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Nebuta Festival

Cool off in Aomori this summer and dance among giant floats at Japan’s most iconic festival.

Oda shimane Kagura

Where to See Kagura Dance in Japan

A wild — yet dying — tradition. Catch these dance performances before they're gone.

Rockabillly Gang Men Jeans Twist Dance Yoyogi Park

Yoyogi

Chilled-out picnics, samurai, iconic food and street performers.

Kashima Soccer Stadium

Watch a J-Soccer league game at the home of the Kashima Antlers!

Chojuan food Final kochi

Chojuan Inn

Live and bathe like the locals — in a cauldron — at this historic and tattoo-friendly spot.

Iwami Ginzan houses

Iwami Ginzan Silver Mine

The ancient silver of the far east. What once was Japan's largest silver mine is now its most historic.

Tokyo Shiki Theatres

The Lion King, Wicked, West Side Story, Cats: See the best of Broadway right here in Japan.

Tokyo National Museum

Gateway to Asian cultures...

Lake Ikeda

The home of Japanese Loch Ness!

Sato Yosuke Udon Workshop

Make your own noodles at Japan’s top udon shop!

Cormorant Fishing (Ukai) in Arashiyama

View this traditional fish-catching method in Kyoto: let the birds do the legwork.