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Shimizu Port

Shimizu-ku, Shizuoka 424-0823, Shizuoka Prefecture
+81 54-351-7113
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Ugly Port, Not Much To Do

While I'm sure that this place looks a lot nicer if you can actually see Mount Fuji in the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Sarah D
Shimizu Port in Shizuoka Prefecture: A Port with a Beautiful View of Majestic Mount Fuji

Shimizu is a relatively small and peaceful city with spectacular view of majestic Mount Fuji... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2017
Jae L
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  • Average24%
  • Poor4%
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Shimizu-ku, Shizuoka 424-0823, Shizuoka Prefecture
+81 54-351-7113
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While I'm sure that this place looks a lot nicer if you can actually see Mount Fuji in the background, while I was staying in Shizuoka I visited this port a couple of times and I did not see Mount Fuji at all. I even...More

1  Thank Sarah D
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Shimizu is a relatively small and peaceful city with spectacular view of majestic Mount Fuji. During our cruise aboard Diamond Princess Cruise Ship's "South East Asia & Japan" last April, we arrived at the port of Shimizu with excitement and anticipation of getting up to...More

2  Thank Jae L
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Our cruise ship docked here and we were greeted by many locals. The welcoming committee included 4 Geisha. Shimizi Port is a clean port area with a backdrop of towering mountains inlcuding Mt Fuji which we sailed past. The coastline looks good too. We took...More

2  Thank RBN11
Reviewed 29 May 2017

This was a glorious and beautiful sunny April morning in Japan and our cruise ship headed towards Shimizu Port to dock. In all its glory, Mt. Fuji was dead center ahead of us - we were lucky since the skies were blue and few clouds...More

7  Thank Sue M
Reviewed 6 May 2017

It is a beautiful Port with great natural beaty, towering mountains glimmering lakes and a great strech of coastline. We were greated on the Wharf by local citizens who were keen to welcome us to their City which is delightful to walk around and more...More

4  Thank Aussiebd
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Unless you are docking here on a cruise, there's not much to do around this small port. There are a few stalls that sell food items and suvioneers when the cruise ships dock. I wouldn't go out of my way to visit this port.

4  Thank ncjc2013
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Come here on a sunny day and you can see ships sailing past Mount Fuji. There are sometimes special events here, but the view of the mountain is good enough, especially from the upper level balcony.

2  Thank Richard K
Reviewed 31 July 2016

Had one day in Shimizu Port/Shizuoka during a cruise. Traveling with a family of 4 with teens. The main reason I believe the ships port here is to see Mt. Fuji because its known to be one the best spots to see it in all...More

57  Thank donavan94563
Reviewed 6 April 2016

Popped by the fish market, saw Mt Fuji among the tanks! bought some dried octopus and sushi for lunch ..good value!

3  Thank Jun W
Reviewed 29 October 2015

Easy to get around with great views across the bay. The port is both commercial & pleasure with a variety of boats

2  Thank Karen M
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Catherine H
22 January 2017|
Response from TS-Shimizu |
Hi, I’m a Shimizu resident. On the Oct.17th, free shuttle bus service is available from the port to Shimizu station (It takes 10min.) You can go on a tour from the station by train, by taxi, by bus, or on foot. If you don't... More
Marge B
3 July 2016|
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Response from Jun W | Reviewed this property |
Hi, For views of Mt Fuji, I'd suggest you drive the Fuji 5 lakes loop. We were at Hakone lake on a cloudy day and didn't see it, plus Hakone lake is fairly touristy. The 5 lakes (Lake Kawaguchiko, Saiko, Yamanakako... More