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  • In this issue, we will introduce six ryokans in the Karasuma/Kawaramachi area, one of Kyoto's most popular tourist destinations, where you can stay for 10,000 yen to 50,000 yen. While there are many luxurious and modern hotels in Japan these days, there are many ryokans in the ancient capital of Kyoto that are as charming as such hotels. Karasuma/Kawaramachi is a historically and culturally very important town, including Kyoto's kitchen "Nishiki Market "and "the site of the Ikedaya riot ". The ryokans introduced here are places where you can fully experience the history and culture of Kyoto, such as ryokans that have been in business for more than 100 years and ryokans where you can enjoy authentic Kyoto-style kaiseki cuisine, both of which have been around since that time.

    2024-02-15 Management office

  • There are many historical buildings in Japan with a retro feel from the Meiji and Taisho periods. The buildings from the period when Western culture flourished and modernization progressed have an atmosphere different from that of modern buildings. Why not experience the romance of the Meiji and Taisho eras in these retro-inspired buildings that have been preserved by human hands?

    2024-02-06

  • Spring is the season for cherry blossom viewing. Cherry blossoms are a special flower for Japanese people, and many people look forward to this season with great anticipation. For those people, Kyoto's cherry blossom viewing spots are definitely worth a visit. In the ancient capital of Kyoto, cherry blossoms can be seen in a variety of situations, including temples and shrines, in nature such as riverbanks and mountains, and in Kyoto-like townscapes such as machiya (traditional townhouses). This article introduces 16 such perfect hanami spots in Kyoto for your reference.

    2024-02-01 Management office

  • Shiga Prefecture is home to the well-known Lake Biwa. The large scale and vivid waterside scenery, so large you would think it was the ocean if you saw it up close, of course attracts people and is fully utilized in the artwork. There is more than enough demand for tourism, and Shiga Prefecture can be recommended for pilgrimages to sacred places, especially for those who enjoy driving around and taking in the spectacular scenery.

    2024-01-24 Management office

  • Where can I improve my luck in love at shrines in Kansai? It is the spring season of new encounters and we hope for a good marriage. It is also the season when we want to ride the wave with the help of God as we start a new life. In the Kansai area where there are many temples and shrines such as Kyoto and Nara, we will introduce 10 shrines that are beneficial for matchmaking and love.

    2023-12-28

  • Hello. In this article, I will introduce about 7 recommended hotels in Gion. Among them, I will introduce relatively inexpensive hotels where you can stay from under 10,000 yen. Kyoto's Gion area inevitably has an atmosphere of luxury ryokan (Japanese-style inns), but please feel free to spend a pleasant evening in Gion knowing that you can stay at a budget-friendly facility.

    2023-12-19 Management office

  • Since ancient times, dragons have been considered lucky creatures with the power to accomplish great things. 2024 is the Chinese zodiac year of the dragon. To make the year 2024 a year full of vitality, why not visit a shrine with a strong connection to dragons? In this article, we will introduce shrines in Kyoto that you should visit in the year of the dragon.

    2023-12-18

  • ▲See the townscape of Kishiwada castle town form a rickshaw Dress up in authentic Japanese kimono, get on a rickshaw and enjoy the castle town rich with history and a stunning Japanese garden. It’s a once in a lifetime opportunity you might not want to miss out on. Have you ever heard about Kishiwada castle town, located just 16 minutes by train from the Kansai International Airport? With how easy it is to get there, it is the perfect place for a hassle-free yet luxurious Japanese culture experience. Greetings from the Deep Experience Editorial Team. We heard that photo tours where you walk around the historical castle town dressed in authentic expensive kimonos, accompanied by a professional photographer are the latest boom among foreign visitors, so we decided to go out and report on this latest trend. Join us for a luxurious reservations-only Japanese culture experience. Let the journey begin!

    2023-12-15 Management office

  • Kyoto, with its many SNS-worthy spots, is a very popular destination among girls. Among them, the Papeppo Museum, a mysterious facility that is said to be "the happiest place in Japan ", has recently become a hot topic of conversation. We will tell you what kind of place it is and the charms of Papeppo!

    2023-12-06

  • Nakanoshima in Osaka City is a small island between the Dojima River and the Tosabori River that has been developed into a park and an oasis in the heart of the city. There are also a number of cultural facilities in the area. This article introduces four of them.

    2023-12-05

  • Baseball is known as one of the most traditional Japanese sports along with Sumo. Baseball is a discipline that has gained tremendous support from the adult generation in Japan, and still functions as the common language of the adult generation today. It is no exaggeration to say that Koshien Stadium is the most prominent and prestigious of such baseball stadiums. In addition to being the site of the national high school baseball tournament every summer, the stadium is also home to the Hanshin Tigers, one of Japan's most popular baseball teams, and is visited by many people. Please enjoy an extraordinary moment at this wonderful ballpark that can be enjoyed by the masses, from baseball enthusiasts to those who are not so interested in baseball.

    2023-11-22 Management office

  • Kyoto is full of famous shrines and temples, such as Kiyomizu Temple and Fushimi Inari! However, some of you may not "feel like visiting only shrines and temples... " We would like to recommend the Kanji Museum in Higashi Ward, Tokyo. Here are some of the attractions of the Kanji Museum.

    2023-11-16

  • Nara Prefecture is blessed with historic temples and shrines and abundant nature. There are many places famous for their autumn foliage, which can be enjoyed from mid-October to early December in most years. In this article, the author, a former bus guide, carefully selected some of the best autumn foliage spots in Nara Prefecture.

    2023-11-06

  • Did you know that Kyoto, with its atmospheric atmosphere that evokes a sense of Japanese history, has many spots that look great on social networking sites? In this article, we will introduce spots in Kyoto that are popular on social networking sites, from classic to hidden gems. We hope you will use this article as a guide to visit many of Kyoto's most photogenic and spectacular spots this summer!

    2023-10-25

  • Nifrelle is a "living museum "in Suita City, Osaka, where visitors can connect with a variety of living things based on the concept of "touching the senses ". It is a new type of sensory museum that transcends the boundaries of aquariums, zoos, and museums. This article introduces the charms of Nifrelle.

    2023-10-23

  • Kyoto in autumn foliage season is exceptional! In this article, the author, a former bus guide, carefully selected some of the best autumn foliage spots in Kyoto.

    2023-10-11

  • Hello. In this article, I would like to recommend 7 ryokan in the Gion area of Kyoto, where the budget is over 5,000 yen. This area has become a representative of Kyoto and Japan, with its quiet and traditional atmosphere, and it is also a place where you can stick out gorgeous sightseeing, whether at home or abroad. Adults who can afford it can also enjoy superb service, and in this article, I would like to talk about a selection of ultra-luxury and top-class ryokan for those who can afford it.

    2023-10-02 Management office

  • A new tourism app that solves the hassle of booking and paying for Osaka excursion information and experiences with a single app. "Discover OSAKA ". You can also enjoy Japan's first XR experience with animated characters in action!

    2023-09-25 Management office

  • The Kitahama area of Osaka is lined with many modern and fashionable modern buildings such as the Central Public Hall and Nakanoshima Library. One of the most crowded cafes is "Kitahama Retro ", which was created by renovating a Western-style building from the Meiji era. This article introduces the charm of Kitahama Retro, its popular menu, and tips for minimizing wait times.

    2023-09-15

  • When you travel, of course you have to choose a tourist attraction, but you also have to choose a hotel. Many people want to choose the most comfortable place possible to relax after a long day, but are worried that they can't spend much on a budget. We will therefore introduce eight hotels near Kyoto Station where you can stay for less than 10,000 yen. Not only are they wallet-friendly, but they also offer the convenience of being directly connected to Kyoto Station or just a minute's walk away, and hotels with a view of the powerful train from the window, all of which will surely be a wonderful experience only possible near a train station. Please take a look at this article, which is perfect for those who are looking for high-cost hotels for sightseeing in Kyoto.

    2023-09-13 Management office

  • Tenma in Osaka City is the eastern part of Umeda, where a forest of skyscrapers stands, and it exudes a sense of Osaka's history. Osaka's culture seems to be concentrated in the area surrounding Osaka Tenmangu Shrine and Tenjinbashisuji Shopping Street, which developed as a pilgrimage route to the shrine.

    2023-08-31

  • Kyoto is a popular destination for students and adults of all ages. Among such tourist destinations in Kyoto, the most visited areas are "Kawaramachi and Karasuma "area. There are many lodging options in the area, ranging from reasonably priced hotels to rich inns perfect for adult travelers. In this article, we will introduce you to some of the most expensive ryokans in the Kyoto "Kawaramachi/Karasuma "area that cost more than 50,000 yen and are recommended for those who want to enjoy a relaxing trip.

    2023-08-25 Management office

  • Nemophila, with its beautiful bright blue flower color, is a popular flower that is often incorporated into gardening. In this issue, we will introduce some of Osaka's nemophila spots and the best times to visit.

    2023-08-22

  • Izushi soba, a local dish of Izushi, Toyooka City, Hyogo Prefecture, also known as "Tajima's Little Kyoto ", where the elegant townscape still remains. It is characterized by its unique style of being served on small plates. The current way of eating Izushi Soba is to pour the sauce in a tokkuri (Japanese rice wine cup) into a Soba-no-inokuchi, and enjoy it with various condiments such as green onions, wasabi, grated radish, grated yam, raw egg, and so on. It is said that you are a full-fledged soba (buckwheat noodle) connoisseur if you can eat 15 to 20 small plates, depending on the restaurant. "is a sign that you are a soba connoisseur. "is the title you receive when you eat 15 to 20 small plates. Depending on the restaurant and the number of plates you eat, you may even get a year's free membership. There is also a plan for eating and walking around. For details, please contact the Izushi Tourist Center. It is recommended that you get the stamps of the stores you visited stamped on the back of the Chirimen Kinchaku, which will be a great souvenir of your trip. In this issue, we would like to introduce seven famous Izushi soba restaurants that you should definitely try when you visit Izushi. Please take a look at them as a reference for your trip.

    2023-08-22

  • Omihachiman City, located in central Shiga Prefecture, developed as the castle town of Azuchi Castle. Known as the hometown of the Omi merchants, the city has an elegant townscape. It is also known as a filming location for movies and TV dramas, and is famous as the location for the morning drama "Asa ga Kita "and the movie "Rurouni Kenshin ". There is also a wide variety of delicious gourmet food. Here are some of the sightseeing spots in Omi Hachiman.

    2023-08-03

  • Osaka Prefecture is the second largest metropolis after Tokyo, and is visited by people from all over the country. The variety of tourist resources that attract so many visitors and the large number of residents have fostered a unique culture of Kansai dialect, cuisine, climate, and personality, making it an extremely attractive and unique place to live. In keeping with its large scale, various masterpieces are also set in the area. There were also many characters whose characters have been built primarily on their impressive Kansai dialect. Enjoy an enjoyable sightseeing tour in Osaka, the spiritual home of many people.

    2023-07-31 Management office

  • The Kansai area is a treasure trove of spots where you can enjoy water activities such as oceans, rivers, and lakes. Within a day trip distance from the Keihanshin area, you can have a lot of fun with water. Here are 10 water activities in Kansai where you can enjoy the great nature in summer. This is the perfect summer vacation getaway.

    2023-07-27

  • Kyoto is a wonderful city with many historical buildings, but it is also lined with modern cafes and stores. Walking around the city in a kimono is a must-do once you are in Kyoto. In Kyoto, there are many stores near tourist attractions where you can easily rent a kimono and even have your hair set to match your kimono. Here are 10 places where you can rent a kimono to enjoy sightseeing in Kyoto even more.

    2023-07-21

  • Osaka Castle Park is a park developed on the site of Osaka Castle, which was built by Toyotomi Hideyoshi in 1583 at the end of the Warring States Period to unify the country. The park, with the castle tower at its center, is not only filled with historical romance, but also shows its seasonal changes. This article introduces the charms of Osaka Castle Park.

    2023-07-20

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