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 Miyagi

Pokemon Center Tohoku

Pokemon Center Tohoku is a Pokemon specialty store located in Sendai. The store contains many Pokemon character-rela​ted goods, card games and limited edition m

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Sight in Toyama

Unazuki Onsen

Unazuki Onsen is a small hot spring resort town close to Kurobe city in Toyama prefecture.

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Sight in Tokyo

Hata Hata (Mitaka)

A common place to visit among students and salarymen, this bar in the neighborhood of Mitaka serves beer with local dishes. Among the food items offered in the

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Sight in Kyoto

Onkashi-tsukasa Tsuruya Kotobuki

Onkashi-tsukasa Tsuruya Kotobuki is a wagashi (traditional Japanese confectioneries) shop specializing in sakuramochi, a rice cake wrapped in salted sakura or c

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Sight in Toyama

Toyama Glass Art Museum

A short walk from Nishicho Station, this museum features collections of works by local artists in its permanent collection and, throughout the year, holds speci

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Sight in Kyoto

KIMONO FOREST

The Kimono Forest is located at the Arashiyama Station just a few minutes away from the Bamboo Forest. Walk through 600 colorful poles, filled with a variety of kimono fabrics representing the beauty of the Kyo Yuzen style. Visit the Kimono Forest in the evening to see the fabrics create an illuminated and mesmerizing pathway.

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Sight in Tokyo

Prince Chichibu Memorial Sports Museum

It is in memory of Emperor Hirohito’s brother, Prince Yashuhito Chichibu, known in Japan as the Sportsman Prince.

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Sight in Tokyo

Canal Cafe

This is a riverside cafe and restaurant.

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Sight in Kyoto

Kunst Arzt

Kunst Arzt (German for "Art Doctor") is an art gallery in Kyoto. Opening hours may vary.

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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).

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Sight in Okayama

Kakuzan Park (Tsuyama Castle)

Tsuyama Castle, also known as Kakuzan Castle, was a hirayamajiro (hilltop castle) built in the 1440s. Kakuzan Park, where the castle remains are now located, is

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Sight in Shizuoka

Gotemba Premium Outlets

This outdoor outlet mall is located on the outskirts of Gotemba, Shizuoka. The mall also offers a day-trip bus tour from Tokyo, you can choose from different si

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Sight in Kanagawa

Tama Sushi (Lumine Wing Ofuna)

Tama Sushi is a long-established chain of sushi restaurants in Japan. They're one of the very few sushi restaurants that will offer diners not used to raw fish,

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Sight in Tochigi

Nasu Safari Park

Nasu Safari Park located in Tochigi prefecture is an open plan zoo boasting lions, tigers, giraffes, elephants and more.

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Sight in Shiga

Mangetsu-ji Temple Ukimido

Mangetsu-ji, or Ukimido floating temple hall, is well known for being one of the Eight Views of Omi (the most scenic views) in Shiga Prefecture.

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Sight in Oita

Harajirozaemon

Established in 1899 and with a reputation as one of the world's best soy sauce manufacturers, Hita City's Harajirozaemon is a factory and storefront which uses traditional methods to create soy sauce, miso and a type of Japanese lemonade called ramune.

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Sight in Oita

Tenryo Hinagoten

Located in Hita city, Tenryo Hinagoten is a museum that showcases over 3,000 traditional Japanese 'Hina' dolls.

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Sight in Oita

Kokonoe Yume Otsurihashi

Opened in 2006, Kokonoe Yume Otsurihashi is a 390 meter long, 173 meter tall bridge suspension bridge offering amazing views of the Kuju-Renzan mountain range and Shindo-no-taki waterfall. Officially the highest pedestrian-only suspension bridge in Japan, be sure to visit if you're brave enough to walk over it!

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Sight in Oita

Bungo Mori Roundhouse

Completed in 1934, Bungo Mori Roundhouse is a former turning station for steam locomotives, which has recently been featured in the animation 'Nisekoi' and in the music video for 'Happy Party Train' by Aqours.

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Sight in Oita

Takatsuka Atago Jizoson

Established over 1,200 years ago, Takatsuka Atago Jizoson is a temple which features over 2,000 'Jizo-son' statues and attracts a large number of both domestic and international visitors.

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Sight in Oita

Beppu Tower

Completed in 1957, this 100m tall tower offers a 360 degree view of the city and the seas on the observation deck.

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Sight in Oita

Genova

While visiting Beppu city, Genova is a must-stop place for delicious homemade gelato. They have up to 26 flavors to choose from!

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Sight in Oita

Kintaro Sushi

Delicious freshly made sushi just a 2 minute walk from Beppu Park. Great spot for families or groups!

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Sight in Oita

Beppu Park

Located pretty close from Global Tower, Beppu Park is a wide open park great for picnics and a nice stroll. Don't miss out on the picturesque bamboo forest near the entrance!

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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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Tottori

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

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Mie

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

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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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Okinawa

There’s a reason why over 10 million people visit Okinawa every year – Japan's southernmost island is a natural wonder, with pristine beaches, friendly people a

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Hokkaido

If your idea of a perfect vacation involves majestic forests, clear blue lakes, pillowy powder snow, and amazing, farm-fresh food, Hokkaido is an absolute dream

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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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Nara

A cradle of traditional Japanese history and culture, Nara breathes the spirit of Yamato - the Japanese nation. Formerly known as “Heijyokyo", Nara was the firs

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Aomori

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