Sumpu Castle, famous as the retirement home of Tokugawa Ieyasu (1543-1616), who founded the Edo Shogunate, was located in Shizuoka City, the prefectural capital with many scenic spots including Nihondaira hill, known for being an excellent Mt. Fuji viewing spot. The castle ruins such as the castle foundation, the East Gomon Gate, and the moat are now included in Sumpu Park, reminding visitors of the atmosphere of bygone days.
15 min on foot from JR Shizuoka Sta.
1-1, Sunpujokoen, Aoi ku, Shizuoka city, Shizuoka