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Life and Culture

2018/6/7

How to enjoy Japanese Summer! Festivals, Fireworks, Beaches, Hokkaido etc.

Summer in Japan is very hot. However, there are traditional summer festivals and large fireworks festivals in Japan. If you go further to Hokkaido and Honshu mountains, you will be greeted with wonderful meadow flowers. Surprisingly beautiful beaches are also attractive. On this page, I will introduce you how to enjoy the summer in Japan. Recommended for traveling in Japan in June, July, August I gathered articles for each month on Japanese summer. 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 summer, I also wrote articles that introduced it, so visit the page if you do not mind.   From here on, I will introduce the tourist spots you would like to recommend when traveling Japan in summer. I added a lot of videos and images on this page, so if you do not mind, please look at them and enjoy the atmosphere of summer in Japan. Enjoy the summer festivals in Japan This is a movie of fireworks festival held in Miyajima, Hiroshima Prefecture every August. There are so many festivals in Japan in the summer. In the festival, some of the Japanese wear traditional kimono, perform events that have been inherited from long ago, and see it. You will be able to see the scenery unique to Japan at the festival. There are so many festivals in Japan in the summer. In the festival, some ...

Miyakojima in summer. People enjoying marine sports at a beautiful sea spreading along Shimoji Airport on Shimojima in the west side of Irabu-jima = Shutterstock

Interests

2018/5/28

7 Most Beautiful Beaches in Japan! Hate-no-hama, Yonaha Maehama, Nishihama Beach...

Japan is an island country, and it is made up of many islands. A clean sea is spreading around. If you travel in Japan, I also recommend that you go to beaches such as Okinawa. There are coral reefs around the beach, and colorful fish swim. With snorkeling, you can experience a wonderful world. On this page, I will introduce the beaches of Okinawa. In Okinawa, the season for swimming in the sea start around April. However, the actual summer climate of Okinawa is from May to October. Local people swim in the ocean mostly from June to September. Please note that you need to wear a wet suit in order to swim any other season. Click on individual maps, Google Maps will be displayed on a separate page. If you like, please refer to the article about Okinawa below. Aharen Beach(Tokashiki Island, Okinawa) Aharen Beach(Tokashiki Island, Okinawa) Map of Aharen Beach Tokashiki Island with Aharen Beach is the largest island in the Kerama archipelago spreading west of the main island of Okinawa. This island is about 25 kilometers on a round. Because Tokashiki Island is only 30 kilometers away from Okinawa main island, you can go for a day trip. To Tokashiki Island from Tomari port in Naha city of Okinawa main island, it is about 35 minutes by the high speed ship "Marine Liner", 1 hour 10 minutes by ferry. From the port of Tokashiki Island to Aharen beach it is approximately 20 minutes by bus or taxi. You can also rent a car. ...

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Destinations

2018/5/28

Best of Okinawa! Naha, Miyakojima, Ishigakijima, Taketomijima etc.

If you want to enjoy the beautiful seaside view in Japan, the best recommended area is Okinawa. Okinawa is located in the south of Kyushu. It consists of diverse islands in the vast waters of 400 km north-south and 1,000 km east to west. There are coral reefs, crystal clear blue ocean, white sand beach, and beautiful natural scenery. Unique Ryukyu culture is also attractive. On this page, I will introduce the most recommended tourist spots in Okinawa. Outline of Okinawa Okinawa traditional dance with castanet = shutterstock Map of Okinawa Summary Okinawa prefecture is broadly divided into three island groups, the Okinawa Islands around Okinawa main island, the Miyako Islands around Miyakojima Island, and the Yaeyama islands around Ishigakijima Island. So, when traveling in Okinawa, you should decide your itinerary, whether you will stay in Okinawa main island, enjoy both Okinawa main island and another remote island, or stay on a remote island. The total population of Okinawa is approximately 1.45 million people, of which about 90% live in the Okinawa main island. The Okinawa main island is about 470 km around, and has developed since the long ago mainly in the south. The prefectural capital is located in Naha City, south of this Island. In the northern part of this island, you will find wild nature. So, if you intend to stay in the Okinawa main island, you should decide your itinerary, whether to stay in the south or stay in a resort in the northern / central area. I introduced the most beautiful beaches ...

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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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