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Bell Tower, Candy Alley and Warehouse District

Kawagoe is a historical town, which retains the culture and atmosphere of the Edo Period. There’s lots to see and eat making this a definite must visit. Kawagoe is also known as ‘Little Edo’ thanks to the Kurazukuri (Clay Walled Warehouse Style) buildings in the main street, of which most...

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Harajuku – Ra.a.g.f. Rabbit Cafe

Tokyo is well known for its wide variety of cafes like Cat Cafes and Maid Cafes. However, as a huge bunny fan, Rabbit Cafe Ra.a.g.f. (Rabbit And Grow Fat) is the place to observe the most cutest fluff-balls on earth. You’re not allowed to pick up the cuties, but you...

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Hakone – Gora Ichinoyu Ryokan

There is so much to see in Hakone that it’s recommended to stay at least one night to make sure you have enough time to see all the interesting spots. Gora Ichinoyu is a comfortable and cozy Ryokan (traditional Japanese inn), which will make your stay a pleasant experience. The...

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Hakone – Lake Ashi and the Pirate Sightseeing Boat

One of Hakones major attractions is Lake Ashi. A huge lake which gives you an amazing view of the surrounding nature. One of the best ways to enjoy Lake Ashi is to use the Pirate Sightseeing Boat. There are several of them and they all have a different design. You...

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Hakone – Hakone Shrine

Hakone Shrine, a beautiful Shinto shrine located along the shore of Lake Ashi. A must visit if you’re traveling around in Hakone. If you’re visiting during weekdays it’s not that crowded which makes it even more relaxing. If you’re using the Pirate Sightseeing Boat for a trip around Lake Ashi,...

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Hakone – Ropeway and Owakudani

During your Hakone trip it’s highly recommended to use the Ropeway to enjoy an amazing view of Hakones landscape and in particular Owakudani Valley. Owakudani is an active Volcano Valley with sulfurous fumes and hot springs. One of the famous things you can buy in Owakudani are eggs whose shells...

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Hakone – Gota Park

Gota Park is a stunning, Western Style Park close to Gora Station, which is definitely worth a visit during your stay in Hakone. Here you can find a rose garden, a huge fountain, a craft-house where you can try some pottery or glass blowing (costs of these activities range between...

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Kamakura – Hokukuji Temple – Bamboo Garden

This impressive Bamboo Garden is part of the Hokokuji Temple, also called Take-dera, which means Bamboo Temple, in Kamakura. The Bamboo forest is very relaxing and absolutely stunning! There is a lovely tea house hidden in the garden, where you can drink traditional Matcha tea while enjoying the beautiful scenery....

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Super Yosakoi Matsuri in Harajuku

Photos taken at the Super Yosakoi Matsuri in Harajuku. This is one of the biggest Yosakoi festivals in Tokyo, which takes place in summer. A large number of teams dancing together on different types of music in all sorts of costumes. All this adds up to unique and exciting experience! Go to...