SHIZUOKA GUIDE Available with Coupons Allowing Visitors to Enjoy Traveling in Shizuoka

- Full of Handy Information on Dining, Shopping, Must-try Food and Can't-miss Souvenirs! -

Oct 30, 2015, 01:00 ET from Shizuoka City

SHIZUOKA, Japan, Oct. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Shizuoka City published "SHIZUOKA GUIDE," a guidebook with coupons to help inbound tourists enjoy local cuisine and shopping casually and at reasonable prices, on Oct. 30.


Shizuoka, situated near Mount Fuji that has been designated as a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site, is rich in nature and blessed with an abundance of seafood and agricultural products. Shizuoka is conveniently located; the travel time from Tokyo is one hour and that from Osaka is two hours.


Chinese (traditional characters):

Chinese (simplified characters):


  • Coupons that visitors can use as many times as they want just by showing
      them to shop or restaurant staff:
    • Coupons displayed on mobile terminal devices and those printed out can
          also be used.
    • Limitations may be placed on the use of coupons.
  • Information shared by locals through word-of-mouth communications:
    • The rankings of popular restaurants in various categories, such as ramen
          noodle, sushi and tonkatsu (Japanese-style pork cutlet).
    • Other local word-of-mouth information.
    • Information on reasonable local products, including green tea and miscellaneous goods featuring Mount Fuji.
  • Compatible to Google Map's route information.
  • The guidebook carries useful travel information such as duty-free procedures
      and hospital locations.


Format: 52 pages; 99 x 200 mm
Languages: English, Chinese (traditional & simplified characters), Korean.
Number of shops & restaurants introduced by the guidebook: 71

  • Rankings of popular restaurants, shops in various categories: 24 (Coupons available for 18 of them)
  • Shizuoka Omachi gourmet: 25 restaurants (Coupons available for 20 of them)
  • Shizuoka Omachi shopping: 22 shops (Coupons available for 11 of them)

Copies of the guidebook will be available mainly at overseas travel fairs.


SOURCE Shizuoka City