Tag: Central Japan

 
  • 8 Best Places to See Fall Foliage in Nagano

    8 Best Places to See Fall Foliage in Nagano

    Fall foliage viewing has a long tradition in Japan. In Nagano, one of the prefectures located in central Honshu, the forested, mountainous wilderness provides unique places to see the leaves turn color. Nagano is more sparsely populated than many other areas in Japan. The rugged mountains hosted the 1998 Winter […]

     
     
  • 10 Famous Buddha Statues in Japan

    10 Famous Buddha Statues in Japan

    Buddhism in Japan has a long and storied history. You can find some of the most spectacular and famous Buddha statues in Japan, often surrounded by incredible temples and breathtaking scenery. These Buddha statues are religious, cultural, and local touchstones. If you are in an area with one of Japan’s […]

     
     
  • 14-Day Japan Winter Itinerary – February

    14-Day Japan Winter Itinerary – February

    Planning a visit to Japan this winter might be a daunting task, especially if you are going there for the very first time in your life. There may be hundreds of reasons why one should go to Japan to celebrate his/her winter holiday season. This post here reveals only the […]

     
     
  • 7-Day Central Japan Autumn Itinerary

    7-Day Central Japan Autumn Itinerary

    Traveling around the Chubu Region (Central Japan) is one of the best things you can do in Japan in autumn. The area is packed with a number of famous fall foliage spots including many interesting attractions such as the Old Town of Takayama, Shirakawago, Kamikochi, Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route, Kanazawa’s […]

     
     
  • Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route | Travel Guide

    Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route | Travel Guide

    Japan is a land of beautiful and mighty mountain peaks. While there are many ways to see these mountains at their best, the Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route is one of the best and most famous. The Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route, commonly called the “Roof of Japan“, runs 37 kilometers between […]

     
     
  • 10 Awesome Places to Visit in the Japanese Alps

    10 Awesome Places to Visit in the Japanese Alps

    While Japan is often better known for its urban tourist opportunities, don’t forget to schedule a visit to the Japanese Alps! The Japanese Alps are the name used for the towering mountain ranges of the Hida Mountains, the Kiso Mountains, and Akaishi Mountains.  Many of the peaks are over 3000 […]

     
     
  • 7 Days in Central Japan Spring Itinerary

    7 Days in Central Japan Spring Itinerary

    If you are planning to visit Japan in mid April, you may think of visiting most of the beautiful places around Central Japan. It means discovering the hidden treasures of the Chubu Region. In spring, central Japan showcases country’s some of the famous places such as the Takayama Kurobe Alpine […]

     
     
  • 4 Best Places to See Cherry Blossom in Matsumoto

    4 Best Places to See Cherry Blossom in Matsumoto

    When I think of my favorite Nagano cherry blossom spots, Matsumoto Castle always comes to mind. It is one of the top famous hanami spots in Central Japan; I really adore the atmospheric weather it offers in the spring. You would love it too, I bet you. Perhaps that’s not […]

     
     
  • Four Seasons in Shirakawa-go | Travel Guide

    Four Seasons in Shirakawa-go | Travel Guide

    Shirakawa-go is one of Japan’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites. It is a traditional mountain village that changes its beauty throughout the year. When your mind is stuck with a simple question “what is the best time to visit Shirakawa-go?” then this post could reveal it, seriously! Just wait and see […]

     
     
 
 

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