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Getting to Fukui is relatively easy, and there are two ways to get to the prefecture by train from the Tokyo Area. Depending on where you want to visit before or after your trip to Fukui, you may want to think about which route to take. You can also get to the prefecture via airplane, which is ar...more...
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Gunma is relatively close to the Metropolitan area, and therefore is a great destination for those that want to get out of the urban center and experience rural Japan, without wanting to go too far out of the way or spend too much money. While there aren’t any airports in Gunma, you can still ge...more...
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Okayama prefecture is perfect for a 1 or 2-day rest day between the larger and denser prefectures like Kyoto and Osaka, as many of the tourist destinations are focused on relaxing, like onsen and beautiful parks. Here are some things you can do on your trip to Okayama Day 1 After arriving at Oka...more...
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I had many things on my to-see list for the day so I was in a bit of a hurry to get started. Hikone castle opens at 9am and, being an original castle, can get crowded, so I had to be there by opening time!Once at the castle I paid about 1000 yen for the full combination ticket, at first I thought...more...
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1|imageslimKim BLV.87 19 5
There are many brilliant reasons to pay Japan a visit - the amazing festival culture here being one of them. What do you do though if a particular festival you want to check out isn't on at the time of year you're visiting? Or maybe you can't get to every region in Japan that you want to.Well, if...more...
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Metropolitan Area Outer Underground Discharge ChannelThe Metropolitan Area Outer Underground Discharge Channel is the world’s largest underground floor water diversion facility, built to withstand the water that rains down on the metropolitan area during flood season. It took 14 years to build th...more...
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Shiga Prefecture is great in that it is incredibly close to Kyoto and other tourist destinations in the Kansai Area. Not only is it close to other prefectures, it is also very easy to get around the prefecture and enjoy a wide variety of activities, from viewing castles, to relaxing on a lake, t...more...
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Because of Shiga Prefecture’s relative smallness, and its proximity to Kyoto and the Kansai area, Shiga is prefect for a quick one-day trip to enjoy nature and cultural buildings. In fact, the Keihan railway offers a one-day pass for exactly this reason. The Koto Koto Otsu One-day pass is a must ...more...
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1|imageslimSam LesmanaLV.50 10 2
After spending the morning in Inuyama, I made it to Gifu city nearby in the afternoon. I'd be sleeping the night there. But because I hadn’t yet had an appropraite meal that day I first headed off to Gifu Park, where I’d been recommended a little restaurant.It was almost 5pm, so there wasn’t much...more...
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One of the rarities Japan can boast with is “snow monkeys” living in Nagano prefecture. The monkeys are Japanese macaques, a species vernacular to Japanese mountains and they are the most northern-living nonhuman primates in the world. The monkeys are able to survive winter temperatures below -15...more...