Discover all the beauty in both culture and nature of Shimizu with this day trip! Take a visit to Tokaido Hiroshige Art Museum, sample green tea in the traditional Japanese way, and enjoy the breathtaking view over Mount Fuji in the seaside of Miho no Matsubara.
 

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Duration: 5 hours
Start/End: Shimizu Port/Shimizu Port
Highlights: Mt. Fuji view, Tea Ceremony, Tokaido Hiroshige Art Museum
Tour Customizable: Absolutely! (Tell us your specific requirements in the inquiry form)
Tour category: Shimizu shore excursions

 
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Miho no Matsubara beach with Mt Fuji viewArrived in Shimizu port and welcomed by guide and driver, you hop on a short drive to the Tokaido Hiroshige Art Museum located at a fishing village. The museum is home to more than a thousand priceless woodblock prints of Utagawa Hiroshige who is a master of ukiyo-e in the 19th century.

Tokaido Hiroshige Art MuseumUkiyo-e is the unique genre of painting that delicately presents the daily life with landscape, flowers, and birds. One of the most famous artworks of Utagawa Hiroshige is The Fifty-Three Stations of the Tokaido which can be considered as the descendant by great inspiration of well-known European painters such as Claude Monet and Vincent Van Gogh.

woodblock prints from the series Fifty-three Stations of the Tokaido RoadAfter that, walk through the nearby park to enjoy a tea ceremony in a traditional tearoom. Sample green tea – one of the most famous Japanese drink – in the unique way more artistic than just normally beverage. The process called the Way of Tea from preparation to presenting and tasting is complicated but worth it. Feel the sweetness on the tip of the tongue after a sip of bitter tea.

Japanese Tea ceremonyThen, head to the Miho no Matsubara beach where is home to a seaside grove lined up by more than 50,000 pine trees. Locals believe that the 650-year-old tree is the guardian of the sea and has mythical powers. From the shore, you can admire a spectacular view over Mount Fuji that is listed in the top 3 most beautiful views in the whole of Japan. Your Shimizu shore excursion ends at a good time when driver transfers you back to port.

What’s Included?

  • English-Speaking-Guide (licensed)
  • Chartered car/coach including high-way and parking fee
  • Entrance fee and port fee
  • Mineral water

What’s Excluded?

  • Other drinks
  • Tips
  • Other personal expenses