Category: Culture

Akan Ainu Kotan, Hokkaido

The biggest Ainu Kotan in Hokkaido Akan Ainu Kotan is in Akan hot springs town on the eastern part of Hokkaido, on the shores of Lake Akan, famous for the...

Tsuwano Tonomachi Street, Shimane

Tsuwano-cho is one of the leading tourist destinations in Shimane Prefecture Tsuwano is also called the small Kyoto of Sanin Region from its historic landscape. Among them, Tonomachi Street where...

Osaka Namba (Minami), Osaka

Many visitors from overseas visit not only in Japan Namba (Minami) area is where Osaka-like spots are gathered, such as Osaka’s sightseeing guidebooks that surely decorates the cover with Dotonbori...

Taketomijima Island, Okinawa

Taketomijima Island is famous for keeping the ancient traditions Yaeyama Islands boast of one of the best coral reefs in Japan. The seven islands are full of charm that makes...

Kyoto Gozan Okuribi, Kyoto

“Daimonji” is a symbol of Kyoto Gozan Okuribi (Mountain Bonfire) is a summer tradition that is also counted in the four major events in Kyoto. It is said that traditional...

Mt. Osorezan, Aomori

Osorezan is considered to be closest to the land of the dead Mt. Osorezan is an active volcano that is located in the center of Shimokita Peninsula in Aomori Prefecture...