Unazuki Onsen is a small hot spring resort town close to Kurobe city in Toyama prefecture.
Welcome to the Sights section, where you can find information on over 10,000 sights dotted across the entire nation of Japan. These are made up of cafes, museums, parks, attractions, landmarks and robot resturants (obviously), take a look at some of our favourites below!
Frijoles is a small chain of American/Mexican fast food outlets where you can buy various types of burritos and tacos, as well as other Mexican-style fare.
Literally translated to "Sazae Village", this restaurant specializes in all dishes related to sazae. Sazae is a type of sea snail that is used as a local delica
Situated on Takaragawa River, a branch of the Tone River in the Minakami area of Gunma Prefecture, this hot spring resort offers nature and relaxation. A big dr
Osanbashi Pier is the main international passenger pier at the Port of Yokohama.
This spot is a coffee shop located on the first floor of the Shin-Kobe Oriental Avenue shopping mall. The interior of the cafe is log-house themed, and they se
An old-firm western bar in Utsunomiya. Many famous artists such as Mickey Curtis perform sometimes.
Unosumai station is a train station on the JR East Railway's Yamada line. It was washed away in the tsunami following the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake.
This versatile convention center consists of three separate buildings operated by the Fukuoka Convention Center Foundation: The Fukuoka Kokusai Center opened in
Located in the North-Eastern region of Oita Prefecture, Kitsuki is famed for its traditional buildings and quaint streets which have been largely untouched by modern urban development and still very much resembles an Edo period samurai town.
Kokopelli Western Riding is one of Japan's premier horse riding establishments and caters for all ages and from absolute beginners to established riders.
Located in Northern Oita, on Japan’s Kyushu Island, the Kunisaki Peninsula is an area of unspoiled natural beauty and part of the Setonaikai National Park.
Usukiyaki is a pottery workshop located in Usuki which prides itself on creating 'Usuki-yaki', a traditional, once-extinguished ceramic ware that has been brought back to life as a contemporary product, based on the few historical records that remain from the pottery’s original incarnation.
Wakaeya is a long-established restaurant, opening in Kitsuki City in 1698. The restaurant's famed dish is Tai Chazuke Ureshino (sea bream with rice and tea), with the ‘Ureshino’ translating literally to ‘I’m happy!’. The story behind the name is that in the Edo period, the lord of Kitsuki Castle had been eating the Tai Chazuke every day and would proclaim his joy (Ureshino!) at getting to do so. The current owner is 16th generation of his family to manage the establishment, and still uses the same recipe which gained a feudal lord’s seal of approval over 300 years ago, and even offers a tofu-based vegetarian version, please pay him a visit!
Constructed sometime in the late Heian Period, the Kumano Magaibutsu Stone Buddhas are found atop a steep flight of stone steps in Hirano. The image of Fudō Myōō measures 8.07 and is one of the largest stone buddhas in the country. Designated as an Important Cultural Property, be sure to pay a visit next time you're in Oita!
Located on the slopes of Mount Futago (721m) in Oita Prefecture's Kunisaki Peninsula, Futago-ji was established in 718 by Ninmon and became the central temple of Rokugō-Manzan.
Featured on NHK, this private museum with a collection of over 50,000 items of whiskey related memorabilia and even has its own bar!
Located in Oita's Kusu Town, Kitikabu is a stump shaped mountain that's a popular spot for paragliders and even features a swing set to make you feel like you're swinging off its edge!
Kagawa Prefecture is one of the four prefectures of Shikoku Island. It is currently the smallest prefecture in Japan, and is settled on the Seto Inland Sea next
Toyama is a small prefecture on the coast of the Sea of Japan. It has mountainous borders inland with wonderful natural views, hiking trails, hot springs and ev
Tokyo is all about contrasts. Its irresistible charm comes from the clash between its cutting-edge style and traditional culture. From the organized chaos of [S
Fukushima has been a place of scenic beauty and history for centuries, but since 2011 the world equates the name with the difficulties at the Fukushima nuclear
Aichi is the center of the Chubu region in Japan, and its capital is Nagoya. Nagoya is the fourth most populated urban area in Japan, and is home to a large aut
Kanagawa is a dynamic part of the greater Tokyo area. The capital city, Yokohama, features the famous Chinatown district, a port area with dining and shopping p
Aomori prefecture is surrounded by the sea and boasts amazing natural beauty and opportunity for outdoor adventures. It is the home of Lake Towada, the Hakkoda
With a nationally famous baseball team, two coasts on two different seas, and a high-class type of beef named after its capital, Hyogo is a prefecture of many t
Koyasan (Mount Koya) is the heart and soul of Wakayama Prefecture. Koyasan is the birthplace of Shingon Buddhism, founded by Kobo Daishi (Kukai) in the year 885