Benten Jima Shrine on Inasanohama Beach

Tsushima

Specialities Beaches - Head to a unique Japanese island that’s physically closer to South Korea than it is to Japan and you’ll find yourself on Tsushima. In fact,...

Goto Islands

Specialities Beaches - The Goto Islands, referred to as simply Goto or the Gotos by Nagasaki’s foreign population, consist of five main islands set atop the East China...

Nagatoro

Specialities Sports - A morning on the river, viewing the trees as a boatman guides the traditional wooden raft down still waters. Handmade soba for lunch, cold and...

Oarai Sun Beach

Specialities Beaches - Popular among surfers, swimmers, and sunbathers, the shallow waters at this top-notch summer spot, not to mention the lack of rocky outcroppings, make...

Iwaki

Specialities Beaches - Covering much of the southeast of Fukushima prefecture, Iwaki is known for its gorgeous beaches and great waves, rich history and an even richer seafo...

Oarai Isosaki Shrine

Specialities Beaches - While the main attraction for many day-trippers to Oarai City is either the beach or neighboring hot springs, don’t miss the chance to visit this...

Enoshima

Specialities Beaches - Ranked among the 100 Best Sceneries of Japan and with a landscape immortalized in the woodblock prints of Katsushika Hokusai (the artist behind the fa...

Momochi Seaside Park

Specialities Beaches - Quietly tucked away in the suburbs, the Momochi Seaside Park offers a perfect seaside oasis away from fast-paced Fukuoka city. With quaint restaura...

Omi-Maiko Beach

Specialities Beaches - Omi-Maiko, a scenic and pristine beach on Lake Biwa, provides an ideal escape from the city's hot and sticky summers. Only an hour from Osaka and...

Ogasawara Islands

Specialities Beaches - When it comes to Tokyo, if stunning beaches are the last thing on your mind, the Ogasawara Islands will change that — in a big...

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