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Journey Through Hamamatsu

Apart from eating your way through the plenteous produce, take some time to visit these attractions....

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  • Hooray for Hamamatsu!

    “Yaramaika” is a Japanese local dialect that is used to symbolise the city of Hamamatsu. Loosely translated to “Let’s try!” or “Why not give it a shot?”, this catchphrase embodies the spirit of innova...

  • Bountiful Blessings

    With its favourable climate and fertile soil, Hamamatsu is blessed with incredible produce all year round....

  • Eat Your Heart Out in Hamamatsu

    With so much good food available, it’s hard to decide where to eat. Here are some of our top picks....

  • Memories of Hamamatsu

    Before you leave Hamamatsu, get your hands on some of these treasures....

  • Sumatakyo Dreaming

    On the foothills of the Southern Alps lies an onsen (hotspring) village known as Sumatakyo. ...

  • Green, Green Tea of Home

    On the west side of Oi River lies a picturesque carpet of green tea fields covering Makinohara Heights, making Shimada City one of the biggest green tea producing areas in Shizuoka prefecture. On this...

  • Oigawa Railway: A Journey To Remem...

    The rolling green fields are alive with green tea leaves dancing to the breeze and shimmering under the sun’s golden rays. The gushing sounds from the nearby Oi River form the soundtrack, interspersed...

  • Blaze A Foodie Trail

    Indulge in a wonderful spread of Japanese food in Shimada City, the gateway of Oi River....

  • Oigawa Keepsakes

    When you’re travelling along the agriculturally rich Oi River, it would be a shame if you didn’t bring home a souvenir or five!...

  • City of Culinary Delights

    Hamamatsu is the largest city in Shizuoka prefecture and, unbeknownst to many, also home to a great variety of agricultural and seafood produce. Blessed with favourable natural conditions — a warm ...

  • Doi Brewery / Let’s Drink To This!

    Although Doi Brewery was established about two centuries later than other sake breweries, it soon became well known for producing fine, award-winning sake. Kiyoaki Doi, president of Doi Brewery, expla...

  • From Shizuoka to Singapore

    As a treasure trove of world-class produce, it would be challenging not to bring home a luggage filled with Shizuoka’s amazing treats!...