Best Spots

Here're best spots. We released a ranking of reviews about spots posted by travel influencers who have actually been there.

Tourist Spots

Address:Teno Nio-cho, Mitoyo-shi, Kagawa

Access:By car, 20 min from Mitoyo Tossaka IC, 55 min from Takamatsu Airport. or 60 min from Takamatsu Station.

Top Review:The Reflected Sky On The Chichibuga-hama Beach Called Japanese Uyuni Salt Lake

By the conditions of clouds and the weather of that day, the pictures of Chichibuga-hama Beach can change. There were a lot of clouds this day, and they were reflected beautifully on the water surface. What's more, the scenery becomes more amazing in the evening glow.◎By your own cars, 20 min from Sanuki Toyonaka IC, or 20 min from Mitoyo Tossaka IC. Check the web to get the information of the tide and evening glow!

Restaurants

Address:3-2-4 Nakanoshima Kita-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka

Access:Directly connected with Higobashi or Watanabebashi Stations. By car or taxi, 12 min from Shin Osaka Station.

Tel:06-6222-0111

Hours:10:00-

Top Review:Original Afternoon Tea On A Spiral-Staircase Stand

Sakura Spiral Afternoon Tea on a stand like spiral staircase, which is a symbol of Conrad Osaka. It tastes light, but each of them is delicious! The cherry blossom non-alcohol drink is served as a welcome drink.

Hotels

Address:2-1-1 Muromachi, Nihombashi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo

Access:1 min walk, from Mitsukoshi-mae Station

Tel:03-3270-8800

Top Review:Hotel Stay with 100% Satisfaction

The headboard with the 60m2 grand room "Weeping Sakura" embroidered on it was just cute, and the bath was made like a spa. From the window, you can see the beautiful view of Tokyo and Mt. Fuji on a sunny day! The delicate hospitality of the staff is wonderful, and it is a hotel that is absolutely repeatable.

Shops

Address:12-22 Okahigashi-cho, Hirakata-shi, Osaka

Access:Near Keihan Hirakata-shi Station. By car or taxi, 30 min from Osaka Station, 40 min from Itami Airport, 75 min from Kansai Airport.

Tel:072-861-5700

Hours:7:00-23:00

Top Review:A Super Chic Bookstore, Which I Think The Most Beautiful In Japan

Hirakata T-SITE just in front of Hirakata Station. Though it's located a little far from famous tourist spots in Osaka, it's must-visit place. There're so many books lined up to the whole surface on the upper shelves that I wonder how I can take that books. There're not only a bookstore, but also a cafe with it, and all of the shops in this building are fashionable.

Review Ranking

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Address:Teno Nio-cho, Mitoyo-shi, Kagawa

Access:By car, 20 min from Mitoyo Tossaka IC, 55 min from Takamatsu Airport. or 60 min from Takamatsu Station.

Top Review:The Reflected Sky On The Chichibuga-hama Beach Called Japanese Uyuni Salt Lake

By the conditions of clouds and the weather of that day, the pictures of Chichibuga-hama Beach can change. There were a lot of clouds this day, and they were reflected beautifully on the water surface. What's more, the scenery becomes more amazing in the evening glow.◎By your own cars, 20 min from Sanuki Toyonaka IC, or 20 min from Mitoyo Tossaka IC. Check the web to get the information of the tide and evening glow!

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Address:605−4 Onuma-aza Mawatari, Hitachinaka-shi, Ibaraki

Access:Bus: 29min from JR Katsuta Station, or 10min from Ajigaura Station. Get off at 'Kaihin Koen Nishiguchi'. Car: get off the speedway at Hitachi Kaihin Koen IC.

Tel:029-265-9001

Hours:9:30-17:00

Top Review:Blue World! A Flower Garden Of The Same Color As The Sky

Now, people from not only Japan but also all over the world visit here without a break. Miharashi Hills have proudly blooming nemophilas with so wonderful blue view at Hitachi Seaside Park in Ibaraki. I want you all to visit here at least once, because it's the best one among tourist attractions.◎Access: Cars must be involved in a traffic jam. You can use a shuttle bus from JR Katsuta Station, or use Hitachinaka Kaihin Railways.

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Address:Nanzenji Fukuchi-cho Sakyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto

Access:10 min walk from Keage Station. 25 min by bus from Kyoto Station to Nanzenji Eikando, then 10 min walk.

Top Review:A Spectacular View of Autumn Leaves Like Painting Cut Out on Window Frame

I visited Nanzenji Temple, a popular spot for autumn leaves, and Tenju-an Temple, which has two beautiful gardens, in kimono. The autumn leaves in the eastern garden were in full bloom, and it was a magnificent view that you could see forever while sitting on the porch. Another wonderful view that sighs is the autumn leaves in the south garden, which looks like a painting, cut out by the window frame of the Shoin. When I raised my face to buy a ticket at the entrance, I jumped into my eyes first and was fascinated.

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Address:1-294 Kiyomizu Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto

Access:By bus, 10 min from Kyoto Station to Gojōzaka, then 10 min walk. By car or taxi, 15 min from Kyoto Station.

Tel:075-551-1234

Hours:6:00-18:30

Top Review:A Blue Light Going Through The Sky

Kiyomizu Temple, an unmissable spot for sightseeing in Kyoto. During the special honor of visiting held three times in a year, the blue light goes through the sky in Kyoto. This light, they says, expresses the mercy of Kwannon.

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Shirakawago

20 Review

Address:Ogi-machi Shirakawa-mura, Ono-gun, Gifu

Access:10 min by car from Shirakawago IC. By bus, 50 min from Takayama Station.

Tel:05769-6-1311

Top Review:Amazing View Of A World Heritage Site From The Observatory

Shirakawa Village is a heavy snowfall area, but it snowed not so much for us to visit here this winter. And we can enjoy the snowy landscape as much as we want! It will snow more during February, so you're still in time to see this scenery.

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Address:Sawa Makino-cho, Takashima-shi, Shiga

Access:6 min by bus from JR Makino Station to Makino Pic Land, then it's located just near. By car, 65 min from Otsu city, 90 min from Kyoto city. Free parking area in Makino Pic Land is available.

Top Review:2.5 Kilometers Road Of Beautiful Metasequoia Avenue, One Of The 100 Most Scenic Roadside Trees In Japan

The Metasequoia Avenue is beautiful every season. Specially in summer, you can see the wonderful scenery of shining greens and the zebra road weaved by lights and shadows.

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Address:149 Kawakami Okuyamada Ujitawara-cho, Tsuzuki-gun, Kyoto

Access:By bus, 30 min from JR Uji Station or Kintetsu Shintanabe Station to Ichumae, and change bus to Okuyamada for 15 min, then walk 10 min. By car, 60 min from Kyoto city. Free parking area is available.

Tel:0774-88-3601 

Hours:8:30-16:30

Top Review:Heart-shaped Inome Window And Beautiful Painting On The Ceiling

Shouju-in Temple is famous for the lovely heart-shaped window called Inome-mado. Not only the window, I was fascinated with the beautiful paintings on the ceiling that are different one by one. In summer, you can also enjoy tea in the beautiful sounds of wind bell.

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Address:3-2-4 Nakanoshima Kita-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka

Access:Directly connected with Higobashi or Watanabebashi Stations. By car or taxi, 12 min from Shin Osaka Station.

Tel:06-6222-0111

Hours:10:00-

Top Review:Original Afternoon Tea On A Spiral-Staircase Stand

Sakura Spiral Afternoon Tea on a stand like spiral staircase, which is a symbol of Conrad Osaka. It tastes light, but each of them is delicious! The cherry blossom non-alcohol drink is served as a welcome drink.

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Address:1-1 Miyajima-cho, Hatsukaichi-shi, Hiroshima

Access:Go to Miyajima-guchi Station of JR or Hiroden (streetcar), then walk to ferry terminal. There're two ferry terminals of Matsudai Kisen or JR, both of them go to Miyajima for 10 or 15 min. To Itsukushima Shrine, 10 min walk from Miyajima Port.

Tel:0829-44-2020

Hours:6:30-18:00

Top Review:Big Torii's Reflection At Low Tide!

You can see various beautiful figures of Itsukushima Shrine by the tidal current because its precinct partly belongs to the sea. Big Torii floating on the sea at high tide is wonderful, but what is more, at low tide, you can walk to it and see the beautiful reflection in the pool.◎The most beautiful reflection can be seen when the Torii is soaked a little bit in the water. You need to look for a pool with no waves.

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Address:270 Komaeurushibata Nagashima-cho, Kuwana-shi, Mie

Access:By car, 10 min from Nagashima IC. By bus, 10 min from Kuwana Station.

Tel:0594-41-0787

Hours:9:00-22:00

Top Review:Breathtaking Reflections Of Begonia

Have you ever seen such magnificent and breathtaking begonia flowers? From the other side of a big pond, a great scenery spreads in front of you. I felt the scenery seen with the naked eye was more beautiful than photos.

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Address:508-1 Sakae-cho Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto

Access:6 min walk from Gojo Subway Station, 10 min walk from Keihan Kiyomizu Gojo Station.

Tel:075-344-9009

Hours:9:00-19:00

Top Review:A Stylish Cafe Like A White Woods At An Residential Area

A cafe named 'Walden Woods' with impressive lantern lights. The original style which has unified white interiors and no tables has become the center of attention just after it opened. Their homemade coffee and Chai Tea made one by one after ordered are very tasty!◎Open: 9:00-19:00 Irregular Holidays See the details in Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/waldenwoodskyoto/?hl=ja)

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Address:2-1 Ryokuchi, Hokukou, Konohana-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka

Access:15 min by bus from Sakurajima Station to Hotel Lodge Maishima.

Hours:9:00-17:00

Top Review:Heavenly Place With 1 Million Nemophila Flowers

Just Opened In 2019! 1 million Nomophila flowers at Maishima, Osaka Prefecture! You're encouraged to see the great blue view at seaside by any means. In the site, there're food court and to take a rest and seats to see the landscape leisurely.

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Toji Temple

13 Review

Address:1 Kujyo-cho Minami-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto

Access:15 min walk from Kyoto Station, or 10 min walk from Toji Station. By bus, 10 min from Kyoto Station to Toji-mae.

Tel:075-691-3325

Hours:5:00-17:00

Top Review:Excellent With A Fivefold Pagoda! A Illuminated Weeping Cherry Blossom Tree

You can go to Toji Temple from the Kyoto station on foot. The fivefold pagoda is highest in Japan and a popular sightseeing spot in Kyoto. Moreover, you can see a Shidare Zakura, a weeping cherry tree in spring. Illuminated cherry blossoms at night are very fantastic.

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Address:3-8 Ookubo Futami-cho, Iyo-shi, Ehime

Access:25 min by car from Iyo IC. 50 min by train from JR Matsuyama Station.

Tel:089-994-5852

Top Review:A Scenic Unmanned Station Near The Seto Inland Sea

Shimonada Station is well known as a scenic station which is the closest to the sea. It has appeared in movies and TV dramas. And many tourists come to see this beautiful scenery at the time of train arrivals. I want to see it much longer!◎You can only have a look without using trains. You should check the timetable if you want to see the train arrivals because there're a little trains.

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Address:Daisan Sinsei Biei-cho, Kamikawa-gun, Hokkaido

Access:25 min walk from JR Bibauchi Station. 12 min by car or taxi from JR Biei Station, 150 min from Sapporp city. Free parking area is available.

Top Review:A Palette Of Earth Drawn By Flowers & Greens! Panoramic Flower Gardens

Shikisai-no Oka is a famous scenic place in Biei, Hokkaido. The scenery of farm products and flowers on a hill is beautiful and bright like a colorful paints on a palette. A cart you can drive in the garden is also exciting!◎Green season is from the end of April to the end of October.

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Address:2-3-1 Asakusa, Taito-ku, Tokyo

Access:5 min walk from Asakusa Station. By car or taxi, 30 min from Shinagawa Station, 20 min from Tokyo Station or 50 min from Hanada Airport.

Tel:03-3842-0181

Hours:6:00-17:00

Top Review:Temple & Town Excellent With Kimono Dress

Asakusa is excellent with Kimono, Japanese traditional dress. Kimono looks beautiful at Senso-ji Temple and Edo-machi around it. In the season of New Year Days, Nakamise-dori is decorated with New Year ornaments, and we can enjoy happier atmosphere than usual.

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Address:1-1 Maihama, Urayasu-shi, Chiba

Access:5 min walk from JR Maihama Station. Bus services are available from some major stations or hotels in neighboring prefectures.

Tel:0570-00-8632

Hours:8:00-22:00

Top Review:Disneyland in Full Bloom with Cherry Blossoms

It was very cold from the morning on this day, and Marie's fan cap was a big success. Spring is still cold in the morning and evening due to the large temperature difference, but the park is the time when the flowers are in full bloom, so it's colorful and fun to see.

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Address:12-22 Okahigashi-cho, Hirakata-shi, Osaka

Access:Near Keihan Hirakata-shi Station. By car or taxi, 30 min from Osaka Station, 40 min from Itami Airport, 75 min from Kansai Airport.

Tel:072-861-5700

Hours:7:00-23:00

Top Review:A Super Chic Bookstore, Which I Think The Most Beautiful In Japan

Hirakata T-SITE just in front of Hirakata Station. Though it's located a little far from famous tourist spots in Osaka, it's must-visit place. There're so many books lined up to the whole surface on the upper shelves that I wonder how I can take that books. There're not only a bookstore, but also a cafe with it, and all of the shops in this building are fashionable.

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Address:55 Higashiyama Kamitakano Sakyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto

Access:5 min walk from Yase Hieizan-guchi Station, 5 min walk from Yase Station. By bus, 50 min from Kyoto Station to Yase Station, then 7 min walk.

Tel:075-781-4001

Top Review:Beautiful Reflection Of Green Maple Leaves On The Table Top

The spring special visiting is opened till 6/15 in 2018. The relaxing room extends here. The table room, which has been a hot topic in SNS, you can see various reflections from different directions. And, it's so gorgeous and beautiful.

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Saori

12 Review

Address:170-1 Izumiya-cho, Shimojo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto

Access:5 min walk from Gion Shijo or Kawaramachi Station.

Tel:050-5456-0833

Hours:10:00-18:00

Top Review:Freshly Squeezed Mont Blanc

Montblanc specialty store in Kiyamachi. The Montblanc that comes out of a sea urchin with a custom-made machine is artistic. Its thinness is 1 mm. This store is very popular every day.

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Address:68 Fukakusayabunouchi-cho Fushimi-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto

Access:Just near JR Inari Station, or 5 min walk from Keihan Fushimi Inari Station. By bus, 15 min from Kyoto to Inaritaisha, then 7 min walk. By car, 20 min from Kyoto Minami IC.

Tel:075-641-7331

Hours:8:30-16:30

Top Review:The Sanctuary Tunnel 'Senbon Torii' Made of Thousands of Shrine Gates

The Shrine Gates Tunnel is mystic and seems a road to another world. The sightseeing spot is one of the most popular ones in Japan among foreign tourists.

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Address:7 Nakajimatobarikyu-cho Fushimi-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto

Access:20 min by bus from Kyoto Station (Hachijo Exit). 15 min walk from Takeda Station. 10 min by car or taxi from Kyoto Station, and free parking area is available.

Tel:075-623-0846

Hours:9:00-16:30

Top Review:Weeping Plum Blossoms And Fallen Camellia Flowers

As for plum blossom in Kyoto, Jyonangu Shrine is famous. The weeping plum blossoms all over the garden and fallen camellia flowers are beautiful, and make us feel spring has come. I feel spring when I visit here.

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Address:Taketomi-cho, Yaeyama-gun, Okinawa

Access:By express ferry, 10 min from Ishigaki Port Rito Terminal in Ishigaki Island.

Top Review:Enjoy Walking Around Taketomi Island Without Hurry

Taketomi Island's time passes slowly. Traditional red tiles, cute Shisa, coral fences and white sand street… All of them makes us happy! You can also find many photogenic places with flowers all the year around.◎Izumiya with lovely arch of Bougainvillea is an inn! Access to Taketomi: 10~15 min by ferry from Ishigaki Port. 1150yen for a round-trip.

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Address:1121 Ninotaira Hakone-machi, Ashigarashimo-gun, Kanagawa

Access:2 min walk from Chokoku-no Mori Station. By bus, 18 min from Hakone Yumoto Station to Ninotaira Iriguchi, then walk 5 min. By car, 60 min from Atsugi IC, or 30 min from Gotemba IC.

Tel:0460-82-1161

Hours:9:00-17:00

Top Review:Photo Spots Everywhere You Walk

The Museum of Sculpture in Hakone is a museum that is created in beautiful nature and is a walking tour in nature. There are many things to see such as the beautiful lawn and the symphony that brings happiness because the stand glass is a beautiful observatory! It will be a pretty photo spot wherever you take a photo.

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Address:3353-1 Arakura, Fujiyoshida-shi, Yamanashi

Access:10 min walk from Shimoyoshida Station of Fuji Kyuko Train. By car, 55 min from Kofu city, 120 min from Shizuoka city, or 90 min from Yokohama city. Free parking area is available.

Top Review:Arakurayama Sengen Park Commanding A Pagoda & Mt. Fuji

I wanted to see Mt.Fuji clearer than this! Many tourists from overseas came here, and Japanese were only us this day. I want to come here again on a sunny day!

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Karyo Itoken

13 Review

Address:28-1 Fukagusa Taniguchi-cho Fushimi-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto

Access:25 min from Fujimori Station. By car or taci,

Tel:0120-929-110

Hours:10:00-18:00

Closed:Wed

Top Review:Parfait with Two Peaches

Itoken, a confectionery dormitory in Fushimi-ku, Kyoto. What I got here was a double peach field parfait. A high-impact peach parfait with two fresh whole peaches on it. Fresh peaches and sweet and sour peach sorbet. Crushed almonds with a nice texture, and lemon jelly at the end for a refreshing aftertaste. I was very satisfied with the volume.

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Kabira Bay

14 Review

Address:934 Arakawa, Ishigaki-shi, Okinawa

Access:By bus, 40 min from Ishigaki Airport. By car, 35 min from Ishigaki Airport or 30 min from Ishigaki Port.

Top Review:Nameless Beach, But The Most Transparent In Ishigaki Island

The opposite side of famous Kabira Bay. It's a beach known to only people in the know. It has the most transparent sea water in Ishigaki Island, and also many spots that make us want to take photos. This is where I always visit if the weather is fine.

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Address:1-20-16 Risturin-cho, Takamatsu-shi, Kagawa, Takamatsu-shi, Kagawa

Access:3min walk from JR Ritsurin Koen North Station, 10min walk from Kotoden Ritsurin Koen Station. 3min walk from JR Ritsurin Koen Kitaguchi Station. The nearest bus stop is Ritsurin Koen Mae. By car, 30min from Takamatsu Airport, 15min from Takamatsu Chu'ou IC.

Tel:087-833-7411

Hours:7:00-17:00,5:30-19:00

Top Review:Picturesque Night Cherry Blossoms Of Three Michelin-starred Garden You Should See Once

Michelin Grreen Guide Japan gives 3-star to Ritsurin Garden. You should visit the cherry blossom illumination event in spring. Though there're not many trees, picturesque night cherry blossoms are proud of its impressive beauty scenery.

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Address:Oguni-machi, Aso-gun, Kumamoto

Access:By bus, 60 min from Aso Station to Yu Station, then take taxi for 15 min. By car, 45 min from Kokonoe IC, parking area is available.

Hours:9:00-17:00

Top Review:The Curtain Of Water

Nabegataki Fall is a rare waterfall we can walk its reverse. Though it's not so big, we can see it very close and that much volume of water is powerful! It has become famous since it was used for the location of TV commercial.

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Blue Pond

12 Review

Address:Shirogane Biei-cho, Kamikawa-gun, Hokkaido

Access:By taxi or car, 20 min from Biei Starion, or 150 min from Sapporo city.

Top Review:Must Visit Place In Biei, Hokkaido! Very Mysterious Blue Pond

You can enjoy seeing various scenes of Blue Pond throughout the year. The autumn colors of larch trees, and winter illumination before freezing in December, I like.

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Europe

Eiffel Tower

18 Review

Address:7th Arrondissement, Paris, France

Access:10 min walk, Alma Marceau Station

Top Review:Symbol of Paris

The Eiffel Tower, the symbol of Paris. The Eiffel Tower can be seen from various places in Paris, but the view from the Seine river is my favorite because I can take pictures like Paris.

Oceania

Address:Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia

Access:60 min by car, from Sydney

Top Review:If you are lucky, you can watch it! The horizon that shines blue.

About 110 km west of Sydney. This region is home to 91 types of eucalyptus, 13% of the world. The name comes from the fact that the oil emitted from eucalyptus reflects off the sunlight and looks blue and hazy. In 2000, it was registered as a World Heritage Site as the "Greater Blue Mountains Area". Why don't you go to see this superb view on a day trip from Sydney?

North & Central America

Address:96813 Kaka'ako, Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii, America

Access:25 min by car or taxi, from Daniel K. Inouye International Airport

Top Review:Kakaako's Colorful Wall Art

Art with colorful designs on walls that are many times taller than I am. If you take a step off the big road, you will find a unique world view of art.

Middle East

Address:Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Access:8 min by car, from Al Bateen Executive Airport

Top Review:Luxurious And Mysterious Mosque, Like Aladdin's Palace

The most famous place in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the UAE, is the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, which is very large and is lined with glittering chandeliers and Persian carpets. This is my recommended spot in Dubai, which was also the location for the movie Sex and the city2.

Asia

Address:Teno Nio-cho, Mitoyo-shi, Kagawa

Access:By car, 20 min from Mitoyo Tossaka IC, 55 min from Takamatsu Airport. or 60 min from Takamatsu Station.

Top Review:The Reflected Sky On The Chichibuga-hama Beach Called Japanese Uyuni Salt Lake

By the conditions of clouds and the weather of that day, the pictures of Chichibuga-hama Beach can change. There were a lot of clouds this day, and they were reflected beautifully on the water surface. What's more, the scenery becomes more amazing in the evening glow.◎By your own cars, 20 min from Sanuki Toyonaka IC, or 20 min from Mitoyo Tossaka IC. Check the web to get the information of the tide and evening glow!

Africa

Address:Avenue Hassan II, Chaouen, Tangier Tetouan, Morocco

Access:6 hours 30 minutes by bus from Casablanca Bus Terminal.

Top Review:The Blue World You Must Visit Once in My Life

Cityscape of Chefchaouen, a tourist attraction in Morocco. It's a photogenic spot where the blue color spreads everywhere you look. Since the ups and downs are intense, it is recommended to wear comfortable shoes or sandals.

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