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Enjoy a winter trip with snow!

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December 15, 2018

Enjoy a winter trip with snow activities, scenery, onsen, and much more! There are many attractive places where you can fully enjoy the best part of winter in the Tohoku area and the Nagano/Niigata ar…

15th Ink Cover Contest

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December 12, 2018

The winning entry will be ink painted and featured on the front cover of “att.JAPAN”! And free pair Ryokan accommodation for present! Entry Deadline Jan 15 (Tues.), 2019 ★First prize: one person Your …

Hello Kitty GOLD BAR

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December 10, 2018

Ueno Ameyoko – Shopping Heaven Starting from Ueno Station, we had fun walking through Ameyoko to the end. We had heard about an ultra-rare collection of Hello Kitty items. About 5 minutes on foo…

Drinking in Japan: Fruit Liquor

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December 10, 2018

Alcoholic beverages with fruit flavors are easy to drink and recommended for people who otherwise get drunk too easily. There are various kinds of fruit liquor in Japan. Try, and find your favorite! W…

Yanaka and Nippori

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December 8, 2018

The area around Nippori Station, one of the JR Yamanote Line stations, retains a good, old friendly atmosphere of shitamachi (traditional districts), with several historical temples. It also has one o…

Boulangeries in Kobe

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December 4, 2018

City of boulangeries, KOBE   After opening the port in 1868, various items were imported into Kobe. In 1869, the first boulangerie of Kobe opened in the foreign settlement area in Kobe, and since…

Let’s Enjoy Winter in Japan!

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December 17, 2018

In Japan, you can enjoy various activities besides winter sports such as skiing and snowboarding. Why not make a special winter memory of Japan?   ・Hokkaido   Asahikawa Winter Festival Febru…

Omamori Good-luck Charms

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November 19, 2018

People carry around omamori as a wish for good luck, bringing of happiness, and expelling of evil. Traditional omamori are in the shape of a small pouch, but there are now new types of omamori with un…

[Event Report] The 38th National Sake Tasting Competition Took Place! 

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December 10, 2018

The competition (sponsored by Japan Sake and Shochu Makers Association) was held at the Grand Prince Hotel New Takanawa on October 26, and participants entered the competition in “individual category,…

Visit the Northern Kinki Area and you will fall in love with spring!

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November 8, 2018

Enjoy beautiful cherry blossoms, delicious food, and a leisurely time in warm spring weather in the Northern Kinki Area. Miyazu City : Cherry Blossoms at Kasamatsu Park A perfect spot for viewing Aman…

Ocha no Kyoto: Another Kyoto, Kyoto of Tea

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October 31, 2018

The southern part of Kyoto Prefecture is renowned as a tea production area. Home to intangible and tangible cultural properties, including a world heritage site and national treasures, as well as pict…

Artisans Supporting Japan’s Traditions Nara Prefecture (Gose and Gojo)

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November 6, 2018

Gose and Gojo are areas famous for their still remaining old-style streetscapes and old roads. In these tranquil towns with abundant nature, artisans have been carrying on the traditional culture. Bon…

Nagato Yumoto Onsen: A traditional hot spring town that is being renovated for the future

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October 10, 2018

Nagato Yumoto Onsen is located in Nagato City in Yamaguchi Prefecture, the westernmost point of Honshu (the main island of Japan). It is the oldest hot spring in Yamaguchi Prefecture with a history of…

Read att.JAPAN and win! 閱讀《att.JAPAN》,好禮獎不完!

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June 11, 2018

Find the keyword in free magazine “att.JAPAN,” fill it in the form below together with the rest of the necessary information and send it to us. After a draw, the lucky winners will get a voucher for a…

Spring Has Come! Flowers Bloom in Kansai

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October 19, 2018

If you want to feel the arrival of spring early on, how about seeing the flowers in Kansai, in areas around Osaka, Kyoto, and Kobe? From January through May, the average temperature in Osaka tends to …

Musashi XX

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September 16, 2018

Near Tokyo, you can see many names of stations and areas with “musashi” at the beginning, such as “Musashi XX.” Let’s learn some interesting facts and things about Musashi. The Origin of Musashi Tokyo…

Arrival of the colorful autumn! Highly-recommended spots to view autumn foliage!

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September 10, 2018

Autumn is the season where leaves turn red and yellow, creating beautifully colored scenery. With an expanded offer that includes rides on JR buses (with some exceptions) within individual covered are…

Going Back to Japan of 400 Years Ago? Travel Through Time in Aichi!

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August 24, 2018

Located roughly in the center of the Japanese archipelago, Aichi Prefecture is an attractive area filled with globally recognized industries, culture, and unique delicious food, centering on Nagoya Ci…

Japanese Stationery

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August 9, 2018

Stationery is something that people of different generations, from students to working adults, need. With various ingenious devices and technologies, Japanese stationery has continued to evolve rapidl…

Drinking in Japan :Shochu

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September 12, 2018

Do you know “shochu”? Sake is probably the most famous Japanese alcoholic beverage, but Japan also has original spirits as popular as sake: shochu. Here are some attractive aspects of shochu. What is …

Togura Kamiyamada Onsen

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July 10, 2018

A retro-flavored onsen resort with unspoiled scenery of “good old” Japan provides a perfect place to stroll around in nature and feel refreshed mentally and physically.   Located in Chikuma City,…

Remote Island of Okinawa -Tsuken Island-

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June 20, 2018

Located only 30 minutes away from the main island of Okinawa by ferry, Tsuken Island is also called “carrot island” because of its brand carrots, “Tsuken Carrot,” which are famous for their high sugar…

Cooling Off in Summer, Japan

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June 13, 2018

As many places in Japan are unbearably hot and humid in summer, Japanese people have devised various techniques to cool themselves off in summer. This article will introduce you to various ideas, even…

Cooling off in Summer, Japan – Kansai version –

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September 12, 2018

We will introduce recommended places to visit in the Kansai area in summer to cool off and enjoy splendid views. Sagano Romantic Train (Kyoto Prefecture) Running along the Hozu River for about 7.3 km …

Discover the hidden treasures of history and nature in SAN’IN

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September 12, 2018

  SHIMANE   Shimane, a historical area where many Japanese myths are set. There are many recommended spots to go from the Izumo Enmusubi Airport.   ・Izumo Taisha Shrine According to leg…

Islands of Tokyo Oshima, Niijima, Kozushima

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May 31, 2018

Although Tokyo is a big city, it still has small islands, such as the Izu Islands and the Ogasawara Islands, as part of it. They are rich in nature and perfect for outdoor activities. We introduce you…

Drinking in Japan: Beer

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September 12, 2018

At an izakaya (Japanese-style bar), you may often hear someone shouting “beer to start with!” from somewhere. Japanese beer goes well with Japanese dishes. Many Japanese people like beer and usually o…

Relaxing Trip in Shiga

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September 12, 2018

Shiga Prefecture’s most distinctive feature is Lake Biwa, the largest lake in Japan. It looks like an ocean! Shiga has not only a beautiful landscape with Lake Biwa, but also numerous historical sites…

Everything is close North Kansai, Home to Delicious Sake

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June 13, 2018

Surrounded by nature, North Kansai is full of sake-producing spots. Tours of breweries, sweets containing the liquor, and festivals. There are plenty of interesting things that many don’t know about N…

Feel Cool in North Kansai!!

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September 12, 2018

The North Kansai area can offer many “cool” ways to enjoy the hot summer!This summer, extend your visit from Kyoto, Osaka, or Kobe to the North Kansai area to enjoy the special feel of summer there. E…