Enjoy the bounty of Suruga Bay with all your body!

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From Tokyo to Yaizu Fish Center
2.5 hours / 180km

Yaizu Fish Center


Yaizu City has three ports where bonito, tuna, horse mackerel, mackerel, and baby sardines are harvested. And let's not forget the sakuraebi! The only place in Japan where they are fished is Suruga Bay, so be sure to try some fresh, raw sakura ebi! Kakiage(like Tempura) is also delicious! From the harbor, you can also see Mt. Fuji.
Data:Yaizu Fish Center
Address/ 4-13-7 Yagusu Yaizu, Shizuoka 425-0091
TEL/ 0120-82-1137
From Yaizu Fishing Center to Hamamatsu castle
5 min. by car / 2km
To go & see

Hamamatsu Castle


Hamamatsu Castle, where Tokugawa Ieyasu spent 17 years between the ages of 29 and 45, can be called the "Castle of Success" as it was a stepping stone to the unification of Japan. The existing stonewalls are from the time the castle was built, and are sturdily constructed with rough-hewn rocks using a technique known as "field piling. The castle is surrounded by a vast park with a Japanese garden, lawn, athletic fields, and other areas that can be enjoyed throughout the year.
Data:Hamamatsu Castle
Address/ 100-2 Motoshirocho, Naka-ku, Hamamatsu, 430-0946
TEL/ 053(453)3872
From Hamamatsu Castle to Unagi Pie Factory
20 min. by car / 10km
To go & see

Unagi Pie Factory


In addition to observing the production process, inspection, and packaging of "Ungai Pie," one of Hamamatsu's most popular souvenirs, you can eat freshly made Unagi Pie. There is also a café where you can take a commemorative photo with a giant Unagi Pie and enjoy sweets made from Unagi Pie. You may be able to find out what goes on behind this popular snack!
Data:Unagi Pie Factory
Address/ 748-51 Okubocho, Nishi-ku, Hamamatsu, Shizuoka 432-8006
TEL/ 053-482-1765
From Unagi Pie Factory to the hotel
25min. by car / 10km

Okura Act City Hotel Hamamatsu


The Okura Act City Hotel Hamamatsu is a 45-floor high-rise hotel located three minutes from JR Hamamatsu Station via a moving walkway. The spacious guest rooms offer panoramic views of Mt. Fuji, the Southern Alps, and the Sea of Enshu, depending on the direction. Hamamatsu is also known for its musical instrument industry, so the interior design is based on musical motifs, and there is a musical instrument museum near the hotel.
Data:Okura Act City Hotel Hamamatsu
Address/ 111-2 Itayacho, Naka-ku, Hamamatsu, Shizuoka 430-7733
TEL/ 053-459-0111


There are so many things to do around Hamanako!

Departure from the hotel

From the hotel to Bentenjima
35 min. by car / 15km
To go & see



From April to August, you can take a ferry to Ikarise, a natural tidal flat, to play on the shore, or take a 30-minute cruise around Lake Hamana. From November to January, the sun sets between the red torii, making it a popular spot for photography.
Address/ 3775-2 Bentenjima, Maisakacho, Nishi-ku, Hamamatsu, Shizuoka 431-0214
TEL/ 053-592-0757
From Bentenjima to Hamanako Garden Park
7min. by car / 3km
To go & see

Hamanako Garden Park


It is a city park that inherited the assets of the Hamanako Flower Expo held in 2004, and it is a park where plants of all seasons are planted, and admission is free for casual enjoyment. Various events are held throughout the year, so it is recommended to check the blooming and event information beforehand!
Data:Hamanako Garden Park
Address/ 5475-1 Murakushicho, Nishi-ku, Hamamatsu, Shizuoka 431-1207
TEL/ 053-488-1500

Local Food


Thanks to the abundance of groundwater and the mild climate, Lake Hamana is very popular for eel, spotted turtle, ayu (sweetfish), seaweed, and oyster farming. In addition, around the lakeside, there are orange fields famous for the Mikkabi brand, and you can enjoy picking oranges in winter. Hamamatsu gyoza, which has recently surpassed Utsunomiya in terms of consumption, is also popular as a B-grade gourmet food, and there are many stores.
From Hamanako Garden Park to Ruins of a customs house
13min. by car / 7km
To go & see

Ruins of a customs house


The Tokugawa Shogunate established 53 barrier stations throughout Japan to protect Edo. One of them was the Arai Sekisho. To pass through this barrier, not only guns and weapons but also women needed to have a bill. This is the only one of its kind still in existence in Japan, and the adjacent museum is well worth a visit for its materials on the history of the Tokaido Highway. The restored facility is scheduled to be expanded in the future.
Data:Arai Sekisho
Address/ 1227-5 Arai, Araicho, Kosai, Shizuoka, 431-0302
TEL/ 053-594-3615
From Arai Sekisho to Kanzanji Ropeway
26min. by car / 16km
To go & see

Kanzanji Ropeway


This is a ropeway that takes you from Pal Pal, an amusement park on Lake Hamanako, to the Okusayama Observatory. It's the only ropeway in Japan that crosses over the lake! There is an observatory and a music box museum where you arrive, and from the observatory you can see 360 degrees around Lake Hamanako. When the air is clear, you can even see Mount Fuji in the distance.
Data:Kanzanji Ropeway
Address/ 1891 Kanzanjicho, Nishi-ku, Hamamatsu, Shizuoka 431-1209
TEL/ 053-487-2121
From Kanzanji Ropeway to the hotel
15 min. by car / 10km



A lakeside resort hotel overlooking Lake Hamana. The large bathhouse and open-air bath, which draws from its own hot spring, "Yudoh Onsen," will help you relax and relieve your fatigue. The hotel has a variety of restaurants, including Japanese, Western, Chinese, and buffet restaurants. Enjoy your meal while looking out over the Sea of Enshu.
Address/ 4396-1 Yamazaki, Yutocho, Nishi-ku, Hamamatsu, Shizuoka 431-0101
TEL/ 053-592-2222


Once you've had your fill of fluffy eggs, it's time for the birds and flowers! 

Departure from the hotel

From the hotel to Fukuroi
40 min. by car / 35km

Fluffy eggs


From its name, you can be sure that it is delicious! It is a local delicacy in Fukuroi City. The history of this dish dates back to the Edo period, and there are records of it being served as a breakfast dish in inns. The only ingredients are eggs and soup stock, but the taste is indescribable! You must try it! Recently, there are also collaboration menus such as Fluffy Eggsx Ice Cream and Fluffy Eggs x Okonomiyaki.
From Fukuroi to Kakegawa Kachoen
18 min. by car / 11km
To go & see

Kakegawa Kachoen


Kakegawa Flower and Bird Park is a theme park where you can enjoy "interaction with flowers and birds. The large greenhouse is filled with colorful flowers and birds. It's an indoor facility, so it's cool in summer, warm in winter, and fun even on rainy days! The birds are not in cages or gauges, so you can see the flamingos up close and feed them. Don't miss the owl and falcon shows!
Data:Kakegawa Kachoen
Address/ 151 Minamisaigo, Kakegawa, Shizuoka 436-0024
TEL/ 0537-62-6363
Fron Kakegawa to Tokyo
3 hours by car / 220km

Back to Tokyo


Tour Fee
Per Person
Peak Season (1 room for 2 people)  27,000JPY~
Off season (1 room for 2 people) 22,000JPY~
2nights accommodation with breakfast Tax

Sights Information


The area around Lake Hamana is characterized by shallow topography, making it ideal for windsurfing. In spring, summer, fall, and winter, the gentle breeze makes for a very pleasant experience. There is a half-day plan for a quick and easy experience, and a full-day plan for a solid workout. You can also try flyboarding and parasailing!

Hamamatsu Museum Tour

Hamamatsu has a lot of museums because of its thriving industries such as motorcycles and musical instruments. There's the Suzuki History Museum where you can learn about the history of Suzuki, the Musical Instruments Museum, the Air Park built by the Air Self-Defense Force, the Soichiro Honda Manufacturing Heritage Museum, and more!

Hamanako Pal Pal

This is a resort-type amusement park located on the shores of Lake Hamanako. There are nearly 30 different attractions ranging from fairy-tale type to screaming type, which can be enjoyed by both small children and adults. There is a ropeway stop adjacent to the facility.

Tenryu Hamanako Railway

The Tenryu Hamanako Railway, nicknamed the Tenhama Line, is famous as a line where you can encounter the original scenery of Japan. Most of the stations are unmanned with one-man diesel trains traveling along the northern shore of Lake Hamana. You can enjoy the famous restaurants and ekiben (boxed lunches) in the station buildings.