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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.

Art & Culture Experience Activities Traditions 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…

Traditions Sites History Family Fun Art & Culture NIIGATA

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…

Traditions Sites Experience History Family Fun Art & Culture FUKUSHIMA

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 Experience Family Fun TOKYO

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 Traditions Sites History Family Fun GUNMA

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…

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

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

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.

History Sites Shopping Art & Culture Traditions TOCHIGI

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.

Family Fun Experience Activities Traditions Sites Art & Culture History FUKUSHIMA

Kintsugi Workshops in Tokyo

In Tokyo, immerse yourself in one of Japan’s traditional crafts and learn how to repair broken ceramics with a method that enhances their aesthetic appeal.

Art & Culture Experience Traditions TOKYO

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…

Traditions Sites History Scenery Art & Culture NAGANO

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 …

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

KURABITO STAY

Spend the night at a centuries old brewery and immerse yourself in the traditional work of sake-making.

Food & Drink Relaxing Stay Art & Culture Experience NAGANO

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

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…

Temples & Shrines Art & Culture Experience Traditions History KANAGAWA

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 Scenery Traditions Sites 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…

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

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

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

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 Scenery Family Fun Sites NIIGATA

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.

History Experience Family Fun Scenery Art & Culture Activities Traditions CHIBA

Nikko Toshogu

Enter a spiritual world filled with natural beauty, lavish detailing, and vibrant coloring.

History Art & Culture Traditions Scenery TOCHIGI

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 Art & Culture History Scenery NAGANO

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 Traditions Sites Scenery History Family Fun IBARAKI

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