Omotesando Shotengai

Specialities Shopping - Not to be confused with Tokyo’s upscale shopping district, Omotesando Shotengai on Miyajima is a souvenir and gourmet snack route stretching 350 meter...

Tobu Zoo

Specialities Zoos & Aquariums - Dubbed a Hybrid Leisure Land, Tobu Zoo in Saitama is a zoo and rollercoaster and water park all rolled into one. Make your way to the zoo on the we...

Otome Road

Specialities Anime & Manga, Shopping - Interested in the 2D side of Japan? Head to Otome Road in Ikebukuro, which has anime and manga goods, voice actor CDs, doujinshi (self-published works...

8bit Cafe

Specialities Anime & Manga - Shinjuku is Inception come true for those looking to see into the future – skyscrapers touching the clouds, high-rise buildings so close that they're ...

Kappabashi Street

Specialities Shopping - Know those plastic food samples outside pretty much every Japanese restaurant? They were probably bought in Kappabashi: Taito ward’s home of plastic f...

Odaiba

Specialities Shopping - Odaiba is a magical wonderland of entertainment, situated on a man-made island in Tokyo Bay. Not only does this location afford an unbeatable view of....

Odawara

Specialities Castles - Odawara is an often overlooked gateway to nature and history. Tourists looking for castles or towns rich in Japanese traditional culture often opt for...

Ginza

Specialities Shopping - Paris has the Champs Elysées, London has Oxford Street and Tokyo has Ginza. After all, fancy is as fancy does and if you’re really fancy,...

Akita City

Specialities Festivals - Akita City is a charmingly small prefectural capital, with museums, parks, restaurants, shrines and temples all within comfortable walking distance. S...

Beppu Safari

Specialities Zoos & Aquariums - Although it’s best known for its onsen (hot springs), Beppu is also known for having a little piece of Africa that is easily within your...

Fukuoka Castle Ruins

Specialities Castles - Nestled in the centre of Fukuoka Prefecture in Maizuru Park, the atmospheric ruins of Fukuoka Castle, also known as the Maizuru Castle, is one of...

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