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The Niigata City Loop Bus, a great way to tour!

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September 4, 2019

The city of Niigata is dotted with numerous tourist attractions located right within its radius. Since this was my first trip, I decided on the Niigata City Loop Bus to make my round of places I wante…

The Lure of Niigata Prefecture and the Shonai Area ~Great places for eating, drinking, and sightseeing~

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September 8, 2019

Great cuisine and great sake are the draws of Niigata Prefecture and the Shonai area of Yamagata Prefecture. Why not explore the rich food culture and the history that cultivated that culture? The sec…

The lure of Itoigawa City in Niigata Just 2 hours from Tokyo on the Hokuriku Shinkansen

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September 6, 2019

Itoigawa City, the most prominent jade-producing region in Japan, sits on the western edge of the Fossa Magna, a fault line that geographically separates East and West Japan. Itoigawa was the first of…

Kiyotsukyo Gorge Tunnel in Niigata!

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May 19, 2020

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…

A luxurious ride on the Echigo TOKImeki Resort Train SETSUGEKKA ~Leaving from Itoigawa Station~

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September 6, 2019

“Tokimeki” is a Japanese word that describes something so exciting which makes your eyes sparkle and your heart dance. Indeed, the bright red of the SETSUGEKKA, with its gold and silver motif, does ju…

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…

Enjoy tasting and comparing various kinds of rice!

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September 6, 2019

Speaking of Niigata, the first thing coming into my mind is “Koshihikari.” I visited “Bokushi-dori” Street in Shiozawa-juku of the Mikuni-kaido Road in Minamiuonuma City. This area is a producer of tr…

Enjoy making “sasami zushi” in Myoko, Niigata Prefecture

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October 10, 2019

Have you heard of “sasami zushi”? It is a local sushi dish from the Myoko area in Niigata Prefecture. Rice is stuffed in a sasa (bamboo) leaf, which is folded into the shape of “mino,” a farm tool whi…

Knife sharpening and spoon polishing lessons

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September 8, 2019

Tsubame-Sanjo is a region famous for its quality metal knives and tableware. The Tsubame-Sanjo Regional Industry and Promotion Center, five minutes from the JR Shinkansen Tsubame-Sanjo Station, exhibi…

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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June 2, 2020

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,…

Explore and experience the history and culture of Japan along with the great view of Setouchi! Shodoshima Vol.2

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September 5, 2019

Roadside Station Shodoshima Olive Park Sky and Sea, Olives and Herbs, Clouds and Windmills… Lovely photogenic scenery will delight you here This park was created based on the theme of olives on Shodos…

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…

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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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May 14, 2020

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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Trip to Nanki Shirahama in Wakayama

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April 28, 2020

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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April 28, 2020

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…