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Best known for its sand dunes (Tottori Sakyu) and Sand Sculpture Museum. After climbing dunes and mountains, be sure to try the local specialty Matsubagani cuisine. Matsubagani is a long legged snow crab, delicious in all the many ways it is prepared, but especially as Kanijuu (snow crab soup).View Prefecture »
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In the Heian era, it was the home of aristocratic decadence. Now, when standing on the Togetsukyo Bridge, you can hear the murmuring flow of Guichuan. Stop and imagine the boats of past aristocrats rippling in the Weir River, appreciate the beauty of changing scenery throughout the year, and step back a millennium.View Neighborhood »
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Nikko Tosho-gu Shrine
This Shinto shrine is part of the "Shrines and Temples of Nikko" and the final resting place of Tokugawa Ieyasu, the founder of the Tokugawa Shogunate. Ieyasu is enshrined as Tosho Daigongen, the "Great Deity of the East Shining Light". Initially built in 1617
Granny Smith Apple Pie & Coffee (Mishuku)
Granny Smith Apple Pie & Coffee is a small shop with two stores located in Tokyo. They specialise in desserts, namely apple pie but they also serve up a variety of other types of pies as well such as Dutch Crumble and English Custard.
Mount Kongo Road of Rhododendrons
The Road of Rhododendrons is a quiet trail on Mount Kongo with flowers in full bloom in spring.
Daimaru is one of Kyoto’s two largest and most opulent department stores, with everything from elite international brands to one of the best food floors in all of Japan.
Dogo High Collar Street
Dogo High Collar Dori is a shopping street in Dogo Onsen with many souvenir shops.
Final Fantasy Eorzea Cafe
The Final Fantasy Eorzea Cafe recreates the world of the famous and popular game "Final Fantasy" through its interior decoration and menu items. The cafe also hosts various events related to the game.
Closet Child Harajuku
Closet Child Harajuku is a Gothic Lolita clothing store located in Harajuku.
Made with raw milk cream, Shiroichi serves up amazing ice cream which is as photogenic as it is delicious. Be sure to try one during Tokyo's hot summer months.
Milks is located a little over a minutes walk from Ebisu Station, located on the 5th floor of the ‘Granbell Ebisunishi Building’ with a pure white interior that is both relaxing and luxurious. Catering for a more aldult taste, Milks offer some of Hokkaido’s
Ebis Cafe & Pachinko
This is a new breed of café/pachinko born in Hida Takayama. As the first establishment in Japan, it combined café, which offers a relaxing moment, and pachinko, which gives excitement. It is a five-minute walk from JR Takayama station. It opens until 22:30.
Fuki temple is a historical temple originally built for prayers by the chief priest at Usa Jingu Shrine (a Japan national treasure) in 718. Fukiji Odo is one of three great Amitabha halls in Japan. The others include the Phenix Hall at Byodoin Temple in Kyoto
Usa Shrine was founded around 8th century, also well known for second ancestral temple after Ise shrine. Usa shrine is the head shrine of thousands of shrines across Japan that are dedicated to Hachiman, the god of archery and war, who has also been identifie
A gorgeous restaurant engulfed in a mysterious looking bamboo forest. As you enter, you are surrounded by a picturesque forest, perfect for a picture. There is also a gorgeous red bench and umbrella that further enhances your experience. Their main cuisin
Beach in Fukushima Reopens After 8 Years: This Week in Japan
Fukushima beach reopens after 8 years After the devastating 2011 earthquake and tsunami that hit north-eastern Japan, Haragamaobama beach in the Fukushima Prefecture has finally reopened to the public. Like Haragamaobama, several other beaches were ravaged by
Why Oita Should Be On Your Next Itinerary To Japan
Tucked away on the eastern coast of Kyushu island, Oita Prefecture has many attractions suitable for all types of tourists. While the average visitor may only visit this area for their amazing onsen (hot spring) culture, there is a lot more to this prefectur