CULTURE & SPORTS

Culture

We welcome you to Shizuoka to experience our different cultural activities and events.

The International Translation Competition in Shizuoka

International Opera Competition in Shizuoka

Shizuoka Prefectural Museum of Art

Sports

Marine Sports

Football

Shizuoka is the "Kingdom of Football" in Japan. 12% of J-League professional players are from Shizuoka. Two teams of J-League, "Jubilo Iwata" and "Shimizu S-Pulse" have their home town in Shizuoka.