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Gassho Folk Village of Gero Onsen
A miniature Shirakawa-go in Gifu Prefecture
Gero Onsen's Gassho Folk Village is like visiting Shirakawa-go in miniature, with thatched roof homes relocated from the well-known UNESCO Heritage Site

Canyoning on the Namekawa
Autumn leaves and a scene from an adventure movie
Canyoning - hiking, repelling, swimming and sliding down waterfalls and mountain rivers

Hotel Ayabe Hot Springs
It is a fine line between pleasure and pain
Wellbeing is not a new idea, it is as old as time itself. The highlight at Ayabe is the outdoor baths. With a modern infinity like edge, it looks something straight from a resort. The clean lines and minimalist monochrome decor invites you to sink into a state of deep relaxation. The view beyond the green hedge is of green valleys and mountains in the horizon, and if you are here in winter, the steam rising from the hot springs, combined with the snow topped mountains and a dusting of snow in the township makes for a magical sight.

The dawn of Japan’s contact with the western world
What makes Hirado so interesting is not just its historic ties with the west, but its well preserved old streets and general feel of ancient Japan. The city is for the most part located on an island of the same name and was not even connected to the mainland until a bridge was built in 1977 connecting it to Kyushu island.

Day-trips from Tokyo: Karuizawa
Everything you need to know about this resort town
Karuizawa is a tranquil resort town an hour by train from Tokyo, a good place for a fun day-trip or relaxing two- or three-day break

Public Onsen near Lake Chuzenji
Soak and take in the scenery at Nikko Lakeside Hotel
Nikko Lakeside Hotel offers public hot springs on the shores of Lake Chuzenji. Enjoy a relaxing soak while enjoying scenic views of the area.

Creating Soba in Iiyama
Noodles and more in Nagano
Combine a soba-making experience with the comfort and hospitality of an overnight stay at a family-run Japanese hot spring inn

Ajimu Rural Homestay
Experience Japanese farming culture
The Ajimu Rural Homestay is a unique opportunity to experience Japanese farming culture. The peaceful atmosphere, farming experience, and kindness of the hosts will ensure a fun, edifying, and memorable trip.

Taki no Yu Hot Spring in Naruko
Naruko's most famous bath house
 Taki no Yu (滝の湯) is Naruko's most famous hot spring with over 1000 years of history. It can be easily accessed via a three minute walk from JR Naruko-Onsen Station. 

Yama-no-yu, Yuzawa
Possibly the best-loved of the public onsen in Yuzawa
Yama-no-yu is a public onsen run by Yuzawa town in Niigata. It is located near the spring source that feeds it so is popular with onsen aficionados.