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Enoura Observatory, Odawara Art Foundation

An art project in and of itself, the Enoura Observatory is a great place to get off the beaten path. The facility combines the artistic sensibilities of Japanese art and design with the beauty of natu…

Scenery Art & Culture Sites KANAGAWA

Sado Gold Mine Historic Site

Located off the coast of Niigata Prefecture in the Sea of Japan, the remote island of Sado holds a unique place in Japanese history. Learn about how this former gold mine was a shining part of the Jap…

Art & Culture Family Fun Sites Traditions History NIIGATA

TeamLab Borderless & teamLab Planets

In the heart of Tokyo lies an interactive art installation and creative space that allows visitors to leave the city for a borderless landscape of light that evolves every day.

Sites Art & Culture Family Fun Experience TOKYO

Aizu Samurai School Nisshinkan

Samurai culture still thrives in Aizuwakamatsu, a castle town in central Fukushima. A distinguished school aims to keep traditions alive by introducing the authentic culture of the ancient samurai war…

Family Fun Sites Experience Traditions History Art & Culture FUKUSHIMA

Kamakura Mind

Head to Japan’s former capital city of Kamakura to get your very own piece of history: a handcrafted name stamp that will let you recall your travels across Japan with every use.

Experience Art & Culture Activities Traditions KANAGAWA

Tomioka Silk Mill

Japan’s first silk model factory is now a place where visitors can come learn about the history and development of the nation’s raw silk industry less than two hours from Tokyo. (Photo provided by Gun…

Art & Culture Family Fun Sites Traditions History GUNMA

Mashiko Ware Pottery

Embrace the town of Mashiko, where culture, art, natural beauty, history, and craftsmanship have combined to create a unique form of Japanese pottery and a National Traditional Craft.

Traditions Sites Shopping History Art & Culture TOCHIGI

Kawagoe

Known for unique clay warehouses, the former castle town of Kawagoe has so much in store for visitors to Saitama. Learn about the historical area and chomp on traditional treats while wearing a kimono…

Temples & Shrines Family Fun Sites Scenery Traditions Experience History Art & Culture SAITAMA

Aizu Kendo Experience

Kick it old school in Aizuwakamatsu as you learn the basics of Japanese swordplay in one of Japan’s most revered samurai cities, right in the heart of Fukushima.

Experience Activities Traditions Sites Family Fun Art & Culture History FUKUSHIMA

Yamanashi Wine Country

Yamanashi is the most prolific wine region of Japan with over 140 years of growing experience, producing a third of all the wine made domestically. So there’s simply no better place to tour vineyards …

Food & Drink Traditions Sites Cuisine Art & Culture History Experience Shopping YAMANASHI

Tokozenji Temple

While you may be familiar with the word Zen, the best way to start a path to understanding this branch of Buddhism is to experience it for yourself. And this can be done right in Yokohoma, Tokyo’s nei…

History Temples & Shrines Art & Culture Experience Traditions KANAGAWA

Takasaki Daruma

Daruma, hollow and rounded dolls generally made from paper, are one of Japan’s most enduring lucky icons. In Takasaki, visitors can try their hand at the craft in a workshop led by artisans recognized…

Traditions Art & Culture History Experience Shopping GUNMA

Kairakuen & Kodokan

You’re invited to escape the crowds of the major cities and journey to Ibaraki Prefecture, where you can take a carefree walk of one of Japan’s most famous gardens, before learning about the culture a…

Art & Culture Scenery Family Fun Sites Traditions History IBARAKI

Sakura City Samurai Tour

Stroll like a samurai in the city of Sakura, home to well-preserved traditional homes, sword masters, and serene bamboo groves that look straight out of a Kurosawa film.

Family Fun Scenery Traditions Experience History Activities Art & Culture CHIBA

Naritasan Museum of Calligraphy

Only a short trip from Narita Airport, the Naritasan Museum of Calligraphy lies in Naritasan Park, near Naritasan Shinshoji Temple. Enrich your journey into Japanese art and style by learning about th…

Traditions Sites Art & Culture History CHIBA

Tokorozawa Sakura Town

Inside of one imaginative Saitama building that resembles a scrambled castle lies a wonderful tribute to Japanese comics and young adult books. Come inside the Kadokawa Culture Museum, famed architect…

Sites Art & Culture Cuisine Shopping Family Fun SAITAMA

Narai-juku

Walk along a route once used by pilgrims, aristocrats, and merchants in ancient Japan as you wander the Nagano streets of Narai-juku, one of the best-preserved stations of the Nakasendo route that con…

Sites Scenery Traditions History Art & Culture NAGANO

Matsumoto Castle

Only two hours from Tokyo by train lies Matsumoto, home to one of the best-preserved castles in Japan. Matsumoto Castle is a National Treasure of Japan, and one you have to see with your own eyes.

Traditions Sites Scenery Art & Culture History NAGANO

Suifu Chochin Lanterns

Traditional crafts are always in style in Japan and one such city to create your own piece of culture is Mito, the capital city of Ibaraki where you’ll learn all about the famed Suifu chochin lanterns…

Shopping History Art & Culture Experience Traditions IBARAKI

Omiya Bonsai Village

Learn how the art form of bonsai came to be at Omiya Bonsai Village, just a quick trip from Tokyo. (Photo: ©STIB)

Art & Culture Traditions Sites Scenery SAITAMA

Sawara’s Historical District

If you’re looking to escape the fast pace of the big cities, fewer places are better than the serene Sawara’s Historical District. Once an important trading town, this area of Chiba has kept its rusti…

Family Fun Scenery Traditions Sites History Art & Culture Temples & Shrines CHIBA

Echigo-Tsumari Art Field & Kiyotsu Gorge

A perfect blend of art, culture, and nature only two hours from Tokyo, exploring Niigata’s rich tapestry of outdoor exhibitions makes the ultimate itinerary for the adventurous art lover. (Photo: Ma Y…

Art & Culture Sites Scenery Family Fun NIIGATA

Furumine Shrine

Head out to Tochigi’s mountainous Furumine Shrine, where you can wish for good luck or good health under the stunning colors of fall, or any time of the year.

History Temples & Shrines Art & Culture Scenery Traditions TOCHIGI

Omiya Bonsai Village

Learn how the art form of bonsai came to be at Omiya Bonsai Village, just a quick trip from Tokyo. (Photo: ©STIB)

Traditions Art & Culture Scenery Sites SAITAMA

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