The city is inland near the border of Akita prefecture and surrounded by tall mountains. Although Morioka is not a hotspot tourist destination; however, there are many interesting places in and around the city.
In Aomori, traveling by foot can be very time consuming as public transportation or access to certain attraction spots are limited. However, there are still many attraction spots to visit on foot easily during your visit here.
Manyo no Yu is an onsen resort chain which has locations all over Japan and is well-known by Japanese people. In Japan’s metropolitan area you can find it in Machida (Tokyo), Sakuragicho (Yokohama) and Hadano, but we want to talk only about the first one here.
Inside the exhibition Small Worlds Tokyo you can find different areas. Each has a different topic and is filled with many details. So take your time to explore all of the miniature worlds with your own eyes and cameras.
Japan is a country of tradition. While that has led to it preserving its culture for generations, the adherence to tradition has some downsides. One of these downsides is the attitude towards people with tattoos.
The Sky Circus observatory is situated in the Sunshine 60 Building on the 60th floor. The building can be accessed from Ikebukuro station or Higashi-Ikebukuro station. Close to the shopping center Alpa there is an elevator that takes to the 60th floor.
Japan is a country where ceremonies are a traditional and essential part of the life from the moment of their birth until the day of their last breath. Beginning with the pregnancy period and birth, the life of a Japanese citizen becomes a succession of ceremonies, festivals and traditions to follow.
Before moving to Japan, I almost always came on vacation starting in tsuyu/rainy season and for good reason: it’s a cheaper, less busy and still beautiful time to check out Japan!