Beauty of a breathtaking landscape is often hard to express in words. But when you experience it, you know the emotion will be etched in your memory forever. Here we will introduce 20 of the best places in Japan, each of them promises you a special experience to remember.
There are many types of ancient pottery and porcelain in Japan outside of Kyoto, Osaka, and Tokyo. Some of these kinds of pottery have been exported overseas for centuries, while some were almost unknown until recent years. Here are some workshops where you can try making these types of pottery yourself for a unique memory of your trip!
While there are many areas where you can see cherry blossoms bloom all throughout Japan, but there are also plenty of places to see other kinds of flowers too! Here are some flowers that have been beloved since ancient times in western Japan, especially Kyoto and Nara!
Have you head of Yurigahama, Japan’s very own sandbar? The sandbar appears and disappears depending on the water tides. The views on Yurigahama, which is located at Yoronjima, Kagoshima, will make you think of a walk in the clouds with its crystal clear water and white sand. You must not miss the spectacular landscape.
Held in Nagasaki City, Nagasaki Kunchi Festival is an autumn festival comprises of different cultural aspects from the Chinese and Dutch. This three-day festival is held annually from October 7 to October 9.
One of the three grand fire festivals held in the Land of Fire, Kumanoto, Yamaga Toro Matsuri is one of the summer festival in Japan that you should not miss out. It is an annual festival held in the evenings of the 15th and 16th of August.
In Japan, the number of trainspotters have increased, leading to them being called “Tetsu-chan” or “Tetsuko” (“tetsu” being derived from “tetsudou,” or railroad). Among Japanese transpotters, the railways especially treasured are those of JR Kyushu. This is a choice selection of trains that you might want to ride in order to examine the car body and the interior more closely.
It’s no longer an exaggeration to say that Kumamoto Prefecture’s sales department’s mascot, Kumamon, has become “the World’s Kumamon.” It’s not just me who has been struck by his zeal for his PR work or his vigorous dancing. If you went to Kumamoto, the place where Kumamon, who is full of love and affection, was born, where would you go?