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  • See/Experience

    This is how the beautiful form of the Japanese sword is created.

  • See/Experience

    A bold fire festival with a “Waterfall of Fire” and a “Dragon Descent”

  • Tourist spots

    A registered World Heritage site and one of Japan’s sacred Buddhist locations up in the mountain 800 meters high.

  • Experience/Culture

    Answers to Foreign Visitors’ Questions! Seven Mysterious Japanese New Year Traditions (Part Two)

  • Experience/Culture

    Answers to Your Questions! Seven Mysterious New Year’s Traditions in Japan (Part 1)

  • Experience/Culture

    What is ‘Osechi ryori’, cuisine eaten in Japan during the New Year’s holidays?

  • Eat

    A top-of-the-line, slightly bizarre traditional dish, which requires a bit of courage to eat.

  • Culture/Experience

    An all-night festival during which 33 episodes of Kagura (Shinto Dance) will be performed, beckoning the gods.

  • Tourist spots

    A historical shrine dedicated to Ninigi-no-Mikoto, the protagonist of the creation myth of the nation.

  • Tourist spots

    A shrine built in Kashihara, the site where the first emperor is said to have acceded to the throne, thus founding Japan.

  • Tourist spots

    The window of Daibutsuden ( Great Buddha Hall) open to reveal the Buddha’s face twice a year, on new year's day and on the 15th of August.

  • Tourist spots

    Registered as a World Heritage Site, this venerable temple is said to bring a gook luck particularly for your health.

  • Tourist spots

    The only location where you can see and enjoy 4 types of Japanese-style gardens at once, from ancient times and the middle ages, to the early modern era and finally contemporary.

  • Tourist spots

    From its foundation in the 8th century up until the present day, it now has the largest number of votive lanterns in Japan, counting roughly 3,000!

  • Tourist spots

    The site of the first real palace in Japan. The landscape here was loved by the people of the old capital.

  • Tourist spots

    Whether you take in the entire scene from the land or view the action up close on an excursion boat is up to you.

  • Tourist spots

    If you ever want to enjoy a traditional-style Japanese garden, here you can.

  • See/Experience

    Try making washi (Japanese paper) in this thatched house village!

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  • See/Experience

    Raise your spirits and travel from Haneda Airport to Tokyo Disney Resort

  • Transportation

    Getting from Haneda Airport International Terminal to Central Tokyo – by Keikyu Line

  • Shop

    What to buy at a Japanese drugstore : the five best souvenirs to bring home Pick from Japanese beauty staples down to health supplements and candies

  • See/Experience

    Getting to Know Shibuya! The Best Shopping and Entertainment

  • Transportation

    Pay for both transport and shopping with one card! Prepaid IC cards!

  • VIDEOS

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  • Tourist spots

    Shibuya Center-gai

  • Tourist spots

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  • See/Experience

    Floating leisurely with sea kayak in the most beautiful sea in Japan. Great!

  • See/Experience

    Sanshin melodies are played as BGM. A leisurely trip feeling the pleasant sea breeze promises you some blissful moments.

  • Tourist spots

    Founded around 14th centuy, "Shuri castle" flourished as a center of politics, diplomacy and culture of the Ryukyu for over nearly 500 years

  • Tourist spots

    Heart rock, a miraculous monument created by nature.

  • The Skies of Tokyo

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