Known as the Temple of Flowers, this temple attracts visitors with its azaleas blooming around April and May, as well as hydrangeas blooming in July and August.
Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine (Kyoto)
One of the oldest shrines in Kyoto, the Fushimi Inari Shrine was voted the Top Thing To Do In Kyoto in 2016. Its seemingly endless row of vermillion torii gates
The Kiyomizu temple harks back 1,200 years since its foundation and gets its name, meaning “pure water temple”, from the pure waters of the waterfall. It is loc
The Nijojo Castle was recognized as a UNESCO world heritage site in 1994. It was built in 1603 as the Kyoto residence of the first shogun of the Edo era, Tokuga
Kinkaku-ji is a Zen temple in northern Kyoto where the top two floors are completely covered in gold leaf.
JR Arashiyama Station
A lot of people visit Arashiyama to enjoy cherry blossoms in spring and autumn leaves in fall. Arashiyama is a nationally-designated Historic Site and Place of
Osaka Castle Park
This park surrounds Osaka Castle and is especially popular for hanami, cherry blossom viewing, in spring.
The Osaka Castle, one of Japan’s Top 100 Castles, with its five tiers, 40m height and impressive rock wall comprising 40,000 rocks, is a symbol of Osaka not to
Osaka Mint Bureau
Each year around mid April (the cherry blossom season), Osaka Mint Bureau will open the South gate to the North gate (a week) for people to view the stunning ch
Osakajyo Nishinomaru Garden
The garden commands a beautiful view of the castle tower and the stone wall of a moat, and it's also famous for its cherry trees that bloom gloriously in sprin
The symbol of Asakusa, Sensoji Temple is known as the oldest temple in Tokyo, founded in 628 after two fishermen hauled up a small golden statue of Bodhisattva
Akihabara Electric Town Gate
Akihabara is considered as the mecca for otaku. It is a wide shopping district for games, anime, manga and computer goods. Famous characters of anime are seen p
This is one of the most popular Shinto shrines for tourists and locals alike that is dedicated to the deified spirits of the Meiji Emperor and his consort, and
Shibuya Crossing is one of the most famous spots in Tokyo. It is located just outside the Hachiko exit of Shibuya station.
Located in central Tokyo, the 333m-high Tokyo Tower was built in 1958 and provides a great bird’s eye view of Tokyo, Mt Fuji, and its sky-soaring counterpart, t
A central hub for many JR train lines, this station also services many subway lines as well as the Shinkansen (bullet trains). It is also a vibrant and busy are
Don Quijote (Akihabara)
Don Quijote is a national discount chain store that sells a variety of products ranging from food, alcohol, beauty products and costumes to name but a few!
Tokyo Anime Center
The Tokyo Anime Center is an art museum and merchandise shop dedicated to Japanese anime.
Gamers is a games and hobby store with several locations all over Japan. This particular one is the main flagship store, located just to the West of Akihabara s
Six plus floors of video games and 'ufo catcher machines'. Situated right in the heart of Akihabara with character themed staff.
Kanda Myojin Shrine
Kanda Myojin is a popular traditional Japanese shrine where many local weddings take place.
Shinjuku Central Park
This park is located on the western side of Shinjuku close to the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings and the Park Hyatt hotel.
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden
A short walk from Shinjuku Station, Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden is one of Tokyo's largest and most popular parks. It is a famous spot in spring to see the ch
Oedo Onsen Monogatari
Oedo Onsen Monogatari is a hot spring spa and theme park in one, it is located in Odaiba close to the Telecom Center station.
Miraikan (National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation)
The museum holds interactive displays on robots, genetic discoveries, space and astronomy and, perhaps most bizarre of all, a model using springs and ball beari
Gundam Front Tokyo
Gundam Front Tokyo is an anime theme shop and theme park located inside Diver City Mall in Odaiba. Just outside is a life-sized Gundam statue that has daily sho
The Rainbow Bridge crosses over Tokyo Bay between Shibaura Pier and Odaiba. At night, the bridge is illuminated using solar power. It also has a walkway which y
Tokyo One Piece Tower
J-WORLD TOKYO is a facility in Ikebukuro which has attractions of ‘ONE PIECE’, ‘DRAGON BALL’ and ‘NARUTO’.
Pokémon fans unite! ⚡️Enjoy a 90 minute meal with your fav pokemons at the Pokémon Café in Nihonbashi, Tokyo.
Himiko Tokyo Boat Cruise
Designed by manga artist Leiji Matsumoto the Himiko Tokyo Boat takes you on a scenic cruise along the Sumida River.
This shop sells merchandise for the world-famous and popular Japanese animated series Pokemon. It is located on the first underground floor of Tokyo Station, ju
Kyoto Aquarium is modern and nicely designed, and was newly opened in March 2012 in Umekoji Park, about one kilometer west of Kyoto Station.
Tokyo Somei Onsen Sakura
This onsen, also known as "Sakura Onsen", features various baths, a restaurant, a relaxation room and various other services. Visitors are able to buy a book of
Tokyo Tower Aquarium
The Tokyo Tower Aquarium exhibits 50,000 fish of 900 species according to their habitat.
Starbucks (Shibuya Crossing)
This famous Starbucks that overlooks the Shibuya crossing is popular with both visitors and Tokyoites. It's busy all day everyday!
Tokyo Disney Sea
This 176-acre fantasy theme park at the Tokyo Disney Resort is located just outside Tokyo in Urayasu, Chiba. It first opened its door in 2001. In 2013, it attra
Shibuya 109 is a women's fashion mall and a true landmark of the Shibuya area. Its brother, the 109 Men's mall, is located just on the other side of the street.
Shibuya station's Hachiko Gate leads out towards the famous Shibuya Crossing and to the statue of Hachiko, the dog who waited patiently at this station for its
Tokyo FM Shibuya Studio
This is a satellite studio of the Tokyo FM radio station, located on the first floor of the Shibuya Parco building.
Mugiwara Store is an anime toy store located in Shibuya.