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...
Blue Pond is one of the best sceneries in Hokkaido. The view was born due to certain coincidence. In 1988, to prevent the mud from flooding the nearby area when there’s volcano detonation, a dam was built which allows the Biei stream water to flow into an artificial lake created by the dam. The water contains rich minerals and aluminium, and due to the reflection of the su...
The Kiyosumi Garden is located in the Koto area in Tokyo and covers an area of 80,000 square feet. It is one of the top 9 gardens in Tokyo.  The Kiyosumi Garden was once the residence of a rich person known as Kinokuniya Monogatari. In Meiji 11thyear, it was purchased by the founder of the Mitsubishi Group Iwasaki Yataro and was used to accommodate VIPs. Iitasaki Y...
The Sendai Tanabata Festival has 400 years of history. It used to be a festival reserved for the royalties. Up till the Edo era it has become a festival for normal citizens. The festival usually takes place between 6 August and 8 August each year. Before the festival, there will be large scale fireworks and there will be a lot of performances during the three days festival...
Otaru is a harbour in Hokkaido. In addition to being famous for its canal and storage facilities, you can also find the ruins of the former JR Temiya Line. The railway was built in 1880 and is the oldest railway in the area. It has linked between Otaru and Sapporo and is very important to the economic development of the area. After the Temiya Line has stopped service, ...
Situated in Nihonbashi, the Mitsukoshi Main Store is Japan's first department store. The store was established in 1673 and at the beginning, the name of the shop was known as "Echigoya" and is famous for selling kimono. The current main store was expanded in 1935 and the building has been retained till now as it has been considered as an important cultural heritage. The ma...
The Herbill at Hiruzen is a place where you can see beautiful scenery of the three big mountains of Hiruzen. It allows you to see the different plants growing in high hills and it provides a place where citizens can interact with the nature and plants.  In this high plateau, there is Herb Garden which has over 200 types of herbs, as well as a Lavender garden and a...
If you would like to purchase Disney souvenirs in Japan, there is no need for you to go to Disneyland. You can purchase them at the Disney store. Amongst all the Disney stores, the Shibuya branch has the longest history (opened in 1992) and has the largest variety of products. You can feel the fantastic atmosphere right from the entrance. Address: 20-15, Udagawa-cho, S...