Sights

Please check out some of our newest sights below, to find something specific, please use the search bar at the top of the page. To see all of the sights we have for a given region, be sure to visit the Locations page.

Otaku
Sight in Tokyo

Futuristic Cyberpunk Maid Cafe Only in Akihabara

The number one maid cafe on TripAdvisor's popularity ranking, a sneak peek into the futuristic cyberpunk maid cafe in Akihabara, Tokyo.

Lifestyle
Sight in Kochi

Kochi Street Market

Selling everything and anything– from beautifully wielded Japanese knives to a garden array of flowers, Kochi Street Market is your one-stop shop for all the essentials! The biggest town gathering occurs every Sunday in the form of a street market, so get your wallets ready for some fabulous goods.

Food
Sight in Kagawa

Morikuni Sake Brewery (森國酒造)

Twirl your glass of some award-winning nihonshu– straight from the only brewery on Shodo-Island. Winning People's Choice of 2018, Morikuni Sake Brewery is at the top of its game!

Food
Sight in Kagawa

Morikuni Bakery

Just because this beautiful little bakery is tucked away from the general public, doesn't mean it's not guaranteed to give you a bang of flavor for your buck! Freshly baked every day, the Morikuni Bakery sells some of the crustiest bread loaves made with... sake?! Next time you're in town, we HIGHLY recommend you try some of the best sake-infuse sweet buns while sitting in their designer bakery.

Travel
Sight in Oita

Oita Prefectural Art Museum

Located about 30 minutes away from Beppu in downtown Oita, the Oita Prefectutral Art Museum (aka OPAM) is a definite must if visiting this area. Ranked within the top 10 things to do in Beppu, visitors can experience some gorgeous art as well as the gorgeous building designed by well known Japanese designer Ban Shigeru.

Travel
Sight in Oita

Ebisuyu Onsen

A tattoo friendly hot spring in Oita, Japan with gorgeous mountain views and skin healing hot spring water.

Food
Sight in Tokyo

Toyosu Fish Market

Previously known as the Tsukiji Fish Market, Toyosu Fish Market is now the world’s largest wholesale fish market, which houses a daily tuna auction at the wholesale section. The famed Tsukiji Fish Market restaurants stalls are now at Toyosu, which is a great place where you can eat the freshest seafood rice bowls, ramen, and other local delights.

Food
Sight in Mie

Murai Bankoen

A ninja themed cafe with a very special ambassador. Come to Murai Bankoen to sample their amazing green tea ice cream and meet Chacha, the ninja cat!

Travel
Sight in Mie

Fujiwara no Chikata Kutsu

Featuring in the 14th century Japanese epic novel 'Taiheiki', Fujiwara no Chikata Kutsu was the residence of the Fujiwara clan who proclaimed war upon the imperial court and was said to use the wrath of four demon deities to aid his cause and terrify oncoming forces.

Travel
Sight in Mie

Akai Family Residence

Now used as a communal space and as a site for occasional small events, the Akai Family Residence is a renovated traditional samurai house that welcomes curious visitors.

Travel
Sight in Mie

Aekuni Shrine

Over 800 years ago, the Hattori Ninja family established a festival ('Kurondo Matsuri') at Aekuni shrine, where people would attend in all black 'ninja' attire.

Travel
Sight in Mie

Tejikara Shrine

Built in the late 13th century, Tejikara is an ancient shrine where famous samurai including, Nobunaga Oda and ninjas, including Fujibayashi Nagato, would pray before battle.

Travel
Sight in Mie

Otoki Touge

An area of stunning natural beauty where Tokugawa Ieyasu allegedly passed through this area with the aide of Iga and Koga ninjas as he returned to Okazaki, during the Honnoji War.

Travel
Sight in Mie

Ninja Museum of Igaryu

Tour a traditional style ninja house (complete with hidden features) and even experience a live ninja display show at this very unique museum.

Food
Sight in Mie

Iga Kaan Yamamoto

Iga Kaan Yamamoto is the oldest shop in Iga which sells katayaki, a traditional type of senbei (snack) that ninjas were said to carry as an emergency provision whilst on espionage missions.

Travel
Sight in Mie

Fujiissui

Fujiissui is a ninja-themed restaurant which includes a recreation of a traditional ninja house. As well as being treated to delicious, healthy, local seasonal food, visitors can experience the traps and secret components which made ninja dwellings so fascinating.

Travel
Sight in Mie

Danjiri Kaikan

Located next to Ueno park in Iga Ueno, Mie Prefecture, Danjiri Museum provides a wealth of information on the annual Ueno Tenjin Festival which is held each October in the City.

Travel
Sight in Mie

Ninja Henshin Dokoro

Within Iga Ueno, there are 8 'Ninja Henshin' shops where you can rent a ninja outfit for the day. Each has costumes for both adults and children and offer a number of different colors, including pink, red, black and navy.