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Easy access from Tokyo! Three hot springs perfect for day trips

Japan’s hot springs are not only popular among locals, they are becoming more popular with foreigners as a tourist attraction. However, there is an impression that hot springs require staying at a ryokan (Japanese style inn) or that they are difficult to use for those who are unfamiliar with them. …

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The Most Energetic Spot of Tokyo! Five Points You Need to Know Before Visiting Shibuya and Shibuya Pedestrian Scramble

Shibuya Pedestrian Scramble is one of the most popular spots in Tokyo that almost every foreign tourist visits. It was not so famous a few decades ago, but it quickly became known to the world thanks to the diffusion of the Internet over the past several years, as well as …

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It’s easy to enjoy the monk experience in Tokyo! Introducting three programs giving you full access to the temple experience plus an easy how-to on their use, perfect for first-time tourists.

When you ask why someone visits a temple, a lot of people might say they’re going to pray, or for talismans. But what you may not know is that many other programs exist that offer other experiences. Here we’ll guide you through three such programs in the Tokyo area that …

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Attracting Tourists from Abroad! 5 Things to Know Before Visiting Meiji Shrin

Nowadays many foreign tourists flock to see Buddhist temples and Shinto shrines in Japan. Especially the conveniently located Meiji Shrine in Tokyo has for a long time been a popular tourist spot. Here are five things you should know before visiting Meiji Shrine. (The following article contains information on rituals …

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From Tokyo’s hidden sightseeing routes to Tokyo’s 10 shrines!

(The following article contains information on rituals and practices that include components based on Japan’s traditional religions (such as Buddhism and Shinto). This content is presented solely for informational purposes; these practices are not enforced in these facilities in any way.) “Tokyo 10 Shrines Tour” is secretly becoming popular. The …

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