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Day Trip Ideas: Kojima Jeans Street

22,Jun 2016 Day Trip Ideas

If you are a denim lover, then you must love this article! Kojima Jeans Street is not like any other shopping district in Japan. The street consist of shops, cafes, and general stores of jeans brands to world-known high quality brands.


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Day Trip Ideas: Tottori Sand Dunes

22,May 2016 Day Trip Ideas

Tottori Sand Dunes (鳥取砂丘, Tottori Sakyu) are located in Tottori Prefecture as a part of the Sanin Kaigan National Park, just outside the city center. They are one of the largest sand dunes in Japan and are the most famous and popular tourist attraction of Tottori. They take around 16 kilometers of coast along the Sea of Japan, and are as wide as two kilometers and as high as 50 meters.


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Day Trip Ideas: Adachi Museum of Art

15,Sep 2015 Day Trip Ideas


The Adachi Museum of Art, located in Yasugi City in Shimane Prefecture, houses a considerable collection of modern Japanese art. It is also home to expansive and beautiful Japanese gardens. Occupying an area of about 165,000 square metres in total, the six gardens have been ranked as number one in the Japanese Garden Rankings for the past 12 years, and have also been awarded a three-star rating by the Michelin Green Guide.

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Day Trip Ideas: Daisen

14,Sep 2015 Day Trip Ideas

Daisen is a mountain located in Tottori Prefecture. Standing at 1,729 metres high, it is the tallest mountain in the Chugoku region, and also one of the 100 Famous Mountains of Japan. Revered as a god since the ancient Jomon period of Japanese history, visitors to Daisen were strictly prohibited until the Edo period, and the resulting nature that flourished in the absence of human intrusion is truly a majestic sight for tourists today.


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Day Trip Ideas: Nature Centre & Terraced Rice Fields Cafe

11,Sep 2015 Day Trip Ideas


More than two-thirds of Japan are covered by forest mountains and hills, and with the different islands of Japan covering a wide range of climatic zones, Japan is home to a huge variety of different flora and fauna. Beyond the urban metropolises of Tokyo, Kyoto and Osaka that many visitors are drawn to, lies a wealth of nature that is often left unexplored. One place where it is possible to enjoy the beauty of Japanese wildlife is the Okayama Nature Conservation Centre (website: Japanese only) in Okayama Prefecture.

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