Ise Grand shrine is the most important Shintō shrine of Japan. It is located in the city of Ise, in Mie prefecture. It is a complex of shrines, of which the main ones are Naikū (内宮) and Gekū (外宮), respectively the Inner shrine and the Outer shrine. Since it’s the home of the Sacred Mirror, one o...
Chances are you’ve already been to an aquarium once in your life. If you haven’t and are going to Osaka, then it will be easier to persuade you to visit the Kaiyukan Aquarium (海遊館) there, but if you have – what’s the point? Well, I think there is a point, as well as a reason
The city of Nara (奈良) is the head of the Nara Prefecture, in the Kansai region of the Honshu Island of Japan. Born as the Capital of Japan, it acted as such for only 84 years, and today it offers a beautiful collection of historical Buddhist temples and Shinto shrines. History of Nara As
Arashiyama is a popular district in Kyoto to visit. Introducing attractions, features, festivals of Arashiyama in Kyoto.
Hashima, also called “Gunkanjima” means “Battleship Island” is a small island located about 15 kilometers away from the city of Nagasaki, in Kyushu area. Tips to visit Hashima Island from my experience.
This is a Part 2 of introducing how to walk around Nagasaki. Read Part1 from here; Nagasaki One Day Tour Part 1- China Town, Oura Church, Glover Garden, Night View from Inasayama This is the course I recommend for the 2nd day of staying Nagasaki. It will be like this; Hashima Island (Gunkanjima,...
Nagasaki is a city in Kyushu Area, southern part of Japan. Nagasaki is well known as the city attacked by atomic bomb during the World War II. Not only the big event, but Nagasaki is has lots of historical stories because Nagasaki was the only city that was open to other countries during the Sak...
Anyone who is a fan of Fast and Furious would have seen “Tokyo Drift”, an American action film directed by Justin Lin and released in 2006. I think I speak for everybody when I say the film was pretty downright awful. The plot was lousy, the acting was mediocre, the culture was terribly distorte...
Part 3 of article series introducing World Heritage Sites in Japan. This article is about Western part of Japan
Part 2 of article series introducing World Heritage Sites in Japan. This article is about Kinki area.
Part 1 of article series introducing World Heritage Sites in Japan. This article is about Tohoku, Kanto, and Chubu Area.
Tokyo is such an urban city that has lots of skyscrapers. Therefore, night views are amazing as it is in New York City. If you visit Tokyo, spend one night climbing up the skyscraper, and enjoy the view of Tokyo from high above! You will see an amazing view. Today I will introduce 3 spots to
Asakusa is one of the place with long history, and it is a popular place to visit both for Japanese and those who came from outside of Japan. Ueno is also located close to Asakusa, where there are lots of thing to see such as Ueno Zoo and Ameyoko（アメ横）. Today I will introduce a one
Tokyo is an urban city, there are such city like Shibuya and Shinjuku. Did you know that there are places that you can be surrounded by flower, green, and beautiful sunlights in Tokyo? Today I will introduce 2 major parks in Tokyo, Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden and Hama-rikyu Garden. 1. Shinjuk...
Find 3 must-visit places for Ghibli fans if you come to Tokyo and cute Ghibli related food.