Best Beautiful Townscape

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

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Address:Taketomi-cho, Yaeyama-gun, Okinawa

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

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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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

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:Burano Island, Venice, Italy

Access:40 min by Water Bus, from Fondamenta Nuove

Burano Island where the crush does not stop from the moment you land. Every house is colorful and unique. It's fun to find your favorite spot. About 40 minutes by boat from Venice.

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Address:Higashiyama, Kanazawa-shi, Ishikawa

Higashi Chayagai District is the largest one of the three Chayagai Districts in Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefecture. There're beautiful houses with traditional wooden fences and red walls. And they're very photogenic with Japanese Kimono! You can also enjoy lunch and cafe at Higashi Chayagai.◎I recommend to use rental kimono shop and walk in Higashi Chayagai in Kimono. I rented kimono at 'Kokoyui' this time.

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Address:Higashiyama, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto

Access:1 min walk, from Higashiyama Station

A shopping street where colorful lanterns shine in the retro cityscape. I want to take a picture! This is a recommended spot for exploring the Higashiyama area.

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Address:388 Shimizuyasakakami-machi Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto

Access:By bus, 20 min from Kyoto Station to Higashiyama Yasui, then 5 min walk. 15 min walk from Keihan Shijo Station. By car or taxi, 15 min from Kyoto Station.

This slope where we can see Yasaka Pagoda, is very famous spot in Kyoto. It has the various atmosphere in each time. Specially, after the evening glow. many tourists get together to take pictures.

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Address:Chuo, Kurashiki-shi, Okayama

Access:15 min by train from Okayama to Kurashiki, then 10 min walk. By car, 15 min from Kurashiki IC, or 50 min from Okayama IC.

Okayama's popular tourist destination 'Bikan Chiku (Historical Quarter)'. It was flourished as a merchant town and now it leaves buildings with beautiful white walls and willow trees along the river, which are the taste of Edo Period. You can enjoy boating and rickshaw like traveling to the old times of Japan. And also the delicious food around here.◎Access: about 10min from Kurashiki Station. There're lot of parking lots around the area. The boating is so popular that you should buy tickets as soon as you arrive.

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Address:Gokayama, Nanto-shi, Toyama

Access:From Gokayama IC by car: 1 min - Suganuma Area. 15 min - Ainokura Area. From Johana Station by bus: 25 min - Ainokura-guchi, then 5 min walk to Ainokura Area. 40 min - Suganuma, then 1 min walk to Suganuma Area.

Tel:0763-66-2468

Gokayama Ainokura Village has some thatched roof-houses that are called Gassho Zukuri. It's registered as a World Heritage and the landscape from the observatory is just the original one of Japan. The village covered with snow, is breathtakingly beautiful even we see it many times.

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Address:Ine-cho, Yosa-gun, Kyoto

Access:By bus, 55 min from Amanohashidate Station to Iya. By car, 40 min from Yoza-amanohashidate IC.

About 230 Funaya (a house above a boat garage) floating on the sea, and its scenery is like a world of a good-old Japanese fairy tale. If the weather is good, the water's expressions changing into blue or emerald green, and the reflections of funaya on the water, are photogenic so much.

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Address:Sakaemachi, Tokoname-shi, Aichi

Dokan-zaka slope is made by earthenware pipes and bottles to prevent wall collapse, and town of shops with wooden warmth. When you walk on the pottery road, you can enjoy the feeling like time travel.

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

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

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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Address:Kamisannomachi, Takayama-shi, Gifu

Access:By car, 120min from Matsumoto IC. Or 12min walk from Takayama Station.

The alleys with latticed walls and waterways make us feel like traveling to the old Edo Period (around 1600-1860). The castle town are lined with many long-established shops. And a government office at that time 'Takayama Jinya' and the morning market are also famous as tourist spots. You can touch the history and cultures of Hida Region.◎12min walk from JR Takayama Station. There're many toll parking areas.

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Address:1941-1 Ko Nishimura Shodoshima-cho, Shozu-gun, Kagawa

Access:Bus: get off at 'Olive Koen Guchi (Olive Park Gate)', then walk 5 min. Car: 7 min by car from Kusakabe Port.

Tel:0879-82-2200

Hours:8:30-17:00

Located at Shodoshima Olive Park, The Greek Windmill was built as a proof of a sister island to Milos Island. And this windmill facing to the beautiful Seto Inland Sea and surrounded with olive trees is a best place to take pictures in Shodoshima Island.◎Access: 5 min walk from a free parking lot of a Road Station: Shodoshima Olive Park. You can also walk from a neighboring Olive Garden.

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Ginzan Onsen

4 Review

Address:Ginzanshinhata, Obanazawa-shi, Yamagata

Access:60 min by car, from Higashine IC

It used to be a flourishing place for mining silver, and recently it is a popular hot spring resort where you can enjoy the old townscape. I was impressed by the beautiful cityscape more than I expected. Even if you don't stay, the car park is located about 5 minutes walk from the old town.

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Address:Ikeda-cho Kita-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka

Access:5 min walk from Tenma Station

A drinking district at Osaka Uratenma. There're many Japanese lanterns called Chōchin decorated on the ceiling, and all Izakaya bars around here taste good. It's good for your Instagram, isn't it? It's not so crowded with people.

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Address:Seligman, Arizona, America

Access:3 hours by car, from Las Vegas

The town that became the model for the Disney movie "Cars". No matter how many pictures you take, the town is so picturesque that you can't take enough photos ❤ There are cute wall art and retro signs, and you can feel the good old America (^^)

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Address:Havana, Cuba

Access:10 min walk, from Havana Central Station

Old Havana, Cuba, where colorful classic cars run normally and collaboration with the streets of the Spanish Formosa is exciting. Since the era of diplomatic relations with the United States was long, it seems as if you have traveled back in time. We recommend walking around Old Havana, where Cuban music is played cheerfully.

18

Address:Province of Malaga, Mijas, Andalucia, Spain

There are several white villages in southern Spain, but Mijas is one of them, and it is a beautiful place that can be praised as 'white jewel of Andalusia'.

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Address:55-2 Himehama Toyohama-cho, Kanonji-shi, Kagawa

Ichinomiya Park located along the seashore, is full of resort air like Hawaii with the lawn to the whole park and palm trees. And it's selected as 'Lover's Sanctuary' and popular spot to see the romantic sunset. Let's ring a bell, too!◎Many people come to take pictures of the scenery of sunset. Free parking lot is available. Access: 5 min by car from Onohara IC.

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

Access:20 min by bus from Kyoto Station to Higashiyama Yasui, then 7 min walk. 17 min walk from Keihan Kiyomizugojo Station. By taxi, 15 min from Kyoto Station.

There're tasteful houses standing along the slope, you can enjoy seeing the townscape of Kyoto just the same as you associate. Even Starbucks opens in Kyoto style. Now, this area is designated as Kyoto's important preservation district of historic buildings.

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Address:1 Iwakuni, Iwakuni-shi, Yamaguchi

Tel:0827-29-5107 

Hours:8:00-17:00

At Iwaguni of Yamaguchi pref, Kintai-kyo Bridge is a fine wooden architecture and a popular tourist attraction. At the event held in autumn, they make bonfires by the bridge. The flickering flames and the Kintai-kyo Bridge produce the fantastic scene.

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Address:Kazue-machi, Kanazawa-shi, Ishikawa, Kanazawa-shi, Ishikawa

One of the three chaya towns in Kanazawa, Kazue-machi chaya town has tasteful stone pavements and Sembon-koushi (wooden lattice windows). As soon as you enter the narrow alley, you can feel like a time travel to Edo Period. It becomes more tasteful in the season of cherry blossoms. You all shouldn't miss the scenery of both together in only spring.

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Address:Kusatsu Kusatsu-cho, Agatsuma-gun, Gunma

Access:25 min by bus from Naganohara Kusatsu Station to Kusatsu Onsen. By car, 90 min from Maebashi city.

Tel:0279-88-0800

Kusatsu Onsen district is one of the best hot spring resort in Kanto region. Yu-batake, a source of hot spring, makes the steam clouds rising all day and becomes a best scenic place. At night, the steam clouds and illuminated town produce a fantastic night view.

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Address:2-18-9 Kaminarimon, Taito-ku, Tokyo

Tel:03-3842-5566

Hours:9:00-20:00

Illuminated Tokyo Sky Tree is also attractive. From an observation terrace of Asakusa Culture And Sightseeing Center, you enjoy the night view of Tokyo Sky Tree and around that.

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Address:12-38 Motohama-cho, Nagahama-shi, Shiga

Tel:0749-65-2330

A busiest destination of Nagahama, a castle town built up by Hideyoshi Toyotomi, a general in the Age of Civil. At a retro town with rare and traditional black plastered buildings, many glass shops, cafés and restaurants for local Shiga-style food, and art galleries are dotted.

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Address:Yatsuo-machi, Toyama-shi, Toyama

Access:By car or taxi, 8 min from Ecchū Yatsuo Station, 30 min from Toyama Station, 20 min from Toyama Airport. By bus, 45 min from Toyama Station.

At Ecchu-yatsuo, Toyama, 'Owara Kaze-no Bon' is a traditional event held every September, and has been handed down since Edo period. Sounds of Japanese musical instruments in a tasteful town, and beautiful dancers will captivate you at this nice festival.

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Address:2598 Higashinaka-machi, Kurayoshi-shi, Tottori

In San'in Resion, you often see roofs with red-brown tiles. Here's one of the towns known for this Sekishu Tiles, Kurayoshi White Wall Warehouses. There're many places that make you want to take pictures. Notice that the tiles change the color by weather!◎null

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Address:Nihonodori Naka-ku, Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa

Nihon Odori Avenue connects Yokohama Park and Zou-no hana Park. Sitting on the sidewalk café among the European retro avenue and buildings, you can enjoy the beautiful townscape. I want to go around and come back again to see the different scenes of day and night, the avenue is worth doing like that.◎Access: right in front of Nihon Odori Station of Minatomirai Line. Or, 7 minutes walk from Kannai Station Of JR & subway. Parking: toll parking lot

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Ōuchi-juku

2 Review

Address:Yamamoto, Ouchi, Shimogo-machi, Minamiaizu-gun, Fukushima

A main road with more than 30 houses of thatched roof is an important traffic point that connects Aizu and Nikko. You can look inside the biggest post station, eat a specialty 'Negi-soba noodle' and so on. Why don't you walk around the historical calm town surrounded by mountains?◎Events: February snow festival, July summer festival, September water spray (for an emergency drill) and so on. Access: Yunokami Onsen Sta. of Aizu Railway

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Address:1527 Kemi, Wakayama-shi, Wakayama

Access:10 min by car, or 15 min by bus from JR Nankai Station to Wakayama Marina City. 90 min from Osaka by car.

Hours:10:00-

Located in Wakayama Marina City, PORTO EUROPE is a very fashionable and photogenic place that imitates the townscape of France and Italy. Because it doesn't require the admission fees, there're many people enjoy taking pictures.◎There're an amusement park, the local food shops and restaurants in the same site, so all of your families can enjoy together. The entrance fee is free, but you need fees if you want to take rides of an amusement park.

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Exoticism Cityscape

Address:1941-1 Ko Nishimura Shodoshima-cho, Shozu-gun, Kagawa

Access:Bus: get off at 'Olive Koen Guchi (Olive Park Gate)', then walk 5 min. Car: 7 min by car from Kusakabe Port.

Tel:0879-82-2200

Hours:8:30-17:00

Located at Shodoshima Olive Park, The Greek Windmill was built as a proof of a sister island to Milos Island. And this windmill facing to the beautiful Seto Inland Sea and surrounded with olive trees is a best place to take pictures in Shodoshima Island.◎Access: 5 min walk from a free parking lot of a Road Station: Shodoshima Olive Park. You can also walk from a neighboring Olive Garden.

Colorful Cityscape

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

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

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.

Area

Europe

Address:Burano Island, Venice, Italy

Access:40 min by Water Bus, from Fondamenta Nuove

Burano Island where the crush does not stop from the moment you land. Every house is colorful and unique. It's fun to find your favorite spot. About 40 minutes by boat from Venice.

Oceania

Address:Corner Flinders Street and Swanston Street, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Access:Flinders Street Station

Since its completion in 1854, it has been widely loved both domestically and internationally as a symbol of Melbourne. The dignified historical appearance makes you feel as if you have traveled back in time. One of the attractions of Melbourne is that the historic buildings blend into your life.

North & Central America

Address:Havana, Cuba

Access:10 min walk, from Havana Central Station

Old Havana, Cuba, where colorful classic cars run normally and collaboration with the streets of the Spanish Formosa is exciting. Since the era of diplomatic relations with the United States was long, it seems as if you have traveled back in time. We recommend walking around Old Havana, where Cuban music is played cheerfully.

Middle East

Address:Bodrum, Mugla, Turkey

Access:30 min by bus, from Milas–Bodrum Airport

It is a luxury resort in Turkey that is often visited by various celebrities as a vacation. It is a spacious harbor town with pastel colored buildings. Many hotels also face the sea, and you can hear the sound of the waves from your room. Midier Dormas with pilaf sandwiched between mussels is delicious.

Asia

Address:Taketomi-cho, Yaeyama-gun, Okinawa

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

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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