Murin-an villa and garden, located in the neighborhood of Nanzen-ji and Heian-jingu shrine is a wonderful place to relax or stroll the garden in all seasons.
Former Chikurin-in Temple, located at the foot of Mt. Hiei in Shiga, originally a villa of Enryaku-ji monks, is famous for its huge and beautiful garden.
A traditional strolling style Japanese garden, hidden behind large walls in the urban Kyoto area is located just 12-minute from Kyoto station.
Gion Shirakawa dori「祇園白川通」 is as well-known as Hanami Koji dori「花見小路通」in Gion district, and beautiful street along the Shirakawa river in Kyoto.
Matabei Zakura, beloved, giant weeping cherry tree, 13-meter tall, over 300 years old, named after the famous samurai warrior is located in Nara Prefecture.
Ippon-bashi or Gyoja-bashi bridge, a 66 cm wide stone bridge with weeping willow trees on the both side of Shirakawa stream is located near Chion-in Temple.
The Ferris wheel, called the Ebisu Tower, located near the famous Glico Man signboard along the Dotonbori River, is offering a new view of the Dotonbori street and the skyline of Osaka city.
Koko-en, Japanese traditional garden in the west side of Himeji Castle consists of 9 various gardens of the Edo Period. Visitors can enjoy the seasonal changes.
Kobe Nunobiki Herb Garden is located in the top of Mt. Rokko, 400 meters above from the city. You can enjoy seasonal flowers with the great view of Kobe below.
Daibutsu-ike Pond, located at the back of the Todai-ji Temple in Nara. Ginkgo and maple trees around the pond are changing its color in autumn.
Biwako Valley, located at the west shore of Lake Biwa to offer a spectacular view of Lake Biwa, and a wide variety of activities throughout the year.
Yoshikien garden is a pleasant Japanese garden located in Nara. Visitors can see three different variations of beautiful Japanese gardens in one spot.
Hozen-ji temple is located in Hozen-ji Yokocho, a stone-paved alley in Namba. Mizukake-fudo, a Moss-covered Buddhist statue is there to pray and sprash water.
More than an amusement park, visitors come to Ikoma-sanjo amusement park for seeking some cool breeze and great night views of Osaka and Nara n in hot summer.
Sennichimae Doguya-suji shopping street in the Namba area, this unique shopping street is loaded with all kinds of cooking utensils and kitchen items.
A thousand cherry blossom trees bloom along the river in Takada city. A pale pink “sakura” tunnel stretches around 2.5km to Onaka park.
“Nakaragi no michi” is the section of the path in front of the Kyoto Botanical Garden. The cherry trees here are all weeping cherry blossom.
Pokémon Expo Gym is an entertainment facility produced by Pokémon in Osaka. You can try some Pokémon attractions. The store has a wide range of Pokémon goods.
Kaizu-Osaki has about 800 glorious cherry trees lining the northern shore of Lake Biwa for 4km. It’s one of Japan’s 100 greatest cherry blossom spots.
The lake biwa canal is one of the best spots for cherry blossom in the Kansai area. Around 600 cherry trees grow along the canal and Mii-dera temple is nearby.
About 250 cherry blossom trees are planted and make up a long tunnel of cherry blossom trees. Visitors can view a vast panorama of cherry blossoms in Yawata.
Yakan-tei Sakura is located in Den-den town, Nipponbashi, Osaka. More than 250 kind of local instant Ramen noodles can be purchased here.
The Pokémon Center Osaka is a special store selling the wide range of original Pokémon Center goods, Pokemon toys, clothing, accessories, statues.
This Goza-bune was reproduced by referring to Hideyoshi’s Ho-Oh-Maru boat. The boat goes around the inner moat of Osaka Castle in approximately 20 minutes.
You can still have a quick look at Osaka castle from the distance at JR Morinomiya station on the loop line, if visiting the castle is not a priority.
This is Dr. Yellow! He is a “doctor” because his job is to check the train track and help with maintenance and keep the trains running on time.
Mimuroto-ji temple garden has 10,000 hydrangeas in various pink, purple, blue and white hues and a path that snakes right through them.
Morinomiya Q’s mall is a “runable” shopping mall with the artificial 300-meter turf track on top the mall, If you want to try something new.
Manto-in is believed to house a god who can cure illness. You pray in a different way there – hyakudomairi “百度参り”. Hyaku means one hundred.
If you fancy a coffee after all your Tennouji area sightseeing, how about getting some fresh air at the same time! You can also take a selfie with Harukas.