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Study Tour to Shizuoka Prefecture for Diplomatic Corps in Japan

November 20, 2023

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan will conduct a study tour for diplomatic corps in Japan, in collaboration with Shizuoka Prefecture on November 28 and 29, 2023.

  1. This study tour has been conducted annually since 2010 by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs with local governments or bodies in order to introduce diverse regional attractions such as history, culture, tourism, local products, and industries to diplomatic corps in Japan.
  2. Under the theme of “Exploring the cultural wonders and attractions of Shizuoka Prefecture”, participants will be introduced to diverse charms including its history, culture and arts, cuisine, and nature of Shizuoka Prefecture, which has been designated the Culture City of East Asia 2023, and one of Japan's leading manufacturing industries.
  3. It is expected that this study tour will provide an opportunity for diplomatic corps to deepen their understanding of various attractiveness of Shizuoka Prefecture, and promote exchanges between Shizuoka Prefecture and the participating countries.
(Reference)Tentative Itinerary (Places to visit)

Shizuoka Performing Arts Center (SPAC)
Nihondaira Yume Terrace
Kunozan Toshogu Shrine
Hotel Grand Hills
Tea Musuem,Shizuoka
Kasuisai Temple
Kawai Musical Instruments Manufacturing Co., Ltd
Nihashi Dyeing Factory

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