The Suruga region of Shizuoka Prefecture is well known for its tea production and history. The coastal area is defined by the stunning vistas it offers of Mount Fuji and the gentle nature of Shizuoka. Visit the wide ward from the northeast Kunozan Toshogu Shrine, the centrally-located Toro Remains, or Hirono Seaside Park to the southwest. No matter where you go in Suruga, you’ll always be near one of the lovely tea terroirs.
With so many areas to visit, getting around Suruga to enjoy all of the sights can be tricky. Thankfully, you have choices.
For local travel in the Suruga region, rental cars are by far the easiest option. There are many rental options near Shizuoka and Shin-Shizuoka stations.
Rent a hybrid bicycle from Shizuoka Stations’ South Exit to fully enjoy everything the city and the surrounding area have to offer.
There are also 4-hour guided bike tours for travelers interested in gaining a more local understanding of Suruga.
Guided Taxi Tour
There are even guided taxi tours with English-speaking staff. Visit the highlights of Suruga like Miho Pine tree Grove, Nihondaira Plateau, and Kunozan Toshogu Shrine. During good weather, you’ll even have a glamorous view of Mount Fuji.