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osaka castle

Osaka Castle

An enduring symbol of the vibrant city's dramatic past.

Togakushi Village

Ninja time in the mountains.

Oshi Castle

Check out samurai re-enactments at this “Flying Castle” just a day trip away from Tokyo.

Nakazakicho

A hipster haven in an Osaka neighborhood unchanged since before WWII.

Nijo Castle

Kyoto’s undiscovered gem.

Koriyama Castle

Romance comes alive.

otaki castle

Otaki Castle

Hiding in Chiba: take a bus that goes under the ocean to the castle’s peaceful Edo-style town.

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.

Oda shimane Kagura

Yunotsu Onsen

Home of rustic onsen and fighting demons.

Shitamachi Museum

Shitamachi Museum

Journey into Tokyo’s forgotten past, before it became a modern Metropolis.

National Museum of Nature and Science

From prehistoric times to now.