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 Tokyo

Pokémon Café

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

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Ink Stand by Kakimori

Create your one of a kind ink to take home as a souvenir at Ink Stand located close to Asakusa. The color combinations are endless.

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Store Your Luggage at Shibuya Station 🧳

The best and most convenient location to store your luggage while you shop and sightsee in Shibuya.

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Village Vanguard Shibuya

The quirkest chain store selling character goods, sweets, clothing and more. A definite must place to check out for pop culture fans.

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On The Way

Fascinated by the Australian coffee culture, Shingo Fukuda trained as a barista overseas and in four cafes in Tokyo before opening his coffee shop in Shimokitaz

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Ginza LoFT

Japan's #1 lifestyle goods store opens its new store in Ginza. Just a few steps away from MUJI Ginza!

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Sight in Hyogo

Helllo Kitty Smile Awaji Island

Heading to Hyogo prefecture? Well make sure to make a pit stop at Hello Kitty Smile, a complex featuring fine dining restaurants to art galleries and more, all Hello Kitty themed 😻

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Sight in Kyoto

Kitamura Museum

Named after its founder Kitamura Kinjiro, this museum is dedicated to the art of Japanese tea ceremony. The collection consists of more than 1,000 works, most o

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Fruit Parlor Goto

Situated near Hanayashiki in Asakusa, this fruit parlor is popular for their parfaits. The parfait menu changes from season to season and features different sea

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Butagumi (Nishiazabu)

Located about 15 minutes from Roppongi Station, this Japanese restaurant specializes in high-end pork tonkatsu (deep-fried pork cutlet). All tonkatsu dishes are

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Sight in Kyoto

Sumiya Ryokan

Sumiya is an authentic-style ryokan in the heart of Kyoto that can proudly look back on a 100-year history.

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Sake Bar Kuri

Kuri is a sake bar in Ginza. Closed on national holidays.

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Sight in Niigata

Big Torii Gate (Yahiko Jinja Shrine)

Located right on Highway No. 29 stands this massive torii gate leading into the village of Yahiko. The gate belongs to Yahiko Jinja Shrine, which can be found f

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Hydropolis (Toshimaen water park)

Hydropolis is an area in Toshimaen water park, and has many kinds of waterslides.

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Sight in Tochigi

Ashio-Dozan

Ashio-Dozan is an abandoned copper mine in Tochigi prefecture, now serving as a tourist attraction.

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Nanbaratei

Nambaratei is a tiny standing-room-only restaurant that specializes in *oyakodon* (rice bowl with chicken and egg).

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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

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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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Oriental Bazaar

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

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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. The view on the top is breathtaking and an unforgettable experience. The second thing they offer is their one of a kind shell museum, which showcases more than 10,000 beautiful kinds of seashells that they cave collected for your viewing pleasure. The third would be their restaurants, serving authentic Okinawan cuisines made with local ingredients. Their fourth and last one is their shop, which sells things that are unique to Kouri Island ranging from sweets to beautiful shells and accessories. Photos found on Tripadvisor.

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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. They have tax/duty free shops as well and an online shop that you can browse for more products. If you want to make your own however, check their website to book your own glass-making experience. If you visit their website before you book, you can get their 10-15% off coupon that is good for all the items in their shop. Items you can make range from glass making, photo frames, accessories, gel candles, and painting. Photos found on their website

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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.

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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👩🏻‍🍳! If cooking is not your specialty you can choose to look at the manufacturing process to get an idea of just how they make these peculiar looking treats! In addition to trying this particular treat, the offer a wide variety of desserts local to Okinawa and Japan. There is no better way to get to know a culture than by tasting it! Include this spot in your travel itinerary for a truly sweet time🍡! Enjoy a gorgeous view of the ocean behind the shop in addition to the beautiful and light beachy interior of their cafe. Visit their website to make a reservation if you would like to make your own tarts. Images found on their website and Okinawa Yomitan.

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Sight in Tokyo

Pokémon Café

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

Locations

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Tokushima

Tokushima prefecture is a mountainous area located on the island of Shikoku. It is home to the first 23 temples of the 88 Temple Pilgrimage starting with temple

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Kanagawa

Kanagawa is a dynamic part of the greater Tokyo area. The capital city, Yokohama, features the famous Chinatown district, a port area with dining and shopping p

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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

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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

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Yamanashi

Yamanashi, about 1½ hours from Tokyo, is surrounded by high mountains and is covered by huge beautiful forests, including Mount Fuji and the 5 lakes area. Visit

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Ibaraki

If you're a nature person, you’ll fall in love with Ibaraki, a scenic coastal prefecture northeast of Tokyo. With up to 15% of its land area dedicated to natura

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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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Hyogo

With a nationally famous baseball team, two coasts on two different seas, and a high-class type of beef named after its capital, Hyogo is a prefecture of many t

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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