Introducing tourist spots and culture

Month: June 2023

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Hottarakashi Onsen (Hot Spring)

Hottarakashi Onsen is a popular open air onesen (hot spring) located in Yamanashi City, Yamanashi Prefecture, with a spectacular view of the Kofu Basin and Mount Fuji. Hottarakashi Onsen is located at an altitude of about 700 meters above sea

Hie Shrine

Hie Shrine is located in Nagatacho, Chiyoda City, Tokyo, and is one of the five most prestigious shrines in Tokyo. The Prime Minister’s official residence, the National Diet Building, and other important national facilities are located in the vicinity of

Oshino Hakkai

Oshino Hakkai is a scenic spot located in Oshino Village, Minamitsuru District, Yamanashi Prefecture, where eight ponds fed by underground water from Mount Fuji. Oshino Hakkai is famous for the clarity of its spring water, which is the result of

Nezu Shrine

Nezu Shrine is located in a popular oldtown strolling areas called “Yanesen”. “Yanesen” refers to the YAnaka, NEzu, and SENdagi areas in Taito and Bunkyo Cities, and Yanaka Ginza Shopping Street in particular attracts many tourists from Japan and abroad.

Meriken Park (Kobe Port Tower)

Meriken Park is a park located in Kobe City, Hyogo Prefecture, where landmarks such as Kobe Port Tower (currently closed for renovation), one of Kobe’s most famous buildings, can be seen. In addition to Kobe Port Tower, Meriken Park is

Shibuya Crossing (Shibuya Scramble Crossing)

Shibuya Crossing is the most famous scramble crossing in the world, located in Shibuya, one of Japan’s most famous downtown areas. 3,000 people cross Shibuya Crossing at one time, and it is said that as many as 500,000 people cross

Ajinomoto Stadium

Ajinomoto Stadium is a 48,000-seat multipurpose stadium in Chofu City, Tokyo, used for international soccer and rugby tournaments and live concerts. Note that this stadium is different from the Japan National Stadium in Shinjuku City, which was used as the