Japan Travel Itinerary
Travel to Shirakawago, see the nice village and stay overnight at a gassho-zukuri farmhouse. Day 13 - Shirakawago to Takayama Head to the beautifully preserved old town of Takayama in Gifu Prefecture .
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Solo Travel in Japan
(Just Now) Solo Travel in Japan. In past decades, most solo traveler in Japan used to be the ubiquitous salarymen (office workers) on business trips. These days, however, many locals, especially the younger generations, are increasingly traveling alone or doing things by themselves, creating a unique market aimed at singles.
Tokyo City Guide
(Just Now) Tokyo (東京, Tōkyō) is Japan's capital and the world's most populous metropolis. It is also one of Japan's 47 prefectures, consisting of 23 central city wards and multiple cities, towns and villages west of the city center.The Izu and Ogasawara Islands are also part of Tokyo.. Prior to 1868, Tokyo was known as Edo.
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(Just Now) Travel News. Island beach holiday in Okinawa. Sponsored Story. Active volcanoes in Shikotsu-Toya National Park. Sponsored Story. Survey When do you hope to next visit Japan? Later in 2021. In the first half of 2022. In the second half of 2022. In …
Ise Travel Guide
(Just Now) Ise City (伊勢) is located on the Shima Peninsula in Mie Prefecture.The city is home to the Ise Shrines (Ise Jingu), Japan's most sacred Shinto shrines.The Ise Shrines consist of two major shrines that stand several kilometers apart from each other, the Inner Shrine (Naiku) and the Outer Shrine (Geku), and over a hundred smaller shrines spread across the region.
Miyako Island Travel Guide
(Just Now) Miyako Island (宮古島, Miyakojima), located 300 kilometers south of Okinawa Main Island and 100 kilometers north of the Yaeyama Islands, is known for some of Japan's best beaches and as a great destination for snorkeling and diving in the coral reefs. The sub tropical climate provides mild weather year around. Miyako is the fourth largest
Japan Travel Itinerary
(9 days ago) Congratulations on completing the Great Traverse from Okinawa to Hokkaido in 30 days. Fly back from Memanbetsu Airport to Tokyo and start on your next adventure! The above itinerary is somewhat fast-paced. Tourists preferring a slow pace of travel should consider spending more time at some of the destinations along the way.
Fukushima Prefecture Travel Guide
(3 days ago) Fukushima (福島県, Fukushima-ken) is the third largest of Japan's 47 prefectures and stretches over 150 kilometers from the Pacific coast into the mountainous interior of northeastern Honshu. Reached in just over an hour by shinkansen from Tokyo, Fukushima offers ample of natural beauty, historic sites and leisure activities, including
Nikko Travel Guide
(Just Now) Nikko (日光, Nikkō) is a town at the entrance to Nikko National Park, most famous for Toshogu, Japan's most lavishly decorated shrine and the mausoleum of Tokugawa Ieyasu, the founder of the Tokugawa shogunate.. Nikko had been a center of Shinto and Buddhist mountain worship for many centuries before Toshogu was built in the 1600s, and Nikko National Park continues to offer scenic
Sanriku Coast Travel: Miyako
(Just Now) The popular outdoor destination is ranked among Japan's top one hundred beaches and swimming spots and can get crowded in summer. Sightseeing boats depart from docks near the beach to explore the cliffs and a half submerged cave along the bay, while longer cruise ships travel to scenic parts of the Sanriku Coast north of the beach.
Mount Fuji Travel Guide
(Just Now) Mount Fuji (富士山, Fujisan) is with 3776 meters Japan's highest mountain. It is not surprising that the nearly perfectly shaped volcano has been worshiped as a sacred mountain and experienced big popularity among artists and common people throughout the centuries.. Mount Fuji is an active volcano, which most recently erupted in 1707.
Hokkaido Travel Guide
(3 days ago) Hokkaido (北海道, Hokkaidō) is the second largest, northernmost and least developed of Japan's four main islands. Its weather is harsh in winter with lots of snowfall, below zero temperatures and frozen seas, while in summer it does not get as hot and humid as in the other parts of the country.. With its unspoiled nature, many national parks and rural landscapes, Hokkaido attracts many
Kyoto Travel Guide
(Just Now) Kyoto (京都, Kyōto) served as Japan's capital and the emperor's residence from 794 until 1868.It is one of the country's ten largest cities with a population of 1.5 million people and a modern face.. Over the centuries, Kyoto was destroyed by many wars and fires, but due to its exceptional historic value, the city was dropped from the list of target cities for the atomic bomb and escaped
Japan Travel Itinerary
(7 days ago) Day 12 and 13 - Beppu. Head to Beppu and visit the town's hot springs. Stay in Beppu and return to Fukuoka via Kitakyushu the next day. The above itinerary is somewhat fast-paced. Tourists preferring a slow pace of travel should consider spending more time at some of …
Usuki Travel Guide
(Just Now) Usuki (臼杵) is a former castle town located on the east coast of Oita Prefecture in Kyushu.It is famous for its numerous stone Buddhas which are sculpted into the walls of cliffs and designated as national treasures. In Japan, Buddha statues are usually made of wood or metal, and stone Buddhas are rare.
Traveling in Setouchi: an untouched natural paradise
(Just Now) Making top travel destination lists, Setouchi topped the National Geographic Traveler Cool List in 2019 and placed seventh in The New York Times' "52 Places to Go in 2019," gaining attention as a top travel destination from around the globe. In this article, we look beyond the area's incredible beauty and introduce four of Setouchi's cities
Uji Travel Guide
(Just Now) Uji (宇治) is a small city situated between Kyoto and Nara, two of Japan's most famous historical and cultural centers. Its proximity to these two former capitals resulted in Uji's early development as a cultural center in its own right. At the height of political power of the Fujiwara clan in the Heian Period (794 to 1192), buildings such as
Toyama Travel Guide
(Just Now) Toyama City (富山) is the largest city and capital of Toyama Prefecture in the Hokuriku Region of northern Chubu.The city is a former castle town and is historically a center of medicine. Due to its position on the Hokuriku Shinkansen, Toyama is a popular stop for tourists on the way to other attractions in the area such as the Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route.
Japan Budget Travel Guide: Food
(5 days ago) Budget Travel - Food. It is not necessary to starve yourself to save money when traveling in Japan, as it is easy to find a wide selection of cheap, quality meals throughout the country. The extremely budget-conscious could thrive on as little as 1500 to 2000 yen per day on …
Aomori Travel Guide
(Just Now) Aomori City (青森) in Aomori Prefecture is the northernmost prefectural capital city on Honshu, Japan's main island. This port town used to be the main departure point to Hokkaido via ferry; and, although it remains the main port for car ferries, the opening of the Seikan Undersea Railway Tunnel and the advent of cheap flights have reduced ridership and many travelers now bypass the city
Onomichi Travel Guide
(Just Now) Onomichi (尾道) is a quaint town located along the Seto Inland Sea in eastern Hiroshima Prefecture.The town extends from the mainland across some of the neighboring islands, which are connected by the bridges of the Shimanami Kaido.Small ferries operate between the downtown area and the nearby islands, adding to Onomichi's nostalgic port town atmosphere.
Japan Travel Itinerary
(8 days ago) Travel by shinkansen from Tokyo to Kyoto (3 hours) and spend the rest of the day exploring Kyoto. Day 4-5 - Kyoto. Spend two full days in Kyoto. Consider our suggested Kyoto itineraries. Day 6 - Kyoto to Tokyo. Spend another morning in Kyoto, then return to Tokyo by shinkansen (3 …
Fukui City Travel Guide
(Just Now) Fukui City (福井) is the capital of Fukui Prefecture along the Sea of Japan. While Fukui's city center does not offer many major tourist attractions, multiple sites of interest are found in the forested hills and along the rocky coastlines outside of the city. Foremost among them …
Kinugawa Onsen Travel Guide
(Just Now) Kinugawa Onsen is close to Nikko, and is included in the free travel zone of the Nikko Passes to the area. The town is a good place to overnight when visiting Nikko and can add a little fun and relaxation to complement the culture and nature of Nikko.
Okinawa Travel Guide: Taketomi Island (Taketomijima)
(Just Now) The 30 minute tours travel around the preserved, traditional streets of the village while a Japanese speaking guide talks about the island, sings songs and plays Okinawan music on their sanshin (Okinawan stringed instrument). You may notice that the guides rarely offer guidance to the water buffalo who know their routes by heart.
Shizuoka Travel Guide
(Just Now) With over 700,000 residents, Shizuoka (静岡) is a medium sized city situated halfway between Tokyo and Nagoya.It is the capital of Shizuoka Prefecture.The main city center is located around Shizuoka Station, while Shimizu and its port make up a secondary center, which was only recently merged into the city. Like the prefecture, the city is known for its tea leaves and scenic views of Mount Fuji.
Iwaki Travel Guide
(Just Now) Iwaki (いわき) is a city in southeastern Fukushima Prefecture along the Pacific coast, about 50 kilometers south of the stricken nuclear plant. The city suffered damage from both the earthquake and tsunami, but most tourist attractions reopened within a year of the earthquake. Coal mining was Iwaki's main industry from the 1870s to the 1960s
Japan Travel Itinerary
(8 days ago) Day 6 - Cycle the Shimanami Kaido. In the early morning, take a train from Matsuyama to Imabari, the start of the Shimanami Kaido Cycling Road. Rent bicycles and cycle across the 70 kilometer long cycling road before returning the bicycles in Onomichi. Stay overnight in Onomichi.
Hiroshima Travel: Downtown Hiroshima
(Just Now) Hiroshima has a bustling downtown area, the main feature of which is Hondori Street. Hondori is a pedestrian arcade that is closed to traffic and lined with shops and restaurants. It starts near the Peace Park and stretches east about half a kilometer. Running parallel to Hondori is Aioidori (Aioi Street), the main street used by cars and trams.