Overview of 焼津市

Yaizu is a port city facing the Suruga Bay, and it developed along with the commercial fishing and marine product industries. At Yaizu Port, Kogawa Port, and Oigawa Port, the three ports within the city, many kinds of fish are landed including bluefin tuna, skipjack tuna, chub mackerel, and horse mackerel. There are over 60 fresh fish shops and restaurants gathered at the “Yaizu Sakana Center,” which is located near the Tomei Expressway Yaizu IC, and you can enjoy fresh seafood shipped straight to the market or buy various processed marine products there. “Hanazawa no Sato” located in the northern part of the market is a rustic village featuring kurokabe (black wall) architecture, and it is the perfect place for a leisurely walk.