Kakegawa is located approximately 110 miles (177 kilometers) from Tokyo, the capital of Japan, and about 70 miles (113 kilometers) from Nagoya.
Discover why Shizuoka is so frequented by visitors, by getting out and touring the abundance of cultural and scenic attractions around Kakegawa. If you're looking for other places to check out, you'll find Tajiri, 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the west, and Yaizu 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the west.
Shimoda, is another interesting place to visit. It is about 55 miles (89 kilometers) from Kakegawa and offers a great selection of visitor attractions, for example Mount Nesugatayama Observatory, Shimoda Aquarium and Cape Tsumeki. Tsumekizaki, Shirahama Jinja Shrine and Sotoura Beach are also good to visit.
Those who are into sports can spend an afternoon cheering on the Shimizu S-Pulse soccer team in winter and the Júbilo Iwata at the iconic Stadium Ecopa, which is situated in Shizuoka, 2 miles (3 kilometers) to the southwest of Kakegawa. Relive the match's highlights over a few drinks with local sports fanatics after the game in one of the nearby pubs, clubs or bars.
At the end of your stay in Kakegawa, use the last of your yen on last-minute souvenirs and bid a fond Sayōnara (farewell).