“Little Edo” Kawagoe 1 Day Tour
A while ago, when the cherry trees were still blooming, I spent one of my holidays in Kawagoe–a small town in the Saitama Prefecture. Though being near Tokyo, Kawagoe–often known as “Little Edo”–is a nostalgic town completely different from the urbanized Tokyo city. It is a place less busy and boiterous, but more tranquil and relaxing. Continue reading “1 DAY IN “LITTLE EDO” KAWAGOE”
Hi guys,I deeply regret to inform you that our H.I.S. Tourist Information Center offices all over Tokyo except Harajuku branch will be closing permanently by the end of March (31 March, 2017) after 2 years in operation.
From 1st of April, our branch in “Harajuku” will continue to operate as the only branch in Tokyo.
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Yunishigawa Onsen Kamakura Festival
Yunishigawa Onsen is a hotspring town in Tochigi prefecture,well known as a History culture,an inheritance of a night view. Yunishigawa Kamakura Festival is held from late January to early March every year. At the main site “Heike-no-sato” ,you can enjoy barbecue meals in the snow house during the daytime(reservation required) and illuminations in the nighttime. Continue reading “Yunishigawa Kamakura Festival: Illuminated snow”
For those of you who are traveling in Tokyo or are thinking about coming to the capital of Japan, you’ve probably either heard of, been to, or plan on going to the Meiji Jingu Shrine in Harajuku. Being one of the oldest of most renowned shrines in Tokyo.
The Meiji Jingu was built in (big surprise) the Meiji Era as a token of dedication and honour of Emperor Meiji and Empress Shōken for their tremendous contributions to the Meiji Restoration. Continue reading “Wild life in Meiji jingu”
In a little town in Ōno District, Gifu, six hour drive from Tokyo, lies the Shirakawa village, famous for its beautifully preserved traditional houses. It was registered as a World Heritage Site in 1995 and has become one of the … Continue reading SHIRAKAWAGO & SHINTAKACHIHO ROPEWAY~World Heritage
Are you fond of roller coasters?Here at Fuji-Q Highland we have some of the world’s finest high speed roller coasters at your disposal! Allow me the pleasure of taking you around~ First of all you need to grab a ticket! … Continue reading FUJI-Q HIGHLAND: Fun for thrill seekers!!!
Izu Inatori is a birthplace of “Hina no Tsurushi Kazari” ! This tradition of the Edo era, it used to be the replacement of Hina Dolls for common people.There are Peaches (longevity), Monkey (amulet), Triangle (medicine bags, incense bags) as a base, there are 50 kinds of work!
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