SHIMIZU, JAPAN — MONDAY, APRIL 15: 8am – 2pm

A port day based in Shimizu takes you into iconic natural landscapes. Visit the region’s parks offering views of Mount Fuji and Suruga Bay, or walk in pine forests and nature preserves. If you like your natural beauty virtual, the Tokaido Hiroshima Art Museum showcases ukiyo prints — 19th century woodblock landscapes — for a sampling of Japan’s abundance of signature countryside and seascapes.

CULTURAL THOUGHTS

»» Wikipedia: Mount Fuji »»

»» UNESCO World Heritage: Fujisan »»

»» National Treasure: Kunozan Toshogu Shrine »»

»» Wikipedia: History of Japan »»

»» Wikipedia: Pacific War »»

»» Wikipedia: Japanese Cuisines »»

»» Wikipedia: Culture of Japan »»

»» Wikipedia: Japanese popular culture »»

LOCAL TRAVEL WEBSITES

»» Cruise Port Guide of Japan: Shimizu »»

»» Official Shizuoka (Shimizu District) Tourism Site »»

»» Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO): Mt. Fuji »»

»» Official Site: JNTO »»