Daruma, Japanese traditional doll
Activities Culture Sponsored Tohoku | Sendai

Try Your Hand at Painting Traditional Dolls at a Traditional Folk Art Village

Sponsored by The Tourism Association of Central Region in Fukushima Prefecture The History of Takashiba Dekoyashiki (Workshop) During the Edo Period, this area was part of the Miharu Clan territory, and the local toys at Takashiba Dokoyashiki Doll House are often referred to by this…
Japanese fan for Nichibu dance
Activities Culture Featured Sponsored Tohoku | Sendai

Step into Traditional Japanese Culture: Kimono’s and Nichibu Dancing

Sponsored by The Tourism Association of Central Region in Fukushima Prefecture Koriyama Koriyama city is located in central Fukushima Prefecture. Because of its convenient location, and because both the Tohoku and Banetsu Highways and the Shinkansen run through the city, it acts as the commercial capital…
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Activities Culture Koshinetsu | Nagano Sponsored

Koide International Snowball Fight: Costumes, Snowball Fights, and Igloo Huts (Niigata )

Sponsored by UONUMA City Tourist Association   Koide(Niigata) Koide is a small town located in the larger city of Uonuma. Well known for its ski resorts and heavy snowfall the area has many winter related sports during the snowy season. Among them is the Koide International…
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Activities Sightseeing Sponsored Tokai | Nagoya

Shizuoka: Shrines Dedicated to Fujisan and a Lava Cave to the East of Mount Fuji

Sponsored by the Shizuoka Prefecture Tourism Association   To the east of Mount Fuji (Shizuoka Prefecture) there are three must-see places to visit if you have the opportunity: first Fuji Sengen-jinja and Suyama Sengen-jinja, two shrines dedicated to Princess Konohanasakuya, the Shintō divinity associated with Mount Fuji, and…