Sights

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!

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Lifestyle
Sight in Tokyo

Ink Stand by Kakimori

Create your one of a kind ink to take home as a souvenir at Ink Stand located close to Asakusa. The color combinations are endless.

Beauty
Sight in Tokyo

Socie GINZA

Socie not only operates spa clinics, but also hair salons, pressurized sports, bridal, as well as eye treatments. Before your treatment, they will ask you about your physical health and your mental health, which is a nice change from the usual consultation.

Travel
Sight in Tokyo

Jingu Gaien Fireworks Festival

The Jingu Gaien Fireworks Festival is held every year in August at Meiji Jingu Gaien Park.

Beauty
Sight in Tokyo

Boudoir

Boudoir is a bilingual salon that offers facials, waxing, and mani-pedis. They have a very simple and understandable website that English speaking customers can really appreciate.

Beauty
Sight in Tokyo

Plaza Shibuya

Newly renovated in spring of 2019, the Plaza store has all of the latest trending cosmetics, tech accessories, stationery, snacks and more. Located conveniently on the basement floor of Shibuya 109.

Otaku
Sight in Tokyo

Village Vanguard Shibuya

The quirkest chain store selling character goods, sweets, clothing and more. A definite must place to check out for pop culture fans.

Lifestyle
Sight in Tokyo

Ginza LoFT

Japan's #1 lifestyle goods store opens its new store in Ginza. Just a few steps away from MUJI Ginza!

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Travel
Sight in Tokyo

Higashiya Man

Located in a side street in Minami Aoyama near the Issey Miyake and Prada buildings, this sub-branch of the Higashiya wagashi salon specializes in take-out manj

Travel
Sight in Saitama

Renkei-ji Temple

Many people visit here to pray for the safety of their family, safe childbirth, and child rearing.

Travel
Sight in Kyoto

Kotoin Temple

Kotoin temple is a buddhist temple built by Hosokawa Tadaoki, a samurai from the late Sengoku and early Edo periods who was also an established tea master.

Travel
Sight in Tokyo

Gallery Sakura

​Folk gallery, kimono fabric flea market and craft workshop all housed in an olden-style, Showa-era type residence.

Travel
Sight in Fukuoka

151E Tea Store

This tea store and tasting room sells tea produced in each of Kyushu’s seven prefectures: Fukuoka, Oita, Miyazaki, Kagoshima, Kumamoto, Nagasaki, and Saga.

Travel
Sight in Iwate

Pyon Pyon Sya (Inari-cho Honten)

Pyon Pyon Sya is a long-established chain of restaurants specializing in Morioka Reimen (Korean cold noodles), and this particular shop is their headquarters.

Travel
Sight in Tokyo

Calbee Plus (Tokyo Solamachi)

This shop, located on the fourth floor of Tokyo Solamachi at the base of Tokyo Skytree Tower, specializes in chips. Aside from limited-edition regional chips, i

Travel
Sight in Shizuoka

Grinpia Makinohara

Located in Shizuoka, an area well known as a major production center of green tea, this farm offers an opportunity to learn everything about green tea. In addit

Travel
Sight in Yamanashi

Peach Cafe Nakanishi

The Peach Cafe Nakanishi offers all kinds of peach inspired dishes from sweet to hearty.

Newest Sights

Travel
Sight in Oita

Kasuga Shrine

Watch how Shinto priests meticulously prepare the beautiful Kasuga Shine every morning before guests arrive. When visiting Oita, we highly recommend a spiritual cleanse by visiting Kasuga Shrine in Oita City.

Food
Sight in Oita

Kuton

Offering a number of delicious meals including sashimi, yakitori and hot pot and a fantastic sake selection, Kuton is a great, affordable dinner option when visiting Oita's Nakatsu.

Travel
Sight in Oita

Nakatsu Castle

Built in 1587, Nakatsu Castle is one of Japan's three 'Mizujiro', or 'Castles on the Sea'. Visitors today can get a fantastic view of the surrounding area from the top of the castle and learn from a number or artifacts on display.

Travel
Sight in Oita

Kogane Sansou

Looking for the perfect place to relax on your trip to Oita? Look no further than Kogane Sansou, a ryokan which offers both public and private onsen bathing experiences.

Travel
Sight in Oita

Maple Yaba Railway Tunnel

Formally a railway tunnel of the old Yayaki network, this picturesque tunnel is now used by cyclists who are cycling along the Maple Yaba Cycling Road.

Travel
Sight in Oita

Hirata Post Town

Formerly the Hirata Train Station, this building is now a rest spot for cyclists along the Maple Yaba cycling road.

Travel
Sight in Oita

Yamakuni River Bridge

Previously a railway bridge on the old Yayaki network, the Yamakuni River Bridge was restored in 2014 and is now for cyclists and pedestrians only.

Food
Sight in Oita

Wakadori Karaage Kuri-chan

Located in the city of Nakatsu, which boasts the largest number of fried chicken restaurants in all of Japan! When in the area, you absolutely must try some Nakatsu fried chicken (karaage) and we can wholeheartedly recommend Wakadori Karaage Kuri-chan!

Food
Sight in Oita

Life Gallery Hana

Oita City's only vegan restaurant, Life Gallery Hana provides delicious macrobiotic meals that cater for all tastes. If you're visiting Oita City, we highly recommend trying their delicious vegan karaage (fried chicken).

Locations

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Location

Ibaraki

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

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Wakayama

Koyasan (Mount Koya) is the heart and soul of Wakayama Prefecture. Koyasan is the birthplace of Shingon Buddhism, founded by Kobo Daishi (Kukai) in the year 885

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Yamaguchi

Yamaguchi is on the westernmost tip of Honshu, and because of its proximity, historically it has been an important center of cultural exchange with the Korean P

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Nagano

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

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Ishikawa

Ishikawa prefecture is a small, thin prefecture on the western coast of the Honshu island, next to the Sea of Japan. It is closer to Tokyo than Kyoto, making it

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Oita

Oita is sometimes called the “Nara of the West”. It is located in the northeast of Kyushu and is best known for the city of Beppu which has more onsen (hot spri

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Iwate

Iwate is the prefecture with the largest landmass in Japan. It is on the Pacific coast in the northern Tohoku region. The capital city Morioka is famous for its

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Miyazaki

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

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Tochigi

Tochigi is famed for its onsen (hot springs), ski resorts and large natural parks. Approximately 21% of the prefecture is designated as parks. Its capital, Utsu