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Shimoda overview

Shimoda is a relaxing place known for its beaches and gardens, and surrounded by picturesque views of the sea and hot springs. You'll enjoy Shimoda's aquarium, museums, and monuments. Spend a relaxing day at Izu Oceanic Park when the weather is nice. Popular attractions like Atagawa Tropical and Alligator Garden and Izu Glass and Glasswork Museum are sure to leave an impression. Whatever you're into, Shimoda has something for you.

Where to stay in Shimoda

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Shimoda has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Shimoda with Hotels.com by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Shimoda hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Shimoda hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Shimoda

Fly in to Oshima (OIM), 25.1 mi (40.4 km) from downtown Shimoda. Tokyo (HND-Haneda) is the next closest major airport, 77 mi (124 km) away.

Train stations include:
  • • Izukyushimoda station
  • • Rendaiji station

What to see around Shimoda

Known for its aquarium and gardens, the area offers the following attractions:
  • • Shimoda Aquarium
  • • Shimogamo Tropical Botanical Garden
  • • iZoo
  • • Izu Bio Park
  • • Atagawa Tropical and Alligator Garden
If you're interested in monuments or temples, here are some top landmarks to visit:
  • • Ryosen-ji Temple
  • • Choraku-ji Temple
  • • Hofuku-ji Temple
  • • Gyokusenji
  • • Gyokusen-ji Temple
Its beaches and hot springs offer a glimpse of the natural beauty, and favorite spots for nature lovers include:
  • • Shimoda Park
  • • Tatadohama Beach
  • • Mount Nesugatayama Observatory
  • • Kisami Ohama Beach
  • • Sotoura Beach
Some popular places in the area to visit include:
  • • Izu Oceanic Park
  • • Izu Glass and Glasswork Museum

When to visit Shimoda

Wondering what time of year to travel, or what clothes to pack? Here are seasonal norms to help you with your planning:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • January-March: 62°F day, 28°F night
  • April-June: 81°F day, 45°F night
  • July-September: 85°F day, 57°F night
  • October-December: 71°F day, 30°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • January-March: 10.59 inches
  • April-June: 11.50 inches
  • July-September: 13.46 inches
  • October-December: 10.08 inches