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Fundamentals

2018/8/13

Recommended Japanese local site! West Japan (Hiroshima, Fukuoka, Okinawa, etc.)

Next are related sites of Western Japan. If you are thinking of going to Hiroshima, Fukuoka, Okinawa, etc., the following sites will tell us useful information. Chugoku & Shikoku region related website Hiroshima Regarding tourist spots in Hiroshima Prefecture such as Miyajima Island and Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, I recommend you visit "VISIT HIROSHIMA" operated by tourist office in Hiroshima Prefecture. >> VISIT HIROSHIMA is here Setouchi The Seto Inland Sea between Honshu and Shikoku is a sea with calm waves. It is dotted with small islands and creates beautiful scenery. The Seto Inland Sea and its surrounding areas are collectively referred to as "Setouchi". For Setouchi, "Setouchi Finder" posts the information in detail very much. It is managed by the Setouchi Tourism Authority, a collaboration between the seven prefectures that make up Setouchi (Hyogo, Okayama, Hiroshima, Yamaguchi, Tokushima, Kagawa and Ehime). >> Setouchi Finder is here San'in The northern part of the Chugoku region (the Sea of Japan side of West Honshu) is collectively referred to as San'in, or Sanin. This area is isolated from major cities in the south such as Hiroshima by the Chugoku mountains area. So, San'in area is relatively delayed in development since the late 20th century. For that reason, a surprisingly beautiful traditional world is left. Regarding San'in, I recommend you visit "Discaver San'in" operated by municipalities in this area. >> Discaver San'in is here   Kyushu region related website Kyushu Regarding tourist information in Kyushu, I recommend that you visit "ONSEN ISLAND KYUSHU". This site is managed by ...

Climate & Weather in Japan

Fundamentals

2018/6/1

Climate and Yearly Weather in Japan! Tokyo, Osaka, Kyoto, Hokkaido etc.

When you visit Japan, how is the climate and the weather in Japan? On this page, I would like to introduce the climate and weather of Japan, including the features of each area. The climate of Japan is diverse Japan is an elongated archipelago extending 3000 kilometers north and south. It consists of 4 large islands and about 6,800 small islands. Climate is very different between northernmost Hokkaido and south Okinawa. Winter in Hokkaido is very cold, while Okinawa is relatively mild even in winter. The area where much snow falls in winter is the Japan Sea side of Hokkaido and the Japan Sea side of northern Honshu. Data : Japan Meteorological Agency Japan Meteorological Agency Japan Meteorological Agency   Winter weather : Snow on the Japan Sea side Heavy Snow Fall in Japan = Shutterstock Like the backbone of the archipelago, mountain ranges are long running. Because of this mountain range, the climate of the Pacific side of the Japanese archipelago and the Japan Sea side are greatly different. Every winter, in the area on the Japan Sea side of the Japanese archipelago, many clouds damp from the Sea of ​​Japan and come into collision with the mountains, snow falls often. Meanwhile, in the area on the Pacific side, clear weather will continue in winter. If you go to areas in the Sea of ​​Japan side in winter, especially Hokkaido and northern Honshu, you will be able to see the snow scene.   Japan's rainy season: around June A woman in traditional Japanese kimono ...

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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