Hiroshima Castle

Specialities Museums - While many Japanese castles share similar architectural designs, Hiroshima Castle has every imaginable feature associated with a medieval fortress: a ...

Hinomisaki Lighthouse

Specialities Landmark - Japan’s tallest masonry lighthouse and ranked in the top 100 historic lighthouses in the world, Hinomisaki Lighthouse is one of the more unique sites ...

Ikebukuro

Specialities Festivals - Ikebukuro really has it all-in-one. This once small historical village, (literally meaning "pond bag"- classy) has grown into a shopping and anime par...

Ghibli Museum

Specialities Museums - 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...

Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building

Specialities Landmark - Everyone gets excited about the Skytree and the Tokyo Tower, but there's a cheaper place – cheaper because it's free – to catch a view...

Fukuoka Tower

Specialities Landmark - Rising 234 metres above the city of Fukuoka, the Fukuoka Tower cuts an imposing figure in the cityscape. It boasts the greatest height of any...

Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park

Specialities Museums - Located in downtown Hiroshima, the Peace Memorial Park is a place for remembrance - commemorating the city and the nearly 140,000 victims lost to the....

Tagawa Coal Mining Museum

Specialities Museums - Once the epicentre of the coal mining in Japan, Tagawa is home to an entire museum dedicated to its rich history and deep involvement in...

Togetsukyo Bridge

Specialities Landmark - Built over Kyoto’s former commerce center along the Oi River, the timeless Togetsukyo Bridge - which literally translates to “Moon-Crossing Bridge” - ...

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...

Top Museums to Visit on Teshima Island

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

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