Posts in category Things to do in Japan

This page collects articles on things to do in Japan. It’s full of information that helps you enjoy Japan, including recommended tourist spots, places where you can enjoy nature and landscapes, places where you can experience Japanese culture, things you should eat, shopping, art, and local tours.


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Spend Your Time Like the Locals! 10 Rental Properties Convenient for Sightseeing in Osaka

Although there are many hotel and inns in Osaka, the appeal of renting private residences is that you get to live like the locals right? When choosing a private residences, there is a broad range of choices based on the number of people, your travel goals, budget etc. Here are 10 recommended private residences that are useful when visiting Osaka’s major sightseeing areas.
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10 Selected Hotels Associated with the Tale of Genji in Uji, Kyoto

Uji in Kyoto where visitors can find Byodoin and Ujigami Jinja. It is also famous for the remarkable reflection in the water of Byodoin Ho-oh-doh, and one of Japan’s oldest bridges, the Uji Bridge, which spans the Uji River. This area is also considered to be a top producer of tea and matcha-flavored confectioneries and other sweets that appeal to all types of visitors. Wouldn’t you like to experience feeling the atmosphere of the Heian period in the city that is associated with “Genji Monogatari” (The Tale of Genji)?
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Enjoy Three Flavors in One Meal! 5 Places to Try the Famous Nagoya Dish Hitsumabushi

Nagoya is a city in Aichi. It is located one hour from Osaka by bullet train and two hours from Tokyo by the same method. There are many famous tourist spots in the city, including Nagoya Castle. It is also the birthplace of many famous gourmet dishes including Miso Katsu and Nagoya Cochin. Here is another of those dishes, hitsumabushi, and five of the best restaurants to try it out!
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Craving a Salad? Try These 7 Great Salad Places in Tokyo

When you are visiting Japan, you cannot help but go for local famous foods such as sushi, tempura, sukiyaki, etc. But eating these foods every day is not going to make your diet healthy and may cause health problems. Besides, don’t you sometime want to have a big salad? Here are 7 restaurants in Tokyo where you can have healthy and nutritious salads.
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The 5 Coolest Beauty Services You Can Get in Tokyo

As one of the most fashion-forward cities in the world, Tokyo offers an abundance of fashion and beauty options, from the super kawaii to the glamorously sexy. With an attention to detail that is nearly obsessive and highly trained staff that are constantly perfecting their skills, it is no surprise that Japanese beauty salons are internationally recognized as first-rate. From cutting-edge coloring technology designed specifically for Asian hair to the most intricate nail art, a visit to Tokyo wouldn’t be complete without at least one beauty stop.
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A Staple of Nagoya Cuisine! 5 Recommended Places for Kishimen, Nagoya’s Comfort Food

Nagoya is a treasure trove of famous foods like hitsumabushi (chopped kabayaki eel on rice), tenmusu (rice ball with fried shrimp filling), miso nikomi udon (udon noodles cooked in a miso paste broth) and more! Here are some of the best shops to eat kishimen that are friendly to beginners of Japanese cuisine and are sure to become favorites.
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10 Select Antique and Flea Markets To Visit in the Greater Tokyo Area in 2017

Hasn’t everyone been fascinated by antiques at least once in their life because they have their own unique appeal compared to brand new products? However, in the case of certain antiques they can be prohibitively expensive. But you do not have to worry about that at these antique and flea markets. You might even be able to come across an unbelievably inexpensive find. Here are some antique and flea markets held in the greater Tokyo area hopefully even to people who have never tried shopping at one of these markets.
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A Must Read For Those Who Want Lodging For Less Money! 12 Budget-Friendly Hotel Selections in Shibuya

Shibuya is the trendiest district for fashion, music and stylish shops, therefore, it is a popular sightseeing area and hotels normally charge a premium for their rooms. However, if you try to look, you can find many hotels offering a great deal. Here are some reasonable and comfortable hotels in the greater Shibuya area.
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