“KADODE OOIGAWA” produced by the “Tokonatsu Infantry Corps”, which works on exciting projects across the country, was launched on November 12, 2020. It was also decided that “Oinavi” and the new “Kadode Station” on the Oigawa Railway will open on the same day.
What is KADODE OOIGAWA? What can we enjoy when it comes out? And we will give you a detailed overview of the facility in this article.
KADODE OOIGAWA is an experiential food park produced by the cooperation of KADODE OOIGAWA Co., Ltd. in Shimada City, Shizuoka Prefecture by the planning and creative team “Tokonatsu Infantry Corps” with aims to disseminate interesting projects from all over the country.
The concept of the facility is a “food park that experiences agricultural and green tea”, where you can explore, propagate and imagine the attractions of the local tourism industry as well as agricultural products industries such as green tea and Ooigawa specialties. It was expected to be a new attraction of the town, it was opened as a collaborative project between the four parties such as Shimada City and Ooigawa Agricultural Cooperative.
Overview of KADODE OOIGAWA
Infrastructure: agricultural products stores, cafeteria, tenants, kids park, restaurant.
Location: Shizuoka-ken, Shimada-shi, Takeshita 62
Total floor area: about 5200 square meters
Number of parking lots: about 550 cars
Opening date: November 12, 2020 (Thursday)
With the introduction of KADODE OOIGAWA, “Oinavi” and “Kadode Station” were also decided to open at the same time. “Oinavi” is a tourist information center that serves as a specialty and “Kadode Station” is a new unmanned station, first built in 35 years and the closest station to the facilities.
Overview of Oinavi
Infrastructure: tourist guide center, specialty stores, cycle pit
Location: Shizuoka-ken, Shimada-shi, Takeshita 62 (part of the restaurant building)
Total floor area: about 400 square meters
Number of parking lots: about 550 cars (shared with KADODE OOIGAWA)
Overview of Kakode Station
Location: Shizuoka-ken, Shimada-shi, Yokooka Shinden 245
Structure: Home 1 side 1 line, 42m long, unmanned station.
Number of stops: 10 regular trains to Senzu / 10 regular trains to Kanaya
* SL trains “Kawaneji” and “Kikansha Toumasugou” pass
KADODE OOIGAWA is the largest agricultural market in the prefecture and also collects agricultural products from the Ooigawa basin. It was decided to be the basis of the experience and play space corner, in addition to cafes and restaurants and venues selling fresh produce.
The 150-seat large restaurant allows you to enjoy a meal while watching the newly built Kakode Station. If you find an item that you like, you can buy the same item at the market and take it home.
There is also a children’s park, which combines green tea and agricultural products with art, and also an experience corner that will give you a sense of belonging to agriculture. It can be said that this is not only a place to eat and shop but also a place used to cultivate the acumen of the children.
With the simultaneous opening of “Oinavi”, which acts as a tourist guide, visitors can enjoy the surrounding Ooigawa even more. A pit cycle will also be built, so how about taking a walk around Ooigawa filled with the richness of nature and going shopping?