Kakegawa City aims to be a city of great affluence along with the growth of the tea industry, which is its key industry. For that reason it has declared itself to be "Kakegawa, the City of Tea" in November 2009 and designated November 8 as "Kakegawa Tea day."
Features of Kakegawa's tea
Taste: Very smooth and rich with substantial flavor
Color: Deep, vivid green caused by long steaming
Leaves: Clear greenish yellow with a subtle luster
Fragrance: Deep, luxurious fragrance
Kakegawa City Office (Main building)
1-1-1 Nagaya, Kakegawa City, Shizuoka Telephone:+81-(0)537-21-1111 Fax:+81-(0)537-21-1166
Closing Days:Saturdays, Sundays, national holidays, holidays, year-end/new year period (Dec. 29th - Jan. 3rd)
* Various documents can be issued at the Citizen's Division Branch Office (Renjaku) on weekends.