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Sight in Tokyo

National Museum of Nature and Science

The National Museum of Nature and Science is a popular spot with tourists and locals alike and is located within Ueno Park.

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Sight in Kyoto

Onkashi-tsukasa Tsuruya Kotobuki

Onkashi-tsukasa Tsuruya Kotobuki is a wagashi (traditional Japanese confectioneries) shop specializing in sakuramochi, a rice cake wrapped in salted sakura or c

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Sight in Kyoto

KIMONO FOREST

The Kimono Forest is located at the Arashiyama Station just a few minutes away from the Bamboo Forest. Walk through 600 colorful poles, filled with a variety of kimono fabrics representing the beauty of the Kyo Yuzen style. Visit the Kimono Forest in the evening to see the fabrics create an illuminated and mesmerizing pathway.

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Sight in Shizuoka

Obuchi Sasaba

Located in Fuji City, this famous sightseeing spot boasts a view of tea fields and Mount Fuji.

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Sight in Shiga

Sagawa Art Museum

The Sagawa Art Museum was built by the Sagawa Kyubin company and overlooks the Biwa lake. The main exhibitions consist of Japanese artist's work such as paintin

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Neighborhood in Tokyo

Omotesando

Omotesando is known for its impeccably dressed and coiffed residents. With so many elegant beauties walking the streets, many scouts and hair stylists visit the

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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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Kurobe Gorge

Kurobe Gorge is a natural gorge in the mountains of Toyama prefecture. It's most famous for its Autumn leaves, but is beautiful at any time! However due to heav

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First Time in Toyama

Toyama prefecture is particularly great for those that want to experience what nature Japan has to offer. Be it glaciers, mountain trekking routes, or old thatc

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Mt. Hodo and the beautiful Hodoshrine in Chichibu

Chichibu in Saitama is a popular sightseeing spot for a day trip from Tokyo. You can reach it easily by local train (JR Takasaki Line/Chichibu Railway from Toky

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Sight in Oita

Kogane Sansou

Looking for the perfect place to relax on your trip to Oita? Look no further than Kogane Sansou, a ryokan which offers both public and private onsen bathing experiences.

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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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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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Kochi

Kochi, on Shikoku Island, is quite rural. In fact, 85% of the prefecture is covered in forests. This lush, green area is perfect for adventurers and is famous f

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Gifu

Gifu prefecture, known as the unofficial “center” of Japan, was and is very important to Japan in many aspects. For starters, it holds the record for most open

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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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Shimane

Shimane lies near the western tip of Japan's main island on the Sea of Japan side. Although sparsely populated it was once a center of trade with China, so it b

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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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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.