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Japan is situated in northeastern Asia between the North Pacific and the Sea of Japan. The area of Japan is 377,873 square kilometers, nearly equivalent to Germany and Switzerland combined or slightly smaller than California. Japan consists of four major islands, surrounded by more than 4,000 smaller islands.

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Use the "JNTO TRAVEL PLANNER" for train and map information helpful in traveling around Japan.

  • By simply entering the departing and arrival station, get an overview of train transfer method, fares, and travel time.
  • By simply selecting the arrival airport and major train stations around Japan, find routes to stations nearest your destination.
  • Display a map of the arrival train station and areas surrounding sightseeing spots.

Read the "Usage Guide" and use this service for a safe and enjoyable trip in Japan.

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Art Museums


Shizuoka Kenritsu Bijutsukan (Art Museum)

Shizuoka Kenritsu Bijutsukan is located in the Nihondaira foothills, affording views of Mt. Fuji, the shimmering blue of Suruga Bay, and the cities of Shizuoka and Shimizu. This art museum features a collection of landscape paintings which includes Monets Seine River in Rouen, said to be the work in which his early style was established, as well as Pissaro's Pontoise, Rye Field and Mathurins Hill. The museum also emphasizes its sculpture collection, focusing on Rodin. The Rodin Wing opened in March 1994, and many of his works, including The Gates of Hell, are displayed there. To encourage the participation of local residents, the museum admits visitors to the the exhibits in the entrance hall and the exhibit area free of charge.'

53-2 Yada, Shizuoka-shi, Shizuoka

Admission Fee
300 yen (permanent exhibition)

Mondays (if the Monday is a national holiday, the following weekday), New Years holidays, maintenance period'

JR Shizuoka Stn./Bus/20-min. ride/ Kenritsu Bijutsukan-mae Stop/1-min. walk

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