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
Welcome to the locations section where you can find individual pages for each Japan's 47 prefectures and over 250 Japanese neighborhoods. Click on a location below to uncover a wealth of information on it, including articles, sights and hotels!
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
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
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
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
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**,
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
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
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
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
Japan is comprised of 47 prefectures within 8 regions: Hokkaido, Tohoku, Kanto, Chubu, Kinki, Chugoku, Shikoku, and Kyushu-Okinawa. Each prefecture boasts unique local customs, delicacies, attractions and natural beauty that we can't wait to tell you all about. Please click on a prefecture's title to learn what it has to offer.