Konosu

Specialities Art & Design - While rural Konosu is known for being home to the widest part of the Arakawa river - itself, Japan’s widest river - that isn't really why...

Ghibli Museum

Specialities Art & Design - Whether you're a fan or not of Miyazaki’s whimsical animation, you shouldn't miss out on the official Studio Ghibli Museum in Mitaka. It’s an absolute...

Akihabara

Specialities Art & Design - Akihabara isn’t called Electric Town for no reason. As soon as you step off the train, you’re bombarded with adverts for all the latest gaming...

Saitama Craft Center

Specialities Art & Design, Traditional - "Like this," says a man as he shakes a wooden frame with steady, even strokes. The water drains out from the bottom, leaving a thin...

Kaho Gekijou Kabuki Theater

Specialities Art & Design, Traditional - Situated in Iizuka in the idyllic rural region of Chikuho, Fukuoka Prefecture, the Kaho Gekijo Kabuki Theatre offers authentic kabuki performances thr...

Kabukiza Theater

Specialities Traditional - When people think of Japanese theatre, they think of Kabuki: demonic looking masks, elegant kimonos and drums. Although it sets a much slower pace tha...

Shirakawa-go and Gokayama

Specialities Traditional - Do you pine for the sleepy rural lifestyle of Japan’s past, where farmers tended to rice fields at the base of sharp, majestic mountains and...

Takayama

Specialities Traditional - Nestled at the foot of the Japanese Alps, Takayama is literally a breath of fresh air. This mountain town’s remote location has led to excellent...

Top Museums to Visit on Teshima Island

Specialities Art & Design - Naoshima and Teshima islands are famous for being home to numerous museums that showcase the works of various international and Japanese modern artist...

The Tower of the Sun

Specialities Art & Design - If you visit the expansive and scenic Expo Commemoration Park (Banpaku-kinen-koen) in Suita, Osaka, you’ll happen upon a strange and oddly haunting sc...

Moerenuma Park

Specialities Art & Design - A former landfill site, Sapporo’s Moerenuma has since been transformed into a stunning public park that intertwines the natural world with contemporar...

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