The Sumpu Roman Bus is a sightseeing route bus that runs through downtown Shizuoka. The bus departs from Shizuoka Station and circulates around Shizuoka City, taking about 55 minutes per trip. The bus runs from 10:00 to 16:00 every day, and the fare is 200 yen for adults and 100 yen for elementary school students per ride. The fare is 200 yen for an adult and 100 yen for an elementary school student per ride, making it an easy way to get around Shizuoka City when you have a little free time.
The Sumpu Roman Bus stops right in front of the Sengen-dori Shopping Street and Gofuku-cho Meitengai, so you can go shopping or out for a bite to eat right after you get off the bus. The bus also stops at Sunpu Castle Park, Rinzai Temple, and Shizuoka Sengen Shrine, which are associated with Lord Imagawa Yoshimoto and Lord Tokugawa Ieyasu, so you can take a stroll through history.
The Sumpu Romance Bus stops in front of Sengen Dori Shopping District and Gofukucho Shopping District, so you can step off the bus to go shopping or buy street food. The bus also stops at Sumpu Castle Park, Rinzaiji Temple, and Shizuoka Sengen Shrine which have historical ties to Yoshimoto Imagawa and Ieyasu Tokugawa, so you can take a history walk around the area.
Only on the Sumpu Romantic Bus can you look up at the Tatsumi and Hitsujisaru turrets in Sumpu Castle Park, and see the cherry blossoms, azaleas, hydrangeas, and other flowers in the middle moat up close!
On board the bus, information about the surrounding facilities and explanations of the 96 towns and cities of Sunpu are provided, so even first-time visitors to Shizuoka City can feel like a tourist just by getting on the bus and taking in the scenery!
If you are in Shizuoka City and want to take a little trip around the city, this is the bus for you!