Kakegawa Station is the perfect stop for anyone who loves green tea, visitors looking for something a little more personal and a little more intimate, and for those who believe the journey is more important than the destination.
Easily Accessible from Kakegawa Station
Within easy walking distance of the station is one of Japan’s most unique castles and the castle grounds which include a tea ceremony house, an original Samurai Lord’s manor, a samurai armour shop and stain glass museum, a bird park full of exotic birds from around the world that you can feed and many great little restaurants and shops.
Spend a day wandering around the small castle town, enjoying some of the best green tea, and friendly locals.
Within half and hour of Kakegawa there are many Zen temples in Fukuroi, which is also the home of Ecopa Stadium
Take a bike ride through acres of green tea plantations.
Get some beach time and try some of the freshest seafood around at one of the local inns
A little further afield is the small mountain village Kawane and Sumatakyo Hot spring area which are well worth the journey.