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The list of articles and Q&A for travel to Japan about "Winter" by Hub Japan. If you are looking for the best sightseeing, things to do, or food informations about Japan, Hub Japan is your answer!

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Answered 3 months ago

What is good to do on New Year day?

Mari Takahashi Mari Takahashi, Living in Japan

Many shops in Tokyo are open on New Years Day, like chain stores such as convenience store, big supermarket (such as AEON, Ito Yokado, etc). Some department stores and shopping malls are open from New Years Day but it is usually so crowded because it's the first day of winter sale and Fukubukuro ...

Published 6 months ago

10 Best Hatsumode Spots in Tokyo To Start the New Year

10 Best Hatsumode Spots in Tokyo To Start the New Year

If you are in Tokyo during new year holidays (Jan 1-3), experience “Hatsumode”, the first visit to shrine or temple! Japanese have a tradition to visit shrines or temples during new year holidays, January 1-3 but typically on January 1, to wish for luck, health, success, or peace in the new year...

Published 6 months ago

10 Best Ways to Experience New Years Eve in Tokyo 2017

10 Best Ways to Experience New Years Eve in Tokyo 2017

Are you spending New Year Eve in Tokyo? What do locals do on New Year’s Eve? Typical and traditional way to spend New Year Eve to Japanese is to stay at home, watch the TV Show called “Kohaku Uta Gassen”, which is like a music show popular artists sing songs, and quietly listen to the

Answered 6 months ago

How to spend NYE in Tokyo, (not clubbing)

Mari Takahashi Mari Takahashi, Living in Japan

If you like music, there is a concert festival in Makuhari Messe called "COWNTDOWN JAPAN"http://countdownjapan.jp/Many Japanese famous bands (mainly rock) will be on stage and there is a countdown on each stage. I have been there few times and enjoyed very much. I have been to a countdown event i...

Answered 6 months ago

How to spend NYE in Tokyo, (not clubbing)

Sosuke Kimura Sosuke Kimura, Living in Japan

There is a high possibility that the restaurant in the big city is open.For example:Shibuya, Shinjuku, Roppongi, IkebukuroIf you walk around the area you might find interesting places.I found bars that are open in NYE.Ishinohana: here is famous and good atmosphere.http://ishinohana.com/en/Maduro ...

Answered 10 months ago

I am going to fly to Tokyo in late Dec/ early Jan and will spend 12 days in Japan. Other than Tokyo, what other cities close by I should travel?

Yuta Takahashi Yuta Takahashi, Living in Japan

Definitely Chida. The most famous spot in Chiba, Tokyo Disney land, (By the way it is funny cuz Disney land is located in Chiba but it calls Tokyo Disney land.)There are lots of super fun attractions, you can really enjoy. As you know, you can find Mickeymouse in some area, 

Answered 11 months ago

I am going to fly to Tokyo in late Dec/ early Jan and will spend 12 days in Japan. Other than Tokyo, what other cities close by I should travel?

Sosuke Kimura Sosuke Kimura, Living in Japan

I recommed Kamakura.Kamakura has many famous temples and buddha statues. Because about 800 years ago, Kamakura was the capital of Japan.I recommend Kawagoe in Saitama too. The citiy call "Ko Edo".That meaning is little Edo. There are old style shops.If you are into japanese food, There are lots o...

Answered 11 months ago

I am going to fly to Tokyo in late Dec/ early Jan and will spend 12 days in Japan. Other than Tokyo, what other cities close by I should travel?

Mari Takahashi Mari Takahashi, Living in Japan

That's so nice you are spending new year holidays in Japan. How about participating a new year event, Hatsumode?Hatsumode literally means "the first visit to shrines/temples" and we Japanese visit shrines or temples on the New Year's Day to wish for the luck in the new year.Naritasan in Chiba pre...

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