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Traffic Restrictions due to G20 Summit

Due to G20 summit in Osaka in June, there will be traffic restrictions in wide area in Osaka. Osaka Tourism Bureau encourages visitors to use public transportation in order to avoid any inconveniences caused by this. For the detailed information, please see the following link. https://osaka-info.jp/en/page/news-g20-osaka    Also, travel time […]

International Tourist Tax

Visitors to Japan pay a 1,000 yen departure tax to expand and enhance the country’s tourist infrastructure—a small tax that will make a significant difference. For more information about International Tourist tax, visit the pages below: National Tax Agency The leaflet for individuals departing from Japan, June 2018 Information about […]

Snow forecast in Japan

Heavy snow is predicted to fall in eastern and western area towards the year-end holiday season. There may be possible train and flight delays and cancellations. Please check below link for updates and details. https://www.japan.travel/en/news/2018-12-28-snow/

Welcome! Hokkaido, JAPAN Campaign

Autumn, a beautiful season for visiting Hokkaido has come! A new campaign welcoming tourists to visit Hokkaido, “We are GENKI Hokkaido/ Welcome! HOKKAIDO, JAPAN Campaign” starts from September 28, 2018.    https://www.japan.travel/en/news/hokkaido-campaign-2018/

Typhoon Trami

Typhoon Trami (Typhoon Number 24) is projected to approach Okinawa and Amami Islands on September 29th and continue northeastward along Japan through October 1st. Travelers visiting Japan are advised to check the latest local weather reports, follow directions from local officials and take any other appropriate actions as needed. https://www.japan.travel/en/news/2018-09-28-typhoon-trami/

Update for Kansai International Airport (KIX)

On September 14th, Kansai International Airport will restart its operation along Runway-A and Terminal 1 South Wing. A shuttle bus from/to the airport is currently operating and airport access via railroad is scheduled to resume operation later this month. For more information, please visit: https://www.japan.travel/en/news/2018-09-04-typhoon-jebi/ Experience Japan’s rich beauty, history, culture […]

Transportation and tourist information after Typhoon No.21

Kansai area (Kyoto, Osaka, Kobe, Nara etc.) is easily accessible from other gateways than Kansai International Airport; Itami Airport and Kobe Airport are open for domestic flights, and Shinkansen lines from other areas such as Tokyo, Nagoya, and Fukuoka are also available. Kansai International Airport is currently making all efforts […]

Japan Monthly Web Magazine – August 2016

Japan Monthly Web Magazine – August 2016 Read the latest edition of our monthly online magazine! East Hokkaido: A magnificent natural view and a rich ecosystem http://japan-magazine.jnto.go.jp/en/1608_easthokkaido.html Summer has come to East Hokkaido! If you like driving and trekking in dynamic nature, East Hokkaido is the place to go. Lake […]

Japan Monthly Web Magazine – July 2016

Japan Monthly Web Magazine – July 2016 Read the latest edition of our monthly online magazine! Feel the Heat of Summer Excitement in Japan with the “Three Great Festivals of Tohoku” http://japan-magazine.jnto.go.jp/en/1607_tohoku.html It`s the Matsuri festival season in Tohoku! Three of the most spectacular among them are the Sendai Tanabata […]

Japan Monthly Web Magazine – June 2016

Japan Monthly Web Magazine – June 2016 Read the latest edition of our monthly online magazine! Travel through Kyushu in search of delicious foods! http://japan-magazine.jnto.go.jp/en/1606_kyushufood.html The Kyushu region, which is located in the southwestern part of the Japanese archipelago, offers many kinds of local dishes as it has various forms […]

Japan Monthly Web Magazine – May 2016

Japan Monthly Web Magazine – May 2016 Read the latest edition of our monthly online magazine! A trip to Izumo where you can experience Japanese tradition and culture http://japan-magazine.jnto.go.jp/en/1605_izumo.html Izumo, located in the east part of Shimane Prefecture, is thought to be a place where gods from all over Japan […]

Japan Monthly Web Magazine – April 2016

Japan Monthly Web Magazine – April 2016 Read the latest edition of our monthly online magazine! Feel the mystery and nature in Ise, Toba and Shima http://japan-magazine.jnto.go.jp/en/1604_iseshima.html Ise-jingu Shrine, one of the most famous sacred places in Japan where Japanese people longed for visiting there at least once in their […]