Soy Sauce Kingdom in Saitama, a museum, shop and cafe where you can learn how soy sauce is made and even taste the yummy soy sauce ice-cream!
Opposite to the Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, this money museum tells a lot about the history of money in Japan.
A short walk from the train station and you can feel the artistic side of Machida at two local museums.
In Tokyo's charming Yanaka district, the Asakura Museum of Sculpture is like a walk-in time capsule, the preserved former studio and residence of a renowned Japanese sculptor.
Fujiko・F・Fujio Museum Visiting Tips: Also called the Droaemon Museum, it was opened in 2011, housing an enormous amount of original artwork by the late artist.
The rich history of Kumano Kodo and its vital position as a religious hub is clearly described in this information center.
In Japan's Shizuoka City, the Tokaido Hiroshige Art Museum is a museum dedicated to ukiyo-e, traditional Japanese woodblock prints.
The museum’s namesake is the amalgamation of two Japanese words, “earth” and “middle”, with the majority of the exhibits displayed under the ground. By going into the earth, you become part of it, and this act in itself explores our relationship with the earth. Most people see the earth, or nature as something that is separate from us, but we actually have a symbiotic relationship with it. Even the act of breathing in oxygen from the trees, and then feeding it with carbon dioxide shows this relationship at its most rudimentary level. We are made from the earth and it sustains us, and somehow, being aware of this connection can be a healing revelation.
In the western suburbs of Tokyo you can find Musashi Imperial Graveyard, an impressive graveyard of two emperors and their empress wives.