Meiji Jingu Gaien Park in central Tokyo has facilities for various activities, from a golf range and tennis courts to Jingu Stadium, home of the Yakult Swallows professional baseball team. If sports aren't your thing, check out the museums and culture centers.
Yokohama Trimming School primarily nurtures the professional dog groomer, but also provides dogs for rental. Dog rentals are per hour, by day, or by month. Enjoy spending time with "Man's best friend" right here in Japan!
Being a branch temple of the Sennyu-ji Temple, the Unryuin Temple was commissioned in the late 14th century by Emperor Go-Kogon of that period and the royal crest can be seen at various spots within the vicinity. With its ability to instill a certain sense of calmness, this aged-but-beautiful architecture was once greatly favoured by the Imperial family. It is easy to understand why this is so.
The Co-op markets are a great place to stop by in pick up some fresh food and groceries between the airport and the ski or nature resorts in Niseko or other parts of Hokkaido. There is free parking and many of the shops are open from 10 am to 10 pm, so even if you are coming on a late flight you may have time to stop by.
Believed to be dated back to the 13th century, Gozan no Okuribi is an annual traditional event that takes place annually on August 16th to mark the end of the Obon Festival (Festival of the Ancestors). The event places emphasis on setting giant bonfires on each of the five mountains that surround Kyoto city; meant to guide the souls of ancestors who returned to the mortal world during the Obon period back to their world that lies beyond.
An introduction to a Japanese rest stop, more commonly known as a Service Area located off an expressway. Park your car, take a break, review Highway Information, and grab a snack from one of the fast food restaurants. SA's are much more sophisticated than the typical rest area in the United States.
Nestled within the vibrant towns of Abeno and Tennoji, Abeno Harukas is Japan’s tallest building at a height of 300m. Besides boosting magnificent view at its observatory, this mixed-use development also includes a department store, offices, hotel, museum and even the subway!