Tourist spot in Shizuoka Prefecture

Nihondaira hill [日本平]

Mount Fuji from Nihondaira
Mount Fuji from Nihondaira

Evening view from Nihondaira
Evening view from Nihondaira

Nihondaira is an area around the top of hill.
It is about 11 km from Shizuoka station.

The hill is called Mount Udoyama (307 m), and there is Mount Kuno with Kunozan Toshogu shrine about 1 km south of this hill.

Tea farms and forests spreads on the hill.

Tea farm around Nihondaira
Tea farm around Nihondaira

Nihondaira Yume Terrace
Nihondaira Yume Terrace

The top is a park with a few observatory.
Because there is no other high mountain around the hill, we can see the view of Mount Fuji, Izu Peninsula, central Shizuoka city, Shimizu Port and Suruga Bay.

The main observatory is Nihondaira Yume Terrace opened in 2018.
It has a loop corridor about 200 meters long.
In the central building, there are an observatory room, cafe and museum.

Near the park, a ropeway connecting between Nihondaira and Kunozan Toshogu.

Nihondaira Yume Terrace Nihondaira Ropeway

How to get here

By route bus, about 45 minutes from Shizuoka station.
It is operated about every 1 to 1.5 hours.

Other Tourist Attractions in Shizuoka Prefecture

Around Mount Fuji

Around Izu Peninsula

Around Shizuoka city

Western area

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