＜Good News!!＞JR Passが一定条件で日本パスポート保持者のも発売開始! 2017年3月末までは日本人パスポートで条件を満たしていれば購入可能だったJR パスが、4月からは購入できなくなっていました。しかしこの度、一定の条件を満たせば新たに6月1日より2020年12月31日までJRパス購入ができる事になります。今までのJRPassの購入条件とは異なり、下記の条件を満たしていないと購入ができませんのでご注意ください。 ＜＜6月1日以降の引換証販売からの新たなご利用資格＞＞ 日本国の旅券及び「在留期間が連続して10年以上であることを確認できる書類で、在外公館で取得したもの等」を有する方がご利用いただけます。 （注意） ※日本国外での引換え書のお買い求め及び日本国内でのパスへの引換えの際に、旅券及び確認書類の提出が必要です。 ※旅券のコピーでは、引換所のお買い求め及びパスへの引換えはできません。...Read More
Posts by Japan Asia Travel Dept.
Situated at Sai on the southern tip of Shimokita’s axe-shaped peninsula is an elegant rock formation known locally as Hotoke-ga-Ura. This nationally designated Natural Monument derives its name from the wind carved cliffs that resemble the stoic supreme Buddha. Although Aomori is renowned for its snowy landscape, Hotoke-ga-Ura serves as a reminder that northern Japan has beauty to offer all year round. Visitors who wish to see...Read More
Matsushima Bay is not just one of three most beautiful and iconic views of Japan, but it’s also home to many temples, including Zuiganji. Originally founded in 828, lord Date Masamune, often known as the “One-Eyed Dragon” had this temple renovated and rebuilt, using lumber Mt. Kumano, and expert craftsmen from Kyoto and Kii. The first thing you’ll notice is the masterfully crafted building consisting of...Read More
Okunoshima is an island once used as a fishing village, hidden in plain sight and selected for its defensive location by the Japanese military; it has since been re-purposed, but is a great site for sight seeing, as it has a beautiful landscape, view, tons of rabbits, and urban decay. So what is it like going to Okunoshima? See what Chris from You Should Visit Japan has to say below! When 日本人 in America ask me where I have been in...Read More
Like many other locations in Japan (especially Kyoto), Kakunodate is a relic of Old World Japan from the Edo era. During the Edo era, Kakunodate was bustling with samurai and merchants, and is still home to some of the best remaining examples of samurai architecture in Japan. If you ever dreamed of walking the streets of the Samurai, look no further—this is your place. Located in the Akita prefecture of Tohoku, Kakunodate is the...Read More