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3 Yamagata Onsen Ryokan: Enjoy Autumn Colors While Peacefully Soaking in Hot Springs

Surrounding Areas Of Yamagata Ryokan

Yamagata Prefecture is located in northern Japan’s Tohoku region, where the autumn colors begin to appear around the end of October every year. The natural beauty of the area, where the magnificent mountains are dyed red and yellow, is perfect for setting your heart and mind at ease. This year, why not relax and stay at a ryokan inn where you can appreciate the spectacular autumn leaves from the privacy and comfort of your room or an open-air bath?

Adorable Animal-Themed Desserts at Shiroi Koibito Park: Enjoy a Drink with a Long-Tailed Tit Design!

Sapporo / Chitose Theme Parks

Located in Hokkaido Prefecture’s Sapporo City, Shiroi Koibito Park is offering limited-edition desserts during this year's holiday season. Using many of Hokkaido’s animals as a motif, desserts will be offered during their event, Shiroi Koibito Park: A White Christmas with Hokkaido’s Adorable Animals. These original desserts are made centering around Hokkaido’s animals and the color white to remind you of snow as well as the Shiroi Koibito cookie. Additionally, this event is scheduled to have many attractions as well as limited-edition products. Shiroi Koibito Park is easily accessible from Sapporo City, so why not add it to your list of places to visit during the wintertime?

Become a True Gundam Pilot - Stepping into the P.O.D. at a Tokyo Arcade! (Video)

Arcades

Japan and robots go together like a hotdog and mustard. One of the nation’s most famous robot exports is known worldwide simply as “Gundam.” What started out as an anime has become a huge franchise with its own games, movies, and even a life-sized statue in Tokyo’s Odaiba. What many people don’t know, however, is that there is a way to pilot your very own Gundam robot!

Autumn Colors at Their Finest! 3 Select Hotels & Ryokan Near Tokyo With Stunning Fall Foliage Views

Hakone / Odawara Ryokan

Japan is famous for its breathtaking variety of red, yellow, and orange leaves! Some of the world's most beautiful autumn foliage can be seen in the country, making late October through November a time especially popular with foreign visitors. Not far from Tokyo are several famous places where you can enjoy the autumn leaves from the comfort of your own room at a traditional ryokan inn. These areas can be visited within a couple of hours from Tokyo by train or car, so they are great places for taking a short trip to enjoy the beauty of Japan's autumn leaves. All of the ryokan introduced here have taken strict precautions against COVID-19 to ensure that your stay will be a safe and carefree one. *Business hours may be changed or temporarily closed due to measures being taken against COVID-19. *This article is based on information available at the time of the reporting conducted in October 2021.

Kyoto Momiji: 5 Stunning Places to See Fall Colors in Kyoto

Kyoto Station, To-ji Temple Parks

Autumn in Kyoto is a beautiful, vibrantly colored season thanks to the many hues of autumn foliage. Momiji is the word for the Japanese maple leaves colored red in the fall, and are a symbol for Japanese autumn. Kyoto momiji, in particular, are well known for their spectacular show, and crowds of people head to the city's many temples and shrines to catch the scenery at its best. Here we will introduce some of the best areas in Kyoto to catch the momiji, from the mainstream spots to lesser-known hidden gems.

Hakodate Area Guide: Travel Essentials & Best Spots for Shopping, Dining & Sightseeing

Hakodate Other Sightseeing

Hakodate is a Hokkaido port town located in northern Japan. It’s famous for the night view from Mt. Hakodate, Hakodate ramen, and a uniquely eclectic Japanese-Western culture. Here are our recommendations for first-time Hakodate sightseers, as well as info on hotels and transportation in Hakodate.

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