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- Recreational Facilities

Floating Ice Sightseeing Ship

HOKKAIDO

Floating Ice Sightseeing Ship "Aurora" is possible to see the real floating ice of the Sea of Okhotsk on this boat.This Service is only available during winter.It might be a rare experience to get a sight of floating ice which floats into the sea from the ship.The best period of seeing the floating ice is between the middle of February and the beginning of March. ...

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Kitahama Station

HOKKAIDO

Kitahama Station is the nearest to the Sea of Okhotsk.The floating ice can be seen from the station.The winter tourist train "Orokko" by the Senmo Line stops at the station, which makes the tour convenient.It is easy to get there even by car as it is close to the road....

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Norokko Train

HOKKAIDO

The remarkable scenery which cannot be seen from cars or observatory can be seenfrom the Scenic Train as it runs along the marshland.It is an easy way of viewing the marshland....

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Okurayama Ski Jump Stadium

HOKKAIDO

The Okurayama Ski Jump Stadium is a 90-meter long ski jump stadium where the World Cup of the Jumpis held every year.The main street park (Odori Park), where the Snow Festival is held can be seen toward the front.Shall we go there and have a look at the Snow Festival together?There is the Sapporo Winter Sports Museum at the foot of the jump hill.It offers a variety of winter sports simulation game...

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Resort  Shiragami Train

TOHOKU

It is a resort train from which the beautiful scene of the Sea of Japan can be seen,stopping at Juniko Station on the day.Seeing the scene of the Sea of Japan is attractive for the tourists.All the seats in the train are reserved seats, so tourists have to buy a ticket in advance.Tickets are sold at JR Midori no Madoguchi ticket office (JR Green Windows).The JR Gono Line is highly recommended.&nbs...

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Tetsudobunka-mura

KANTO

It is near Yokokawa Station of the JR Shinetsu Line and is the basic spot of the trail of Aputo-no-michi.As a railroad park, a mini-train is operated, in addition to the display of SL or the locomotive,which is suitable for a family visit....

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Togakushi Ninpo Museum

CHUBU

Togakushi is also known for a former Ninja village.This museum exhibits various items related to Ninja.It is in the restored grain house in Edo period. It is in front of Okusha hall of Togakishi Shrine.There is also the attraction, the Ninja trick house.Both adults and kids can enjoy Ninja attractions and activities....

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Hakuba Ski Jump Stadium

CHUBU

This stadium is adjacent with Happoone Ski Ground.A Large Hill and a Normal Hill are aligned side by side. A lift is working all year round,so you may visit and sometimes watch jumpers....

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Toyota Factory

CHUBU

It is an interesting experience that a tourist watches the production processof the world largest automobile manufacturer directly.Yet, a prior reservation is necessary....

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Meiji-mura

CHUBU

Meiji -mura is the big outdoor museum which collected 60 genuine buildingsof the Meiji period on the very large site.The site has a train, a steam locomotive and a bus, and it is a theme park.It is nice to master the state of the Meiji period in Japan in a certain degree. ...

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Little World

CHUBU

The little world is an outdoor Museum of Ethnology which features the theme of a world house and living.It is mainly divided into two parts, one is the main building where 6000 items of life tools, ritualistic implementsand masks from 70 countries in the world are introduced using a video and an acoustic device,the other one is a very large outdoor exhibit space.In the outdoor exhibit space, Farme...

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Bullfighting

SHIKOKU

The bullfighting of Uwajima is like that two bulls fight in a ring of 20 meters diameter,and the one who escapes first is considered to lose.As a regular bullfighting it is held on January 2, first Sunday of April, July 24, August 14, fourth Sunday of October,five times every year, from noon two hours every time.Ushioni Festival is also held on July 24, which is worth recommending.All weather type...

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Suishakarakuri

KYUSHU

The waterwheel works are the mechanism puppet plays that perform the power of a waterwheel.It is a precious folk entertainment performed here only in Japan.Suishakarakuri is held at Toyotama Himejinja Shrine on July 9 and 10 every year .It is worth seeing....

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Pearl Queen Cruise

KYUSHU

It is a cruise going around the islands, so it is a good choice to take itand see the splendid views of the islands.It starts from the Pearl Sea Resort where there is a shopping mall with aquarium souvenir shopsand the outdoor shops....

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Ono Karakuri Memorial

CHUBU

The Ono Karakuri Memorial is at the Kanazawa Port.“Karakuri”means a doll of the traditional Japanese machine device, anyone is allowed to touch it,so not only children but also adults can enjoy touching it. ...

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Bochan train

SHIKOKU

An old steam locomotive nostalgic tram runs between Matsuyama Station and Dogo Onsen, which is very popular.A passenger can get on if there is a vacant seat, such a leisurely tour is fit for the vehicle....

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Showanomachi

KYUSHU

Showanomach is a shopping district located in the downtown of Bungotakada City,which has been shaped with the different shops of the 1950s.It is a suitable area knowing the figure of a certain vigor Japanese local city of the 1950s.400000 tourists come here every year to feel the Japanese nostalgia....

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Kitsuki-shurakukan

KYUSHU

Kitsuki-shurakukan was a popular playground in the Edo period and was once closed for a periodbut has now been recovered and there are performances every day.Even if visitors do not know Japanese, they can enjoy the Japanese popular entertainment, so it is recommended....

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Amaterase Railway Super cart

KYUSHU

A self-run cart with an engine for sightseeing runs on the railway which became the abolished line by a typhoon damage.Though it is not a long railway, it runs about 30 minutes,its peak is to see a 352.5 meters long and 105 meters high Takachiho Bridge.It is really a wonderful view. It is fun that visitors may experience different feeling from the amusement park.Yet, when the weather is bad, it is...

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Ebino Eco Museum Center

KYUSHU

It is a visitor center of Ebino and Kirishima, of 1200 meters above sea leveland a mountain climbing base for a scenic-viewing roadand Kirishima mountain ranges.It provides the information of the nature and mountain climbing, stop in here first.It is accessible by bus, then take a full time and have a trek orclimb the mountain....

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Ishigaki-yaima mura

OKINAWA

Ishigaki-yaima mura is located in the southwestern part of Ishigaki Island,and it is the biggest bay on the island where the spontaneous generation of the mangrove is seenbecause it is on the hill overlooking "the excellent storehouse gulf".It is the southernmost theme park of Japan which shows the folk culture of the good old Ishigaki district.The old private house agriculture of red tiles, farmh...

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JR Hisatsu Line

KYUSHU

It is a JR line between Yatsushiro City of Kumamoto Prefectureand JR Hayato Station in Kirishima City of Kagoshima Prefecture.Tourists not only can enjoy the sceneries along the Yatake-koe and violent Kuma Riverbut also the remained railway inheritances such as station buildings or facilitiesthrough the train window built in the Meiji Era.It is really a railway line with many tour highlights.It is...

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Kaimon-sanroku Natural Park

KYUSHU

It is a very large natural park spreading out to the eastern foot of Mount Kaimondakewhere the view of Nagasaki Nose is great, and though there are botanical gardens of tropical and subtropical plants,the most impressive is that Tokara horses which are said to be the progenitor of Japanese horses have a leisure time.Generally speaking, the Japanese horses are small and quiet, yet on seeing the hor...

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Bullfighting

OKINAWA

The bullfighting of Okinawa is the entertainment of the common people inherited from the dynasty period.It is a bullfighting not between a bullfighter and a bull but between two bulls.Bullfighting is the culture of all over Okinawa, but the bullfighting held in Ishikawa multi-purpose Domein Uruma City next to Koza is the center of the bullfighting of Okinawa.The state that a human being fights wit...

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Yubu Island

OKINAWA

Yubu Island is a small island of neighborhood less than 2 km,and the whole island is the subtropical botanical garden where besides southern flowers, wild animalssuch as wild boars, goats and buffalos can be seen.What is popular here is buffalo cars.It is pleasant to cross the sea of the tideland on a water buffalo car from Iriomote Island leisurely....

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Banner Park

OKINAWA

It is a fully natural park 4kms away to the north of the city. Anyone can enjoy the natural park.The park is on the Mt. Banner of 200 meters, and there are four different environmental open spaces,and what tourists can enjoy is the nature observation sidewalk, bird watching, observation of butterfliesand flowers and prospect.Because there are few tourists for some reason, it is the place that a pe...

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