Miyajima > Access

Back to the article   [mappress mapid=”47″]   Miyajima is part of Hatsukaichi city, in Hiroshima Prefecture. You can reach it by using Hiroshima as starting point, accessible from the whole country by Shinkansen. The Nozomi Shinkansen gets to Hiroshima in about 4 hours from Tōkyō (or 80 minutes from Ōsaka). From Hakata (Kyūshū) one hour is required. If you come from Sapporo, Sendai, Naha etc. take …

3.11 – Thinking back to that day…

March 11th has got a something special meaning today. On March 11th 2011, a tremendous earthquake and tsunami struck Tōhoku region in Japan, and the connected Fukushima nuclear accident made suffer thousands of Japanese people. Sadly, for many of them this sorrow is still continuing nowadays. In addiction, especially related with the …

Sakata city – Access

Back to the main article   Sakata is located in the west area of Yamagata Prefecture, it requires some time to be reached. [mappress mapid=”49″]   By train Since Sakata is not provided with the Shinkansen line, it is not possible to reach it directly from Tōkyō. The quickest way to …

Minatomirai > Access

Back to the main article [mappress mapid=”43″]   Minato Mirai 21 is a place easy to get to, here you find the 2 closest stations to this area: 1) The first one is JR Sakuragi-chō Station, on Keihin-Tōhoku and Yokohama Lines. If you take the JR lines from Tōkyō, take the Tōkaidō (Ueno-Tōkyō) Line first and then change on the Keihin-Tōhoku line at Yokohama Station. 2) The second station is Minato Mirai Station. Since there is a direct access with Minato Mirai Line, getting to the area from Ikebukuro, Shinjuku and Shibuya is easy. Minato Mirai Station is located underground, at Landmark Plaza. You can also check the directions on the article about Yokohama China Town, a few blocks southern to Minato …

Tokashiki-jima > Access

Back to the main article> [mappress mapid=”57″]   First of all you must go to Naha, in Okinawa Prefecture. There are several ferries departing from Kyūshū island, and travelling by plane is also confortable. Naha Airport is connected to Japan’s major airports (Tokyo, Osaka, Fukuoka, Nagoya, Sendai, Sapporo etc…) with direct …

Aoshima > Access

Back to the article   Aoshima is located in Southern Kyūshū, from Tōkyō and Kansai area it becomes a remote location. The best way to reach it is by plane.   [mappress mapid=”42″]   ・Via air From Aoshima, the closest airport is Miyazaki Airport (MKI), which is connected with direct …

Muroran > Access

Back to the main article [mappress mapid=”74″] Muroran, located in southern Hokkaido, is not hard to reach from Sapporo and its airport. Take a look here about how to get to Muroran, and how to get around it. Getting to Muroran Getting around within Muroran The city of Muroran is …

Osorezan > Access

Back to the main article [mappress mapid=”73″] Osorezan is located in the middle of the Shimokita peninsula: it is therefore a remote place from the Kantō region, not to mention from Kansai. A day trip from these two regions is thus unthinkable. This is possible if you leave from the …

Juniko > Access

Back to the main article To get to Juniko, you must first reach the prefectures of Aomori or Akita. The closest airports are those of Odate-Noshiro (ONJ), Akita (AXT) and Aomori (AOJ). As of 2018 there are no low cost airlines available for these airports, so your choices are between …