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Discovering the Best of Numazu

By Joshua Wood, LPC

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Summary: Our Guide to Numazu: Top Attractions, Culinary Hotspots, Nightlife, and More. Plus, Tips on Making Connections with the Locals and Finding Fun Recreational Activities

Welcome to Numazu! If you're planning to move to Numazu, congratulations on taking the first step towards a new adventure. While there are many things to think about before you leave, such as visas, housing, and transportation, it's important to remember that once you arrive, the fun really begins. In this article, we'll introduce you to some of the best sites, restaurants, and nightlife that Numazu has to offer, as well as provide tips on recreational activities and making friends in Numazu.

Numazu, is a city rich in natural beauty and cultural heritage. One of the most popular tourist attractions is the Numazu Deep Sea Aquarium, which showcases a variety of deep-sea creatures, including rare species found in Suruga Bay. The aquarium also offers a unique opportunity to learn about the deep-sea environment and its inhabitants. Another must-visit site is the Numazu Imperial Villa Memorial Park, the former holiday residence of the Japanese Imperial Family. The park offers stunning views of Mount Fuji and Suruga Bay, and the villa itself is a beautiful example of traditional Japanese architecture.

For history enthusiasts, the Numazu City Cultural Museum is a treasure trove of local history and culture. The museum houses a collection of artifacts and exhibits related to the city's history, from ancient times to the present day. Nature lovers will enjoy a visit to Senbonhama Park, a beautiful beach park with a panoramic view of Mount Fuji and the Izu Peninsula. The park is also a popular spot for bird watching. The Numazu Port, with its fresh seafood market and restaurants, is another must-visit site. Here, visitors can enjoy fresh seafood while taking in the view of the port and its surroundings.

The restaurant and nightlife scene in Numazu is vibrant and diverse. One of the most popular restaurants is Unaki, known for its delicious eel dishes. The restaurant's signature dish, Unaju, is a must-try. Another popular restaurant is Sushidokoro Yamada, which serves fresh sushi made from locally sourced seafood. For those who prefer Western cuisine, Pizzeria Bar Napoli offers authentic Italian pizza and pasta dishes.

As for nightlife, Numazu has a variety of bars and pubs to choose from. The Fishmarket Taproom is a popular choice among locals and tourists alike. This bar offers a wide selection of craft beers, including those brewed by the local Baird Brewing Company. Another popular bar is Bar Speak Easy, which offers a cozy atmosphere and a wide range of cocktails. For those who enjoy live music, Live House Poco is a great choice. This live music venue hosts performances by local and touring bands, offering a great opportunity to experience the local music scene.

Recreational activities in Numazu are largely centered around its natural beauty. Hiking and mountain climbing are popular activities, with Mount Kanuki and Mount Ashitaka being popular destinations. Both mountains offer stunning views of the surrounding area and are suitable for hikers of all skill levels. Bird watching is another popular activity, with Senbonhama Park being a prime location.

Fishing is also a popular pastime in Numazu, with the Numazu Port being a popular spot. The port offers fishing boat rentals and fishing gear rentals, making it easy for visitors to enjoy a day of fishing. For those who prefer indoor activities, the Numazu Deep Sea Aquarium offers interactive exhibits and educational programs, making it a great option for families. Finally, the city's hot springs, such as the Numazu Onsen, offer a relaxing way to end a day of sightseeing or outdoor activities.

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About the Author

Joshua Wood Joshua Wood, LPC joined Expat Exchange in 2000 and serves as one of its Co-Presidents. He is also one of the Founders of Digital Nomad Exchange. Prior to Expat Exchange, Joshua worked for NBC Cable (MSNBC and CNBC Primetime). Joshua has a BA from Syracuse and a Master's in Clinical and Counseling Psychology from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Mr. Wood is also a licensed counselor and psychotherapist.

Some of Joshua's articles include Pros and Cons of Living in Portugal, 10 Best Places to Live in Ireland and Pros and Cons of Living in Uruguay. Connect with Joshua on LinkedIn.


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