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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Sight in Tokyo

Pokémon Café

Pokémon fans unite! ⚡️Enjoy a 90 minute meal with your fav pokemons at the Pokémon Café in Nihonbashi, Tokyo.

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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.

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Store Your Luggage at Shibuya Station 🧳

The best and most convenient location to store your luggage while you shop and sightsee in Shibuya.

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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.

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On The Way

Fascinated by the Australian coffee culture, Shingo Fukuda trained as a barista overseas and in four cafes in Tokyo before opening his coffee shop in Shimokitaz

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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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Sight in Hyogo

Helllo Kitty Smile Awaji Island

Heading to Hyogo prefecture? Well make sure to make a pit stop at Hello Kitty Smile, a complex featuring fine dining restaurants to art galleries and more, all Hello Kitty themed 😻

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Shinjuku Marui Annex

This branch of the department store chain is one of the four department stores the chain has in the Shinjuku area. Though Marui is known for catering towards ma

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Sight in Wakayama

Tore Tore Market

Tore Tore Market is a fish market with a food court, located in Shirahama.

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Sight in Chiba

Gojabako (Misaki)

Gojabako is a roadside co-op selling organic vegetables, local honey, baked goods, cheese and handmade seasonal gelato.

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Sight in Kanagawa

Yokohama Masobyo (Ma Zhu Miao Temple)

Yokohama Masobyo is a relatively new Chinese temple, constructed from 2003-2006. It is dedicated to Ma Zhu, the goddess of the sea.

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Sight in Gifu

Ebis Cafe & Pachinko

This is a new breed of café/pachinko born in Hida Takayama. As the first establishment in Japan, it combined café, which offers a relaxing moment, and pachinko,

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Sight in Mie

Bluemint

Located in Matsusaka, Mie, this small cafe offers hot and iced coffee as well as a number of desserts. Their signature dish is the Bluemint’s Ganache, a chocola

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Sight in Chiba

Tokyo German Village

Tokyo German Village is a 250-hectare park where visitors can enjoy mingling with animals and trying new outdoor activities. There is also a flower garden, a mi

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Sight in Kagoshima

Filmvak

Filmvak is an on-trend clothing, accessories, and home goods store that carries mostly independent labels by Japanese designers.

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Tokyo Dome

Tokyo Dome located in Bunkyo, Tokyo is a famous stadium that hosts sports games as well as concerts, and other events. It is often called "The Big Egg" because of its sphere-like appearance. Their upcoming events can be found on their website. Near the stadium is a large amusement park as well as a 43 story tall hotel. The surrounding area boasts a plethora of shops, boutiques, and restaurants. Images from their website

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G.C. Press GINZA

G.C. Press is a popular brand of high-end stationary found in many department stores across Japan. Their collections mainly reflect seasons and include envelopes and letter paper of all shapes and sizes. Their seals(stickers) are high quality and are usually 250 yen for 10 pieces. This shop is the brand's main branch and has a wider collection than the limited collection from department stores.

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Oriental Bazaar

Located in the hip district of Omotesando, the Oriental Bazaar offers three floors of all things Japanese souvenirs. 😍

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Sight in Kyoto

Koe Donuts Kyoto

Kyoto goes donut crazy. 😍🍩The organic donut store that's taking Kyoto by storm.

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Sight in Okinawa

Kouri Ocean Tower

This spot is a beautiful 82 feet tall observation tower located on the "love island" of Okinawa There are 4 singular experiences that this venue provides for their visitors. The first one is their tower, which has a viewing deck that you can travel up to via a cute dainty little cart. The view on the top is breathtaking and an unforgettable experience. The second thing they offer is their one of a kind shell museum, which showcases more than 10,000 beautiful kinds of seashells that they cave collected for your viewing pleasure. The third would be their restaurants, serving authentic Okinawan cuisines made with local ingredients. Their fourth and last one is their shop, which sells things that are unique to Kouri Island ranging from sweets to beautiful shells and accessories. Photos found on Tripadvisor.

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Sight in Okinawa

Ryukyu Glass Village

This "village" is the largest glass and crafts making factory in all of Okinawa, and there is so much to explore here. Their main workshop that they offer is making ryukyu glass products, which is an Okinawan specialty that you won't find anywhere else. They have tax/duty free shops as well and an online shop that you can browse for more products. If you want to make your own however, check their website to book your own glass-making experience. If you visit their website before you book, you can get their 10-15% off coupon that is good for all the items in their shop. Items you can make range from glass making, photo frames, accessories, gel candles, and painting. Photos found on their website

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Sight in Okinawa

Teida Glass Studio

Located next to the popular Okashi Goten is this glass blowing studio that specializes in making the famous Okinawan ryukyu glass. This tradition of glass blowing is one that is very near and dear to the people of Okinawa and has become a trade that the people take great pride in. In addition to its rich culture and history, it is just so pretty and makes a great souvenir. Visit their website to see what kind of glass you can make here and for reservation details. Photos found on their website.

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Sight in Okinawa

Okashi Goten | Onna Branch

Okinawa is famous for their purple sweet potato tarts🍠, and if you visit you will likely see these little tarts in pretty little boxes adorning the storefronts of every shop you see. The special thing about this venue is that it is the only place in Okinawa that you can make your own tart👩🏻‍🍳! If cooking is not your specialty you can choose to look at the manufacturing process to get an idea of just how they make these peculiar looking treats! In addition to trying this particular treat, the offer a wide variety of desserts local to Okinawa and Japan. There is no better way to get to know a culture than by tasting it! Include this spot in your travel itinerary for a truly sweet time🍡! Enjoy a gorgeous view of the ocean behind the shop in addition to the beautiful and light beachy interior of their cafe. Visit their website to make a reservation if you would like to make your own tarts. Images found on their website and Okinawa Yomitan.

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Sight in Tokyo

Pokémon Café

Pokémon fans unite! ⚡️Enjoy a 90 minute meal with your fav pokemons at the Pokémon Café in Nihonbashi, Tokyo.

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Fukushima

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

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Nagasaki

Nagasaki is in the southwest of Japan on the island of Kyushu and includes several islands between Kyushu and South Korea. Mountains on one side and the sea on

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Shiga

Shiga prefecture is part of the quirky and friendly Kansai region. It includes the vast waters of Lake Biwa, the largest freshwater lake in Japan. The north sho

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Yamagata

Yamagata has been called 'hidden' Japan and is definitely not on the regular tourist routes. It is Japan's largest prefecture and you can find it along the Sea

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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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Chiba

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

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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

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Niigata

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

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Kagawa

Kagawa Prefecture is one of the four prefectures of Shikoku Island. It is currently the smallest prefecture in Japan, and is settled on the Seto Inland Sea next