In the centre of town is Hōfuku-ji, a temple that is chiefly a museum memorialising the life of Okichi The museum is filled with scenes...
Ryōsen-ji & Chōraku-ji
A 25-minute walk south of Shimoda Station is Ryōsen-ji , site of the treaty that opened Shimoda, signed by Commodore Perry and...
Black Ship Art Gallery
In business since 1916, serving hearty comfort food such as kamo nabeyaki udon (duck hotpot; ¥1000); there's a big badger out the front.
Lonely Planet review
Elegant, understated ambience and fantastic seafood. The Isōjiru soup is made from over a dozen varieties of shellfish and looks like a tide pool in a bowl. It's two streets on the left past the tourist information office off the main road; look for the wooden fish decorating the entrance.