Relive one of the most important moments in Japan’s history
Get lost and found in Gifu’s massive, mind-bending playground.
The birthplace of Japanese plastic food.
The mummified remains of an 18th-century monk resides in this peaceful rural temple.
Home to Japan’s most ancient fishing tradition and a historic castle with sweeping sights of surrounding mountains and greenery, this city could be central Japan’s best kept secret.
Discover how locals hunt and cultivate wasps as a hobby and even eat them as a treat. Whoever raises the most wasps is the champion! Stick around to see who wins.
This ancient town in Aichi is home to Japan’s oldest surviving castle and ancient fishing methods.
Local vibes of Ayu sweetfish and all-night dancing.
Leave modern technology and worries behind, and rediscover a simpler way of life buried in the mountains.