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Museums & Exhibitions

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Sight in Hyogo

Hello 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 Tokyo

teamLab Borderless

Opened in June 21st, 2018, enter into the three-dimensional digital art experience that everyone is talking about. Located in Odaiba, this permanent exhibition is a must see attraction where the 10,000 square meter space is transformed into a digital art playground of lights, sound, projectors and more!

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Sight in Kochi

Yanase Takashi Memorial Hall / Anpanman Museum

This museum was established in 1996 and displays the creative works of Takashi Yanase, creator of popular Japanese animation, ‘Anpanman’. It features the Anpanm

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Sight in Miyagi

Michinoku Date Masamune History Museum

The Date Masamune History Museum is located in Miyagi and is dedicated to Date Masamune, a great warlord from the Edo period. The museum not only features exhib

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Sight in Miyagi

Godai-do Hall

Godai-do Hall, built by feudal lord Date Masamune, is located on an islet connected to the bank of Zuigan-ji Temple grounds by a red bridge.

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Sight in Miyagi

Kanran-tei

A former teahouse but now a tearoom and museum of historic objects which belonged to the samurais of the Edo Period (1603-1867), Kanran-tei has sweeping views o

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Sight in Osaka

Ikoma Building

A pre-war​ modernist building completed in 1930, this art-deco structure is the headquarters of G. Ikoma and Company. Located in the Kitahama area of Osaka, the

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Sight in Osaka

Former Residence of Sen no Rikyu

Sen no Rikyu was a figure who revolutionized and established the current world of tea ceremony during the 16th century.

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Sight in Hokkaido

Sapporo Hokkaido Brewery Factory Tour

Tour offered by one of Japan's leading breweries.

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Sight in Nara

Emperor Shomu's Mausoleum

This massive hill-like Kofun is the burial place of Emperor Shomu, who commissioned the Daibutsu (Great Buddha Statue) at Todai-ji Temple.

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Sight in Nara

Karako Kagi Site

Karako Kagi Site is an archaeological site from 2300 years ago dating to Japan's Yayoi Period (300 BC to AD 300).

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Sight in Nara

Emperor Jimmu's Mausoleum

Emperor Jimmu’s Burial Mound is the first Emperor of Japan’s resting place. It is a unique place to visit in Nara and next to the famous and mysterious Mount Un

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Sight in Kagoshima

Sengan-en Garden (UNESCO)

Sengan-en is a traditional Japanese garden and home, passed down in the Shimadzu family for over 350 years. In July, 2015 Sengan-en and Shoko Shuseikan were des

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Sight in Osaka

Osaka Prefectural Museum of Yayoi Culture

The Osaka Prefectural Museum of Yayoi Culture allows visitors to experience and learn about life in ancient Japan, a time when rice cultivation was developing a

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Sight in Kumamoto

Miike Coal Mine Manda Pit (UNESCO)

The Miike Coal Mine was an important coal mining site which helped the industrialization of the country during the Meiji period. It is one of UNESCO's "Japan’s

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Sight in Oita

Showa no Yumemachi 3 Chome-kan

Showa no Yumemachi 3 Chome-kan is a museum modeled after a classroom, candy store, clothing store and house of the Showa period.

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Sight in Kumamoto

Lafcadio Hearn's Former Residence

Former residence of 19th century author Lafcadio Hearn, one of the first western writers to write about Japan and its culture.

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Sight in Kumamoto

Former Hosokawa Residence (Gyobutei)

Former residence of a branch family of the Hosokawa Samurai Clan from Edo Period. Designated as a National Cultural Property.

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Sight in Saga

Arita Porcelain Museum

This museum is dedicated to displaying the unique ceramics and pottery of Arita (Saga.)

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Sight in Saga

Yoshinogari Historical Park

Yoshinogari Ruins is a site that preserves archiological findings that were created about 2400 years ago. Inside the park people can experience historical manuf

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Sight in Saga

Yokan Bean Jelly Museum

Preserved brick building built in 1941 registered as a Tangible Cultural Property of Japan in 1997. The first floor is a rest area and the second floor is an ex

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Sight in Saga

Old Takatori's Mansion

This is the preserved mansion of Koreyoshi Takatori, who was the owner of Kishima coal mine and other businesses. There are two large buildings on the site with

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Sight in Kanagawa

Yokohama Doll Museum

Featuring dolls from around the world, this museum not only boasts a permanent collection, but also features events, films and temporary exhibitions.

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Sight in Tottori

Daisen-ji Temple

This Shugendo Buddhism temple was founded on the side of Mount Daisen about 1,300 years ago. It is recommended to visit this temple between the months of April

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Sight in Tottori

Tottori Sand Museum

This museum is Japan’s only open-air museum exhibiting sculptures made of sand.

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Sight in Shizuoka

Hamamatsu City Fuku Akino Art Museum

This art museum is dedicated to the painter Fuku Akino (1908-2001). Closed for the New Year's holidays.

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Sight in Osaka

Sakai Cutlery Traditional Industry Hall

Sakai Cutlery Traditional Industry Hall, also known as Sakai Hamono Museum, is a cutlery museum. Sakai is renowned for its knives and craftsmen.

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Sight in Osaka

Gunsmith's House

Sakai was a prosperous city during the Edo era, all thanks to the trade and manufacturing of guns. The inside of the former gunsmith's house itself is not open

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Sight in Fukuoka

Fukuoka City Museum

Fukuoka City Museum displays many historical artifacts and objects closely related to Hakata and the surrounding areas.

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Sight in Fukuoka

Fukuoka Art Museum

Located inside Ohori Park, Fukuoka Art Museum focuses on pre-modern and modernist art, displayed via permanent and rotating collections. Prices vary for tempora

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Sight in Shizuoka

Unagi Pie Factory

This factory of famous snack manufacturer Shunkado offers tours of their "Unagi Pie" facility as well as tastings and a gift shop. The eel-flavored confection i

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Sight in Shizuoka

Yamaha Communication Plaza

The Yamaha Communication Plaza is a showroom and exhibition forum for Yamaha's motorcycles, cars and various other machines. Closed on irregular days, please ch

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Sight in Tokyo

Toshima Historical Museum

History museum with a focus on the Toshima area. Free entry.

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Sight in Okinawa

Okinawa Prefectural Peace Memorial Museum

The Okinawa Prefectural Peace Memorial Museum is dedicated to the military history of Okinawa and WW2.

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Sight in Hokkaido

Okhotsk Ryuhyo Drift Ice Museum

Situated atop a hill with a viewing platform from which drift ice can be observed, the Okhotsk Ryuhyo Drift Ice Museum offers a wide array of displays, and prov

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Sight in Shizuoka

Ocha no Sato World Tea Museum

Tea Museum and experience center.

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Sight in Tokyo

Sumida Edo Kiriko Hall

The Sumida Edo Kiriko Hall is a showroom for the famous Edo Kiriko cut glass ware.