The region of Chubu is composed of the prefectures of Gifu, Nagano, Aichi, Shizuoka, Ishiakwa.
Kiso-Fukushima was a post town on the Nakasendo trail during feudal times. You can find many attractive preserved historical sites including the old town, magistrate office, checkpoint, and a beautiful Zen garden here.
Shinminato is a town in Imizu City facing Toyama Bay. You can enjoy watching crab auctions and fresh seafood at the fish market, a beautiful sailing boat, and a nostalgic canal cruise.
One of the most impressive cherry blossom spots in Nagano is the Takato Joshi Park. See our beautiful pictures taken this spring.
Gujo Hachiman is a beautiful old town in Gifu Prefecture. It attracts many visitors because of the castle on the hill, beautiful streets with channels, plastic food sample workshops, and a dance festival.
is a town of old wooden houses standing side-by-side, highlighted by projecting lattice and eaves of uniform height, and it never fails to draw visitors’ attention.
Next to the extremely popular Ghibli Museum in Mitaka, Tokyo a new pilgrimage destination for fans of the dreamy Studio Ghibli franchise has been opened in November 2022. The Ghibli Park is even larger and you can truly disappear in a wondrous different world
Toyota City is known for the great Toyota Museum and car factory, but did you know that the city also has an interesting history? Learn more about this city near Nagoya!
Nagoya doesn’t feature often on tourists’ itineraries, but If you would still find yourself in Nagoya, there are plenty of interesting places to see here. Find out where to go!
Are you starting your visit to Japan in the middle of Honshu island? Chances are that you will be landing at Centrair Airport in Nagoya. Learn more about this convenient airport!
Sado island is a popular destination for local tourists because of its unique nature, history and culture. There are plenty of attractions; a gold mine, crested ibis forest, and old towns.
Izukogen is is a popular resort area for Tokyoites because it is not far from Tokyo. There are many beaches, hot springs, and sightseeing spots. Find out where to go!
Takaoka in Toyama prefecture has plenty of attractions; beautiful scenery on the coastline, unique history, metal production, an anime museum, and more!
Oiwasan Nissekiji is an off the beaten path Buddhist temple founded about 1,300 years ago in Toyama. Learn more about the ‘waterfall practice’ you can do here!
On Mikimoto Pearl Island you can learn about pearl cultivation and see a demonstration by Ama divers catching pearl oysters. Learn more about this special place in Japan!
How to best enjoy one of Japan’s most beautiful natural areas, the Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route? Follow this itinerary to see the autumn foliage and high snow walls in Toyama.
In the Kurobe Gorge in Toyama, you can enjoy breathtaking views from the Kurobe Gorge Railway train. See what there is to discover in this beautiful natural area!
Toyama city doesn’t get many foreign visitors, but there are several attractions that make the prefectural capital worth a visit. Learn more about Toyama’s attractions!
In 1994, textile dyeing artist Itchiku Kubota built a museum with his name in a perfect place, with a majestic view of Mount Fuji and serene Lake Kawaguchi.
Kawaguchiko is best-known for its amazing view of Mt Fuji. Located at the foot of the mountain, there are many vantage points from which to see the symbol of Japan.
From the 8th station, the walk begins to get quite steep and by the time you get to the 9th station, the track will almost be so steep and rocky that at times it will feel like you are rock climbing…