There are countless rural and not well known onsen districts in Japan. Of all of them, Kinugawa onsen in Tochigi prefecture is one of my recommendation. Kinugawa onsen is near Nikko, where the famous World Heritage temple Tosho-gu is located. You can enjoy seeing Toshogu during the day and relax ...
Summer and New Year are the biggest sale time in Japan. Especially New Years, most of the shops do events called "Hatsu-uri", literally means "first sale of the year", where lots of things get 20%, 30&, 50%, even 70%(!) off. Also there will be "Fuku-bukuro", lucky bags sold, where you can get...
1. Sofmap Amusement Museum In this figure, DVD, or have such as used games are sold. http://www.sofmap.com/tenpo/topics/exec/_/id=shop/-/sid=akb-amuse 2. Akihabara UDX When you go on weekends is so flea market has been held. It seems Anime Otaku products are sold. In the building seems...
The Imperial Palace is a beautiful place to see and even just walking around the palace , you will see many famous spots, like Tokyo Tower, The National Diet Building and Yasukuni Shrine. If you have a chance, cherry blossom season is the best for this area!!
i usually buy japanese snucks or ramen from the Duty free stores at the airport when i go oversee. And beautiful chopsticks would be good too. And for people live in could area, i buy "Heat-Tech Shirt" from UNIQLO!
It depends on areas as Japan is a long island. Usually it is said that winter starts from november through the end of February or the beginning of March. But for instance, Hokkaido is located in the North of Japan and winter lasts much longer than that. And Okinawa is located in the south and ...
A giant budda is the most famous thing in Kamakura. It is not only the size but a beautiful face is also known for this budda. And also Tsurugaoka Hachiman Shrine is also a another spot. There are many traditional events going on thoughout a year and if you are lucky, you might be able to meet a ...
Sushi is the must of course but if you are more into like local food, try to go to Izakaya which is like a japanese version of tavern. You can experience so many kinds food that most japanese people eat usually with very reasonable price!
Hiroshima might be a good place if you are into Historical sightseeing. There is a world famous "the Atomic Bomb Dome" , its also called Hiroshima Peace Memorial. and Itsukushima Shrine is also a must-see place!! This place is famous for a giant floating red gate in the sea.
Hakone is one of the most famous Onsen(Hot Spring) areas in japan. So Onsen is a must! And staying at Ryokan which is traditional japanese style hotel, you can have a heartwaming japanese service OMOTENASHI at Ryokan.
Sukiyabashi Jiro is the one!! Including the President Obama, lots of celebrities from all over the world have visited there! Very very exepensive of course! http://www.sushi-jiro.jp/shop-info/ http://www.sushi-jiro.jp/dining-at-jiro/
There is a place called "KidZania" in Tokyo and Hyougo which is near Osaka. KidZania is a Theme Park where all kids can experience and learn more than 90 jobs in uniforms!! Limited numbers of avtivities are conducted in English too. http://www.kidzania.jp/tokyo/en/
Japan is one of the safest countries. I know Tokyo is the big city but still very very safe even for gilrs walking around in the night.
I think it depends on what you want to do in Tokyo, but at least 50,000yen would be required including accommodation fee.
Airbnb is getting popular but there are still obstacles with Japanese laws. The government is trying to change the law to allow services like Airbnb due to the increasing number of visitors to Japan and lack of hotel rooms especially in the central Tokyo and Osaka areas.
Also it depends on the region, but it is a cold winter from December to March roughly.
North of the region (Ex: Tohoku, Hokkaido) but when November and also in April is cold.
If you want to enjoy the snow, it is winter in the north of the region is good.
The photo is in Hokkaido.
Omotesando street has many great design shopping shops with sophisticated architecture. From small fancy cafes to famous brand shops, even just walking the street, you will be amazed to see the good designs.
There is a park in Yokohama called "minato no mieru oka koen" which is famous you can see beautiful night-view of MinatoMirai in Yokohama. Many couples go there to see night view to confirm their love. I recommend to go there at night time when yokohama seems like a tons of stars with thier light...
Roping Hills fulfills your day with various places. They have a cinema complex, beautiful traditional Japanese park called "Mori koen", shoppings malls, high observation deck can see entire Tokyo, restaurants and cafe.
When Maid Coffee shops are obviously old and popular in Akihabara Tokyo, then these 10 unusual restaurants, coffee shops, and bars below offer you more than just food!