Kawachi-Fujien, Fukuoka – Best Guide for access and ticket


“Japan’s 31 most beautiful places” was announced by CNN,Cable News Network. Kawachi-Fujien, Fukuoka is one of them. The best season for the tunnel of wisteria flowers is the middle of April to the middle of May. Also, you can enjoy viewing maples in the middle of November to early December. Here are tips for you.   Kawachi-Fujien, Fukuoka   Address: 2-2-48 Kawachi, Yahatahigashi-ku, Kitakyūshū-shi, Fukuoka-ken 805-0045 Map of Kawachi-Fujien   How to access Kawachi-Fujien Shuttle bus will be operated between JR Yahata station (八幡駅) and Kawachi-Fujinen (河内藤園) from April 22 to May 7. From 9:00 to 15:00 and from 2 to 4 buses per hour depending on the schedule. It takes about 10 km and・・・

What are voltage and a plug in Japan? Where to buy transformer in Tokyo?

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You might be anxious about a voltage and a plug in Tokyo, Japan before your departure. Or would you like to know where you can purchase plugs in Tokyo? Here are tips about a voltage and a plug in Japan.   Map of the world coloured by voltage and frequency Voltage and frequency in Eastern Japan including Tokyo is 100V/50Hz. Reference: Wikipedia Map of the world coloured by type of plug Type of plug in whole of Japan is type A. Type B is available for some facilities in Japan, but it is rare. It is good to prepare for type A. Reference: Wikipedia Type of plug in shapes Type of・・・

Cherry blossom forecasts in Izu 2017

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Going to see the cherry blossoms is one of the most excited event not only Japanese but also foreign tourists. There are many places to go to see the cherry blossoms.   The beginning of April is basically the best timing to go to see the cherry blossoms in Japan. Here are some tips for Cherry blossom forecasts. Information about Cherry blossom forecasts in Izu, 2017 Izu, Shizuoka prefecture The best timing for cherry blossoms in Izu is from the end of March to The beginning of April. Cherry blossom forecasts in Izu by Jalan In Japanese only Izu Sakura spots and guide In Japanese only

Where can I enjoy Onsen (public bath) in Tokyo?


What do you think if you can enjoy Onsen just in the middle of Tokyo in Japan? To be precise, it is called Super Sento, one of the category of public bath. Let’s take a look at Onsen in Tokyo! Please read Bathing manners before visiting Onsen or public bath. Super sento (public bath) in Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo Spa LaQua This spa in a big amusement facility “LaQua” is located next to Tokyo dome. This spa futures natural hot springs bubbling up from a level 1,700 meters underground in Tokyo. You can visit there empty‐handed. Open hours: 11:00 A.M. to 9:00 A.M. (22 hours/day) Price: Entrance charge 2,634yen (including bathing tax)・・・

Could you tell me how to enjoy Onsen? Bathing manners

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Would you like to enjoy Onsen in Japan? There are a variety of Onsen places in Japan. Before enjoying Onsen or public bath, it is good to know the bathing manners. Here are tips that you want to know bathing manners in Japan. Who may be denied entering Onsen or Public bath? People who fall under any of categories may be refused by staffs of Onsen facilities. Tattoos At most of Onsen or public bath, people with tattoo including fashonable or cultural tatoo may be denied because we Japanese still generally recognize of people with tattoo as yakuzas or gangsters. If you are worried about it, check the website of・・・

Where is the best place to go to see the cherry-blossoms (Hanami) in Tokyo?


Would you like to go to see the beautiful cherry-blossoms (Hanami) in Spring in Japan? Hanami is not only the symbol of Spring in Japan, but also the symbol of Japanese identity.   I am sure that foreign tourists are impressed by the beautiful cherry-blossoms. Here are the best place to go to see the beautiful cherry-blossoms (Hanami) in Tokyo. The best place for the beautiful cherry-blossoms (Hanami) in Tokyo Hanami information by Walker Plus This information is for 2016, but you can get the best place for Hanami except for information recently issued their cherry blossom. 2017 will be published around March. http://hanami.walkerplus.com/list/ar0313/ (Japanese only) The beautiful cherry-blossoms at・・・

3 major spots that you can watch Sumo practice (Keiko) in Tokyo


Are you interested in Sumo wrestlers? If so, why don’t you watch Sumo morning practice (Keiko) in Tokyo? There are some Sumo beya (practice room) that you can watch Sumo wrestlers nearby.   Spots for Sumo practice (Keiko) in Tokyo Arashio Beya, Tokyo No reservations are needed. Open: 7:30 am – 10:00 am Almost every day, except for March, July, November, and each one week after the grand tournaments. Phone call needed for more detailed information. Please be sure to check the website before visiting Arashio Beya. You can check schedule and rules that you need to obey whiling watching Sumo wrestlers. http://arashio.net/tour_e.html (English) TEL: 03-3666-7646 (+81-3-3666-7646) (Japanese only, but an easy sample・・・

4 spots that you can see varicolored (golden) carps in Tokyo.


Would you like to see beautiful varicolored carps in Tokyo? Here are some gardens that you can see varicolored (golden) carps. Sightseeing spots for varicolored carp Rikugien Open: 9:00 – 17:00 (16:30 for final entrance) Closed: 12/29 – 1/1 Fee: Adult 300 yen, Over 65 150 yen https://www.tokyo-park.or.jp/english/park/detail_08.html#rikugien (English) Address: 6 Honkomagome Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo Kiyosumi Gardens Open: 9:00 – 17:00  (16:30 for final entrance) Closed: 12/29 – 1/1 Fee: Adult 150 yen, Over 65 70 yen See the second listed park on the website below. https://www.tokyo-park.or.jp/english/park/detail_04.html#kiyosumi (English) Address: 3-3-9 Kiyosumi, Koto-ku, Tokyo Atago Jinja (shrine) Open: – Closed: – Fee: No charge http://www.atago-jinja.com/ (Japanese only) Address: 1-5-3 Atago Minato-ku, Tokyo・・・

Where can I leave my luggage in Tokyo during sightseeing?


Do you have difficulties with leaving your bags during your trip in Tokyo? Here are cloak services that you can go anywhere without heavy bags. Cloak services that you can leave your luggage Sagawa Express transportation services Locations: TOKYO SERVICE CENTER (Tokyo Station) Opening Hours : 7:00-23:00 Sagawa Express Temporary Baggage Storage Service Center (TOKYO SKYTREE SERVICE CENTER) Opening Hours : 9:00-21:00 ASAKUSA KAMINARIMON SERVICE CENTER Opening Hours : 9:00-19:00 SHINJUKU SERVICE CENTER Opening Hours : 6:30-23:00 For more information about maps and fee, please see the website below. http://www.sagawa-exp.co.jp/ttk/english/ (English, Chinese) Ginza Mitsukoshi If you buy some items at Mitsukoshi, Ginza, cloak service is available for free at the・・・

How can I book and get to Sukiyabashi Jiro, sushi bar in Ginza, Tokyo?


Would you like to have the splendid Sushi in Ginza, Tokyo? If you don’t care about the food expenses or meal allowance, why don’t you try Sukiyabashi Jiro? President Barack Obama, USA and Shinzo Abe, the Prime Minister in Japan had dinner at Sukiyabashi Jiro. Here is the information of Sukiyabashi Jiro, sushi bar.   Sukiyabashi Jiro, Ginza Tokyo Open hours Mon. – Fri. Lunch   11:30-14:00 Dinner  17:30-20:30 (Starting from 17:30 and 19:00) Sat. Lunch   11:30-14:00 Sundays, public holidays, Saturday evenings, mid-August, and Year-end holidays are closed. Budget Starting from 30,000 yen for each person. How to Reserve the seats TEL: 03-3535-3600 (+81-3-3535-3600 from abroad) Note: Neither reservations nor・・・

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