Experience the Beautiful Yamanashi at Fuefukugawa Fruits Park

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In Japan, culturally, it is believed that a kami (deity or spirit) resides in mountains, oceans and all things related to nature. It is also believed that Toshigami (a Shinto deity of the new year) is present during the first sunrise of each year. Worshipping the first sunrise is equivalent to praying for the harvest and happiness for the entire year. Therefore, many people will try to see the sunrise in the most beautiful and scenic locations around Japan.

Top 5 of the Best Sunrise Spots in Japan

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In Japan, culturally, it is believed that a kami (deity or spirit) resides in mountains, oceans and all things related to nature. It is also believed that Toshigami (a Shinto deity of the new year) is present during the first sunrise of each year. Worshipping the first sunrise is equivalent to praying for the harvest and happiness for the entire year. Therefore, many people will try to see the sunrise in the most beautiful and scenic locations around Japan.

Sky Tree

Tokyo Skytree, a landmark in Tokyo, is the tallest building in Japan and has a large shopping complex and aquarium.

Top 10 Autumn Color Spots in Tokyo

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Do you want to see the autumn foliage in Tokyo? Here are the top 10 spots and the dates to see autumn colors (koyo) in Tokyo! The dates listed are projected based on the best viewing on average from the last few years.

Asakusa

Asakusa

Asakusa (浅草), on the East side of Tokyo, is an area known as “Shitamachi” (literally meaning “low city”), where historically were inhabited by artisans and merchants in the feudal period.

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What does Japan Awaits do? Japan Awaits is a travel company and land operator that organizes tours and experiences throughout Japan. Known as the ‘Land of the Rising Sun’, Japan is a country where the past meets the future. Japanese …