The Merit of Port is that Freshness of Fish is NO.1
Shimizu city, Shizuoka Prefecture is well-known for sushi restaurants having freshly caught fish every day, because the city is located near Shimizu port whose catch ranks NO.1 in Japan. All the restaurants there are proud of good sushi with excellent ingredients. Foreign tourists love to try the cuisine. Throughout the city, there are good suchi restaurants where seasoned chefs provide their own traditional serving styles. Next to Shimizu port, there is a food theme park called “Shimizu sushi Yokocho”, which presents a unique program of inviting 10 different sushi restaurants from different parts of Japan. They open for a limited term so that visitors enjoy and compare different sushi. Also, there is a “Shimizu Sushi Museum” in one section, which enables people to learn history and culture of sushi to further enrich tastes of sushi.