The travel guide to Nearby Tokyo

— Where ‘Nature & Culture’ becomes an EXPERIENCE —

Oarai

Oarai Town is the perfect day trip from Tokyo if you love the seaside! Try the local seafood and sake or go surfing and enjoy the beach.


Mashiko

Mashiko town is a popular destination for travelers looking for an authentic Japanese countryside experience. Famous for Mashiko pottery.


Tochigi

Tochigi City is a popular destination to visit on their way to Nikko. Visitors can enjoy many Edo period traditional activities.


Nasu Town

Nasu town is an area 2 hours from Tokyo that includes volcanic mountains, hot springs, numerous outdoor activities, and many small museums.


Utsunomiya

Utsunomiya City is an undiscovered destination located between Tokyo and Nikko. Famous for Night life, Gyoza, Jazz, Cocktails and more.


Sano

At 1.5 hours from Tokyo, Sano city is a useful hub for traveling around by car. It's known for Ramen (Sano Ramen), outlet mall and Halal food.


Mibu

Mibu town is a popular destination for anime fans who come to visit Bandai Museum to see the real size Gandam.

 

Kiryu

Kiryu city is a popular destination for travelers interesting in the Kimono and Silk culture as well as riding the Watarase keikoku railway.

 

Akagi

Akagi area is a mountainous destination near Mt. Akagi. Great for travelers who like hiking, cycling, camping as well as unwinding in nature.


Ashikaga

Travelers to Ashikaga city enjoy visiting Ashikaga Flower Park, the historical Ashikaga Gakko & Bannaji temple, and Coco farm winery.


Oyama

Oyama city is 40min from Tokyo with a history of Yuki silk making (UNESCO heritage) for Kimono. Visitors can enjoy silk weaving activities.

Chichibu Area

Chichibu area is has Chichibu town in the south and Nagatoro in the north and is activity and nature packed.

Daigo

Daigo town is an area in northern Ibaraki 2.5 hours from Tokyo. It is known for Fukuroda falls, but also has a lot of nature to explore.


Itako

Itako city is town with many historical waterways close to Narita Int Airport. The popular Suigo Itako Iris Festival is not to be missed.

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Oarai

Oarai Town is the perfect day trip from Tokyo if you love the seaside! Try the local seafood and sake or go surfing and enjoy the beach.


Mashiko

Mashiko town is a popular destination for travelers looking for an authentic Japanese countryside experience. Famous for Mashiko pottery.


Tochigi

Tochigi City is a popular destination to visit on their way to Nikko. Visitors can enjoy many Edo period traditional activities.


Nasu Town

Nasu town is an area 2 hours from Tokyo that includes volcanic mountains, hot springs, numerous outdoor activities, and many small museums.


Utsunomiya

Utsunomiya City is an undiscovered destination located between Tokyo and Nikko. Famous for Night life, Gyoza, Jazz, Cocktails and more.


Sano

At 1.5 hours from Tokyo, Sano city is a useful hub for traveling around by car. It's known for Ramen (Sano Ramen), outlet mall and Halal food.


Mibu

Mibu town is a popular destination for anime fans who come to visit Bandai Museum to see the real size Gandam.

 

Kiryu

Kiryu city is a popular destination for travelers interesting in the Kimono and Silk culture as well as riding the Watarase keikoku railway.

 

Akagi

Akagi area is a mountainous destination near Mt. Akagi. Great for travelers who like hiking, cycling, camping as well as unwinding in nature.


Ashikaga

Travelers to Ashikaga city enjoy visiting Ashikaga Flower Park, the historical Ashikaga Gakko & Bannaji temple, and Coco farm winery.


Oyama

Oyama city is 40min from Tokyo with a history of Yuki silk making (UNESCO heritage) for Kimono. Visitors can enjoy silk weaving activities.

Daigo

Daigo town is an area in northern Ibaraki 2.5 hours from Tokyo. It is known for Fukuroda falls, but also has a lot of nature to explore.


Itako

Itako city is town with many historical waterways close to Narita Int Airport. The popular Suigo Itako Iris Festival is not to be missed.


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Oarai Town

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Don't miss these 'Festivals & Events' near Tokyo!

Due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus), many events have been suspended or canceled. Please check with the event organisers before making any plans.

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Events not to miss in 'January'

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