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!
Offering crepes, ice cream, tapioca and gelato, this chain dessert shop is very popular among young Tokyoites looking for a sweet fix. Dipper Dan offers simple
This monument marks the spot where on 9 August 1945, at 11:02 am, a B29 airplane dropped the second nuclear bomb on Japan. It exploded in the sky about 500m abo
The Daio Wasabi Farm is a theme park-like farm where wasabi is cultivated.
Right at the tip of the Noto Peninsula, Okunoto is about as remote as it gets, but it is home to a scenic coastline, terraced rice fields and a completely uniqu
Nishiarai Daishi is a temple of the Shingon Buzan sect.
Toritatsu is a yakitori (grilled chicken kebab) restaurant located in Muroran City.
Streamer Coffee Company is a small chain of coffee shops in Tokyo specialising in quality coffee and latte art!
They offer massage, facial, acupuncture and holistic treatments to women.
Kamigata Ukiyo-e is a type of woodblock prints from Kamigata – the area around Kyoto and Osaka.
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.
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!
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