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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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Mugenjuku Aikido Dojo (Kyoto)
Mugenjuku Aikido Dojo is an authentic Japanese martial arts class taught in English. Their opening hours are rather irregular, so be sure to check their training schedule before you visit.
Tea ＆ Cake Grace
This cafe is known locally for its relaxed atmosphere and homely interior. The specialty at Tea ＆ Cake Grace is their strawberry cake. Unlike most cafes, the strawberry cake at this cafe comes with a thick custard cream topping that makes the cake sweeter. It
Shido-ji Temple, located in Kagawa, is the eighty-sixth temple of the Shikoku 88 temple pilgrimage.
La Maison Du Chocolat (Marunouchi)
Located close to Tokyo Station, Parisian top chocolatier La Maison du Chocolat offers a great selection of chocolates, as well as chocolate drinks and pastries.
This popular tourist destination is located on the west side of Shinjuku Station. Essentially unchanged since the Showa Era (1926-1989), little alleys connect 60+ bars and restaurants in a tightly packed area. A few of the shops are open in the afternoon, but
Known for making gourmet crepes marketed towards adults, this creperie uses a wide variety of ingredients such as rum, caviar, blue cheese, fig and high-quality chocolate. Seating is not provided as this eatery is a crepe stand. In accordance with each season,
Mahalo Surf Style
Mahalo Surf Style is a surfing school as well as a surf board rental and repair place in Onjuku, Chiba.
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