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Traveling the Seto Inland Sea

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August 19, 2019

Stretching some 450 km east to west, the Seto Inland Sea is busy with the comings and goings of vessels ranging from large freighters to small ferries and fishing boats. ©️SHOKO TAKAYASU About Setouch…

Kiyotsukyo Gorge Tunnel in Niigata!

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August 9, 2019

The Kiyotsukyo Gorge in Tokamachi City, Niigata Prefecture is ranked as one of the Three Great Gorges of Japan, along with Kurobe Gorge and Osugi Valley, and has been designated a national natural mon…

Enjoy Ikebukuro for a Whole Day! Anime, Events, Sunshine City

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August 8, 2019

Ikebukuro is a bustling place which is only eight minutes away by train from Shinjuku. Since Ikebukuro Station is a terminal station, many people go through this area for connection to other lines. Ho…

Rugby World CUP 2019™

Rugby World CUP 2019™ to Be Held in Japan!

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August 2, 2019

The Rugby World Cup is said to be one of the three biggest sport events in the world. The quadrennial world cup will be held for the first time in Japan in 2019. From September 20 to November 2, a tot…

We went to Echigo-Tsumari Snow Fireworks / Gift for Frozen Village 2019

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July 30, 2019

We went to go see the Echigo-Tsumari Snow Fireworks / Gift for Frozen Village 2019 on March 2, 2019, which was a special firework show that can only be seen during winter. The place we went to was Tok…

Exciting Autumn Festivals in Japan!

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July 29, 2019

There are many traditional festivals, which are for praying for a good harvest of crops and dedicating offerings to the gods, since ancient times all over Japan. We will introduce you to exciting fest…

Mt. Fuji

Mount Fuji , a Mountain So Beloved

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August 18, 2019

For many Japanese, the image of Mount Fuji, whether glanced from the shinkansen or airplane, or seen on an ukiyo-e painting, or a mural in a public sento bathhouse, tickles the heart and “just” makes …

Onsen and Dance! The Challenge of Team att.JAPAN Vol.2

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July 13, 2019

At Kusatsu Onsen in Gunma Prefecrture, one of the major hot spring resorts in Japan, att.JAPAN formed a dance team and participated in “the 5th Hot Water Yumomi Dance Championship in Kusatsu Onsen” (M…

Go on a “Solo” Trip by TSUKUBA EXPRESS!

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June 28, 2019

“Solo” Climbing on Mount Tsukuba Located only about 1 hour and 30 minutes away from Akihabara, Mount Tsukuba, one of One Hundred Famous Japanese Mountains, has double peaks, Nyotai-san and Nantai-san,…

Unzen onsen: feel the heat from “hell”

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July 10, 2019

Located in Nagasaki Prefecture on Kyushu Island, Unzen has been widely known as an onsen site, as the name “Unzen” is said to come from the sound of “温泉,” which is now read as “onsen” but used to be r…

Entertainment in Osaka

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June 19, 2019

As a town with merchants as its principal players for more than 400 years, much of Osaka culture has been based on public-oriented “show culture”. In Osaka Castle Park, one of the most popular spots i…

The 16th Ink Cover Photo Contest Results

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June 10, 2019

The Best Performance Prize Title: WA・KA・MO・MI・JI Taken by Riho Manda (Japan) Place: Hibiya Park (Tokyo) Date: April 24, 2019 Comment: I took a picture of beautiful, fresh green leaves in Hibiya Park. …

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The Ink Cover Photo Contest by att.JAPAN Was Picked Up on TV!

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June 8, 2019

It turned out that four members from a popular TV Asahi program, “Jumanen de Dekirukana (Can you do it with 100,000 yen?),” including Riho Yoshioka, Shota Someya, Yuta Tamamori (Kis-My-Ft2), and Shiny…

Kusatsu Onsen

Hot Springs and Dance! The Challenge of Team att.JAPAN Vol.1

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June 4, 2019

Kusatsu Onsen in Gunma Prefecture is one of the most famous hot-spring resorts in Japan with its amount of natural hot spring water being the most in Japan. It is known for its high efficacy that it i…

Unique Experience in the Borderless World

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May 31, 2019

MORI Building DIGITAL ART MUSEUM: teamLab Borderless Enjoy art while surrendering yourself to space without thinking about time. You will feel like you are blending into artworks and connecting withou…

Kumamoto Prefecture

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June 6, 2019

Located in the central area of Kyushu Island, Kumamoto Prefecture is rich in nature with grand mountains and ocean. Due to the Kumamoto Earthquake of April, 2016, the entire prefecture was affected by…

The 17th Ink Cover Photo Contest Entry Start!

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May 27, 2019

Thanks to all, “att.JAPAN,” a free magazine for foreigners, is approaching its 20th year since the publication of the issue of the first edition of the magazine in 2000. To thank all of you for your l…

Five Things to Do in Setouchi

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June 28, 2019

As the only place in Japan that was featured in the article “52 Places to Go in 2019” by The New York Times,” Setouchi is now an area with rapidly growing popularity. The Seto Inland Sea is surrounded…

Hokkaido’s Best Gastronomical Delights

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May 28, 2019

One of the charms of Hokkaido is definitely its great food! Seafood of course, but Hokkaidoans are also good at dairy farming so they have delicious dairy products, such as cheese and milk, and sweets…

Fully Enjoying Hokkaido! A Road Trip

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May 28, 2019

Hokkaido has its delicious food, its grand nature, and its unique history different from that of the main island. Here, an att.JAPAN editor would like to introduce a five-day-four-night tour she trave…

the Nintoku-tenno-ryo Kofun

“Mozu-Furuichi Kofungun, Ancient Tumulus Clusters” to be registered on the World Heritage List

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May 24, 2019

Mozu-Furuichi Kofungun, located in the southern part of Osaka Prefecture, is now expected to be registered on the World Heritage List through following a review by UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee, w…

nankishirahama

Trip to Nanki Shirahama in Wakayama

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June 26, 2019

Filled with attractive places and sites to see, such as the beautiful ocean, relaxing onsen, gorgeous sunset views, and an adventure world where you can interact with animals, Nanki Shirahama is the p…

Kanda-matsuri Festival for the first year of Reiwa was held!

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May 23, 2019

Shinko-sai Ritual for Kanda-matsuri Festival On the sunny day of May 11, the Shinko-sai ritual of the Kanda-matsuri Festival for the first year of Reiwa was held. Shinko-sai is a sacred ritual where a…

Only a day-trip away from Tokyo! Enjoy summer in the Miura Peninsula!

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June 28, 2019

Located on the southeastern part of Kanagawa Prefecture, the Miura Peninsula contains many attractive places for various activities and good food. This time we introduce you to various charms of Yokos…

Kyoto in Early Summer

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June 26, 2019

Kyoto in Summer From early to mid-summer, you can see fine views of green leaves called ao-momiji here and there in Kyoto. Ao-momiji means maple leaves not yet turned red. Why not come and enjoy the l…

We are looking for facilities that are interested in being listed in “TOKYO MUSLIM Travelers’ Guide 2020-2021.”

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July 3, 2019

日本語版ページはこちら → http://att-japan.net/archives/6930 The Tokyo Metropolitan Government and Tokyo Convention & Visitors Bureau are making “TOKYO MUSLIM Travelers’ Guide” and distributing it to Muslim t…

3 day Trip in Kagawa: Takamatsu and Shodo Island

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April 26, 2019

On April 6th through 8th, we went to Kagawa Prefecture for a short trip to learn about the culture and experience what it is like to travel there. Did you know that Kagawa Prefecture is the smallest p…

“Solo” Activities

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April 24, 2019

Have you heard of the term “solo-katsu”? There are an increasing number of people who enjoy spending time alone in various activities, such as “solo” drinking and “solo” karaoke, which are collectivel…

The world’s top rider rides the Sea of Japan! PWA Windsurfing World Cup Yokosuka Miura Japan will be held!

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April 12, 2019

Windsurfing has evolved through time by combining surfing and yachting, a particularly popular water sports in Europe. It is getting popular in Japan with its ability to cut through the wind and glidi…

Welcome to Moomin’s world!”Moominvalley Park”

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April 12, 2019

Long-awaited “Moominvalley Park” has opened on March 16th 2019. “Moominvalley Park” is located near Miyazawa-ko Lake in Hanno-city, Saitama prefecture and is 50 minutes on train from Ikebukuro. It’s l…