Suzuka, Mie

Suzuka (Japanese铃鹿 市, -shi ) is a city in Mie Prefecture on Honshu, the main island of Japan.


By Suzuka since the Asuka period an important east -west road link running. In the city center, the castle was Kambe (神 戸 城, Kambe - jo ), from the ruins still remain. On the territory of today's Suzuka two postal stations were (宿 场 町Shukuba -machi ) of the Tōkaidō during the Edo period: Ishiyakushi and Shono.


  • Street: National Highway 1, towards Tokyo or Kyoto
  • JR Central / JR West Kansai Main Line
  • Kintetsu Nagoya Line
  • Kintetsu Suzuka Line


Suzuka was known primarily for the motor racing track Suzuka International Racing Course, site of Munich, among others, since 1987, the Japanese Grand Prix in the Formula 1 and the 1963-2003 Grand Prix of Japan in the World Motorcycle Championship was discharged.


Adjacent Cities and Towns

  • Mie Prefecture Yokkaichi
  • Tsu
  • Kameyama
  • Kōka

Sons and daughters of the town

  • Saitō Ryokuu (1867-1904), writer and critic
  • Nobutsuna Sasaki (1872-1963), writer
  • Yukiko Takahashi (born 1967 ), volleyball and beach volleyball player