Japanese Sights

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Here are places in Japan that I want to see, have already visited, or think others might be interested in visiting. Recommend any others?


Hokkaido

Sapporo

  • Shiroi Koibito Park (a chocolate factory) ✅
  • Yukimatsuri (snow festival) ✅

Otaru

  • Winter lights ✅

 

Honshu

Aichi Prefecture

  • Asuke ✅
  • Inuyama
    • Inuyama castle ✅
  •  Nagoya
    • Nagoya castle

Fukui Prefecture

  • Eiheiji
    • Eiheji Temple ✅

Gifu Prefecture

  • Shirakawa-go (traditional village; UNESCO world heritage site) ✅
  • Takayama (historic town) ✅

Hiroshima Prefecture

  • Hiroshima

Ibaraki Prefecture

Ishikawa Prefecture

  • Kanazawa
    • Kenroku-en (gardens) ✅
    • Old town ✅

Kyoto Prefecture

  •  Kyoto
    • Arashiyama (bamboo forest) ✅
    • Kinkakuji (gold-covered temple)  ✅
    • Kiyomizu-dera (temple) ✅
    • Nijō Castle ✅

Tochigi Prefecture

  • Nikkō National Park

Wakayama Prefecture

  • Nachikatsuura-cho
    • Nachi Falls, one of the 3 great waterfalls of Japan – UNESCO

 

 

Shikoku

Tokushima Prefecture

  • Aioi Shinrin Museum of Art ✅
  • Naruto whirlpool
  • Tairyūji (temple) ✅

 

Kyushu

Fukuoka Prefecture

  • Fukuoka City
    • Fukuoka Tower ✅
    • Hakata Machiya Folk Museum ✅
    • Sumiyoshi Shrine ✅

Nagasaki Prefecture

  • Nagasaki