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60Frances MadainLV.23 12 3
Just across Harajuku JR train station, before going ahead to Takeshita Dori, look up in a building for Mocha Cat Cafe (floor 3 or 4). It is very easy to tell by the big wooden tree that stands out of the window, and also by the curious kittens looking at the people When I first saw it, I thought ...more...
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60Sam LesmanaLV.46 14 5
As always I woke up early. Way too early. I had my alarm clock for 7am, but I was awake at 5:30 and couldn’t keep still in bed. I was itching to get the day started since I was really looking forward to going to Kamakura so off I went on my two-day trip out of the city. Kamakura is a beach town a...more...
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60Mike BosackLV.53 11 3
Every year on 3 May, Japan celebrates its Kenpō Kinenbi, or Constitution Day.  Certainly, the importance of the day is overshadowed by the fact that it is smack dab in the middle of golden week, but the holiday signifies an important turning point in world history.Japan's Constitution Day rememb...more...
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60Lynnie LimLV.31 4 1
Tucked away on a quiet side street, minutes away from Osaka's bustling Shinsaibashi, a lone owl stands watch. A doll - a figure - no - it's real. Tempting as it is to start making friends right away, you'd best keep your hands to yourself for the time being - give it a respectful wave, and head ...more...
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60Fran JapaniLV.40 5 1
via netgeek.bizWebsite (English) hereFacebook page hereKids Plaza is a large indoor space for children near the centre of Osaka city. It has areas to play, explore and learn, and is a great day out for you and your family.According to the founders of Kids Plaza, `Kids Plaza Osaka is the first mu...more...
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60Kim BosackLV.61 41 6
Kyoto is up there with most people's "must see" places when they come to Japan, and I was no different. Oftentimes when you're super excited to visit somewhere, it can occasionally be a let-down -- but Kyoto exceeded my expectations and then some. Here's 5 of the places I adored when I visited Ky...more...
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60Dr Nozman & LillyLV.49 4470 2
Miraikan isn’t the name of a new Pokémon, it’s the name of the National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation (“Nippon Kagaku Mirai-Kan”, or “Miraikan”), and it’s located on the artificial island of Odaiba, in Tokyo’s bay ! Opened in 2001 and accessible in 15 mns by the Yurikamome line from ...more...
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60Sam LesmanaLV.46 20 4
I really like museums and they take up a big portion of my sightseeing when travelling. Many museums in Japan are worth mentioning; Tokyo's Amuse Museum, Fukuyama's Prefectural Museum, many castle museums... it's hard to say which one is my favourite of them all, however this one may well be the ...more...
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60Kiran GoLV.10 20 5
Located in Aichi Prefecture, north of the Nagoya Metrapolis, this quiet town is a beautiful place to visit that will leave you in awe. Along with their unique tastings of traditional Japanese homemade cuisine, small boutiques of ornaments, confectionaries etc.. and an incredible historical site, ...more...
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60Samantha LamLV.16 28 4
A very well organised kid friendly do it yourself experience at the Cup noodle museum in Yokohama, it is also English and Chinese friendly. Booking beforehand is required and can be done via their website:http://www.cupnoodles-museum.jp/english/attraction/index.html Arriving at the museum:Be sur...more...