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Trekking at Mt Hiei Pilgrimage Trail

Partners Information: Visit the UNESCO World Heritage site of Hieizan Enryakuji temple and also enjoy a a trek through the mountains. While appreciating the stone statues and singing…...
July 11, 2019 | Adventures | Latest News

Three-star Route Option Ticket for tourists

Partners Information: The Three-Star Route (Mitsuboshi Kaido) passes through Kanazawa, Gokayama, Shirakawago, Takayama and Matsumoto, and features attractions which have received a three-star rating by the Michelin Green…...
July 11, 2019 | Latest News | Travel Passes

Kimono experience at Shukkeien Garden Hiroshima

Partners Information: Put on a yukata and immerse yourself in Japanese culture in Shukkeien Garden, the best-known traditional Japanese landscape garden in Hiroshima. Dressed in yukata, you…...
July 9, 2019 | Culture | Latest News

Sumida Fireworks Festival

Partner information: No summer is complete in Japan without fireworks. Colourful fireworks will light up the summer night sky. The Sumida Fireworks Festival is one of…...
June 21, 2019 | Events | Latest News

Price updates to the All Shikoku Rail Pass

Partners Information: From 1 July 2019 the price of the 7 day All Shikoku Pass has been adjusted. The All Shikoku Rail Pass is an…...
June 18, 2019 | Latest News | Travel Passes

Lake Biwa Great Fireworks Festival

Partners Information: Enjoy 10,000 fireworks launched into the air over Lake Biwa, a stunning display of light that plays out in harmony with jets of…...
May 30, 2019 | Events | Latest News

Kyudo archery experience in Hiroshima

Partners Information: A 3-min walk from the Atomic Bomb Dome will bring you to a newly opened dojo that offers – for the first time in…...
May 29, 2019 | Latest News | Special Offers

Luggage-Free Travel, a new service by JTB

Partners Information: JTB travel has launched a new service for overseas visitors, Luggage-Free Travel (LFT). The service lets you send your luggage to some 12,000…...
May 29, 2019 | Latest News | Special Offers

G20 Osaka Summit

The G20 Osaka Summit will be held on Friday, 28 June and Saturday, 29 June 2019. Large-scale traffic restrictions will be in place from 27-30…...
May 29, 2019 | Latest News | Travel Advisory

New Animal Quarantine Restrictions

As of 22 April 2019, there will be tighter restrictions on the importation of live animals and meat products into Japan. Due to the outbreak…...
April 26, 2019 | Latest News | Travel Advisory