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Tokyo Guide: Top 5 Tokyo Sightseeing Spots Popular with Foreigners!

Shinjuku

LIVE JAPAN PERFECT GUIDE TOKYO is the largest tourism information site designed to assist foreign visitors. The "LIVE JAPAN Awards 2019" was announced the other day, honoring facilities and stores that are popular among foreigners visiting Japan based on the number of user accesses. Here are the top 5 in the Tourism Division. We also take an in-depth look at why the spot that garnered first place attracts so many foreign tourists.

Japan’s Top 30 Best-Selling Beauty Products (And Where to Find Them!)

Tokyo Station

Japan is a great place to get your hands on top-quality cosmetics at very reasonable prices. So it’s no wonder that pharmaceuticals are so popular amongst tourists. But what exactly are the products that everyone is raving about? Find out for yourself below!

Inside Japan's Maid Cafés: Our Unique Experience at Classic Maid Café Mai:lish! (Video)

Akihabara Other Cafes and Sweets

Come join Live Japan with me as we visit Café Mai:lish, a small and homely maid café located on the outskirts of Akihabara, about 8 minutes from JR Akihabara Station and 3 minutes from Suehirocho Station.

Miura Peninsula #Hotelcation: 4 Coastal Resorts Just 90 Minutes From Tokyo!

Kanagawa Suburbs Hotels

In these days where the "hottest day of the year" record is being smashed nearly every other summer, it can be a challenge to be motivated to go somewhere far on a trip during long holidays. The mere thought of the idea is enough to make you feel tired! So when you're feeling exactly like that, why not switch things up a little and got for a little "hotelcation" - vacation in the hotel instead? This practice has been gaining traction among holiday-goers as a new method of vacationing! We'll help by introducing you to four resort hotels in the Miura Peninsula that are top candidates for a memorable hotelcation. Miura Peninsula is an area surrounded by greenery, mountains, and seas. It's also only about an hour-and-a-half train ride from Tokyo. These excellent resort hot spots also serve up great delicacies made from fresh seafood and local produce as well.

Ushiku Daibutsu Guide: Visiting The World's Tallest Buddha in Ibaraki

Ibaraki Suburbs Landmarks

In the world of Japanese architecture, attention and praise is most often given to those with the longest history; and understandably so. Buildings such as Horyu-ji; the oldest wooden structure in the world, and Kinkaku-ji; the stunning golden temple of Kyoto, are just as much works of art as they are functional spaces. Though often overlooked by visitors and native Japanese alike, a more modern architectural marvel, the Ushiku Daibutsu in Ibaraki, is the Guinness Book world record holder for the tallest bronze Buddha statue in the world. At 120 meters high, it is three times taller than the Statue of Liberty, and ranked as the fourth tallest statue in the world. For those wanting to add something both incredible and off the beaten path to their Japan itinerary, give the Ushiku Daibutsu a closer look.

Complete Japanese Phrase List: 25 Phrases to Make Your Hotel/Ryokan Experience Easier!

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A key part of any trip to Japan, one which can’t be avoided, is the accommodation. The vast majority of visitors book hotels, hostels, etc. well in advance of their trip. However, when choosing a place to stay a big concern is whether or not the hotel staff understands languages other than Japanese. In particular, small hotels and ones out in the countryside are not likely to have multilingual staff. In fact though, this is no reason not to book a hotel; all you need is just a few Japanese phrases and your trip will be an absolute breeze! So, let’s have a look at some essential phrases, from checking in on the first day, to checking out when you leave.

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  • Akihabara
  • Asakusa
  • Ginza
  • Harajuku
  • Ikebukuro
  • Roppongi
  • Shibuya
  • Shinjuku
  • Tokyo Station
  • Tsukiji
  • Ueno

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