WINTER

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 over 3 years 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 ...

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Answered almost 4 years ago

What places/attractions to visit in winter time?

Mari Takahashi Mari Takahashi, Living in Japan

Northern areas will be beautiful when it is covered with snow but transportation becomes difficult sometimes because of the weather. Skiing and snowboarding is very popular winter things to do for a Japanese since there are lots of mountains and ski resorts.Also we like to soak into onsen on cold...

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Answered almost 4 years ago

How many layers of clothes to wear in Hokkaido in Jan-Feb?

Mari Takahashi Mari Takahashi, Living in Japan

I have been to Hokkaido in January and February and experienced harsh coldness. For tops, get a Heattech fleece turtleneck shirt. It helped me a lot to warm my neck. Adding one more layer of knit or sweater under Uniqlo down jacket is a good idea. For bottoms, wear Heattech tights (knit tights ar...

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Answered almost 4 years ago

Where's the best place to spend new years' eve??

Sosuke Kimura Sosuke Kimura, Living in Japan

The question similar is here. I posted too.https://hubjapan.io/questions/how-to-spend-nye-in-tokyo-not-clubbingDo you know "Joya no kane"?The event is ringing bell in temple at midnight.The event is popular.https://matcha-jp.com/en/1340

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Answered almost 4 years 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...

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Answered almost 4 years 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 ...

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Answered over 4 years 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, 

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Answered over 4 years 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...

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Answered over 4 years 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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Answered almost 5 years ago

How long is winter in Japan?

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 ...

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Answered almost 5 years ago

How long is winter in Japan?

Sosuke Kimura Sosuke Kimura, Living in Japan

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.

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