Nioza Historical Road is a real gem that you have to visit when travelling in Usuki. This 200 meter photogenic narrow alley running along temples and residences built in Edo period style architecture, gives us a quick, yet accurate glimpse of the past. [...]

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Yokaichi is roughly a 1.5km long street in the City of Uchiko (Ehime) and the center of what used to be a city named Yokaichi. There you will find time almost frozen. If you ignore of course the few cars passing by, as well as many beautiful houses, gardens […]

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Located along the east side of the Izu peninsula, Jogasaki is a small yet beautiful coast. Famous for its lighthouse and suspension bridge, Jogasaki also offers a nice 1-hour long hiking trail that gives you a beautiful view of the area, including the huge Oshima Island. [...]

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Thanks to you our last walking around video of Shibuya was a success, and this thanks to you! And today we want to give you the chance to rediscover Shibuya with another one of our famous walking around videos but this time during the night, where we will guide […]

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When we started TokyoStreetView three years ago, the first temple we covered was the Joshinji. Not only is this temple very close to where we live, but its unique atmosphere has always been something we loved. Especially so when it comes to its cemetery. Indeed, unlike western cemeteries Japanese […]

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Named after a local school known for its liberal education, Jiyugaoka, which stands for “Freedom Hill” used to be a rural area on the southern end of Meguro, that started to develop in the 1920s after rail services were introduced and where many artists came and settled to […]

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A famous street north of the Shibuya crossing and starting roughly at Shibuya 109, Dogenzaka is known for its long line-up of izakayas, karaoke bars and pretty much every other kind of restaurant. Extremely popular at night, Dogenzaka will lead you to Shibuya’s naughty area where you'll find […]

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Shinjuku is one of Tokyo's most famous areas, and we’ve covered Shinjuku in the past and we will surely shoot more videos in the future of this vibrant and amazing area. But today’s video is a bit different since we will guide you through Shinjuku’s most famous street with […]

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With only 323 inhabitants, Taketomi is a very small village that triples in population during summer. Famous for its perfectly preserved “Okinawa” style houses and sandy streets, Taketomi shines by its simple way of life where time seem to have stopped and where the madness of the world does […]

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Described by many as the little Kyoto of Ehime, Ozu does not only offer one of Japan's most stunning gardens, the Garyu Sanso but also the chance to enjoy the city in a whole new angle by roaming its historic streets also known as Ohanahan Dori (streets). [...]

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Also known as the official beach of Tokyo, Odaiba’s construction was initially started to protect Tokyo with a series of six fortress islands build in the 1850s. Today you can only access the No. 3 Battery Fortress or Dai-San Daiba which has been open to the public since [...]

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Back in early 2000, Akihabara was really the world´s best place to purchase electronics, computer parts, cameras and so on, but almost two decades later, Akihabara is just the ghost of what it used to be. Sure you can still find some interesting stuff there, but the choice […]

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