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Japan's Top 11 Reconstructed Castles

Like a phoenix rising from the flames, so too have these restored beauties come back to life to prosper again on our list of the best reconstructed castles across Japan.

The 'Court House' is a Slam Dunk!

What happens when you combine a spacious house with a basketball court? An awesome, one-of-a-kind home that scores major points with sports fanatics! You'll have to see it to believe it!

The 5 Best Burgers in the Tokai Area

These tasty treats feature local ingredients to create out-of-this-world burger sensations.

7 Incredible Events at Japanese Castles

The castles dotting Japan's landscape no longer host battles and political upheavals, but they're not boring relics. Many were the backdrop to some pretty unbelievable stories!

Japan’s Top 5 Resort Hotels

Resort hotels are the perfect destination for any vacation, catering for all your needs while offering you luxury and grandeur in style. Here are our Top 5 picks throughout Japan!

A National Who’s Whooo of Owl Cafés

Who wouldn’t want to snuggle up and nestle down in an owl café? We’ve lined up eight adorable and outstanding branches where you can unruffle in peace.

Full List: Japan’s UNESCO Shrines & Temples!

Japan is home to thousands of historic shrines and temples, and a good few of them are UNESCO World Heritage Sites. A visit to just one can give insight into Japanese culture.

Mount Fuji Tourist Info

Find out when to climb, where to climb from, and what else you can do in the area! Oh—and don't miss the fireworks!

The Summer Resort Area of Lake Hamana

Lake Hamana is a popular summer resort area located on the Pacific Coast in the western part of Shizuoka Prefecture in central Japan. Take a look at the natural splendors surrounding this lake that's only two short hours away from Tokyo.

Treehouse Built Around 300-Year-Old Tree

A treehouse can be a sacred fortress for a kid, or even just a really fun piece of outdoor architecture for anyone who doesn't suffer from acrophobia. But if you plan to visit this treehouse, you'll have to make a reservation!

Top 5 Hanami Spots in the Tokai Area

Want to see some beautiful cherry blossoms this year? Then check out these Top 5 sites that promise some gorgeous pictures and fantastic views!

Top 6 Beaches in Japan

Summer is here, which means it's time to hit the beach! These six beaches will make you wish the season never ends!

Photographing the Many Faces of Mount Fuji

Check out the many ways Mount Fuji photographers capture this glorious mountain!

Hike to these 3 Hidden Temples & Shrines

For the brave pilgrim, here are three awesome temples and shrines that are certainly off the beaten path in Tottori, Shizuoka and Oita.

11-Day Sakura & Word Heritage Tour of Japan

Get to know the beauty of Japan on an 11-day, all-inclusive tour with a licensed English-speaking guide!

7 Stellar Izu Hotels

Located roughly two hours southwest of Tokyo, the Izu Peninsula offers everything from modern seaside resorts to secluded hot springs with over 1,000 years of history—not to mention a few stunning views of Mount Fuji!

Stunning Ryokan Views in Shizuoka

Indulge in incredible 'ryokan' getaways in the area the emperor chose for his villa.

San Grams: A Third-Wave Green Tea Shop & Café

The third-wave green tea movement is taking root right in the heart of Japan’s green tea industry.

47 Souvenirs from All 47 Prefectures!

Traveling around Japan but don't know what souvenir to buy from each region? We've got you covered with this crazy list of our Top 47 'omiyage' from each of the nation's 47 prefectures!

Japan's Top 4 'Best 3' Sightseeing Spots!

Witness the best sightseeing spots Japan has to offer in four official, comprehensive lists.

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