Inuyama 犬山市

What we can find in northern Aichi Prefecture is a castle-town which didn’t suffer any raid during World War Two: here’s Inuyama! Inuyama is close to Nagoya, therefore it represents a suggested spot for a day-trip. What’s special about Inuyama? Inuyama Castle is this little town’s pride: designated as National Treasure, …

Kanazawa – 金沢市

Kanazawa city, in Ishikawa Prefecture, offers many traditional attractions, such as gardens, castles and historic districts. What’s special about Kanazawa? Kanazawa is a city with a long history: especially, Kanazawa area developed under the domain of the Kaga clan in the Edo period. Escaped from WW2 raids, Kanazawa’s heritage maintains the ancient …

Okayama – 岡山

The city of Okayama is located in the Chūgoku region, Western Japan. During the Edo period, Okayama was a flourishing castle town, also thanks to its strategic position as merchant town and seaport. Also today this city revests an important role, as demarcation point between Kansai and Chūgoku regions. What’s special …

Kōchi – 高知

Kōchi is the major city in Kōchi Prefecture, home to about 340,000 people and also many sightseeing spots. The Kuroshio ocean current influence makes Kōchi a warm city, compared to other towns located at the same latitude. In fact, Summer comes earlier in Kōchi than anywhere else. The city, with palm …