About Hamamatsu City
Hamamatsu city, located in Shizuoka prefecture, is one of the best places to admire beautiful seasonal flowers and enjoy Onsen. There are not only scenic view but also full of gourmet that you cannot miss. Hamamatsu is a place known for those in the know.
Lake Hamana Flower Festa 2019
March 21 - June 30, 2019
Spring in Japan begins at Lake Hamana. See the world's best beautiful garden of cherry blossom trees and turips. Visit Hamamatsu city to admire stunning spring view.
Hamamatsu castle is known as the spot where the first Shogun "Ieyasu Tokugawa" lived for 17 years. It is also called "the Castle of Advancement" since the people who became the owner of this castle during the Edo Shogunate were promoted to an important position. In spring, you can see the magnificent castle with beautiful cherry blossoms.
A panoramic view of Hamamatsu city can be viewed on Kanzanji Ropeway! Here is the only one that you can go over the lake by ropeway.
Nukumori no Mori
Once you enter the forest, you will feel as if in a fairy tail. You can enjoy various kinds of shopping such as accessories, tableware and more. Also, the cafe called Fukkura is in this village. Enjoy lovely time with owls if you love animals!
Kanzanji Onsen started in 1958 with various tourist attractions grew around it. The onsen offers an attractive range of baths with views onto the lake. Many are accessible not only to staying guests but also to daytrip visitors for a small fee.
Lake Hamanako Excursion Ship
One of the best way to enjoy sightseeing in Lake Hamana area is this excursion ship. A lot of cruises for enjoying the charms of Lake Hamana are planned from season to season. Why not indulge yourself in a luxurious time, feeling the refreshing breeze on a cruise?
Strawberry picking is available from early December to early May. You can pick and taste fully ripe strawberries here. Not only strawberries but also various fresh vegetables are offered in the market inside Agurisu Hamanako
Glaze-grilled oyster rice bowl
Hamamatsu Gyoza (pot sticker)
Where to stay
Hotel Villa Kuretake
1-1-26 Higashiiba, Naka-ku Hamamatsu, Shizuoka
Okura Act City Hotel Hamamatsu
111-2 Itaya-machi, Naka-ku Hamamatsu, Shizuoka
APA Hotel Hamamatsueki Minami
2-3-1 Ebitsuka, Naka-ku Hamamatsu, Shizuoka
Kuretake Inn Central Hamamatsu
224-25 Naka-ku Tamachi Hamamatsu, Shizuoka