Okinawa, the southernmost prefecture in Japan, used to be called “the Ryukyu Kingdom”. Their unique culture, a blend of a variety of cultures of neighboring areas in Asia, is still alive in Okinawa. Let’s go see the culture of the Ryukyu Kingdom that can only be experienced in Okinawa!
Kagoshima Prefecture, the largest prefecture in Kyushu, is surrounded by ocean on three sides and is rich in nature with rows of mountains. In its central city, Kagoshima City, you can enjoy unique cuisine from different areas of Kagoshima Prefecture and learn and experience the ways of appreciating them. Let’s take a look at a variety of gourmet meals that use fresh local ingredients born of Kagoshima’s rich natural environment!
The wristwatch is an indispensable part of your trip, as it lets you check flight and train departure times as well as the estimated time of arrival for your next sightseeing destination. There are many who insist on accuracy, durability, and style in their watch. Japanese watches are able to meet such strict criteria. They are also a good example of high-quality product manufacturing, which has supported Japan’s economic growth. Japanese wristwatch-making is a must-see for those who love both travel and technology.
In collaboration with countries from around the world, Japan has successfully launched space developments such as the Hayabusa2 space probe in 2014 and the Kounotori5 H-II transfer vehicle in August 2015. Here are some facilities that let you experience Japan’s space developments up close.
Sushi that is delivered right to your table, plate after plate on a conveyor belt. This style of eating is so innovative that is even popular overseas. Visit Japan and try this unique type of restaurant, one that is filled with entertainment and has flavors that can only be enjoyed at the birthplace of sushi.
“WASABI” (Japanese horseradish) is widely known in Japanese food as a condiment for raw fish such as when eating sushi and sashimi. It has a unique, pungent taste that you can feel in your sinuses and it is popular overseas as well as in Japan.
Ogres dance through the night, wishing for reincarnation. Aichi Prefecture’s “Hanamatsuri” is a festival where one can feel the origins of Japan.
Beautiful cosmos flowers will be in full bloom from around the end of August across Japan. How about going on a trip to catch this vibrant landscape that is visible only during this season?
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