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Ocha no Kyoto : Un autre Kyoto, le Kyoto du thé


May 14, 2019

La partie sud de la préfecture de Kyoto est réputée en tant que région productrice de thé vert . Riche en biens culturels immatériels et tangibles, dont un site du patrimoine mondial de l’UNESCO et pl…

Kyoto in Early Summer


June 26, 2019

From early summer 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 enjoy visiting Kyoto, dress…

“Solo” Activities


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!


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…

The 16th Ink Cover Photo Contest Expands Entry!


April 11, 2019

Thanks to all, “att.JAPAN,” a free magazine for foreigners, is approaching its 20th year since the publication of inaugural preparatory issue in 2000. To thank all of you for you long-term support, we…

Welcome to Moomin’s world!”Moominvalley Park”


April 10, 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…

30 min. from Tokyo! What to do in Funabashi? Vol.1 Dining Guide


March 28, 2019

Funabashi is a lively town with many Japanese-style eateries such as sushi and ramen restaurants! The city offers just as great variety of delicious foods as Tokyo. Local farms and fishing ports, mark…

30 min. from Tokyo! What to do in Funabashi? Vol.2 Parks


March 28, 2019

Funabashi is close to Tokyo, yet still has a rich natural heritage. There are accessible natural areas in the city. Enjoy flowers all year round and take a short trip to the seashore. These locations …

cherry blossom in Hirosaki Park

Great cherry blossom viewing sites over the next few weeks!


March 11, 2019

Lying on a long, north to south axis, the Japanese archipelago has different times of bloom by regions, allowing people to enjoy cherry blossoms for a relatively long period of time (about two months)…

Fleeting Art Created by You


March 11, 2019

MORI Building DIGITAL ART MUSEUM: teamLab Borderless In this art space, artworks can transcend boundaries to interact with visitors and with each other. The artworks change continuously; the art befor…

Kyoto in Spring


March 9, 2019

Flowers of Spring Flowers can be enjoyed at various places such as shrines, temples, and gardens in every season. Away from the hustle and bustle of the crowded center of the city, enjoy the spring fl…

Remote Island in Okinawa: Iejima Island


February 16, 2019

Okinawa, a prefecture located in the most southern part of Japan, has many fascinating remote islands. Among them, Iejima Island has easy access. Iejima offers a chance to enjoy stunning natural scene…

3 day Trip in Kagawa: Takamatsu and Shodo Island


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…

16th Ink Cover Contest


January 18, 2019

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 April 15 (Mon.), 2019 ★First prize: one person Your…

Kirishima Onsen: Hot Springs and Delicious Food from the Mountain


January 10, 2019

Located almost in the center of Kagoshima Prefecture, Kirishima City has for background magnificent Mount Kirishima, the main peak of which, Takachiho-no-mine, has since ancient times been regarded as…

Enjoy a winter trip with snow!


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…

Hello Kitty GOLD BAR


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


December 7, 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…

Let’s Enjoy Winter in Japan!


November 27, 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…

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


November 9, 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!


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…

Boulangeries in Kobe


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…

Nagatoro Town: A tourism hot spot just two hours from Tokyo, where you can enjoy rich nature and spectacular fall foliage!


October 26, 2018

We have received the information below from Tourism Devision of Saitama Prefectural Government Department. Every year from November 1st to November 30th, the Fall Foliage Festival takes place in Nagat…

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


October 25, 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…

Spring Has Come! Flowers Bloom in Kansai


October 18, 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 …

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


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…

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


September 7, 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…

Japanese Stationery


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…

We are looking for facilities that are interested in being listed in “TOKYO MUSLIM Travelers’ Guide 2019-2020.”


August 7, 2018

日本語版ページはこちら → https://att-japan.net/archives/2530 The Tokyo Metropolitan Government and Tokyo Convention & Visitors Bureau are making “TOKYO MUSLIM Travelers’ Guide” and distributing it to Muslim …

Drinking in Japan :Shochu


July 25, 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 …