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 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 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 Shizuoka

Obuchi Sasaba

Located in Fuji City, this famous sightseeing spot boasts a view of tea fields and Mount Fuji.

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Sight in Iwate

Kamaishi Iron Museum

This museum is dedicated to the history of iron and steel making in Kamaishi. It includes a large-scale replica model of the blast furnace from the Hashino Mine

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Sight in Hyogo

Kobe Nunobiki Herb Garden Park

Kobe Nunobiki Herb Gardens are Japan’s largest herb gardens with about 75,000 herbs and flowers of about 200 kinds blooming throughout the year. There are 14 ga

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Sight in Osaka

Tenjin Mochi

This wagashi (traditional Japanese sweets) shop is best known for their "tenjin mochi". The handmade rice cakes were the first products to be sold when the stor

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Sight in Tokyo

Kayaba Coffee

Kayaba Coffee is a long standing and well established coffee shop in Yanaka.

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Sight in Akita

Fuketsu Drive In

Located near the Ushu Highway, this Japanese restaurant promises full stomachs with their large-portioned meal sets. Fuketsu Drive In recommends trying their Mi

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Sight in Kanagawa

Pizzeria GG Kamakura

Located in the cultural city of Kamakura, Pizzeria GG serves authentic Italian pizza.

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Sight in Tokyo

Higashi Shinagawa Kaijo Park

Especially popular in April during its annual Canal Festival, Higashi Shinagawa Kaijo Park is a great place to visit with the family any time of year. Full of

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Sight in Tokyo

Kingyo Zaka

Existing for over 350 years, this wholesale shop specializes in goldfish (and a couple of koi, or carp). The goldfish at Kingyo Zaka ("Goldfish Hill") are avail

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Sight in Oita

Futago-ji Temple

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.

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Tenryo Hita Whiskey Museum

Featured on NHK, this private museum with a collection of over 50,000 items of whiskey related memorabilia and even has its own bar!

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Sight in Oita

Mt. Kirikabu

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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Sakura Waterfall

Located a short walk from Amagase station in Oita's Hita City, Sakuradaki is a spectacular waterfall that has been referenced in texts from as early as the 8th century.

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Sight in Oita

Kitsuki Retro-kan

Step back in time at Kitsuki Retro-kan, a museum featuring an impressive collection of Showa-era products as well as a stage for live music performances.

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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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Tenryo Hinagoten

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

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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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Gunma

Famous for its gorgeous mountains and luxurious onsens (hot springs) Gunma is a nature lover's delight. Maebashi City, home to many parks and flower gardens, is

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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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Fukuoka

Fukuoka is located on the northern side of the island of Kyushu. It includes the two largest cities in the area, Fukuoka City, its capital, and Kitakyushu. The

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Toyama

Toyama is a small prefecture on the coast of the Sea of Japan. It has mountainous borders inland with wonderful natural views, hiking trails, hot springs and ev

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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

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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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Kagoshima

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

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Wakayama

Koyasan (Mount Koya) is the heart and soul of Wakayama Prefecture. Koyasan is the birthplace of Shingon Buddhism, founded by Kobo Daishi (Kukai) in the year 885

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Kumamoto

Kumamoto is in the center of Kyushu Island, and Mount Aso is the beloved heart of this beautiful prefecture. Aso-Kuju, Unzen-Amakusa National Parks, Mount Yabah