuoka[change | edit source]

Relates pages[change | edit source]

References[change | edit source]

  1. Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Shizuoka" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 876.

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