Shinshiro, Japan – Passport

Shinshiro in Japan is taking part in our free Passport scheme. Each Newcastle city taking part has carefully selected a series of special offers just for visitors. Read on for details of these offers.

The top five attractions for visitors are:

  1. Romance of Sengoku Period
  2. Visiting Shinto Shrine and Buddhist temples
  3. Hot spring experience
  4. Visiting Waterfalls and hiking
  5. Seeing Japanese traditional art performance

Exclusive Passport Offers

We have arranged the following exclusive offers with participating local businesses and tourist attractions. Follow the links for more information about each offer.


Walking/guided tours

  • Guided Hiking at Mount Horaiji  and visiting temples
  • Guided City tour by municipality vehicle


Special visits to buildings/cultural attractions

  • Free entrance for municipal museums (Nature, Historical)
  • Zen experience at temple
  • Making Soba noodle
  • Tea ceremony
  • Wearing Samurai Costume

Staying with a host family

Exclusive offers

  • Meet the Mayor
  • Dine with a host family
  • Stay with a host family
  • Picking up from nearest Bullet train station Toyohashi


If you have any queries about these offers please contact:

Shinshiro City Hall

Name: Miho Moriya/Ayaka Aoki
Telephone: +81-536-23-7697


Shinshiro International Exchange Association

Name: Junko Ogawa
Telephone: +81-536-23-1940