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A look in to the home of Miyajima Torii: Itsukushima Shrine

If you are familiar with traveling spots in Japan, you've possibly seen photos of the floating torii of Miyajima. The floating torii of Miyaji, also known as Itsukujima Shrine, has its importance ...

Travel temple sightseeing tradition Hiroshima Prefecture Chugoku Region sea/beach

Gion: In the Past and Now of Kyoto

Gion is known for its traditional streets with Geisha walking down the alleys; however, Gion is way more than that! Other than geishas and the old street view, let us take a deeper look into the histo...

Travel sightseeing tradition Kyoto Prefecture Kansai (Kinki) Region

Discover the city anew with the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building

See Tokyo in a completely different view, both literally and figuratively. Discover the prided architecture of the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building, to which it by itself is a tourist attraction...

Travel sightseeing Tokyo

Time travel back to Edo Japan in an hour from Tokyo: a Guide of Kawagoe

Have you ever imagined yourself walking through the narrow streets during Edo Japan in traditional clothing? For options other than the Nikko Edo Wonderland in Kanto, pay a visit to Kawagoe that is on...

Travel history sightseeing tradition Tokyo Kanto Region

Osaka’s Traditional Onsen and Popular Relaxing Hot Springs

When we talk about places to visit in Japan, onsen are definitely one of the things to experience that has gained popularity among foreign visitors. In Osaka there are many well-known onsen, boasting ...

Travel hotel/accomodation hot springs sightseeing Osaka Prefecture

Visit Japan's oldest zoo: Tokyo's Ueno Zoo

When it comes to history and diverse sets of animals, Tokyo's Ueno Zoo is one of the best! Ueno Zoo is not only Japan's oldest zoo, but it is also the home to many rare and endangered species,...

Travel zoo sightseeing Tokyo

Osaka's Famous Landmark: The Tsutenkaku Tower

When it comes to famous towers in Japan, standing proud in Osaka is the rebuilt and redesigned Tsutenkaku Tower. A time-honored second generation tower with an abundance of beauty and history, it incr...

Travel food history sightseeing Osaka Prefecture

Navigating Osaka by its Loop Line

As a highly urbanized city and offering its outstanding food culture, Osaka has been one of the tourist hotspots in Japan. Another wonder is its unique rail transportation system, including the Osaka ...

Travel sightseeing transportation Osaka Prefecture

Kyoto Nightlife: Sing, Drink, Dance and Enjoy your Evening while in Japan

No one can claim that Kyoto's nightlife is lacking. Kyoto offers plenty of places to chill and relax, with numerous bars, clubs, and cozier places to drink and have a good time. The inviting brigh...

Travel research funds event sightseeing Kyoto Prefecture