If your cruise itinerary includes Shizuoka, then your ship will dock at Shimizu Port. In 2003, the two cities merged yet are very different. Shizuoka offers exciting historical attractions plus a bustling downtown. Shimizu provides a wide spectrum of entertainment along with the serene waterfront of Suruga Bay. Best advice is to first explore Shizuoka’s highlights shown in this travel guide. Then save time before embarkation to unwind and enjoy Shimizu.