A guide to all of Kyoto's UNESCO world heritage sites
If you enjoy traditional art, architecture and history, there is truly no better place in Japan to visit than Kyoto. The ancient capital is so well preserved it
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The Takoyaki Museum in Osaka is a dedicated space for the most famous takoyaki (grilled octopus) shops. As well as a museum showcasing a history of ingredients
Designed to appeal to more mature customers, this goods store has a more simple and organized look compared to the stores' other branches. The Disney Store in S
Darumaya Mochigashiten is a Japanese sweets shop with sweets such as odango, daifuku, botamochi and kakigori.
Akan-ko Onsen-gai is located near Lake Akan-ko and is comprised of many hot spring resorts, from family-run ryokans to big hotels.
Lake Motosu is one of the Fuji Five Lakes (Fujigoko) in Yamane prefecture.
Takarazuka is a female music theater group playing Western-style musicals and Japanese folk stories.
Tokyo Skytree is a 634-meter high broadcasting and observation tower built in 2012. It is currently the tallest structure in Japan.
Kuyuri is an izakaya (Japanese style bar) specializing in smoked products, such as bacon, egg, tofu and more. It is located right across from the Komagome JR an
Okumura is a gift shop and accessories store that specialises in pieces to wear with kimono.
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I booked this Fukuoka trip months for my birthday and supposedly it was a solo trip, but my mom and a family friend were keen to join me on this trip as it was
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#Day 1#Start the day with some dim sum delights, or “yum cha” as it is called in Japan, at Chinatown. Have your name written in Chinese calligraphy, and buy som
Japan April 2015-93.jpg 513.88 KBAs an anime fan, Akihabara is probably the number one place in Tokyo that I looked forward to the most during all my trips to
What do half-naked men, untruths and bullfinches, mountain fires and mercantile success have in common? All are associated with famous festivals -- or matsuri -
Have you ever heard about the miniature calendar? Already some years ago the Japanese man Tatsuya Tanaka started making impressive miniature pictures and upload
Miyazaki prefecture is on the southeastern side of Kyushu and is known for its majestic mountains and rugged coastal scenery. Surfing has grown in popularity he
Fukushima has been a place of scenic beauty and history for centuries, but since 2011 the world equates the name with the difficulties at the Fukushima nuclear
Shimane lies near the western tip of Japan's main island on the Sea of Japan side. Although sparsely populated it was once a center of trade with China, so it boasts a good number of important historic sites, including Matsue Castle.
Tokushima prefecture is a mountainous area located on the island of Shikoku. It is home to the first 23 temples of the 88 Temple Pilgrimage starting with temple
As the second largest city in Japan, Osaka is often compared to the capital city Tokyo—both popular travelling destinations in Japan. But some would venture to
While often overlooked due to its more popular neighbors like Osaka, Kyoto and Nagoya, Mie prefecture offers a unique cultural experience for those who visit. B
Saga has a natural beauty that inspires. It is one of the few prefectures that has two different ocean borders: The Sea of Genkai on the north and on its south
Chiba Prefecture is just next door to the megalopolis of Tokyo, it's a special place with a long history. Chiba has abundant farm land, historic temples, tradit
Aichi is the center of the Chubu region in Japan, and its capital is Nagoya. Nagoya is the fourth most populated urban area in Japan, and is home to a large aut