A variety of brand green tea from its birthplace, Shizuoka City
Green tea from Shizuoka City has a character of mild taste and aroma, which was loved by Shogun Tokugawa Ieyasu. Because the city is a leading tea producing area in Japan, you can find a variety of brand green tea. Among foreign tourists who visit “Sunpu Rakuichi”, a big souvenir shop located in JR Shizuoka station, the “green tea” ranks No.1 in popularity list. In the shop, you may be in trouble, wondering what to buy. For example, “Honyamacha” has a good balance of sweetness, astringency, and bitterness. “Machiko” is a popular one presenting fresh smell of cherry leaves. “Mariko koucha” is a black tea produced in Mariko, a birthplace of Japanese black tea. Furthermore, there are many selections available.