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Interests

2018/12/14

How to book and buy tickets and tours in Japan! Sumo, Baseball, Concert, activities...

If you do not participate in a tour that acts with a big group and you travel freely with friends or family in Japan, how do you book and purchase tickets for sports competitions and concerts . Or how do you apply for tours such as activities? There are booking sites for tickets and tours in Japan, but most of them are written in Japanese. So, on this page, I would like to introduce you how to book various tickets and tours for your travel to Japan. You had better reserve popular tickets and tours before coming to Japan In Onuma Park, you can snowmobile and trek on the lake which froze in the winter Major reservation sites not supporting English In Japan, we reserve ticket booking sites such as "Lawson Ticket" "Ticket Pia" when reserving a ticket such as a concert. We can receive reservation tickets at nearby convenience store. These services are very useful. However, most of the ticket reservation sites currently do not correspond to English, Chinese, etc. In order to use these sites, Japanese ability is required. There are many reservation sites for tours such as mountain climbing in Japan, but many of these are only compatible with Japanese as well. You may face a Japanese barrier. If you are browsing various reservation sites in Japan before you go to Japan and you can not make a reservation by yourself, it is better to book early in the following way. Popular concerts, sports competitions, activity tours are highly likely to be ...

Maple leaves in Japan

Life and Culture

2018/6/7

Seasons of Japan! Culture nurtured in the change of the four seasons

There is a clear seasonal change in Japan. Summer is very hot, but the heat does not last forever. The temperature gradually declines and the leaves of trees turn red and yellow. Eventually a tough winter will come. People withstand the cold and wait for warm spring to come. This seasonal change has had a big impact on the lives and culture of the Japanese people. The situation varies depending on the area. On this page, I will introduce the outline of the four seasons and living in Japan. About seasonal change in Japan Mt Fuji with snow in winter at lake Kawaguchiko Japan -Shutterstock There is less traffic at the spots, giving individuals who brave the cold a personal encounter of the famous websites of Japan. In Japan, January - following the New Year's vacation - marks a time to hit the skiing slopes. Feb marks the beginning of season in Japan. Aboveground, on the northern and central islands of Japan, Feb is the coldest month of Japan. March is to visit Japan, thanks to heating temperatures and the beginning of the blossom season that is anticipated. By month areas of Japan will begin to see blooms signaling hanami's celebration. This is a very festive and cheerful moment to be in Japan and a terrific way to encounter one of that the country's most social traditions. April's rising temperatures also increase the end of Japan's skiing season. If you are looking to observe the beauty of flowers, but cannot make it to Japan throughout ...

Kyoto, Japan at Kiyomizu-dera Temple during autumn season = Shutterstock

Life and Culture

2018/6/7

November in Japan! The best and comfortable tourist season!

I think that November is the best season to travel around Japan. You can see beautiful autumn leaves in major cities such as Tokyo, Kyoto, Osaka, Hiroshima. You can enjoy amazing scenery at temples and shrines. Especially from mid-November to late, I think that it's fun just walking along a tree-lined street and a park. However, because it is the best season, everywhere is crowded with tourists. It would be better to organize your itinerary with that in mind. On this page, I will introduce useful information when you travel Japan in November. Information of Tokyo, Osaka, Hokkaido in November If you plan on going to Tokyo, Osaka or Hokkaido in November, please click the image of the slider below and go to see more information.   In November, famous tourist destinations in Japan are crowded everywhere Typical view of busy street in central of the town at twilight. November 3, 2014 Kyoto, Japan = shutterstock In November, temples and shrines in Kyoto and Nara are surrounded by autumnal leaves and become as beautiful as in the world of paintings. In November, the weather in Japan is stable nationwide and there are many sunny days. The air is not moist like the summer, and you can travel comfortably. November is just the best season of sightseeing. Both domestic tourists and foreign tourists are very numerous in November. Therefore, if you are going to travel Japan this time, I think it will be a pain to get hotel reservations here and there. There are many subways ...

Life and Culture

2018/6/7

How to enjoy Japanese Autumn! It is the best season for traveling!

If you are going to travel Japan in the fall, what kind of trip is the most fun? In Japan, autumn is the most comfortable season in line with spring. The mountains of the Japanese archipelago are dyed red or yellow depending on autumn colors. Agricultural crops are harvested in autumn and delicious meals can be enjoyed. On this page, I would like to introduce recommended places if you are traveling in Japan. Recommended for traveling in Japan in September, October, November I gathered articles for each month on Japanese autumn. If you want to know such details, please look at the slide below and click the month you are planning to visit. If you want to know what kind of clothes the Japanese are wearing in autumn, I also wrote articles that introduced it, so visit the page if you do not mind.   Traditional cities such as Kyoto and Nara are beautiful If you are considering traveling in Japan in the fall, I recommend you go to a traditional city like Kyoto or Nara first. There are many temples and shrines in such a town. Many of these sights are more beautiful in autumn in autumn. You will be able to refresh while you are walking around the temple and the shrine. It is around the second half of November that autumn leaves can be seen in major Japanese cities. At that time especially in Kyoto, domestic and foreign tourists come and the famous shrines and temples are very crowded everywhere. If you ...

Best Time To Visit Japan

Fundamentals

2018/6/1

Best Time To Visit Japan! The best seasons for each purpose such as snow, cherry blossoms

When is the most suitable for traveling in Japan? The answer depends on what purpose you want to travel for. If you want to see the snowy scenery, I recommend you to go to Hokkaido, Tohoku region, Nagano prefecture, etc. from January to February. If you want to see the beautiful cherry blossoms blooming, April is good. If you want to enjoy autumn leaves around November is the best. If you are going to see autumn leaves in Hokkaido, around October is the best. On this page, I would like to introduce the highlight of each season. Spring - March, April, May: Flowers and fresh green are beautiful Mt. Fuji, Japan = Adobe Stock Nemophila at Hitachi Seaside Park, Ibaraki, Japan The initial 3 weeks of March and then the previous 3 weeks of Apr each year are especially the optimal times to travel to Japan. This is when the pupils are in school finishing the school year, and the majority of other people are on the job. The Japanese school year starts in Apr and finishes in March, so that they've a 2 week break towards the end of the school year. Dependant upon where you go to in Japan, throughout spring you will typically be able to find the cherry blossoms in bloom and attend a cherry blossom festival. The weather is excellent, but if the winter will tug then the nights could be a little cold. Summer - June, July, August: Hokkaido and summer festivals are recommended Colorful flower field and blue sky in ...

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Destinations

2018/5/28

Kyoto Prefecture! Best Attractions and Things to do

There are beautiful rural areas such as Miyama and unique fishing villages such as Ine in Kyoto prefecture. Speaking of Kyoto, Kyoto city, the center of this Prefecture, is famous, but why not go to the amazing areas around it? Outline of Kyoto Prefecture Map of Kyoto Prefecture Kyoto is a long prefecture in the north and south. The north faces the Sea of Japan and snow falls in winter. In the southern part of Kyoto Prefecture, there are old traditional cities such as Kyoto City and Uji City. On the other hand, there are various traditional settlements in central and northern part of Kyoto Prefecture. Among these, there are tourist attractions that are very popular among tourists. It takes time to go to those villages. However, if you visit the settlements, you will discover a wonderful world different from Kyoto city.   Miyama In Miyama you can experience the calm Japanese rural landscape = AdobeStock Miyama Kayabukinosato Kyoto Japan,Winter = shutterstock Miyama is a beautiful rural village located in the central part of Kyoto Prefecture. There are about 250 Japanese-style houses of thatches. Speaking of traditional Japanese rural villages, Shirakawago of Gifu prefecture is famous among tourists. However, Miyama in Kyoto also has a beautiful Japanese rural landscape. If you stroll around this village, you can enjoy plenty of old Japanese landscape. Furthermore, you can stay in this traditional house. The scenery of this village changes beautifully according to the change of the four seasons. If you are interested, please refer to the above ...

Wooden bridge in the autumn park, Japan autumn season, Kyoto Japan = Shutterstock

Interests

2018/5/28

7 Best Autumn Leaves Spot in Japan! Eikando, Tofukuji, Kiyomizudera...

In Japan, you can enjoy beautiful autumn leaves from late September to early December. The best season of autumnal leaves varies completely from place to place, so please try looking for the most beautiful place during the time you travel to Japan. On this page, I will introduce the foliage spots of various parts of Japan. Click on each map to display Google Maps on a separate page. Daisetsuzan (Hokkaido) Autumn foliage at Daisetsuzan mountain in Hokkaido, Japan = shutterstock Map of Daisetsuzan The area where autumnal leaves start in the earliest in Japan is Daisetsuzan of Hokkaido (also called Taisetsuzan). Daisetsuzan is a very wide mountainous area located in the center of Hokkaido, it is designated as a national park. In Daisetsuzan there are mountains of altitudes around 2000 meters including Mt. Asahidake (altitude 2,291 m), Mt. Hakuundake (2,230 m), Mt. Kurodake (1,984 m). At the foot of the mountains there are spa towns like Sounkyo (close to Mt. Kurodake), Asahidake Onsen (close to Mt. Asahidak). In Daisetsuzan, autumn leaves begin from the summit of the mountains in late August (there are mountains with no trees on the summit). In early September, the summit of the mountains will be dyed red. In mid September, autumn leaves peak at the middle of the mountains. In late September, beautiful autumnal leaves are seen even at the foot of the mountains, and snow will begin to fall on the summit. There are countless places where autumn leaves are beautiful in Daisetsuzan. Among them, Mt, Asahidake and Mt, ...

Autumn leaves of Rurikoin, Kyoto, Japan = Adobe Stock

Destinations

2018/5/28

Kyoto! 26 Best Attractions : Fushimi Inari, Kiyomizudera, Kinkakuji etc.

Kyoto is a beautiful city that inherits traditional Japanese culture. If you go to Kyoto, you can enjoy Japanese traditional culture to your heart's content. On this page, I will introduce the tourist attractions which are especially recommended in Kyoto. This page is long, but if you read this page to the end, you will get roughly the basic information necessary for sightseeing in Kyoto. I also attached links such as official website for each sightseeing, please use it. >>If you click the video below, you will find that Kyoto is beautiful even at night<<   Outline of Kyoto Beautiful Bamboo Grove in Arashiyama, Kyoto, Japan = Adobe Stock Click the map image below to see Google Maps on a separate page. I also recommend this map. The route map of the subway and bus is here. Map of Kyoto Kyoto is a beautiful city 368 kilometers west of Tokyo. It is approximately 2 hours and 15 minutes by the fastest Shinkansen from Tokyo. Kyoto was the capital of Japan for about 1000 years until the capital moved to Tokyo in 1869. Japan's unique culture has been built in this city. Even today, there are many shrines and temples in Kyoto. There are also traditional wooden houses called "Kyo-Machiya" here and there. If you go to Gion etc, you will see beautifully dressed women, Maiko and Geiko. When you visit the shrines and temples in Kyoto, you will be surprised that trees and streams in the garden are very beautiful. People in Kyoto have long loved ...

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Destinations

2018/5/28

10 Best Itineraries for traveling in Japan! Tokyo, Mt.Fuji, Kyoto, Hokkaido...

When you go to Japan, you will need to decide where you want to go most in Japan. So, on this page, I will introduce the destinations that are likely to be the main spots of sightseeing trips in Japan. If you have a place you want to go particularly, you may decide your travel plan around the place. Click on each of the maps below, the Google map for that location will be displayed on a separate page, so please refer to it. Tokyo: Enjoy both traditional and modern things! Shibuya Map of Tokyo Tokyo is the capital of Japan with a population of approximately 13 million people. The Tokyo Metropolitan area including the surrounding area has a population of approximately 35 million people. This area is central to Japan economically, politically and culturally. If you travel in Japan, I would recommend dropping by this giant city. The security is very good. Because the train and the subway are moving accurately, the convenience of transportation is also very good. In Tokyo, you can enjoy both Japanese traditional and innovative things. For example, if you go to downtown Tokyo, Asakusa, you can see the traditional landscape centered on the old temple. On the other hand, if you go to Akihabara or Shibuya, you can experience Japanese pop culture. The following video explains well about Tokyo.   Hokkaido : Sapporo + where you want to go most! Huis Ten Bosch is a theme park in Nagasaki, Japan, which recreates the Netherlands by displaying real size copies ...

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