Niigata’s Furumachi used to stand alongside Kyoto’s Gion and Tokyo’s Shinbashi when it came to geisha districts.
Niigata Prefecture produces the best rice in Japan.
The trade ships that sailed the Sea of Japan coast and called at Niigata brought with them a wealth of goods which helped the port cities flourish.
A taste of the future on Japan’s first electrically-propelled pleasure cruise.
“Port Town Sasebo” has been a military port since the latter half of the 19th century.
Ojika Island is located in the northernmost of the Goto Islands in the East China Sea, west of Japan.
A 100-minute guided luxury bus tour to visit Saikai National Park, Kujuku Islands and the cultural properties that compose the Japan Heritage.
This is where the two stories meet: the primitive nature existing far before human beings were born.
Let’s walk the backstreets of Beppu, with its traces of a hotspring town in the good old days?
Nakatsu is known for traditional umbrella making.
How about a cruise on a fishing boat?
Step back in time to the Edo period in the castle town of Kitsuki City.
Fuchimyo is a small hamlet perched on the mountain slopes of Anabuki-cho, part of Mima City.
Craftsmen in this area were called “Sanuki” during Edo period, when their high skill was nurtured.
The history of silk textile in the Tango area.
It was also home to a powerful ancient civilization.
Takiya ryou is a traditional fishing technique particular to Lake Hamana that involves spear fishing at night.
Japanese highland resort “Kiyosato”, as well as traditional countryside culture at a old farmhouse.
Hike the field in Japanese traditional shoes, Jikatabi, that Ninjas also used to wear.
Let’s begin the day with a hike up the famous Shojigataki Waterfall.
This is the source of wisdom in the Snow Country passed on to today.
Gastronomy in a hot-spring town on a country hill at its best.
It will make a good tour to explore the culture of the snow country along with its history.
Onidaiko is a traditional performing art only found on Sado that is performed at festivals