Shimoda is a city on the in . It is famous as the place where Commodore Matthew Perry of the U.S. Navy arrived with his "black ships" in 1853.
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Notable Places in the Area

Railway station
Izukyū-Shimoda Station is a railway station in the city of Shimoda, Shizuoka, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Izukyū Corporation. Photo: Nyao148, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Buddhist temple
Ryōsen-ji is a Nichiren-sect Buddhist temple in the city of Shimoda, . Photo: Geomr, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Railway station
is a in the city of Shimoda, , , operated by the privately owned Izu Kyūkō Line. is situated 2½ km north of Shimoda. Photo: Nyao148, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Shinto shrine
is situated 3 km northeast of Shimoda. Photo: Saigen Jiro, CC0.

Localities in the Area

is a national park in , , and , and western Tokyo Metropolis, . Photo: Clind, CC BY-SA 3.0.


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