Ever thought that you could walk amongst 100,000 sunflowers?! Now you can at Kiyose Sunflower Festival. Easily accessible via express train from Ikebukuro station, the Sunflower Festival offers visitors amazing scenery you can't find in downtown Tokyo! Get along to get that Instagram photo or just explore the wonderful area.
Koenji Awa Odori Festival: a huge dance festival in the heart of one of Tokyo's hippest neighborhood!
If you are in Tokyo in late August, make sure to check out the Koenji Awa Odori Festival. It is one of the biggest in the city, and it attracts approximately 1 million visitors! Find out more about the summer festival below!
After rave reviews overseas, The Star Wars: In Concert tour will be making Tokyo its home on September 1st and 2nd, 2018.
Hitachi Seaside Park is a magical area you should visit at least once, or better yet, many times a year to see the different colorful flowers that bloom there at different times of the year. It is honestly breathtaking, and seeing all those flowers across the park is an enchanting site.
Utsunomiya, located in the east region of Japan, is well known for its gyoza, pan fried dumplings! There are lots of options and it could be overwhelming, so just to make your decision a little easier, here's a list of places you can try!
Tochigi is a wonderful travel destination as much for its breathtaking scenery as for the delicious local cuisine. You can go onsen hopping on your trip to Kinugawa Onsen on your way to Nikko! We suggest where to go, what to visit and where to stay.
Gunma is an onsen lover's dream come true! Gunma is famous in Japan for being a beautiful onsen region. You definitely need to stop by at least once! We suggest where to go, what to visit and where to stay.
Onsen fanatics in Japan will definitely suggest Gunma as a region to visit as it has so many beautiful and relaxing onsens! Can you imagine bathing in a hot and relaxing bath all the while having a stunning view on the mountains? It really doesn't get better than this! Here are the places to go, visit and stay.
In Maebashi, Gunma Prefecture, you can now enjoy some original in-house roasted coffee blends at 13 COFFEE ROASTERS. Enjoy the coffee inside or buy some in bags. A special cellar inside the shop guarantees consistent top quality.
Just a 30 minute train ride from the Ikebukuro Station in Tokyo is the Omiya Station in Saitama. The place is not a hugely popular tourist destination but there are definitely some interesting things to see and do in the area such as going to the Omiya bonsai village, a quiet area with many old bonsai farms. And while you are there, why not eat at some of the delicious sushi restaurants in Omiya. Here are five selected shops and a note about the bonsai village.
Kawagoe is a town that tells the story of olden Tokyo. It has also a manufacturer of a craft beer known as the COEDO Beer. The beer is made from sweet potatoes which are produced in abundance in the region. In Kawagoe, you can enjoy the local beer while time traveling back to the Edo period.
Make most of your visit of Narita! If you have a flight or layover at Narita airport, will stay a hotel around Narita, there are many things to do, from sightseeing to shopping. Here is a list of places worth visiting during your trip!