It takes less than ten minutes to walk end to end of this quaint cobbled street shadowing a narrow canal to Ryōsen-ji temple. However,...
Ryōsen-ji & Chōraku-ji
A 15-minute walk south of Shimoda Station is Ryōsen-ji (了仙寺), site of the treaty that opened Shimoda, signed by Commodore Perry and...
The plinth-mounted bust of Matthew C Perry commemorates the landing of the US commodore and his men at this spot in 1854.
Soul Bar Tosaya
In the heart of Perry Rd, this unique place mashes up a traditional residence from the era of the Black Ships with a soul-music bar...
This friendly counter bar has a retro vibe and an inventive menu. Local fish (honjitsu no sakana) and assorted delicacies served...
3-3-7 Shimoda · interesting places nearby
Porto Caro information
This trattoria is run by Yokoyama Ikuyo, a friendly woman who wrote a book about Mishima Yukio (the famous writer, actor and film director) whom she met as a teenager - hence they have Mishima's favourite cake, the madeleine, on the menu. The Shimoda seafood pasta with a delicate wasabi sauce is excellent, as are the tasty simple pizzas.