Shimoda (Japanese下田 市, -shi) is a city and a seaport in Shizuoka Prefecture in Japan. Shimoda is also known for its yellow daffodils.
Shimoda is located south of Atami and Itō on the Izu Peninsula.
The port was opened under the Convention of Kanagawa in 1854 and the consequent forced by the U.S. opening of Japan as one of two ports for trade with the United States.
- Street: National roads 135, 136, 414
- Izu kyuko - line
It has a partnership with flowers Nagai, Yamagata Prefecture.
- United States Newport, United States
Sons and daughters of the town
- Harumi Kurihara ( TV chef )