• Tokyo. Travel. Tourism

.Tokyo

ENGLISH • РУССКИЙ City of Tokyo / 東京 PAGE MENU >> Information • Transport • Links • All articles Officially Tokyo Metropolis (東京都) is the capital and most populous prefecture of Japan. The *Greater Tokyo Area is the most populous metropolitan area in the world, with more than 37.393 [.....]

.Tokyo
  • Kyoto

.Kyoto

ENGLISH • РУССКИЙ City of Kyoto / 京都 PAGE MENU >> Information • Transport • Links • All articles Kyoto (map)  is the capital city of Kyoto Prefecture in the *Kansai region. Kyoto forms a part of the *Keihanshin metropolitan area along with Osaka and Kobe. Kyoto is considered the cu [.....]

.Kyoto
  • Osaka

.Osaka

ENGLISH • РУССКИЙ City of Osaka / 大阪 PAGE MENU >> Information • Transport • Links • All articles Ōsaka (map) is the third largest city in Japan. If Tokyo is Japan's capital, one might call Osaka its anti-capital. Whatever you call it, though, there are many opportunities for you to [.....]

.Osaka
  • Nine Hells of Beppu

Hot spring hells of Beppu

ENGLISH • РУССКИЙ Hot spring baths of Beppu / 別府八湯 PAGE MENU >> Information • Transport • Links • All articles Beppu (別府, map) is one of Japan's most famous hot spring resorts, producing more hot spring water than any other resort in the country in Ōita Prefecture. Most of the most [.....]

Hot spring hells of Beppu
  • Kanamara Matsuri

Kanamara Matsuri

ENGLISH • РУССКИЙ Kanamara Matsuri / かなまら祭り PAGE MENU >> Information • Transport • Links • All articles The Shinto Kanamara Matsuri (かなまら祭り, "Festival of the Steel Phallus") is an annual Japanese festival held each spring at the Kanayama Shrine (金山神社, Kanayama-jinja, map) in *Kawasa [.....]

Kanamara Matsuri
  • Sapporo Snow Festival

Sapporo Snow Festival

ENGLISH • РУССКИЙ Sapporo Snow Festival / さっぽろ雪まつり PAGE MENU >> Information • Transport • Links • All articles The Sapporo Snow Festival (さっぽろ雪まつり, Sapporo Yuki-matsuri) is a festival held annually in Sapporo, over seven days in February. *Odori Park (map), Susukino (map), and Tsudo [.....]

Sapporo Snow Festival
  • Suwa’s Onbashira

Suwa’s Onbashira

ENGLISH • РУССКИЙ Suwa’s Onbashira / 式年造営御柱大祭 PAGE MENU >> Information • Transport • Links • All articles Onbashira Festival (御柱祭, Onbashira-sai, map) functions as a symbolic renewal of the shrine's buildings. The Mihashira or Onbashira  are four wooden posts or pillars that stand o [.....]

Suwa’s Onbashira
  • Awa Odori Dance Festival. Tokushima

Awa Odori Dance Festival

ENGLISH • РУССКИЙ Awa Odori / 阿波踊り PAGE MENU >> Information • Transport • Links • All articles The Awa Dance Festival (阿波踊り, Awa Odori) is held from 12 to 15 August as part of the *Obon festival in Tokushima Prefecture on Shikoku. Awa is the old feudal administration name for Tokush [.....]

Awa Odori Dance Festival
  • Gujo Odori Dance Festival

Gujo Odori Dance Festival

ENGLISH • РУССКИЙ Gujo Odori / 郡上おどり PAGE MENU >> Information • Transport • Links • All articles Gujō Odori (郡上おどり) is a *Bon Festival held every summer in Gujō, Gifu. The dance festival — Gujō Odori — started over 400 years ago and continues today; it has been designated an *Import [.....]

Gujo Odori Dance Festival
  • Sensoji (Sensō-ji)

Sensoji (Sensō-ji) Temple, Tokyo

ENGLISH • РУССКИЙ Sensoji (Sensō-ji) / 浅草寺 PAGE MENU >> Information • Transport • Links • All articles Sensō-ji (map) is Tokyo's oldest temple, and one of its most significant. Adjacent to the temple is a five-story pagoda, the *Asakusa Shinto shrine, as well as many shops with trad [.....]

Sensoji (Sensō-ji) Temple, Tokyo
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