Odawara, the gateway to Hakone Resort Area, is actually a castle-town having a glorious history back to Samurai era over 550 years ago. Don’t miss out on visiting Odawara where you will find things to see and do, including Samurai and Ninja costuming.
Jun.3-18 Iris & hydrangea festival is held at Odawara Castle Garden
Nasu HIobara has walking trails various hiking routes in the forest. Soaking at Onsen after walking is one of the attractions in the resort town.
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What do you want to do next after having done all the sightseeing in Japan? Where else do you want to go other than typical touristy spots? Now here is an idea, hiking!.
Hiking in Japan allows you to not only enjoy the scenery in a natural setting but also discover unique Japanese culture created in history.
The hydrangea or Ajisai flower in Asukayama-koen Park will be at its best around mid-June.
Oji is an old town located in the north of Tokyo within the 23 special wards, a bit off the circle of JR Yamanote Line. Though Oji is not recognized as a tourist spot, the town actually has many attractions that include includd free or cheap things to do.
Go hiking and explore Western Tokyo, the mountain area of Mt. Mitake (Mitakesan), Oume Town and Akigawa Valley. This area has a bunch of attractions; the soothing landscape of nature-rich countryside, historic shrines and temples nestled among trees, scenic rivers with crystal clean water and the mystic mountain worships – all known as the allure of Japan.
Toden Arakawa-sen(line) is a streetcar system that is served between the historic neighborhoods Waseda and Minowa in the northern area of Central Tokyo. There are various attractions along the tramline, such as Japanese gardens, temples, old shopping streets, and Sakura viewing spots, allowing you to have a short tour and enjoy a nostalgic, friendly atmosphere there. About 13000 roses along the Toden railroad are in full bloom in May, make passengers smile with the lovely view.
Location : Shizuoka prefecture, Central Japan
Category : Leisure activities, Sightseeing & Strolling, Trips & Tours
When it comes to traveling to Izu peninsula, the featured areas as a destination are always the eastern or the central areas, sometimes the western area, however, don’t miss the southern area. The southern area D actually has many places where you can discover the real charm of Izu.
A bicycle is so a convenient vehicle indeed. It is eco-friendly and helps saving money on train or bus fares. Although there are some hilly towns within the 23 wards of Tokyo, such as Shibuya, Roppongi, Shinjuku (Kagurazaka), Kanda, and Yanaka, most of the 23-ward areas, especially in the eastern areas, are flatland where people can enjoy cycling.
The Tokyo Station, another labyrinth you face in Tokyo
Tokyo Station or Tokyo Eki is the hub station that connects Tokyo and major cities in Japan by train and bus services. As well as being a terminal of numerous train lines, this 335m-long station building is a complex of facilities where new people easily get lost.
Tokyo Metropolitan Government provides a website allowing you to find and use Free Wi-Fi services in Tokyo. This site available in English, Chinese (Simplified, Traditional), Korean and Japanese, and includes information about how to use their service as well as where to get Wi-Fi at public facilities in Tokyo.
A number of large outlet malls have opened around Kanto region and many of them are located in a resort area or popular tourist spots.