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 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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Prince Chichibu Memorial Sports Museum

It is in memory of Emperor Hirohito’s brother, Prince Yashuhito Chichibu, known in Japan as the Sportsman Prince.

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Mount Takao Beer Mount

Beer Mount is a beer garden by the Mount Takao cable car station and runs from mid-June until mid-October.

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Sight in Kanagawa

Nirai Kanai

Nirai Kanai is a foot and body massage studio specializing in reflexology, located in Yokohama's Chinatown.

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Sight in Aichi

Toyota Kaikan Museum

This automobile museum is located right next to the Toyota head office in Toyota City, Aichi. Here, the company displays their latest Toyota and Lexus models as

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Sight in Tokyo

Bunka Gakuen Costume Museum

The mission of the Costume Museum is for visitors to further their understanding of costume cultures throughout the world and to deepen their appreciation of th

Beauty
Sight in Tokyo

Boudoir

Boudoir is a bilingual salon that offers facials, waxing, and mani-pedis. They have a very simple and understandable website that English speaking customers can really appreciate.

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Sight in Kanagawa

Taverna Rondino

Overlooking the Shichirigahama beach, this Italian restaurant has been in business for decades and has become a local favorite in Kamakura. The restaurant is es

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Sight in Kagoshima

Sakurajima Ferry Boat

The Sakurajima Ferry links Kagoshima Port and Sakurajima Port.

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Sight in Chiba

Narita Museum of Calligraphy

Featuring over 70 modern works, this art museum focuses on the study and preservation of the art of Japanese calligraphy, called shodo in Japan. The Narita Muse

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Sight in Gunma

Bistro Chocolat

Bistro Chocolat is a French/Mediterranean restaurant located in Takasaki, Gunma.

Lifestyle
Sight in Tokyo

Cafe de L’ambre

Cafe de L'ambre is a quiet shop that has been around since 1948. It is run but 103 year old Ichiro Sekiguchi, faithfully keeping tradition with the traditional cafe interior furnishing, while making new and unique coffee recipes, continually perfecting their coffee menu. Their materials, were all custom made since the very beginning to give an individual and singular experience. Order something out of the ordinary on your next visit! Find an interview with the owner Mr. Sekiguchi at https://tokyocoffee.org/2016/05/29/cafe-de-lambre/ Photos found on Tokyo Coffee

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Sight in Tokyo

Gate City Ohsaki

Gate City Ohsaki is a large shopping and dining center just East of Osaki station.

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Sight in Kyoto

Shinkyogoku Shopping Arcade

Shinkyogoku shopping arcade is the second oldest shopping strip after Asakusa Nakamise in Tokyo which established in 1872.

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Lotus Baguette (Daikanyama)

"Lotus baguette" is a bakery and cafe chain which offers organic bread made from 100% natural ingredients.

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Sight in Oita

Beppu Park

Located pretty close from Global Tower, Beppu Park is a wide open park great for picnics and a nice stroll. Don't miss out on the picturesque bamboo forest near the entrance!

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Sight in Oita

Soy Cafe ソイカフェ

Great spot for everything soy! Indulge in their all-you-can-eat tofu buffet in their cosy restaurant right in the heart of Oita city.

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Sight in Oita

Veggie Joint

Vegans will find themselves a delightful meal here at Veggie Joint, Beppu. This cosy spot offers food, drinks and homemade desserts with an American twist that would definitely satisfy the palette!

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Sight in Oita

Beppu Global Tower

Towering over Beppu City at 125 meters is arguably the best location to see Beppu from up close: Beppu Global Tower. Feel like you’re dangling over Beppu with the 360 panoramic glass views or enjoy your lunch outside on the seated Observation Deck with views of where the mountain meets the sea!

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Sight in Oita

Saiki-jo Castle

The walk up to Saiki Castle ruins is only a steep 15 minutes but we can promise you that the view from up top is worth it! All in one place, you can see Yufuin town, the river estuary, coast and on a good day, even the islands of Shikoku in the distance!

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Sight in Oita

Charo

Tucked away in the streets of central Yufu City is a collection of beautifully created, designed, curated traditional Japanese sweets! These wagashi sweets focus on Japan’s changing seasons so whenever you decide to visit this spot, you’ll definitely be in for a treat!

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Sight in Oita

Tenchi-an Yufuin Hanare Soba Restaurant

A soba-specialty store among Yufuin’s backstreets serves some of the best homemade noodles in town. The chewiness of the noodles dipped into the duck soup broth makes for a ridiculously refreshing meal, perfect for both summer and winter!

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Sight in Oita

Croissant and Coffee Shop

Woke up early to see the mist on Lake Kinrin? Maybe coffee will help wake you up! Right next to the lake is straight-to-the-point specialty cafe, ’Croissant and Coffee Shop. Croissant and Coffee Shop is not only a beautifully-designed crook of the neck cafe but serves some of the best coffee ice-cream we’ve ever tried!

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Sight in Oita

Sagiridai Overlook

At the Sagiridai Overlook, you can literally hear the hills and mountains echo with song, as it’s the best location to participate in the annual “Ushikui Shouting Contest”– an event where participants scream at the top of their lungs for release and then eat delicious beef. Only a 10-minute hike from Yufuin, the Overlook’s parking lot is the perfect place to see both Mount Yufu and Yufuin Town shine!

Locations

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Chiba

Chiba Prefecture is just next door to the megalopolis of Tokyo, it's a special place with a long history. Chiba has abundant farm land, historic temples, tradit

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Niigata

Niigata prefecture has a long coastline facing the sea of Japan, because of this it was a critical port area during the Edo period in the 17th and 18th centurie

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Iwate

Iwate is the prefecture with the largest landmass in Japan. It is on the Pacific coast in the northern Tohoku region. The capital city Morioka is famous for its

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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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Ehime

Ehime is home to Dogo Onsen, one of Japan's oldest hot springs with a history going back almost 1,000 years. In the loosely auto-biographical novel **Botchan**,

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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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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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Okinawa

There’s a reason why over 10 million people visit Okinawa every year – Japan's southernmost island is a natural wonder, with pristine beaches, friendly people a

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Miyagi

Miyagi is on the Pacific coast in the Tohoku Region. It’s castle-town capital, Sendai City, has a long history which you can experience in many interesting muse