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A half day trip to Traditional shrine from Shimizu port

by Yasuko
(11) Reviews
4:30h $ 162 Price up to 8 people


  • Shizuoka Sengen Jinja shrine
  • Sumpu Castle Park
  • optional: visit the 21st floor observation lobby at shizuoka prefectural office

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162.00 USD

Price up to 8 people
FREE cancelation 30 days prior

Extras (optional)

Extra hour.
$ 36.00
Extra person.
$ 36.00


This tour for the cruise passengers anchored in Shimizu port and other tourists.
We will visit Shizuoka sengen jinja shrine which has three different shrines enshrined each different deities.
And visit Sumpu castle park which has Higashigomon gate, Tatsumi yagura fort tower, and Momijiyama garden.
By using public transportation.

What to Expect

You will visit one of the famous Sengen jinja shrine in shizuoka city which has three different deities, so you will make a fortune for three wishes.
can taste a green tea and shizuoka oden (famous local food) at shrine.
Also you will visit Sumpu castle park which has traditional castle gate and fort tower. There is traditional Japanese garden called "Momijiyama teien garden"
where you will have a powdery tea or green tea with Japanese sweets at tea house.
optional; if it' s clear, visit the 21st floor at shizuoka prefectural office.( view of Mt.Fuji and Suruga bay etc)

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  • Shizuoka Sengen Jinja shrine
  • Sumpu Castle Park
  • optional: visit the 21st floor observation lobby at shizuoka prefectural office


Higashigomon & Momijiyama teien garden closed every Mon. / optional observation floor every 3rd Sat.& Sun.,Dec.29~ Jan.3 closed.

This tour is using public transportation, for example bus & train, so you should walk from the bus stop & train station though.
If you would like to use a chartered taxi, please find the taxi or van on this website. and let me know before booking.

What‘s included
guide fee
What‘s not included
transportation fee (you and guide) costs about 1000 yen / person from shimizu port,

entrance fee(admission fee 200 yen / person for higashigomon gate and 150 yen / person for momijiyama teien garden)

any food and drink: green tea at momijiyama teien garden (510 yen / person),

guide transportation fee to shimizu port 3000 yen,

From Tokyo to Shizuoka by bullet train costs 5350 yen for reservation seat on one way.
Meeting Point
At Shimizu port
Ending Point
At Shimizu port
4:30 hours
Starting time
09:00 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Number of people
up to 8 people   Flexible

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I make changes after I book?

Yes! If you need to make changes such as removing or adding someone to your booking or changing the date or time of your tour, contact us by phone or email

Starting and ending points of the tour.

After you secure your booking, the starting and ending points of your tour can be customized to your convenience (ex.: your hotel, nearby stations, etc.). Don't worry, we will take care of you! Some tours may have an extra fee for this service, make sure to check the tour page.

What happens after I book a tour?

After booking a tour, the guide will accept (or decline) your booking within 24 hours. Then you will be noticed by email from Triplelights.

Is the price per person or per group?

The price is charged per group. Which means that you make a one-time payment for your entire group and the price will not change if it is less or more people.

Can I add more people to my booking?

Some guides accept extra people (more than the specified number) for an extra charge. Please check for the extras on the tour or booking page, or contact your guide directly to clarify.

Will there be other tourists in my tour?

No. Your tour is private, only for you and your family or friends, there will be no other group of tourists together in your tour.

Can the guide pickup me at the airport?

Yes, but there will be additional charge for that and it is not by car. The guide will go pick you up using public transportations. For further details, please contact your guide directly.

I'm travelling alone. Can I book this tour?

Yes, you can and you may be able to get a discount if you are traveling alone. Price depends on which guide you choose.

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Cancellation Policy

  • If you cancel in the first 14 day(s) before the meeting date ,there is a 100% charge.
  • If you cancel between 15 and 29 day(s) in advance of the meeting date ,there is a 50% charge.
  • If you cancel at least 30 day(s) in advance of the meeting date, there is a 100% refund.
Reviews ( 11 )
Fazleabbas Fazleabbas Canada ( Friends )
2 months ago

“ Shimizu Tour ”

Okay tour.


Thank you for writing a review of my tour. Happy new year!

Kim Kim Bahamas ( Couple )
3 months ago

“ Awesome guide, fantastic time! Highly recommended! ”

Awesome guide, fantastic time! Highly recommended!


Dear Kim-san Thank you soooo much for writing 5 stars review. I'm really happy to hear that you two really enjoyed my tour. So welcome back in Japan sometime.

Jamie Jamie United States ( Couple )
4 months ago

“ Wonderful Private Half Day Tour of Shizuoka with Yasuko ”

We recently went on a Windstar cruise in Japan and had a short stop in Shimizo. We pre-booked a half day tour with local expert, Yasuko, to visit Shizuoka. We found Yasuko from a list of available private tour guides from the TripleLights.com website. From the planning stages, she communicated thoroughly with our itinerary and answered any and all questions very promptly. We had only half a day at port and so we wanted to see the Kunozan Toshogu Shrine and Mt. Fuji. She met us at the port and from there, she navigated our way effortlessly to the Nihondaira Ropeway by means of subways and bus. She was amazing with her time scheduling, knowing where and when we should be at any one moment. Yasuko's English is excellent. She explained the history, culture and meaning of the various ... read more


Dear Jamie san, Thank you for writing the review about my tour, I' m really happy to hear that you enjoyed very much on that day. We were really lucky to visit Toshogu shrine on the special day, could through the main gate and see the special decoration. I could manage the tour schedule punctually, but it depended on your ship schedule for helpful with transport timetable. New observation deck will be opening on Nov. 3rd, you will be back in shimizu sometime. Thank you so much.

Adam Adam United States ( Family )
Very Good
6 months ago

“ A great guide for Shimizu! ”

Yasuko met us coming off of the Diamond Princess, which docked in Shimizu. We planned for an 8 hour tour but ran out of steam. Yasuko was on-time for everything and communicated very well throughout the process. We had the opportunity to use local buses and local commuter trains. We tried Sake at a brewery, a Mt. Fuji Shrine, and the Mt Fuji museum. We also visited a large waterfall in the Mt. Fuji area and made it back in time for our daughter to try on a Kimono. Overall we really enjoyed our time with Yasuko and appreciate all the effort she made to make sure we had a great time. Thank you, Adam


Thank you for your review, Adam san. I'm really happy to hear that you & family especially your daughter had fun. She was so cute to wear kimono, looked quite happy. It was not really good weather for the view of Mt. Fuji,but you tried almost everything you could experience around Shimizu port. I hope you will be back in sometime in Japan. If you don't mind I will put upload your photos on this site. Thank you so much, Adam & family. Yasuko

Julia Julia United States ( Family )
10 months ago

“ The best short excursion in Japan ”

Yasuko is an excellent tour guide who can speak English speaker well. She guided and taught us how to navigate the complicated train and bus system. We were able to see Mount Fuji very well from World heritage museum while many other people have to pay so much money to see it on the same day but they could not see it. She is very knowledgeable of local events. Using her knowledge of local information, she took us to a free event where we can try on the beautiful Kimono , learn about the tea ceremony and origami folding paper that were right next to our cruise ship. We also went on a Bullet train. We were able to do many things in one day. Without her guidance, we would have been lost and it would have been impossible to do all this in one day. Thank you so much Yasuko. We had a wonder... read more


Dear Julia, thank you for writing review of my tour. I am so happy to hear that you all had a great time with me at Sengen jinja shrine, world heritage center. and experience to ride a bullet train to shizuoka. And also you were really enjoying with wearing kimono, tea ceremony at pier. I hope you will be back sometime in Japan.

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