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Discover Kanzanji Temple in Shizuoka

Head to central Japan to recharge your batteries at this incredible power spot, and have the best freshwater eel you've ever tasted while there!

Kamakura’s Top 10 Fall Foliage Spots

With autumn colors available at temples close to Kita-Kamakura and Kamakura Stations, even a short trip will do!

3 Reasons to Visit Kyoto in May

There’s never a bad time to visit Japan’s former capital of Kyoto, but May is an especially good time for these three exceptional reasons!

9 Things to Do in Tochigi in Spring

Tochigi is full of colorful delight as spring brings a wide swathe of flora across the prefecture.

A Super Cheap Akihabara Tour

Super Cheap Japan has put together an incredible cheapo tour of Akihabara—or 'Akiba,' as they call it here. Follow the recommended route to find all the arcades, maid cafes, manga and anime stores, electronic stores and used good stores that you need!

10 Things to Do in Gunma in Winter

In addition to being one of Japan's major ski and snowboard centers, Gunma offers hot springs, winter illumination and cultural activities to warm up the colder months.

Fun & Weird Temples in Kyoto

Already done all the big spots in Kyoto—or just sick of the crowds? These fun and weird temples and shrines are definitely not going to be listed in your typical tourist guide!

Flock with the Seagulls at Kabushima Shrine

Take flight with our writer Nick as he heads back to Tohoku to visit a shrine that's quite literally 'for the birds!'

Top 10 Natural Power Spots of Kansai

Japan is a haven for beautiful nature, and Kansai is one of the best places to experience just that.

The 15 Top Fall Color Spots in Kyoto

All About's travel guide reveals the real top spots for autumn colors in Kyoto.

12 Things to Do in Ibaraki in Autumn

Incredible flowers bloom in Ibaraki even as the leaves on the trees begin to turn yellow, orange and red.

Undiscovered Japan: Fukushima & Miyagi

While Fukushima and Miyagi prefectures were both badly hit by the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami, the region has now largely recovered, and is looking to see travelers flock in once again.

Top 20 Power Spots in Japan

Japan seems to be overflowing with so-called 'power spots.' Here are 20 of the best, many of them tied to mountain worship, ancient shrines, and the very origins of Japan.

The 11 Best Things to See in Golden Week

Golden Week is the biggest holiday of the year in Japan, and these 11 spots and events each offer something unique that can only be experienced at this time of year. You don't want to miss them!

21 Top Spots Outside Japan's 'Golden Route'

Many tourists concentrate on the so-called 'Golden Route' connecting Tokyo to Kyoto and Osaka. But what do you do if you want to get off the principal tourist highway and see the best of the rest? Here are Japan's 21 best off-the-Golden-Route spots!

Furubira's Dazzling Demon Dance Fire Festival

These stunning photographs truly capture the beauty of Hokkaido's Tengu no Hiwatari Festival.

Takayama Autumn Festival

One of the three largest festivals in the country, the Takayama Autumn Festival is not to be missed!

12 Things to Do in Ibaraki in Winter

Warm your heart this winter with these exciting activities in Ibaraki.

What Exactly Are Japanese Power Spots?

Heard the buzzword 'power spot' but not sure what it means exactly? We'll fill you in!

12 Things to Do in Ibaraki in Spring

From plum blossoms to cherry blossoms and hydrangea, there are wonderful things to discover in Ibaraki from February to late June.

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