Mount Daisen

Specialities Shrines & Temples - Soaring straight out from the Sea of Japan at a height of 1729 meters, Mount Daisen is the highest, and holiest, mountain in the Chugoku...

Sunshine Aquarium

Specialities Zoos & Aquariums - On the top of a building in the heart of Tokyo, the Sunshine Aquarium is a rooftop oasis - where sky, ocean and people meet. Head...

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...

Koshigaya LakeTown

Specialities Shopping - Tokyo can be said to have many things but space probably isn't one of them. For a change of pace, check out Koshigaya LakeTown in...

Akihabara

Specialities Anime & Manga, Shopping - 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...

Iwaki

Specialities Zoos & Aquariums - 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...

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...

Oarai Isosaki Shrine

Specialities Shrines & Temples - 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...

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...

Kitamoto

Specialities Shrines & Temples - Although today Kitamoto is an unassuming commuter city, signs of its history as a post station on the old Nakasendo, a route from the Edo period...

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...

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