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Top 8 Places to Visit in Yamanashi Prefecture

Yamanashi Prefecture, lying west of Tokyo, is most recognized for being the home of the majestic Mt. Fuji. It offers stunning attractions and fun activities, from beautiful lakes and parks to ancient ...

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All About Kurobe Gorge Railway

The beautiful Kurobe Gorge Railway is the main attraction of the Kurobe Gorge in the mountains of the Northern Japan Alps. With careful planning, you can enjoy the trip and the various spots along the...

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Tour of Beppu Hot Spring Town

Beppu is a famous hot spring town in Oita Prefecture, Kyushu. Their main attraction aside from the relaxing hot spring facilities is their Hell Springs - 7 Hot Springs for viewing only, definitely no ...

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12 Things To Do in Tottori Prefecture

The least populated prefecture in Japan does not lose out to other prefectures when it comes to sightseeing and fun to be had. Tottori Prefecture is perhaps one of the most unique travel experiences y...

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Takaragawa Onsen: The Luxury of Bathing and of Nature's Canvass

Takaragawa Onsen is one of the highest recommended hot springs in Gunma Prefecture. Enveloped by nature, the onsen makes a picturesque and relaxing scene. They also offer a unique mixed gender bath ex...

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A Lift to Charming Attractions: Hakone Ropeway

Hakone Ropeway is one of Hakone’s best attractions. Also a Guinness Record Holder, it brings visitors to some of Hakone’s star attractions like Owakudani and Ubako Onsen. Hakone Ropeway al...

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Sento: Uncovering Japan's Public Bathhouses

Sento (銭湯) meaning public bathhouse is also the public bathing tradition of Japan. You can experience it all over Japan because there are sento everywhere. Do note that there are certain rules and eti...

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12 Things To Conquer in Saitama-ken, Japan

Along the borders of north Tokyo and part of the Greater Tokyo area is Saitama Prefecture. With Saitama City as its capital, some of the many wonders in Saitama include Kawagoe’s old town Edo la...

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Akita: Homeland of Japan's Loyal Pup

Akita is a coastal prefecture located in northern Honshu of Japan. The natural resource abundant prefecture is a popular tourist spot with several attractions, including an ancient samurai district, h...

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The Gero Onsen Experience in Gifu Prefecture

As many of you might know, Japan has many active volcanoes - therefore it has many naturally occurring onsens or hot springs all over the country. In this article we will cover one such popular hot sp...

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