The most production of tea in Japan and Mt. Fuji, the tallest mountain in Japan
Shizuoka prefecture is located in the middle of Tokyo and Kyoto along the Pacific Ocean on the main island of Honshu. Shizuoka is widely known for the most production of tea in Japan.
Mt. Fuji, the highest mountain in Japan, is also in Shizuoka.
Mt. Fuji, Japan’s highest mountain at 3,776 meters, is located on the border of Shizuoka and Yamanashi. It is an active volcano.
Shizuoka is famous for hot spring resorts such as Izu and Atami. Stem locomotives from Oigawa railway run through vast tea fields. It is the only railway in Japan that run stem locomotives throughout a year.
Una ju - rice top with sweet sauced eel. In Shizuoka, a lot of eel is caught from Lake Hamana.
Atami Umeboshi - Pickled plums made by plums caught from Atami Plum Garden or plums in Atami
Shizuoka is known for No.1 production and consumption of tea.
Shizuoka produces about 80% of wasabi consumed in Japan.
Suruga zaiku are bamboo hand crafts made in Shizuoka. Shizuoka’s mild and warm climate is good for bamboo, and Shizuoka has historically known for bamboo crafts such as bags and baskets.
Suruga refers to an old name of Shizuoka. Suruga Sashimono are wooden crafts made without nails. Skillful carpenters were brought to Shizuoka to built Suruga castle by the shogunate family and developed sashimono crafts.
Shizuoka turnery are wooden products that have been made since late 19th century.
5 cover patterns made with “Enshu Men Tsumugi” cotton fabric
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