February cherry blossoms and scrumptious festival food without the dense crowds.
Out in Chiba, there's a train line that takes you to tacky fish shrines and roof decks where you can summon aliens. Oh, and beautiful coastal views, too.
In the quiet neighborhood of Setagaya, the lucky cats of Gōtokuji beckon curious passers-by, perhaps saving weary soul or two.
Yes, cherry blossoms bloom in February! You can use the Misaki Maguro Pass to avail of round-trip tickets from Tokyo to Miura, as well as dining and leisure options. Check these two itineraries out for fun day trip ideas.
When Tokugawa Ieyasu died, Kunōzan Tōshōgū in Shizuoka Prefecture was built to enshrine his remains. They were lated moved to Nikko, but it is said that a part still remains in its original resting place. To this day, Kunōzan Tōshōgū remains a spectacular feat—an ornate shrine fit for a fearsome ruler.