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Blakiston's fish owl (Ketupa blakistoni) in Hokkaido,Japan = Shutterstock

Blakiston's fish owl (Ketupa blakistoni) in Hokkaido,Japan = Shutterstock

Recommended local site! East Japan (Hokkaido, Tohoku, Kanto)

Next, I will introduce the many websites that convey local sightseeing spots in Japan. I will introduce them in order from the north side of Japan. If you visit these websites, you can look over each area of Japan. Of course, in the end, please come back to my website!

Hokkaido related website

Sapporo Tourist Association

Sapporo Tourist Association is a tourism related organization in Sapporo. It provides sightseeing information of Sapporo for tourists both in Japan and abroad.
>> Click here for official site of Sapporo Tourist Association

Hakodate City

Hakodate City is also offering sightseeing information for tourists both at home and abroad on the following official website.
>> Click here for official website of Hakodate City

Biei Town

Biei Town, famous for its beautiful flower gardens, also offers tourist information on the official website.
>> Click here for Official Site of Biei Town

Furano Town

Furano Town located in the south of Biei Town also offers sightseeing information on the official website.
>> Click here for official website of Furano Town

Shiretoko Shari-cho Tourist Association

Shiretoko Shari-cho Tourist Association provides detailed tourist information about Shiretoko, a famous tourist destination in Eastern Hokkaido.
>> Click here for official website of Shiretoko Shari-cho Tourist Association


Tohoku region related website

Sanriku Railway

Sanriku Railway runs north and south of the Pacific coast of the Tohoku region. This area was devastated by 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake. However, afterwards, Sanriku Railway was restored by the efforts of many people. This railway is now a famous sightseeing course in the Tohoku region.
>> The official site of Sanriku Railway is here


A sightseeing course heading north from Tokyo attracts attention. Fukushima, Tochigi and Ibaraki prefectures jointly launched a tourism information site called "DIAMOND ROUTE JAPAN". This site well communicates the charm of this area.
>> The official website of DIAMOND ROUTE JAPAN is here


Tokyo Metropolitan (Kanto Region) related website


The Tokyo Convention & Visitors Bureau, an association of the Tokyo Metropolitan Government, provides tourist information in Tokyo on it's official website "GO TOKYO".
>> The official website of GO TOKYO

Kamakura Visitor's Guide

Kamakura City in Kanagawa Prefecture provides sightseeing information on official website. This site will be useful, for example when you go to see the Big Buddha in Kamakura.
>> The official site of Kamakura Visitor's Guide is here


HAKONE NAVI is a sightseeing information site operated by Odakyu Railway connecting Shinjuku Station in the center of Tokyo and Hakone. It is beneficial when you get information on Hakone.
>> The official website of HAKONE NAVI is here


I appreciate you reading to the end.


About me

Bon KUROSAWA  I have long worked as a senior editor for Nihon Keizai Shimbun (NIKKEI) and currently work as an independent web writer. At NIKKEI, I was the editor-in-chief of the media on Japanese culture. Let me introduce a lot of fun and interesting things about Japan. Please refer to this article for more details.


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