@@Located on the routes (including the Tokaido Bullet Line and the Tomei Expressway) connecting the eastern and western parts of Japan, Shizuoka plays an important role in the JapanŐs nationwide transport network. Both a perfectural airport and a second Tomei Expressway are expected to be built in the near future, although they are still in the planning stage.
@@University of Shizuoka is north of scenic Nihondaira Plateau 307 meters high above sea level. To the east of the University rises specutacular Mt. Fuji, the highest mountain in Japan. The University forms a nucleus of the important educational and cultural zone along with Shizuoka Prefectural Museum of Art and Shizuoka Prefectural Central Library within walking distance of the campus.
A view of the University at the front reminds visitors of the Piazza Navona in ancient Rome. The feeling is all the more enhanced by the modern brick buildings in perfect harmony with their surrounding nature. Thus the University can be said to be ideally situated as an institution for advanced learning.
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