Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Spots

Historic, scenic, the uniquely Japanese to the truly bizarre, these are the places to visit in Japan if you are looking for a memorable experience.

Ultimate Map of Fall Foliage Destinations in Japan Tokyo (4)

Japan Map of Fall Foliage Kanto Tokyo 39 Tonogayato Garden (殿ヶ谷戸庭園) in Kokubunji [googlemaps https://www.google.com/maps/embed?pb=!1m0!3m2!1sen!2sjp!4v1476949458048!6m8!1m7!1s8PEAmn0Xm02lx_bYNexmQQ!2m2!1d35.69903487573832!2d139.4826343790319!3f195.62056313006232!4f-19.10752810155779!5f0.7820865974627469&w=600&h=450] [googlemaps https://www.google.com/maps/embed?pb=!1m18!1m12!1m3!1d3240.105669809603!2d139.47973521525924!3d35.69901718019014!2m3!1f0!2f0!3f0!3m2!1i1024!2i768!4f13.1!3m3!1m2!1s0x6018e449f6a5e237%3A0x6d8f3d6fa85e9ecc!2z5q6_44O26LC35oi45bqt5ZyS!5e0!3m2!1sde!2sjp!4v1476865919228&w=100%&h=100%] First colors: Middle of November until the end of November Color Peak: End of November until the beginning of December Recommended Spots:...

Picturesque Matsumoto (3) – Narai Juku –

Walking along this street makes me feel like a traveler from the Edo period (1603-1868). Narai Juku in Nagano prefecture was the thirty-fourth of the sixty-nine stations of the Nakasendo, one of the old five...

United Nations University

United Nations University (UNU) is located in Shibuya, just across from Aoyama Gakuin University. Its main building on Aoyama-dori Street is hard to miss. Built in 1973, it is an academic and research institute...

Hidden Eiffel Towers

Many artists live in Shibuya, and when you walk around, you never know what artworks you'll find. Today, we found these Eiffel Towers lined up on a big stone. Not sure why, but gave us...

Ultimate Map of Fall Foliage Destinations in Japan Tokyo (3)

Japan Map of Fall Foliage Kanto Tokyo 37 Koishikawa Korakuen Garden (小石川後楽園) in Bunkyo [googlemaps https://www.google.com/maps/embed?pb=!1m18!1m12!1m3!1d3239.8442658719177!2d139.74747801525945!3d35.70544978018868!2m3!1f0!2f0!3f0!3m2!1i1024!2i768!4f13.1!3m3!1m2!1s0x60188c4646de5005%3A0x1b220216ae23c25e!2sKoishikawa+K%C5%8Drakuen+Garden!5e0!3m2!1sde!2sjp!4v1476865749777&w=100%&h=100%] First colors: Middle of November Color Peak: End of November until the beginning of December Recommended Spots: Oigawa, Tsuten Bridge, Momiji Forest Opening...

Kichijoji, casual Tokyo

Enjoy Tokyo like a local Voted as Tokyo's most livable area for an impressive seven years in a row, Kichijoji is the kind of place you can be your casual self. The streets are full of cafes,...

Nihombashi Walkabout

Nihombashi is best explored on foot, and preferably in traditional Japanese garments for a taste of the heart of Edo. Take a virtual tour around Nihombashi with the 26th Chuo City Tourism Ambassador, Ms....

Picturesque Matsumoto (2) – Norikura Snow Wall –

Impressive snow walls will greet you at the top of Nagano prefecture's Mt. Norikura. Thanks to the stable climate on the mountain, you can enjoy skiing even from May until August. The snow corridor is...

Bonsai Master Kunio Kobayashi

 Besides gardening on a large scale, Bonsai refers to the act of creating miniature potted plants. Since nearly every plant species can be transformed into a Bonsai, you can enjoy beautiful cherry- or plum...

Nakamura Keith Haring Collection: New York pop art in Yamanashi

Universal art meets Japanese blending The Japanese are masters in blending their ancient culture with foreign and modern influences. Majestic shrines next to towering skyscrapers, tatami rooms with plasma screen televisions, manga-themed kabuki performances, anything seems...