Jiyugaoka's Kumano Jinja is situated at the residential area of Jiyugaoka. It is frequently visited by nearby residents. As the shrine is surrounded by residential buildings, it is very quiet in normal days. However, when there are special festivals, such as the New Year as well as the Grand Festival of the shrine in September, the whole place becomes very lively.The Kuman...
The Patchwork Road is one of the two major sightseeing routes in Biei. It is located in the northern part of the city. The Patchwork Road will include sights such as Yadou Dream Hill, Mild Seven Hill, North West Hill Prospect Park, Seven Star Tree, Parent Tree, KEN&MARY, etc. People will visit these sights and used them as checkpoints when they travel in the area. ...
Situated at Akihabara, the Gundam Cafe & Bar obviously uses Gundam as the main theme. The entire restaurant including the toilets are decorated in Gundam theme. Even the food and beverages that are served are in Gundam theme and the restaurant will often provide daily special. Apart from food, certain Gundam souvenirs are also available for sale, some of which only ha...
Kobe Shushinkan has several hundred years of history. It used to be the brewing plant of the “Longevity” brand of sake. It was established in 1751 and it has now become a place for brewing Japanese wine as well as where people host banquets. It is situated in the Rokko Mountain foothills, and due to the great variation in temperatures, it has become an excellent place to m...
Situated along the railway track of Jiyugaoka, the "Trainchi" was opened in 2006. It has over 10 special shops including the bakery store "LOULANGERIE ASANOYA" which was launched in 1933, as well as the accessories store Kitchen Kitchen and French toast shop Yocco's. Please drop by when you get a chance. Address: 2-13-1 Jiyugaoka, Meguro-ku, Tokyo Photo © OOOBS Inter...
Mr. Friendly Cafe is situated at the elegant Daikanyama district. Inside the shop, there is a series of Mr. Friendly themed snacks, and the most popular one being the hot cake created in the shape of Mr. Friendly. There are a series of Mr. Friendly souvenirs available for sale inside the store.  Address: SP Building 1F, 2-18-6 Ebisu Nishi Shibuya-ku, Tokyo For...
The scenic spots at Biei are often located near two major roads, which are the Patchwork Road and the Panorama Road. The Sanai Hill Observation Park is located on the Panorama Road. Since it is located very close to the Shinno Hill Observation Park, people usually will come by if they are traveling by bicycle in the area. There is a pavilion at the Sanai Hill Observati...
Ura Harajuku means the area between Jingumae and Senjya within the Harajuku area. The area is very quiet and full of residential houses. In the early days, due to the inexpensive rent, it has attracted a lot of small fashion and accessories shop to start their business there. As such, it has resulted in the development of a large number of fashion brands and started t...
The Toyota Museum is another famous car-related museum in Nagoya. It was built to celebrate the 50thanniversary of Toyota Motors. Situated in the suburbs, the museum has a main building and a new building and displays over 160 vehicles from all over the world, and the museum introduces the development of cars that it produced.   In order to allow the general ...
The Sukagawa Tatsumaki Fire Festival has over 420 years of history. It is used to remember the warriors who died during the war in 1589. People then passed on the festival to future generations and thus it became one of the top three fire festivals of Japan today.  On the day of the festival, 150 members of the Sukagawa Youth Conference will bring the torch f...