Beppu is by far the most well-known place in Oita and basically the whole of Japan for its many Jigoku or Hell, which are actually hot springs. But, in the heart of Oita prefecture, far from the crowds and in the middle of what is possibly one of […]

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Often ignored and snubbed by people, Japanese or not, Chiba prefecture as honestly a lot to offer with some really amazing scenic view over Mount Fuji, great beaches and lush country side with many rice fields. So next time you come and visit Tokyo, give Chiba prefecture a chance!

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Hello Kitty may not actually be the most famous Japanese cat after all! It all started in 1697 according to the legend.  At that time, before the Gotokuji Temple was what it is now, a poor and lonely priest was living alone with his cat. One day, during a […]

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Hello Kitty may not actually be the most famous Japanese cat after all! It all started in 1697 according to the legend. One day, during a heavy storm a rich nobleman was stranded in a heavy rainstorm and took refuge under a nearby tree. Once settled the nobleman saw the priest’s cat at the Temple’s entrance signaling him to enter. Surprised, the nobleman followed the cat and as soon as he moved toward the cat a tree was struck by lightning. Believing that the cat had saved his life the nobleman decided to become the temple’s benefactor and soon the temple became prosperous.

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Looking for best time of the year to enjoy Mount Fuji surrounded by a clear blue sky? Then make sure to visit Japan around January and February! During this time of the year you will be 100% sure to get a unforgettable view of Fuji San either from Tokyo, Yokohama, Izu and many other places as far as 200 to 300km away from Fuji-san! More photos and 4K Videos at www.TokyoStreetView.com . . . . #Japan #Travel #Historical #TravelPic #JapanTrip #Nippon #TravelPhotos #Cultural #IGersJapan #Nihon #JapanFocus #iLoveJapan #JapanTravel #JapanLife #ExploreJapan #LoveJapan #CoolJapan #TravelJapan #JapanTour #VisitJapan #JapanLover #DiscoverJapan #JapanCulture #OffTheBeatenPath #everydayjapan #shizuoka #blockai #snow #mountain #landscapephotography

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Green tea fields can be found in many different parts of Japan but Shizuoka’s unique location make it even more worth your time to enjoy some of Japan best green tea experience like tasting it, learning how to picking great tea leaves or making your own green tea powder!!! So next time you are riding the Shinkansen south, consider getting off the bullet train for some unique experiences rather than just continuing on to Kyoto and Osaka! More photos and 4K Videos at www.TokyoStreetView.com . . . . #Japan #Travel #Historical #TravelPic #JapanTrip #Nippon #TravelPhotos #Cultural #IGersJapan #Nihon #JapanFocus #iLoveJapan #JapanTravel #JapanLife #ExploreJapan #LoveJapan #CoolJapan #TravelJapan #JapanTour #VisitJapan #JapanLover #DiscoverJapan #JapanCulture #OffTheBeatenPath #everydayjapan #shizuoka #tea #greentea #fuji #japanesetea

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Located in the city of Nakatsu, this castle, also known in Japanese as Nakatsu-Jo, was founded in 1587 under the rule of the Daimyo Kuroda Yoshitaka. Completely destroyed by the Satsuma Rebellion in 1877, which opposed disaffected samurai against the new imperial government, Nakatsu castle was rebuilt […]

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The Rainbow bridge is, alongside Tokyo Tower, one of my favorite structure Tokyo and often overlooked! Now did you know the actual name of the Rainbow Bridge is “Shuto Expressway No. 11 Daiba Route - Port of Tokyo Connector Bridge” and that the name “Rainbow Bridge” is actually a nickname given by the public later on? Also, not many people are aware of this fact, but you can actually cross Tokyo baie by walk using the Rainbow Bridge! More photos and 4K Videos at www.TokyoStreetView.com . . . . #Japan #Travel #Historical #TravelPic #JapanTrip #Nippon #TravelPhotos #Cultural #IGersJapan #Nihon #JapanFocus #iLoveJapan #JapanTravel #JapanLife #ExploreJapan #LoveJapan #CoolJapan #TravelJapan #JapanTour #VisitJapan #JapanLover #DiscoverJapan #JapanCulture #OffTheBeatenPath #tokyo #bridge #rainbowbridge #architecture #blackandwhite #everydayjapan

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Also known as Usa Hachimangu or 宇佐八幡宮 in Japanese, is a Shinto shrine located in the city of Usa in Oita prefecture. Founded during the Nara period Usa Jingu has a complex history. Indeed it is believed that the first foundation of the shrine took […]

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A Buyo or Nichibu (short for Niho Buyo or Nippon Buyo) performer during a representation in central Tokyo. Buyo refers to a traditional Japanese performing art that may be a mixture of dance and pantomime. It begins with early dance traditions such as Mai and Odori, with major development in the early Edo period (early 17th century) in the form of kabuki dances, which incorporated elements from the older dance genres. Photo by @pierrojapon for TokyoStreetView @distantdystopia @dozodomo More photos and 4K Videos at www.TokyoStreetView.com . . . . #Japan #Travel #Historical #TravelPic #JapanTrip #Nippon #TravelPhotos #Cultural #IGersJapan #Nihon #JapanFocus #iLoveJapan #JapanTravel #JapanLife #ExploreJapan #LoveJapan #CoolJapan #TravelJapan #JapanTour #VisitJapan #JapanLover #DiscoverJapan #JapanCulture #OffTheBeatenPath #everydayjapan #tokyo #dance #geisha #kabuki #Kabukiza

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Ramen, Soba, Udon restaurants are pretty much everywhere and the keystone of Japanese diet. With unique variations and specialties depending of where you are located, Ramen, Soba and Udon are alongside Sushi a delicacy that you have to try when visiting Japan! Photo by @pierrojapon for TokyoStreetView More photos and 4K Videos at www.TokyoStreetView.com . . . . #soba #udon #ramen #Travel #Traveler #Traveling #Travelholic #TravelGuide #TravelPhotography #Travelgram #TravelBlog #TravelBlogger #TravelBug #TravelPhoto #TravelPic #Trip #Adventure #Wanderlust #Backpacking #BucketList #HiddenGem #OffTheBeatenPath #OffTheBeatenTrack #History #Culture #TravelAsia #Japan #Japanese #Tokyo #everydayjapan

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Located in the small streets of Usa city in Oita prefecture, Gogan-Ji temple has been made famous by opposing the sitting lord and Samurai Utsunomiya Shigefusa, who died during the battle between Kuroda Kambei the newly appointed lord of the nearby Nakatsu castle. [...]

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