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A day trip to visit major tourist spots in Kanazawa 《Special article to explore Chubu & Hokuriku areas from Shinjuku by express bus 3/3》Read Later
Located in Ishikawa Prefecture, Kanazawa is a beautiful city surrounded by mountains facing the ocean. The city has developed around Kanazawa Castle, which has stood for over 400 years without experiencing war or a major natural disaster. Owing to its history, many of the town's temples and tea shops have survived in good condition, lending an old-fashioned feel to its streets. Starting with 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, modern tourist spots are also being created for visitors to enjoy. Now I'll introduce a recommended 1-day course that's sure to satisfy you!
A day trip to visit major tourist spots in Takayama & Shirakawa 《Special article to explore Chubu & Hokuriku areas from Shinjuku by express bus 2/3》Read Later
Hida is an area located close to the heart of the Japan islands. Surrounding the area from the east and the west are beautiful high mountains and from the south to the north, canyons with a river also surround the area. Takayama City in Gifu prefecture, which is located at the center of the area (“Takayama” for short) is a historical castle town that flourished nearly 400 years ago. Classical townscape with historical atmosphere is still preserved in these days.
A day trip to visit major tourist spots in Matsumoto 《Special article to explore Chubu & Hokuriku areas from Shinjuku by express bus 1/3》Read Later
The city of Matsumoto lies between the Northern Japan Alps and Utsukushigahara plateau thus allowing people to enjoy scenery of the mountain ranges from anywhere in the city. Behind Matsumoto castle stands the Northern Alps and with this castle in the center, the city stretches wide from south to north with many preserved historical storehouses. In addition, Matsumoto is a tourist-friendly city with lots of charming streets and museums gathered right by Matsumoto station. In this article, we will show you a tour to fully enjoy Matsumoto in one day.
From Tokyo's Nakano Station, walk three minutes and you'll see Majime-na-Tokeiya (Serious Watch Shop) Kame-Kichi, specializing in luxury brand watches.
With an extensive selection of over 3,000 watches, this shop offers competitive pricing, making it a popular place to shop.
This post will introduce a gourmet tour plan specializing in shops serving delicious dishes in Ginza and Tsukiji. Use the Toei One-day Pass to go around these places.
Visit these Snow Resorts with the Economical JR Pass! Also Introducing Enjoyable Travel Plans (The Second Part)Read Later
Winter has finally arrived! Along with the economical JR Pass, I'd like to introduce snow resorts where visitors can have fun skiing and snowboarding! I'd also like to suggest some local places where you can enjoy relaxing your mind and body.
This second post includes information on how to use the convenient JR Pass to get from Tokyo to Nagano or Niigata as well as the areas surrounding the Kanto plain!
Visit these Snow Resorts with the Economical JR Pass! Also Introducing Enjoyable Travel Plans (The First Part)Read Later
Winter has finally arrived! So along with the economical JR Pass, we'd like to introduce some snow resorts where you can enjoy winter sports like skiing and snowboarding! We will also suggest some ways to relax your mind and body while having fun in these locations. The first part of this post features information on recommended spots in the Tohoku area that you can get to from Tokyo on the JR Pass!
I found these “yunomi” teacups at the 100-yen shop “DAISO”! Yunomi are a type of cup mainly used for drinking green tea. They’re made in Japan, and, of course, they are only 100 yen each! Let’s get on with the introduction!