|Group's Main Activities|
| Experience of flying a kite &
Taking a souvenir picture
in front of big kites
// Hamamatsu Festival WebSite（Eng）
| Guide at Hamamatsu Castle
// Castle WebSite(Jap)
// Hamamatsu Castle(Eng)
| Guide at Hamamatsu
// Festival Pavilion WebSite（Jap）
| Sightseeing Information
at Hamamatsu Station
//Information Center WebSite(Jap)
|Lectures about our Hometown(Jap)
（at Schools and Public Hall）
| Event Carrying out
Offering Volunteer Sightseeing Guide
As an assistant of you who will visit to Hamamatsu or want to know Hamamatsu well, members of our volunteer guide group will guide sightseeing, cultures and history of Hamamatsu. Please, FAX (or E-Mail using Form) to us your request (including Your Name, Date & Time, Where to meet and to visit, Number of Persons, Language for explanation, Your Fax & Telephone number etc), when you want to have our guides. (Free, as a general rule, except our actual expenses like tranportation)
| Sightseeing Guide Map of Central Hamamatsu
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Kite-flying experience & Photo
| The mascot character [Successful-Daimyo：Ieyasu-kun]
for the memory of Hamamatsu municipal organization
for 100th anniversary
The Ieyasu Tokugawa built Hamamatsu Castle and accomplished to rule over the whole country after having stayed in the castle for 17 years. Just called as the most successful Daimyo(feudal lord). Now, he was reborn again and came to Hamamatsu city in order to make it the most cheerful town at just the time of 100th aniversary. He like to come down in the castle town and have a lively time of playing merrily, and have brought big hope in the future of Hamamatsu and always support dreams of citizen's town.
| Local specialties（Food-wise）
Hamamatsu is most famous for Eel （Unagi）from Lake Hamana etc., and Many Unagi (うなぎ) restaurants can be found all over the city. Hamamatsu has Japan's second-highest per-capita sales of Gyouza （ぎょうざ). Also, many Gyouza restaurants can be found in the city.
Prized locally-produced seasonal produce items include Orange（mikan）, Melon, Persimmon, White Onion and Strawberry.
Gyouza is"Japanese crescent-shaped dumpling filled with a minced stuffing and steamed, boiled or fried".
The first peculiarity of Hamamatsu Dumpling is to affix boild bean sprout. Every specialized Gyouza restaurants(shops) did improvement repeatedly to satisfy appetite of Hamamatsu residents and therefore, Gyouza became a peculiar tasting to each shop.
In Hamamatsu, there are about 80 shops specialised for Gyouza, and in addition, many chinese restaurants serve Gyouza,also.
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|Hamamatsu Volunteer Sightseeing Guide Group|| Under Construction（仮版）
Sorry,some parts are in Japanese
In Hamamatsu Castle
TEL & FAX：053-456-1303
|Hamamatsu Volunteer Sightseeing Guide Group are groups of the people who guide the sightseeing of Hamamatsu such as the history, the culture and industry etc. with heartful mind.|
Hamamatsu Volunteer Sightseeing Guide Group was established in 1999 by the first chairman Mr.Noboru Furuhashi and other members. A first training lecture cource was opened in the next year, and many persons attended to it.
Total 105 members are registered at 2010, including 44 women and 61 men.
Now, we are carrying out to guide at Hamamatsu Castle and JR Hamamatsu station everyday and at Hamamatsu Festival Pavilion for traveling parties etc.
A kite-flying experience corner at Hamamatsu festival days in May was entrusted to us from City in 2001 and we carry it out every year afterward.
As one of the big event, our members attended to site of "Pacific Flora 2004 at Hamana-ko Lake" every day during it's period and did guide about Sightseeing near site to many visitors.
We always strive to cooperate to City events etc. and also carry out our planning events.
| Talking with the Mayor
Hamamatsu Volunteer Sightseeing Guide Group had a meeting (chat! Yaramaika) for exchange of opinions with the mayor (Mr.Suzuki) of Hamamatsu City. We attended with a uniform "happi" coat and asked him to utilize us more and more for developing sightseeing at Hamamatsu.
＊Hamamatsu Foundation for
and Exchanges (HICE)
＊Volunteer Guide (Hamamatsu）
＊E-Mail Form for Inquiry
|ＬＩＮＫ（INSIDE of this Web）|
|Welcome! Off Campus Study at Hamamatsu Castle (Jap)
|Hamamatsu Castle 5 views
|Photo：Yatai（Place float） and Act-Tower （アクトと屋台）
|ＬＩＮＫ（OUTSIDE of this Web）|
|Hamamatsu City Official WebSite
|Hamamatsu Visitors & Convention Bureau
|Hamamatsu Tourist Volunteer Guide Office
|International ATM Service
(Withdrawals for cards issued abroad)
|International Calls fromPublic Telephones
（Nearest International Telephon Boxs from Hamamatsu Station, for 100yen coins Usable・・・Bus Terminal --Ref.）
|Hamamatsu Foundation for
and Exchanges (HICE)
|Central Japan Railway Company
|JR-Tokaido SHINKANSEN Timetable
|JR-JAPAN RAIL PASS
not for Nozomi・Mizuho
|JR-Ticket in English
|Hamamatsu Sightseeing Navi(Jap)
| Note； ↑
Some linked Web sites are translated by a web-based automated translation service. Please keep in mind that the translation system isn't 100% accurate. It's possible that some words, including proper nouns, might be translated inaccurately.
Most Parts of Refferd and Linked Materials and Maps are from [Hamamatsu City Handbook] etc.
| Sightseeing spots
＊Hamamatsu Museum of
＊Hamamatsu Science Museum（科学館）
＊Hamamatsu Art Museum（美術館）
＊Hamamatsu Festival Pavilion
＊Hamamatsu History Musium
＊Kanzanji Hot Spring（舘山寺）
＊Hamanako Flower Park（フラワーパーク）
＊Hamanako Pal Pal（パルパル）
＊Hamamatsu Music Box Musium
＊Hamanako Garden Park（ガーデンパーク）
＊Bentenjima Hot Spring（弁天島）
＊Shozan Horinji Temple（宝林寺）
＊Hamamatsu Fruit Park（フルーツパーク）
＊Enshu Tenryu Boat Rides
＊Akino Fuku Art Musium
＊Unagi Pie Factory（うなぎパイファクトリー）
＊Walking way for Several Spots about Ieyasu（Ieyasu no sanpomichi）
※Sightseeing Model Cources(1)
※Sightseeing Model Cources(2)
The whole view of Hamanako-Lake
|Walking way for Several Spots about Ieyasu
（Ieyasu no Sanpomichi）
－－－ One Page Map for Printing ↓↓
Ieyasu (one of the most famous person in Japanese History) established the Edo Period Rule (1603-1863). He was born in 1572, and spent 17 years at Hamamatsu Castle, from the age of 29 to 45. During this time many famous battles took place. Althogh Ieyasu's 17-year stay at Hamamatsu endures for many difficult years, it did commence 300 years of glorious Tokugawa history.
|ＫＵＲＵＲＵ・Loop Line Bus(Jap)
|Guide materials ＆maps(Eng)
|Hamamatsu city center（map）
|KURURU Loop Line Bus・Route Map（incl.Eng）
|Access to Hamamatsu Castle（Map）(incl.Eng)
|Access to 3spots about Tokugawa Ieyasu（Map）(incl.Eng) (徳川３スポット散策)|
|Hamamatsu Castle Park（Map＆Guide）(incl.Eng) （浜松城公園散策マップ）|
|Walking way for Several Spots about Ieyasu（Ieyasu no sanpomichi）
|Guide materials ＆maps(Jap)