Visit: Charming Towns

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Takehara
2015.08.27
Let’s explore the city of "Takehara" in Hiroshima, with it’s taste of old Japan.
The city where traditional Japanese life can still be seen. The closest station is the JR Kure line, Takehara station. You can get here by limousin
2015.08.25
You should definitely stay 1 night to see beautiful “Taketomijima Island”early in the morning!
For my first solitary journey, I went to Taketomijima Island! I usually don’t travel alone, or eat alone, but this time I thought of traveling alon
2015.08.21
Welcome to Hakata, the town for history! Taste the best Japanese tea, Yamecha! (Fukuoka)
Hello, it’s Nagabuchi from Burabura Fukuoka (http://burabura-fukuoka.jp/). Hakata is a historical town that has been peaceful with China for over 2000
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2015.08.18
If you want to enjoy casual shopping, why not go to“Hiroshima Hon-dori Shotengai”!
It’s long and spacious! If you ever want to shop in Hiroshima, I recommend “Hiroshima Hon-dori Shotengai”, commonly known as “Hon-dori”. It’s so sp
The shop of Ootsu-e
2015.08.06
“Ootsu-e”, the folk art loved by travellers in Ootsu, Shiga Prefecture; Let’s go and buy one!
The folk art that was loved by travellers as souvenir Let me introduce this interesting shop that I found while walking by Biwa-ko Lake. There
book store
2015.08.04
“Kanda Jimbo-cho”the town to find rare books is also secretly known as a town of gourmet food.
A treasure box of rare old books. The ‘book town’ of Kanda Jimbo-cho. Do you like reading? I do! I love touring the second-hand bookshops, so I
2015.07.24
A one-day trip to Shizuoka’s hidden region. Vol. 3: Get smooth and moisturized skin at Bijo-dsukuri-no-yu, or the“bath for beauty!”
The purest onsen health resort in Japan After looking around the Sumatakyo promenade, let’s soak in a hot spring and refresh ourselves. The previ
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2015.07.22
There is so much to see on the longest shopping street in Japan! “Tenjinbashi-suji-shotengai”
Let’s stroll down the 2.6km long shopping street from north to south! The “tenjinbashi-suji-shotengai”shopping street is the longest shopping street
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2015.07.21
We went to the ‘real’ market in Osaka,“Kuromon Ichiba” , or Osaka’s kitchen!
Take a look around this market where professional traders come! “Kuromon Ichiba”is famously known among people in Osaka. It’s commonly called “Osak
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The famous signboard, moving crab
2015.07.20
Neon signs that reflect Osaka’s flashy culture are a must see in “Doutonbori”!
Being “Ha-de”, is OSAKA! Osaka is getting popular among tourists in Japan. Generally speaking, people in Osaka are extraverted, straight forward,
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Hozenji-Yokocho
2015.07.15
Osaka’s MUST visit! Experience culture with a walk through the nostalgic narrow street, “Hozenji-Yokocho”.
Grab a drink after visiting Hozenji Temple. Hozenji-Yokocho is a narrow bar street located next to the Hozenji Temple to the north. It started ar
2015.07.06
You must visit, if you like Japanese history! The hidden village of warrior who prays a peace in Nara Japan.
The hidden village of a great swordsman The village of 'Yagyu' takes about one hour from the Kintetsu station by the bus in Nara. It is from live
2015.07.01
The most famously known shopping street in West Japan "Shinsaibashi-suji Shotengai"
Information Provided By OSAKA CONVENTION AND TOURISM BUREAU. Map Shinsaibashi 1 ~ 2 chome,Namba ,Chuo-ku,Osaka-City
Souvenir shop
2015.06.29
Let's go to the Samurai's village, Yagyu in Nara and eat traditional cuisine at "Jyubee Shokudo"!
Look at the restaurant’s sign… its logo is two Japanese bamboo hats! The Japanese swordsman’s home village of Yagyu takes about 1 hour to get to fr
2015.06.24
Try out a public bath in Kagurazaka, a geisha district in Tokyo
Feel the nostalgia from the Edo period Kagurazaka is part of Shinjuku district, in the middle of Tokyo. Naturally, you’ll find many large chain sto