Pokemon Center Tohoku
Pokemon Center Tohoku is a Pokemon specialty store located in Sendai. The store contains many Pokemon character-related goods, card games and limited edition m
Welcome to the Sights section, where you can find information on over 10,000 sights dotted across the entire nation of Japan. These are made up of cafes, museums, parks, attractions, landmarks and robot resturants (obviously), take a look at some of our favourites below!
A hot springs resort town famous for reliable winter snowfall, located near Mount Shirane in northwestern Gunma Prefecture.
This Blue Seal ice cream parlor is located on the grounds of the Tomiton Shopping Mall in Toyosaki, Tomigusuku.
Mottainai Festa is a 2 day festival that offers something for everyone. They are a pair of flea markets next to each other, one operated by adults and the other but children, with goods ranging from anime treats to secondhand furniture. Be sure to check it out! Photos from JapanTravel
Hattori Park in Toyonaka-shi has many facilities, including a outdoor concert hall and a riding club.
Asakusa Imahan is a Japanese style restaurant, and is famous for their Sukiyaki and Shabu-shabu.
This brewery has been producing sake and craft beer under the Shiga Kogen label for over 200 years. Some of their most popular items are the Shiga Kogen beer an
Elv Cafe is a small cafe with beautiful '60s vintage furniture and offers a large selection of beers, cocktails as well as homemade bread and pastries.
Gokuraku-ji Temple, located in Tokushima prefecture, is the second temple of the Shikoku 88 temple pilgrimage.
Inspired by healthy living and eating, this cafe serves a wide range of nutritious food with plenty of options for all types of diets. Most dishes are vegetable
Kokopelli Western Riding is one of Japan's premier horse riding establishments and caters for all ages and from absolute beginners to established riders.
Located in Northern Oita, on Japan’s Kyushu Island, the Kunisaki Peninsula is an area of unspoiled natural beauty and part of the Setonaikai National Park.
Usukiyaki is a pottery workshop located in Usuki which prides itself on creating 'Usuki-yaki', a traditional, once-extinguished ceramic ware that has been brought back to life as a contemporary product, based on the few historical records that remain from the pottery’s original incarnation.
Wakaeya is a long-established restaurant, opening in Kitsuki City in 1698. The restaurant's famed dish is Tai Chazuke Ureshino (sea bream with rice and tea), with the ‘Ureshino’ translating literally to ‘I’m happy!’. The story behind the name is that in the Edo period, the lord of Kitsuki Castle had been eating the Tai Chazuke every day and would proclaim his joy (Ureshino!) at getting to do so. The current owner is 16th generation of his family to manage the establishment, and still uses the same recipe which gained a feudal lord’s seal of approval over 300 years ago, and even offers a tofu-based vegetarian version, please pay him a visit!
Constructed sometime in the late Heian Period, the Kumano Magaibutsu Stone Buddhas are found atop a steep flight of stone steps in Hirano. The image of Fudō Myōō measures 8.07 and is one of the largest stone buddhas in the country. Designated as an Important Cultural Property, be sure to pay a visit next time you're in Oita!
Located on the slopes of Mount Futago (721m) in Oita Prefecture's Kunisaki Peninsula, Futago-ji was established in 718 by Ninmon and became the central temple of Rokugō-Manzan.
Featured on NHK, this private museum with a collection of over 50,000 items of whiskey related memorabilia and even has its own bar!
Located in Oita's Kusu Town, Kitikabu is a stump shaped mountain that's a popular spot for paragliders and even features a swing set to make you feel like you're swinging off its edge!
Located a short walk from Amagase station in Oita's Hita City, Sakuradaki is a spectacular waterfall that has been referenced in texts from as early as the 8th century.
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
Niigata prefecture has a long coastline facing the sea of Japan, because of this it was a critical port area during the Edo period in the 17th and 18th centurie
Kochi, on Shikoku Island, is quite rural. In fact, 85% of the prefecture is covered in forests. This lush, green area is perfect for adventurers and is famous f
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
Tottori prefecture along the Sea of Japan coast is best known for its sand dunes (Tottori Sakyu) and Sand Sculpture Museum. The spiritual center of mountain wor
Yamanashi, about 1½ hours from Tokyo, is surrounded by high mountains and is covered by huge beautiful forests, including Mount Fuji and the 5 lakes area. Visit
Aomori prefecture is surrounded by the sea and boasts amazing natural beauty and opportunity for outdoor adventures. It is the home of Lake Towada, the Hakkoda
If you're a nature person, you’ll fall in love with Ibaraki, a scenic coastal prefecture northeast of Tokyo. With up to 15% of its land area dedicated to natura
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