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5 reasons to visit Aomori Prefecture

Aomori is the northernmost prefecture on Japan's main island of Honshu, but is easily accessible by shinkansen from Tokyo - if you've got a JR rail pass you can

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Visit Hiroshima Tourist Pass: The Best Travel Pass for Hiroshima

The Visit Hiroshima Tourist Pass is a travel pass that comes in a few different forms, available only for visitors to Japan. While some city-specific tourist pa

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Sight in Wakayama

Kumano Hongu-taisha Shrine (Oyunohara)

Kumano Hongu-taisha Shrine is part of the Kumano Sanzan, a UNESCO World Heritage, and has the largest Torii shrine gate in Japan.

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Sight in Niigata

Hoshitoge Rice Terraces

Niigata Prefecture is well known as one of the most famous prefectures for rice. The #1 branded rice, Koshihikari has for awhile now been ranked very highly wit

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Naoshima: the Japanese Island with a Difference

Between the main island of Japan, Honshu and the smaller island of Shikoku some 27 islands dot the area known as the Seto Inland Sea. Of these islands, Naoshima

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Sight in Miyagi

Tashirojima Island

Tajirojima Island is a small island with less than 100 human inhabitants. The island is commonly known as "cat island" due to the fact that the population of th

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Lake Ashinoko ( 芦ノ湖 )

If you look for beautiful and scenic places in Japan, this will probably be on your list already. If not, this article might contain a pretty interesting destin

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7 things to try when in Yamagata!

On a week-long trip around Yamagata Prefecture, I found myself falling in love with the countryside, the quiet but impressive temples and shrines, the kindness

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Kyoto's best 5 autumn colour spots

Prepare for the Autumn leaves in advance!

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Sight in Kyoto

JR Arashiyama Station

A lot of people visit Arashiyama to enjoy cherry blossoms in spring and autumn leaves in fall. Arashiyama is a nationally-designated Historic Site and Place of

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Sight in Nagano

Bessho Onsen

Bessho Onsen is said to be the hot spring village with the oldest history in Nagano. There are several important cultural structures in this town, a fact that g

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Ishikawa

Ishikawa prefecture is a small, thin prefecture on the western coast of the Honshu island, next to the Sea of Japan. It is closer to Tokyo than Kyoto, making it

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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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Kyoto

Kyoto is a must-visit for anyone traveling to Japan. The historical city is home to iconic landmarks such as Kiyomizu Temple, Kinkaku-ji and the Fushimi-inari shrine.

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Hiroshima

The traditional center of the Chugoku region of Japan, and home to over 2.8 million people, Hiroshima is famous and infamous in its history and major sights. Hi

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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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Tokyo

Tokyo is all about contrasts. Its irresistible charm comes from the clash between its cutting-edge style and traditional culture. From the organized chaos of [S

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Aichi

Aichi is the center of the Chubu region in Japan, and its capital is Nagoya. Nagoya is the fourth most populated urban area in Japan, and is home to a large aut

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Fukui

Fukui is a small prefecture on the coast of the Sea of Japan. When you explore this beautiful area you can see gorgeous rocky coastlines and beaches, taste fres

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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