Shizuoka Tea Time

the role of tea in shizuoka

Welcome to Japan's No.1 region for tea - Shizuoka Prefecture

Beautiful tea plantations can been seen throughout Shizuoka Prefecture the fields of which produce some 40 percent of the tea in Japan, including over 20 unique regional brands.

This video, Shizuoka Tea Time, gives viewers just a taste of Shizuoka's rich tea heritage and culture, as well as the hard-working people who have helped to shape it. 

From the roots of tea in Shizuoka, through innovative farming methods employed by producers, to the creative and mouth-watering green-tea sweets enjoyed in local cafes, this video takes you on a whistle stop tour of the region.   Sit back and enjoy the mountain landscapes and vast plateaus decorated with tea fields and seasonal blossoms.  Oh, and don't miss the views to Mt. Fuji.


More infoFind out more about green tea in Shizuoka on the Shizuoka Green Tea Guide