Key Attractions

Climbing Mount Fuji

Mount Fuji (富士山, Fujisan) stands in Shizuoka Prefecture about 100 kilometers west of Tokyo. It is Japan’s highest…

Izu Peninsula

The Izu Peninsula (伊豆半島, Izu Hantō) juts out into the ocean about 100 kilometers southwest of Tokyo. The…
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Saitama

Largely residential prefecture north of Tokyo with almost one million people commuting into the capital for work each…

Tochigi

Tochigi is a prefecture in the Kanto region north of Tokyo. It is best known for Nikko which…

Tokyo

Strictly speaking, Tokyo refers to Tokyo Metropolis, the capital and one of Japan’s 47 prefectures. It is an…