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You can enjoy the nightlife more in the city!

Dec 8, 2016 in Travel Agents

Many people visiting Japan may want to enjoy sightseeing and shopping not only during the day but at night. There is a lot of commercial complex and downtown areas in the cities in Japan where you can enjoy the nightlife, and satisfy this desire. Let us introduce some examples of Tokyo, the capital of Japan. ...

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A trip to Kagawa – a soothing place full of temples and shrines, complete with cultural value and natural beauty.

Dec 8, 2016 in Travel Agents

Take a trip to Kagawa Prefecture, and you will be able to experience a variety of different forms of Japanese beauty and culture. From Japanese-style gardens, where you can enjoy the beauty of the changing seasons, shrines that have prospered as pilgrimage sites since the ancient times, temples where notable monks were born, to islands ...

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A new museum reveals the essence of the art of Hokusai

Dec 1, 2016 in Travel Agents

Katsushika Hokusai, a world-renowned ukiyo-e artist, was born in 1760, and spent almost the entirety of his life in Sumida Ward, Tokyo, where he created a large number of masterpieces. In honor of this outstanding artist, the Sumida Ward opened the Sumida Hokusai Museum on November 22, 2016 as a base to invigorate the local ...

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Fantastic landscapes you’ll only see in winter

Dec 1, 2016 in Media & PR, Travel Agents

There are special sights you’ll only be able to see while in Japan during winter. You can enjoy the drift ice in World Heritage Site Shiretoko(Hokkaido), hot-spring towns surrounded by snow ,“Hagori,” lotus leaf-shaped ice formations (Aomori) and immaculately white famous scenic spots. See more information

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Visit historic sites linked to the Japanese Imperial Family.

Nov 24, 2016 in Travel Agents

A selected number of facilities related to the Imperial family are open to the public. Prominent facilities in Kyoto and Tokyo connected with the Imperial Family include the Katsura Imperial Villa, Kyoto Imperial Palace, and the State Guest House. Experience Japan’s glorious history, and the country’s natural beauty. See more information

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Enjoy winter to the fullest in Japan and play in the snow!

Nov 24, 2016 in Travel Agents

It snows every year in Japan at a wide range of locations, from the coastline along the Sea of Japan to the mountains. Not just skiing and ice skating, there are so many other ways to enjoy playing in the snow. Here are some examples:Snowball fights, Kamakura, Snowman, and the Kanjiki experience. Enjoy the winter ...

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Limited Offer: Discount bus tickets are now available from Hida-Takayama to Mt. Fuji!

Nov 17, 2016 in Media & PR, Travel Agents

From November 1st to 31st December 2016, you can purchase a discounted expressway bus ticket from Hida-Takayama/ Hirayu Onsen to Kawaguchiko station/ Mt.Fuji/Fujikyu Highland. This expressway bus connects two popular tourist destinations for the tourists. One-way ticket costs 2500 yen and the return ticket costs 4000 yen. The service is operated daily, and it takes ...

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Snow Paradise NAGANO

Nov 17, 2016 in Media & PR, Travel Agents

Nagano Prefecture is located in central Japan and is surrounded by high mountains known as the Japanese Alps. Nagano Prefecture is particularly known for its accessibility from metropolitan areas such as Tokyo, Nagoya, and Osaka. There are many locations in the prefecture that are perfect for ski resorts and so there are about eighty ski ...

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