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 Oita

Yuho Park

Yuho park is a long, thin park that runs through the center of Oita City, starting at the Funai Castle ruins. The park features a number of statues to commemorate historic events, fictional events, and people.

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Sight in Oita

Akarenga Honten

Looking for Oita souvenirs? Here at Akarenga (The Red Brick Warehouse) Honten you can find local 'Oita Made' goods from all over the prefecture. The building itself was previously a bank and still retains its centerpiece, a large clock displaying banking hours. Stop by to get a coffee from the cafe inside and the perfect local gift to take back home.

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Sight in Oita

Atami Onsen

Opened as a sento in 1957 and then becoming an onsen in 1983, Atami Onsen is one of the few remaining traditional bathing houses.

Food
Sight in Oita

Tairyobata Chuo-machi

Enjoy a drink and eat some amazing seafood at Tairyobata, an izakaya that specializes in delicious seafood, we highly recommend the creamy crab croquette!

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Sight in Oita

Tanoura Beach

Be sure to check out this picturesque island, accessible via a short walk bridge on the Oita coast. Featuring showers, lockers, pirate ship playground, and artificial island, Tanoura Beach is the perfect place to catch some relaxing rays in the summer.

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Sight in Oita

Giant Lounging Lucky Cat Fukunyan

Originally created in memory of the late sculptor Fumio Asakura, Fukunyan will welcome Oita's Rugby World Cup visitors. Made by graduate students from Tokyo's University of the Arts, the 10-metre wooden sculpture will be sure to catch everyone's attention!

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Sight in Oita

Art Plaza

Get your fill of culture at Oita City's Art Plaza, which showcases the works of Oita's own internationally renowned architect and 2019 Pritzker Prize winner; Arata Isozaki. Opened in 1966 as Oita's Prefectural Library, this building became a gallery for the works of Isozaki in 1966. Some of Isosaki's most notable works include the designs of Spain's Domus: La Casa del Hombre, Ibaraki's Art Tower Mito and The Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles, California.

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Sight in Oita

Former Hirata Post Office

Built in 1925, the Former Hirata Post Office building is a fascinating stop placed conveniently along the Yabakei cycling route.

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Sight in Oita

Yabakei Gorge Cycling Terminal

The perfect way to explore the Yabakei Gorge is by bicycle, and with rental prices from ¥200 for children and ¥500 for adults, but sure to stop by the area's Cycling Terminal to pick one up at the start of the day!

Travel
Sight in Tokyo

Tokyo Dome

Tokyo Dome located in Bunkyo, Tokyo is a famous stadium that hosts sports games as well as concerts, and other events. It is often called "The Big Egg" because of its sphere-like appearance. Their upcoming events can be found on their website. Near the stadium is a large amusement park as well as a 43 story tall hotel. The surrounding area boasts a plethora of shops, boutiques, and restaurants. Images from their website

Lifestyle
Sight in Tokyo

G.C. Press GINZA

G.C. Press is a popular brand of high-end stationary found in many department stores across Japan. Their collections mainly reflect seasons and include envelopes and letter paper of all shapes and sizes. Their seals(stickers) are high quality and are usually 250 yen for 10 pieces. This shop is the brand's main branch and has a wider collection than the limited collection from department stores.

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Sight in Tokyo

Oriental Bazaar

Located in the hip district of Omotesando, the Oriental Bazaar offers three floors of all things Japanese souvenirs. 😍

Food
Sight in Kyoto

Koe Donuts Kyoto

Kyoto goes donut crazy. 😍🍩The organic donut store that's taking Kyoto by storm.

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Sight in Okinawa

Kouri Ocean Tower

This spot is a beautiful 82 feet tall observation tower located on the "love island" of Okinawa There are 4 singular experiences that this venue provides for their visitors. The first one is their tower, which has a viewing deck that you can travel up to via a cute dainty little cart.

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Sight in Okinawa

Ryukyu Glass Village

This "village" is the largest glass and crafts making factory in all of Okinawa, and there is so much to explore here. Their main workshop that they offer is making ryukyu glass products, which is an Okinawan specialty that you won't find anywhere else.

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Sight in Okinawa

Teida Glass Studio

Located next to the popular Okashi Goten is this glass blowing studio that specializes in making the famous Okinawan ryukyu glass. This tradition of glass blowing is one that is very near and dear to the people of Okinawa and has become a trade that the people take great pride in. In addition to its rich culture and history, it is just so pretty and makes a great souvenir. Visit their website to see what kind of glass you can make here and for reservation details. Photos found on their website.

Food
Sight in Okinawa

Okashi Goten | Onna Branch

Okinawa is famous for their purple sweet potato tarts🍠, and if you visit you will likely see these little tarts in pretty little boxes adorning the storefronts of every shop you see. The special thing about this venue is that it is the only place in Okinawa that you can make your own tart👩🏻‍🍳!

Otaku
Sight in Tokyo

Pokémon Café

Pokémon fans unite! ⚡️Enjoy a 90 minute meal with your fav pokemons at the Pokémon Café in Nihonbashi, Tokyo.