May 13, 2015

J-BOND team had earlier wanted to go to Hakone and see Mt. Fuji from there.  Due to the latest increased vocano activity at Hakone, Instead, I suggested that they go to Lake Yamanaka or Lake Kawaguchi, much nearer to Mt. Fuji than Hakone.  There are total 5 famous lakes surrounding Mt. Fuji, 1) Lake Kawaguchi, 2) Lake Yamanaka, 3) Lake Motosu, 4) Lake Shoji and 5) Lake Sai.  The transportation is...

May 12, 2015

 

Based on my yesterday's Blog on J-BOND team visiting Asakusa, Tokyo yesterday, I almost forgot to mention one important topic related to Asakusa this season.  At this coming week end, in fact, Asakusa Shrine will have a big and exciting event on 16th - 18th May.  The name of the festival is "Sanja Matsuri" (Matsuri in Japanese is meant for Festival).  "Sanja Matsuri" is normally held around mid o...

May 11, 2015

 

As per my recommendation, J-BOND team decided to try out famous dishes in Asakusa.  It's "TEMPURA".  Now "TEMPURA" migth be already popular in a certain countries outside Japan.  However, TEMPURA in Asakusa provides really original teaste.  There are many long-history "TEMPURA" restaurants in Asakusa, downtown Tokyo.  Hence, it becomes very expensive at famous restaurants there.  I recommended to...

May 11, 2015

Firstly, let me explain about their 2-week entire travel schedule in Japan.

 

- 2 days in Tokyo

- 1 day at Yamanaka Lake near Mt. Fuji

- 1 days in Takayama (old Japanese town)

- 1 day to Kamikochi (one of the best moutain-valley site for scenery)

- 1 day to Shirakawa-go (old village)

- 4 days in Kyoto

- 2 days in Toba & Ise, Mie (near "Shima" Bay area as well as a famour "ISE Shrine)

- 2 day...

May 11, 2015

I am recently engaged in working with one University student group to assist them in making a holiday planning for their 2-week "Graduation Trip" to Japan.  They just completed their 4-year study in the universtity last week.  Earlier they decided to make their memorable graduation trip to Japan, and I was asked to help them.  Total 9 people including 5 boys and 4 girls. They requested me to optim...

May 4, 2015

4.  Heisei Teien:

 

 

Heisei Teien is just a part of Gyosen park, located in Kasai, in the western part of Tokyo. Heisei Teien was built in about 70 year ago, and is a nice pond surrounding garden. There are many Sakura trees in this garden. This park also has fishing ponds, free zoo and kid's play ground.

 

 

 

 

 

5.  Rikugi-En:
 

 

The traditional Japanese-style Rikugien Gard...

May 4, 2015

1.  Kiyosumi Teien:

The grounds of Kiyosumi Teien were opened to the public in 1932. The garden is landscaped and there are many stones set around the grounds. There are also stepping stone paths, called “isowatari,” set into the lake. While you are walking on the stones you can see carp and turtles under the surface of the water as well as the beautiful reflections of the garden in the water.  The...

May 4, 2015

4.  Todoroki Keikoku:

 The residential area of Setagaya in the western part of Tokyo is known to be  way to an abundant nature world.  It's a rare site in Tokyo where you can experinece to feel yourself very peaceful, under your daily hetic working life.   You also have a fresh air with a breeze breath, as you could  feel a calm and silent environement inside the shaded trees....

May 4, 2015

1. Shinjuku-Gyoen: 

"Shinjuku Gyoen" is a large park with an eminent garden in Shunjuku and Shibuya areas, Tokyo.  It was originally a residence of the Naitō family in the Edo period.  The shogun bequeathed this land to Lord Naitō (daimyo) of Tsuruga in the Edo period who completed a garden here in 1772.  After the Meiji Restoration the house and its grounds were converted into an experimental agri...

May 1, 2015

Cultural:

  • Buddhist Monuments in the Horyu-ji Area (1993)  - Nara 

  • Fujisan, sacred place and source of artistic inspiration (2013) - Shizuoka / Yamanashi

  • Gusuku Sites and Related Properties of the Kingdom of Ryukyu (2000) - Okinawa

  • Himeji-jo (1993) - Hyogo

  • Hiraizumi – Temples, Gardens and Archaeological Sites Representing the Buddhist Pure Land (2011) - Iwate

  • H...

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ABOUT Tanoshimu Japan

I am Shuichi Suzuki, a Japanese Native. My blog is to introduce nice & attractive places at small towns & villages in Japan.

 

If you prefer to go for your holidays in a free-&-easy style instead of travel agent's tour packages, I would like to assist you in making your holiday planning to Japan better and enjoyable.  

 

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