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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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Kagoshima

Lush and tropical, Kagoshima Prefecture inhabits the southernmost part of Kyushu and includes a string of islands stretching to Taiwan. The most famous of these

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Akita

In Akita, on the Sea of Japan coast in the northern Tohoku region, visitors can revel in Japan’s natural beauty. You can climb mountains, look over beautiful lakes, and visit coastal towns.

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Fukuoka

Fukuoka is located on the northern side of the island of Kyushu. It includes the two largest cities in the area, Fukuoka City, its capital, and Kitakyushu. The

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Shiga

Shiga prefecture is part of the quirky and friendly Kansai region. It includes the vast waters of Lake Biwa, the largest freshwater lake in Japan. The north sho

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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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Saitama

Saitama is often overshadowed by its more popular southern neighbor Tokyo, but for those who care to look closer, Saitama abounds with amazing experiences. Take

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Miyazaki

Miyazaki prefecture is on the southeastern side of Kyushu and is known for its majestic mountains and rugged coastal scenery. Surfing has grown in popularity he

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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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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