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  • State Guest House, Akasaka Palace
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    Tokyo Minato-ku Motoakasaka 2-1-1
    This building was built as the Imperial Palace for the Crown Prince in 1909 on the former site of Edo residence of the Kishu-Tokugawa clan. It is currently used as official accommodations for foreign dignitaries from abroad and can fairly be called the cornerstone of Japanese diplomacy. The elegant western-style building, Japan’s only example of Neo-Baroque architecture, was the first post-Meiji period cultural asset to be designated as a national treasure.
  • Arashiyama
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    Kyoto Prefecture Kyoto City Ukyo-ku Arashiyama
    One of Kyoto’s leading tourist attractions, this 381.5-meter-high mountain and its environs have been designated as a National Historic Place of Beauty. On the mountain are the Iwatayama Monkey Park and Horinji Temple. Widely known as a spot for seeing cherry blossoms and changing autumn leaves, the scenery combining the Katsuragawa River to Togetsukyo Bridge is often used as a motif on picture postcards and pamphlets. Popular activities include walking the “bamboo forest road” from Tenryuji Temple or going around temples or shrines, a railcar ride to Kameoka, of the “Hozugawa-kudari” (Hozugawa river boat ride) pleasure cruise ride down the river to Arashiyama.
  • TV Asahi
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    Tokyo Minato-ku Roppongi 6-9-1
    This is the head office building of TV Asahi in Roppongi, Minato City, Tokyo. The “Roppongi Hills Mori Tower” is adjacent to the building, across the square. The main entrance atrium is open to the public. Displays such as reproduced sets of popular programs and displays of animated characters of the TV station are popular as places to take commemorative photos. The “Teleasa Shop” sells goods from its TV programs and there is also a stylish glass-walled café, and many tourists visit while sightseeing in Roppongi Hills.

    Visit here for spring cherry blossom, less crowded and fantastic view with food next door. If you are lucky, you can see TV crews sometimes reporting about weather for Tokyo.

  • 6th generation Dotonbori Glico Sign
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    Osaka Osakashi Chuou-ku Doutombori
    The Ezaki Glico signboard is easily visible from Ebisubashi Bridge on the Dotonbori River in Chuo Ward, Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture. The sign is known nationwide as a symbol of Osaka and is a popular spot to take a photo. The first sign was established in 1935 and the current sign is the sixth one, renewed in October 2014. It lights up 30 minutes after sunset until mid-night altering the background and uses 140 thousand LED lights.
  • Glover Garden (Former Glover House)
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    Nagasaki Pref. Nagasakishi Minamiyamatemachi 8-1
    This tourist facility features various historic Western-style buildings that were moved here and remodeled, with the crown jewel being the Glover House, Japan's oldest wooden Western-style building and which was erected here at the end of the Tokugawa shogunate. In 2015, the Glover House was registered as one of the World Heritage Sites of Japan's Meiji Industrial Revolution: Iron and Steel, Shipbuilding and Coal Mining. The grounds are planted with numerous seasonal flowers such as rosebushes and bigleaf hydrangeas, providing visitors with colorful scenery year-round. The site also features a photo studio where visitors can take a commemorative picture wearing period clothing, as well as a coffee house offering a sweeping view of the harbor. Visitors are encouraged to make plenty of time and stroll the grounds leisurely.

    Interesting to see . Particularly when he built it when he was 24. He made a load of money really quickly! Would make a nice place today with some modernization.

  • Tower of the Sun
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    Osaka Met. Suitashi Senri Banpaku Park 1-1 In the Banpaku Park
    This is a 70-meter tall work of art created by artist Taro Okamoto and is a symbol of the Japan Expo held in 1970 in Osaka’s Suita City. Even now it still remains in the Expo Commemoration Park which is a cultural park created on the site of the exposition grounds and serves as a popular photo spot. With a unique design that is modeled after a crow, the tower has three faces which represent the future, present and past. The inside is hollow and has a giant monument called the Tree of Life. Currently visitors are not permitted to tour the inside of the tower due to reconstruction work, but it is scheduled to reopen in March of 2018.
  • Kurobe Dam
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    Toyama Pref. Nakanikawaguntateyamamachi Ashikuraji
    This is Japan’s biggest arch type dam costing a huge 51.3 billion yen and requiring the total work of 10 million people to build over seven years. 10 cubic meters of water are emitted every second from the 186-meter-high dam that is Japan’s tallest. Within the grounds is a viewing platform, viewing plaza and discharge viewing stage, and one can observe the highly impressive discharge at close distances. These sightseeing opportunities are held from the end of June to mid-October.
  • Suirokaku (near Nanzenji Temple)
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    Kyoto Kyoutoshi Sakyou-ku Nanzenjifukuchichou
    Suirokaku is bridge over a canal in Kyoto's Sakyo Ward. It is made of brick and built with arches, a design that calls to mind the art objects of ancient Rome. Located on a branch of a canal coming out of Lake Biwa, it was completed in 1888. It was built with special consideration for blending into the surrounding scenery, even as the canal flows through the grounds of Nanzenji Temple. The bridge has been used as a location for television dramas.
  • Osanbashi Yokohama International Passenger Terminal
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    Kanagawa Pref. Yokohamashi Naka-ku Kaigandori 1-1-4
    Located a seven minute walk from Nihon-Odori Station on the Minatomirai Line. A barrier-free passenger terminal where large passenger ships both domestic and international dock. The first floor has a hall and parking lot, while the second floor hosts the international departure and entry lobbies as well as shops. The open and airy rooftop area features a natural grass lawn and wood deck, and from where you can enjoy the view of Minato Mirai and ships moored at the pier. The facility also boasts a full array of establishments and amenities to ensure you can enjoy a whole day here, including shops selling sea-related souvenirs and mature restaurants where you can enjoy a romantic nightscape with your meal.
  • Harimaya Bridge
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    Kouchi Pref. Kouchishi Harimayachou 1
    The Harimaya Bridge is a red bridge located in Harimaya-cho that has come to symbolize Kochi City. It is famous as the setting for the love story between Junshin and Oma which is celebrated in the traditional folk song “Yosakoi-bushi.” The Bridge was built across the Hori River during the Edo period as a private bridge to facilitate access between two shops, Harimaya and Hitsuya, from which it takes its name. Today, the area around the Bridge has been developed as Harimaya Park, and there are monuments in commemoration of Junshin and Oma.
  • Owakudani
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    Kanagawa Pref. Ashigarashimogunhakonemachi Sengokuhara 1251
    Owakudani is valley that was created by a volcanic eruption of Mt. Kami around 3,000 years ago. Owakudani is situated at 1,044 meters above sea level, and experiences severe weather, so it is advisable to wear long-sleeved clothing even in summer. The area is still affected by volcanic activity; steam and volcanic gases such as hydrogen sulfide continue to rise up out of the ground. Kuro-tamago, the “Black Eggs” of Owakudani, which are made by exposing eggs to the geothermal heat and chemical reactions resulting from volcanic activity, are very popular with visitors.
  • Odaigahara Visitor Center
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    Nara Pref. Yoshinogunkamikitayamamura Kotochi 660-1
    Odaigahara is one of the rainiest places in the world, with an average rainfall of 5000 millimeters. This rainfall has made this exemplary virgin forest a precious paradise for flora and fauna. The area is divided into two areas; East Odai, which contains a number of major scenic spots such as Mt. Hidegatake and Orochigura, and West Odai, which is covered by the virgin forest of Odaigahara. Entering West Odai requires filing for a permit.

    大台ケ原のバス停・駐車場に面してセンターがあります。大台ケ原に関する様々な資料等が展示されています。館内に固定の双眼鏡もあり、バードウオッチングも楽しめます。登山口はセンターのすぐ左ですから、登山の前にまず情報招集のために立ち寄ると良いでしょう。スタッフからいろいろのアドバイスを受けることもできます。

  • Tokyo Bay Ferry Kurihama Port
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    Kanagawa Pref. Yokosukashi Kurihama 8-17-20
    The ferry connecting Kurihama in Yokosuka City, Kanagawa Prefecture and Kanaya in Futtsu, Chiba Prefecture docks here. The ferry takes about 40 minutes one way, and is an easy way to see the sights of Tokyo Bay. There’s also a food court and restaurant in the ferry terminal, where you can try Yokosuka specialties like Yokosuka Navy Curry and Misaki Maguro Nakaochi Bowl.
  • Marugoto Nippon
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    Tokyo Taitou-ku Asakusa 2-6-7
    Marugoto Nippon is a commercial facility that was created in Asakusa around the end of 2015. It features four floors filled with famous gourmet items from each of Japan’s 47 prefectures and daily use items resplendent in traditional colors. The food market and lifestyle market feature an abundant variety of items, from fresh produce shipped directly from local producers to daily articles and accessories, and the facility is visited by many tourists including foreigners. It is popular for its food halls that allows patrons to eat as they virtually walk around the whole country while still remaining in Asakusa. There are also cooking classes where students can learn how to make Japanese home cooking.
  • Chikurin no Komichi (Bamboo Forest Pass)
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    Shizuoka Pref. Izushi Shuzenji 3463-1
    This is a pedestrian walkway that was built over the course of three years starting in 1994 which follows the Katsuragawa River flowing through the center of the hot spring resort near Shuzenji Temple in Izu City. The stone path has a teahouse and a fire watchtower, and in the middle of the bamboo forest offering indelible scenes of Japan is a large bench made of bamboo where visitors can sit down to enjoy the murmuring of the river and the touch of the breeze upon their face. Depending on the season sections are lit up at night, making for an even more magical atmosphere, and this is one of the popular sightseeing spots of Shuzenji.
  • Dogashima
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    Shizuoka Pref. Kamogunnishizuchou Nishina
    "Dogashima is a famous scenic spot in Nishiizu Town, Kamo County. There are a number of tourist attractions in the area, including the Sanshiro Islands - comprising Zo-jima, Nakano-shima, and Taka-shima-and the Tensodo sea-cave, which has been designated a National Natural Monument. Sightseeing cruise boats operate throughout the year; visitors can look up at the sky through the opening in the roof of the Tensodo sea-cave (also known as the ""Blue Cave""), which was created by sea erosion of tuff (a type of rock formed from volcanic ash), and can also view the tombolo phenomenon, a narrow strip of land that links Zo-jima (traditionally known as Denbei-jima, this is the closest of the Sanshiro Islands to the Izu Peninsula) to the mainland at low tide. This area is also famous as the setting for the tragic love legend of Izu no Sanshiro and Koyuki."
  • Unzen Jigoku
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    Nagasaki Pref. Unzenshi Obamachounzen 320
    Featuring air thick with the smell of sulfur and white steam bursting from underground, Unzen Jigoku (Unzen Hell) really lives up to its name. It is known as a place where Christians were once tortured to death, and there are monuments dedicated to their martyrdom. Some of the attractions include the “Unzen Jigoku Steaming Footbath,” where visitors can experience the sensation of geothermal heat and steam, and the “Unzen Jigoku Workshop,” which sells eggs with an interesting effect: “Eat one, and you live a year longer. Eat two, and you live two years longer. Eat three, and you live long until you die.” In the fall, over 2,000 of these eggs are sold every day, making them quite the hot item indeed.
  • Tokyo Bay Ferry Kanaya Port
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    Chiba Pref. Futtsushi Kanaya 4303
    The Tokyo Bay Ferry connects the Kanaya area of Futtsu City, Chiba Prefecture to Kurihama of Yokosuka City, Kanagawa Prefecture. One can enjoy a panoramic view of Tokyo Bay, the expansive ocean, and even Mt. Fuji during the 40 minute one way ride. Boso Peninsula sea and land souvenirs are also available for purchase on board. The Boso gold egg custard pudding using Eiko-ran eggs of Kimitsu is popular.
  • Noboribetsu Jigokudani
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    Hokkaido Noboribetsushi Noboribetsuonsenchou
    This valley is all that remains of an ancient volcanic crater, and is lined with geysers and fumaroles. The hot springs sourced here run to Noboribetsu Onsen. The foaming, boiling scenery led to it being called Demon-dwelling Hell. It's also a perfect autumn leaf viewing spot, when the hillsides are painted red with autumn colors.
  • Futamigaura
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    Mie Pref. Iseshi Futamichoue
    This famous spot in Ise City, Mie Prefecture is a 15-minute walk from JR Futaminoura Station and featured in one of Utagawa Hiroshige's Ukiyo-e prints. Futami Okitama Shrine is famous for the Meoto Iwa Rocks, said to bestow the boons of prosperity and safety at home and the good fortune of Sarutahiko no Okami, the god enshrined there. The two larger and smaller boulders act as the torii gate usually found at shrine entrances, and the image of them as a pair has led to them being called the Married Couple Rocks. People often pray here for marital happiness and finding the right partner, and from May to July you can see the sunrise, a sign of the season. Futamiura Beach Resort and Sea Paradise are both nearby.

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