Togakushi Shrines: the setting is idyllic, scenic and unique with plenty on offer to see and do. Here’s a quick guide on Togakushi area.
Mount Togakushi (1,904 m) used to be one of the training fields for monks and Togakushi is said to be one of the major sites where Ninja trained. Here’s a quick guide but you can find out more to help plan your own visit.
If you have 2-3 hours before leaving from Tokyo or when you enjoy city living in Tokyo but miss green parks and nature or at least want to see an old Japanese town, Naritasan Park would fit in to such a short visit. Travellers coming to Narita International Airport should know that there is plenty …
If you go along the Miura Peninsula of coastal Kanagawa Prefecture, you’ll find unique destinations.
In Mashiko Town, Tochigi Prefecture, you’ll find a quirky and cool neighborhood. Here’s our best of Mashiko Pottery Town.
Hatoyama Hall is a western residence with Japanese traditions and English style garden.
Edogawabashi itself is a small town, but it has a strong creative community.
Suwa Shrine is located in Nagano Prefecture, south-east of the city of Matsumoto. Upper Shrines are located on the south side of Lake Suwa and lower Shrines are located on the north side of the lake.
Suwa Shrines in Suwa is one of the oldest shrines in Japan and consists of four separate complexes around Lake Suwa.
I spent a whole day in Suwa to visit the four sacred shrines. Here’s a quick guide to Suwa Shrine.