Magnificent Takayama is also often referred to as Hida-Takayama, a city in the mountainous Hida region of Gifu prefecture. It preserves a traditional touch like few other Japanese cities, particularly in its beautifully preserved old town. The narrow streets of… Read More ›

Otaru Canal

Otaru canal is about 1.1 km long canal located in the city of Otaru, a port city on Hokkaido, lies northwest of Sapporo on Ishikari Bay. There are multiple trains per hour between Sapporo and Otaru along the JR Hakodate… Read More ›

Himeji Castle

Himeji Castle, Japan’s preeminent wooden structure is a building of unparalleled beauty. Seen from the outside, the main keep appears to have five stories but the interior reveals a 7-floored structure with 6 floors above and one in the basement…. Read More ›