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Kumamoto earthquake 03 January 2019

On January 3rd 2019 at approximately 6:10 pm JST, a strong earthquake (Magnitude 5.1) occurred in Kumamoto Prefecture on the island of Kyushu, southwestern Japan.…...
January 4, 2019 | Latest News | Travel Advisory

Private 1-day taxi tour of Nara City

Partners Information: Do you want to tour Nara City in the back of a chauffeur driven car and visit the major tourist sites and attractions in…...
December 24, 2018 | Day Tours | Latest News

Japan Visitor Hotline

We are pleased to launch the Japan Visitor Hotline, a 24-hour, 365 days a year, multilingual call service for travellers in Japan. Call the Japan Visitor Hotline…...
December 21, 2018 | Latest News | Travel Advisory

Visit the Seven Gods of Fortune during the New Year

Partners Information: One Japanese tradition is the practice of “Shichifukujin-meguri”, or “visiting the Seven Gods of Fortune”, during the New Year to pray for good luck…...
December 20, 2018 | Culture | Latest News

Guided hike of Yamanobe, Japan’s oldest road

Partners Information: Fancy trekking the oldest road recorded in Japanese history? Walk the Yamanobe-no-michi with an expert English-speaking tour guide on your next visit to…...
December 19, 2018 | Day Tours | Latest News

Tokyo Nighttime Passport

Partners Information: Enjoy nights out in Tokyo for a bargain with the newly launched Tokyo Nighttime Passport! Purchase this voucher and show it at participating…...
December 19, 2018 | Latest News | Nightlife

Winter illuminations at Hida Folk Village Takayama

Partners Information: At Hida Folk Village (Hida no Sato) in Takayama, you can see traditional gassho-style houses. Hida Folk Village is an open air museum…...
December 19, 2018 | Events | Latest News

Consumer Hotline for Tourists

The National Consumer Affairs Center of Japan has launched the Consumer Hotline for Tourists which offers telephone consultations for overseas visitors that experience consumer issues…...
December 5, 2018 | Latest News | Travel Advisory

Events at Tokyo Disney Resort Jan-Mar 2019

Partners Information: From 11 January through 25 March 2019, Tokyo Disney Resort will host the finale of the yearlong anniversary event, Tokyo Disney Resort 35th…...
December 4, 2018 | Events | Family | Latest News

8th Hida Takayama Ultramarathon

Partners Information: Entries now open for the 8th Hida Takayama Ultramarathon! Take part in an unforgettable run through Takayama city in Gifu prefecture, which boasts…...
December 3, 2018 | Events | Latest News

3 winter festivals in Japan to experience

Partners Information: Winter has arrived in Japan! Today we’ll introduce three unique winter festivals to visit on your next trip. This article is brought to…...
December 3, 2018 | Festivals | Latest News

Planning the perfect family holiday in Japan

Planning a family holiday is never easy. With so many competing demands, it can be a challenge to find a destination that will satisfy everyone,…...
November 21, 2018 | Culture

The Master and Apprentice: An Autumn Adventure

  We recently sent Canon Master, Richard I’Anson, and The Master’s Apprentice winner, Kayle Gordon, to Hokkaido to explore and capture the autumn wonderland of…...
November 21, 2018 | Adventures | Autumn Leaves

Temple lodging in Shiga Prefecture

Partners information: Become a monk for one night Shukubo, or “monk’s quarters” are popular lodging facilities found in Japanese temples, allowing you to stay the…...
November 15, 2018 | Accommodation | Latest News

New promotional videos from Aichi Prefecture

Partners information: New PR Videos from Aichi! Aichi Prefecture is located in the centre of the Japanese archipelago. Aichi has recently released three PR videos,…...
November 15, 2018 | Culture | Latest News