A 239-metre skyscraper in the middle of Tokyo stands out from a distance. That is, the one and only, Sunshine City! Here, you can eat, play, experience and go shopping- you can do almost anything. Especially if you are traveling with your ladies’ crew, here is the place you should definitely visit during your trip to Tokyo! A 60-story entertainment centre There is a planetarium, aquarium, museum and many shops…

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The number of philatelists have been increasing from time to time. Each different stamp brings in a different personality. Would you want to visit a heaven of stamps in Tokyo? There is a philatelic museum in Mejiro, Tokyo. It is a must-see attraction for philatelists, here you will find Japan’s first stamps and also the world’s first stamps. Non-collectors will be able to discover the charm of stamps might be…

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How much do you know about Ninja? A Japanese-style spy engaging in various kinds of investigation activities, like what 007 does? Nowadays, Ninja has become globally known to everyone in the world through manga (Japanese comic books) such as “Ninja Turtles” and “Naruto”. In fact, a Ninja is a person who used the martial arts of “Ninjutsu” to achieve specific aims, while disguise, spying, collecting and communicating information all belong to “Ninjutsu”. It…

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Don’t you feel like explore more rather than just looking at Mount Fuji from far away? How about rowing a Canadian canoe at Lake Kawaguchi? While appreciating the magnificence of Mount Fuji, you can at the same time feel the cool breeze and fresh air in the middle of the lake. Nothing beats such a therapeutic trip! Mount Fuji is a must-see in Japan! It goes without saying that Mount Fuji is the…

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Have you ever heard of “Rabbit Island”? As the name suggests, there are a number rabbits living on the island. But why are there so many rabbits living there? And where exactly is this “cute” island? Are people allowed to visit this island? Rabbit Island? “Rabbit Island” is a small island located in the Seto Inland Sea of Japan, at the west of Honshu. People know this island as “Rabbit…

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Goryokaku is a fort in the shape of a star in Hakodate city, Hokkaido. Consisting of a stunning Japanese-style garden and a plaza with rich greenery, the park gives you a completely different view in different seasons. In this article, we will introduce the highlights of Goryokaku, and the perfect ways to enjoy it in each season. Easy and fast access to Goryokaku from Tokyo Goryokaku is located in Hakodate City, the southern tip…

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The town of Tabata in Tokyo is regarded as a sacred ground among Japanese densha (train) fans. Many trains running around Tokyo and other prefectures passes through Tabata station. Of course, the places where you can observe railways at Tabata are free of charge! Japans's railway society However, this otaku culture is not limited to only anime and idols. There are rock band otakus, machine otakus, animal otakus and even…

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Located in the centre of Tokyo, Tokyo Tower is a landmark of Japan, and is definitely not to be missed when you are travelling to Tokyo. Being a particularly popular tourist spot, Tokyo Tower engages numerous visitors, including both local visitors and foreign tourists. After feeling the size of Tokyo in the tower, you do want to take photos of the tower itself, right? But I guess no one would…

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If you ask people in Tokyo what food they would recommend, “Monjayaki” would be one of the popular responses. When you search for the images, you might be surprised with the outcome. Don’t worry, the taste will surely amaze you. At particular restaurants, you can even cook your own Monjayaki. “Tsukishima” area in Tokyo is most famous for the Monjayaki. After you’ve tried Monjayaki at Tsukishima, perhaps your favourite Japanese…

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The Great Boiling Valley (Owakudani in Japanese) is an active volcanic valley with hot springs in Hakone, Kanagawa. It has a high reputation as a tourist attraction all over the world. The Great Boiling Valley was formed following a volcanic activity of Mount Hakone, and is a sacred place where you can feel the beat of the Earth. We are going to introduce the Great Boiling Valley in detail, digging…

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