Unazuki Onsen is a small hot spring resort town close to Kurobe city in Toyama prefecture.
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!
Hokutosei is a Donabe Hamburg (hamburger steak served in a clay bowl with lots of sauce) restaurant in Sapporo's Tanuki Koji shopping arcade.
Kinbue is an historic soy sauce store in Kawagoe.
This museum is dedicated to the works of Gosho Aoyama, a local artist most famous for creating the globally successful manga Conan Detective/Case Closed. Fans a
Tanjoji is a buddhist temple located in Kamogawa city. It is one of four sacred temples of the Nichiren Shu buddhist school.
At the Reimen Kobo you can see how the noodles, soup and kimchi are made that go into Pyon Pyon Sya's Morioka Reimen (Korean cold noodles). You can even try you
Shimura is a kakigori (shaved ice with a flavoured syrup) specialty cafe located within a 2 minute walk from Mejiro station.
BB Plaza Museum of Art, located on the second floor of BB Plaza shopping mall, displays Japanese and French paintings, sculptures and prints.
Started in the 60's, Ichiran is a leading ramen brand specializing in tonkotsu ramen. This Japanese noodle dish differs from other types ramen in that it uses b
Tempura Tsunahachi is a chain of Japanese restaurants specialising in delicious, crispy tempura.
Located in the North-Eastern region of Oita Prefecture, Kitsuki is famed for its traditional buildings and quaint streets which have been largely untouched by modern urban development and still very much resembles an Edo period samurai town. The historical ambiance of the city, combined with its unique hilly terrain has lead to it becoming both a popular destination for tourists who wish to take a step back in time and tv studios who require an authentic backdrop to film historical dramas.
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!
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
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
While often overlooked due to its more popular neighbors like Osaka, Kyoto and Nagoya, Mie prefecture offers a unique cultural experience for those who visit. B
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
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
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
The traditional center of the Chugoku region of Japan, and home to over 2.8 million people, Hiroshima is famous and infamous in its history and major sights. Hi
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
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