Sendai Daikannon - One of the world's top ten tallest statues
The city of Sendai is famous for being the gate to Tohoku and having been founded by Date Masamune. Bright lights, big city, shopping, night life, great food.
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Each year from the end of January through the end of February, a series of about 20 snow huts, called Kamakura no Sato, are built in the snowy Shinanodaira area
This flower shop is aptly located on the tree-lined Green Street. The company has about 10 branches and also offers flower arrangement classes through their pro
Zenkokuji, also popularly known as Bishamonten, is a temple on the main street of Kagurazaka.
A Japanese-style pub (izakaya) which offers a large variety of sake, shochu, beers and whiskeys from all over the world. Their recommended drinks are the "Cosmo
Shinzan Jinja is the shrine where the Namahage Sedo Festival takes place.
Auntie Anne’s is a popular chain originating from the U.S specialising in pretzels in a variety of flavours.
Osaka City's Pokemon Center is located on the 13th floor of the Daimaru department store right by Umeda Station.
Japan has a whole slew of different but very interesting types of accommodations, some only found in Japan. In this article, I’ll be going over all the usual s
That little red seal at the end of a document, often with an archaic, barely-legible display of a name, is powerfully evocative of millennia of East Asian cultu
Learning a second language never seems like an easy thing to do right? Wrong. If you have the correct tools to assist you then it can be quite simple if you use
The Nihonbashi-Ningyocho area has to be our favorite place to stay. This district is busy during the week with the hustle and bustle of business people flurryin
Akita is a beautiful prefecture located on northern Honshu, bordering with Aomori, Miyagi, Iwate and Yamagata. A paradise for history lovers, Akita is kno
Japan is famous for having some of the best beauty products on the market. Especially in terms of makeup, Japan offers a wide array of items to fulfill your eve
1. Tongtian Pavilion It is said to be the symbol of the new world. In addition to the upstairs there is a special prospecting platform for the sight of Osaka, t
Introduction The holiday season wouldn't be complete without mall Santa's, Christmas trees and New Years streamers. While Japan celebrates both New Years and C
Osaka is one of the most popular cities for tourists even though Osaka is smaller than Tokyo. Over 9.4 million foreign tourists visited Osaka in 2016 which is t
Exploring Japan can be both fun and challenging, and the ability to easily get online can give you peace of mind whilst travelling. From staying connected with family and friends to looking up train times in a hurry, there’s no doubting the convenience of a portable Wi-Fi connection.
Tokyo Creative has partnered with one of Japan’s leading pocket Wi-Fi providers to offer a new convenient and affordable rental service for use across the whole of Japan.More Info
Majestic Mount Fuji, rolling hills of green tea plantations, and the gorgeous coastline of the Izu Peninsula give Shizuoka a rich character that makes it a grea
Surrounded on all four sides by 3000+ meter tall mountains, Nagano prefecture is called the “Roof of Japan.” The 1998 Winter Olympics and Paralympics were hoste
Lush and tropical, Kagoshima Prefecture inhabits the southernmost part of Kyushu and includes a string of islands stretching to Taiwan. The most famous of these
Toyama is a small prefecture on the coast of the Sea of Japan. It has mountainous borders inland with wonderful natural views, hiking trails, hot springs and ev
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
Famous for its gorgeous mountains and luxurious onsens (hot springs) Gunma is a nature lover's delight. Maebashi City, home to many parks and flower gardens, is
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
In Akita, on the Sea of Japan coast in the northern Tohoku region, visitors can revel in Japan’s natural beauty. You can climb mountains, look over beautiful lakes, and visit coastal towns.
Gifu prefecture, known as the unofficial “center” of Japan, was and is very important to Japan in many aspects. For starters, it holds the record for most open