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Tohoku: take a slide on Japan’s wilder side

Tohoku occupies around 30% of Honshu, the entire northern section of Japan’s largest island. As you head north the general rule is fewer people, more…...
December 19, 2017 | Latest News | Skiing

Japanese farmstay in Autumn

Partners Information: This autumn, head to Aomori Prefecture in the Tohoku region to see some spectacular autumn colours. Oirase Gorge, Lake Towada and Miroku Falls…...
September 26, 2017 | Accommodation

Short Trips from Tokyo, Kyoto and Osaka

JNTO Head Office has launched a new website highlighting short trips from Tokyo, Kyoto and Osaka. The site provides model routes for one- and two-day trips.…...
March 28, 2017 | Adventures | Day Tours

Hirosaki Cherry Blossom Festival 2017

2017 marks the 100th year of Hirosaki’s famous Cherry Blossom Festival. The area around Hirosaki Castle is well known as one of the best cherry blossom…...
February 27, 2017 | Cherry Blossoms

Top 5 Places To Visit In Tohoku

Written by Jayne Gorman @jayneytravels Tohoku is a region of stunning natural beauty found just to the north of Tokyo. Made up of 6 prefectures…...
January 31, 2017 | Travellers Blog

Japan – Setouchi region

Written by Vinh Pham @fluffpiece Having visited Japan for the first time in May 2016 spending my days there exploring Tokyo without any plans, I…...
January 25, 2017 | Travellers Blog

Seeking Samurai in Kakunodate

Kakunodate Samurai Town I have always been fascinated with the Japanese warriors called Samurai since I saw the 2003 movie The Last Samurai starring Tom…...
July 22, 2016 | Travellers Blog

10 Ways To Have A Rustic Japan Trip

Some travellers prefer the path less travelled – whether that means experiencing deep and authentic culture, going out of the way to see one-of-a-kind natural…...
July 11, 2016 | Culture | Special Offers

Tohoku See Dine Shop Top 100 Digital Brochure

This digital brochure introduces the top 100 spots for sightseeing, dining and shopping in the six prefectures of the Tohoku region. www.tohoku-100selection.jp/en/...
June 16, 2016 | Cuisine | Culture

Tohoku Expressway Pass

The Tohoku Expressway Pass is a special service that allows unlimited use of Tohoku expressways through the ETC system at a flat rate. Service period: From…...
February 18, 2016 | Driving | Special Offers | Travel Passes