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  •   Kunozan Toshogu shrine
  •   A View from Nihondaira
  •   Sushi Museum
  •   Sushi lunch
  •   Other places in Shizuoka are available to be added to your itinerary


City Shizuoka
Meeting Point Shizuoka station
Ending Point Shizuoka station
Departure 09:00 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Duration 5h   Flexible
Languages English (License)
Tour Type Private Tour ( only for you )
Number of people 1 ~ 8


225.00 USD

total price for up to 8 people

FREE cancelation 14 days prior

What to Expect

Kunosan Toshogu shrine is one of the most popular historical sites in Shizuoka city. The first shogun of the Edo feudal government, Ieyasu Tokugawa was enshrined here about 400 years ago. I think he is the most famous shogun in Japanese history, because he united the nation for the first time. After he retired from the position of shogun, he spent his last years in Sumpu, the former name of Shizuoka because he loved the place very much. When he died in 1616, according to his living will, he was buried on the top of Mt. Kuno and Toshogu shrine was built the following year to enshrine his deified spirit. The main building was designated as a national treasure in 2010. The beautiful building is worth seeing and its design also exemplifies Ieyasu Tokugawa’s message of peace. I think you will find out why he wanted to be buried there and understand his spirit for pursuing peace.
After visiting Toshogu shrine, you can fully enjoy a panoramic view of the Shimizu port, Miho pine grove and Mt. Fuji, if the weather allows. We can visit Sushi Museum in the Shimizu Dream Plaza(which includes a shopping mall, a movie theater, museums, restaurants etc.). There are some good sushi restaurants around the port and a sushi lunch there is recommended since it boasts Japan’s largest catch of tuna. You will love the fresh seafood there!

☆ As an option, you can visit the fish market near the Shimizu port as well.
☆ If you are interested in other places in Shizuoka, I can add it to your itinerary.
Please don’t hesitate to ask.

What‘s included

guide fee

What‘s not included

■ transportation fee(you and guide)
・ Total Taxi fare from Shizuoka station to Nihondaira and from Nihondaira to around Shimizu port
1 to 3 persons: a regular taxi 8,000 to 9,000 yen
・ JR Tokaido line from Shimizu to Shizuoka 240yen/person

or Chartered taxi for 4 hours: a regular taxi(1 to 3 persons)20,860 yen
            a taxi van(4 to 8 persons) 39,820yen

■ ropeway&entarance fee of Toshogu shrine 1,750yen/person
■ Sushi museum 300yen/person
■ lunch(you and guide)

Frequently Asked Questions

How much is the guide fee, if I add another place, for example, a fish market visit in the tour?

The tour will take 5 hours if a fish market visit is added and the guide fee will be 25,000yen.
Depending on the places to visit, if the tour takes 6 hours, the guide fee will be 29,000yen.

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No, our prices are 100% booking fee free – meaning the price you see is the amount you pay.
It depends on the location of your hotel and places you visit. But to give you an idea, it costs about 200-300yen for one place to the other, and the total is about 1,000yen for a full day tour.
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.
Yes, you can and you may be able to get a discount if you are traveling alone. Price depends on which guide you choose.
Yes you can, but you have to pay an extra charge per person. The price depends on which guide you choose.
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3 weeks ago , ( Solo ) , From: New Zealand

“ Visiting Shizouka and Fuji ”

Hiroyo was an excellent guide and a pleasure to spend time with. She was very organised and focused on what I wanted to achieve during our time together. Prior to firming up on the final itinerary there were a lot of changes due to fluid travel plans and she was very flexible and accommodating with those plans and made great suggestions. I would highly recommend Hiroyo's services.

Dear Michelle, Thank you very much for your great review! I'm so happy to know that you enjoyed the tour in Shizuoka and Fuji. It was a great time for me as well to be with you. There are more places to see and enjoy in Shizuoka, so I hope you'll have another opportunity to visit here again. I'll always welcome you! Best wishes, Hiroyo

1 month ago , ( Family ) , From: Canada

“ Mt Fiji tea farm, shrine and sake brewery tour ”

We had a wonderful tour with Hiroyo! The visit to the tea farm and sake brewery were very informative and fun. Hiroyo made our visit very pleasurable even singing a couple of traditional Japanes songs :) I would definitely recommend this tour to those interested in knowing more about Japanese culture that you won't hear or see in the more touristy areas of Japan. Thanks Hiroyo for making our visit so pleasant.

Dear Attilio, Thank you very much for your warm message! I'm so happy with it. It was a wonderful day for me to be with you and your family. Shizuoka has more to see and enjoy. I hope you have another chance to visit here! Thank you so much!! Best wishes, Hiroyo

2 months ago , ( Family ) , From: Philippines

“ Mt. Fuji tour ”

Hiroyo was very accommodating, knowledge and helpful. All my family had a very good time with her I hieghly recommend her.

Hello Gianlica family! Thank you very much for such a great message for me!! I was really happy to be your guide on the day. The local people you met including all the family in the tea farm and the Sake brewery said to me how wonderful family you are! I hope your visit here will last as a good memory of the homeland of Mt. Fuji with the cherry princess. Please remember that we always welcome you here again!! Thank you so much! Best wishes, Hiroyo

Trine Trine
8 months ago , ( Family ) , From: Denmark

“ Super tour with charming and engaged guide. ”

Hiroyo is a wonderful and engaged guide who we can highly recommend. Everything is well organized, she has an adorable personality and she can help you to get more familiar with the japanese culture and basic etikette.

Dear Trine and Kirsten, Thank you very much for your kind message! I'm very happy to hear from you and to know that you and your mother enjoyed here at the foot of Mt. Fuji. It was a great time for me as well, to spend the day with you. I hope you have another chance to visit Japan and it would be happy to meet you again! Thank you so much!! Hiroyo

Patrick Patrick
8 months ago , ( Couple ) , From: Australia

“ Despite the bad weather... ”

We had a fantastic visit toShimizu, thanks entirely to our wonderful guide. Thanks again

Dear Patrick, Thank you very much for your kind review. I'm very happy to hear that all of you could enjoy the day. It was really great time for me being with you and your group. I hope you will have a good time during your cruise trip! Thank you so much!! Hiroyo

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