Best Beautiful Townscape In Asia

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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.

Name

Shirakawago

Address

Ogi-machi Shirakawa-mura, Ono-gun, GifuGoogle Map

Tel

05769-6-1311

How to get there

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

Parking

Parking area is available

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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.

Name

Taketomi Island

Address

Taketomi-cho, Yaeyama-gun, OkinawaGoogle Map

How to get there

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

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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.

Name

Higashi Chaya District

Address

Higashiyama, Kanazawa-shi, IshikawaGoogle Map

How to get there

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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.

Name

Furukawacho Shopping Street

Address

Higashiyama, Kyoto-shi, KyotoGoogle Map

How to get there

1 min walk, from Higashiyama Station

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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.

Name

Yasaka Pagoda (Hokan-ji Temple)

Address

388 Shimizuyasakakami-machi Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto-shi, KyotoGoogle Map

How to get there

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.

Parking

Nearby toll parking area is available

6

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.

Name

Kurashiki Bikan Historical Quarter

Address

Chuo, Kurashiki-shi, OkayamaGoogle Map

How to get there

10 min walk from Kurashiki Station

Parking

Nearby toll parking area is available

7

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.

Name

Gokayama Village Of Gassho Houses

Address

Gokayama, Nanto-shi, ToyamaGoogle Map

Tel

0763-66-2468

How to get there

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.

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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.

Name

Boathouses In Ine

Address

Ine-cho, Yosa-gun, KyotoGoogle Map

How to get there

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

Parking

Toll parking area is available

9

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.

Name

Tokoname Yakimono Path

Address

Sakaemachi, Tokoname-shi, AichiGoogle Map

How to get there

10

It's more atmospheric and beautiful at night than during the day, but at night there were a lot of people taking pictures incessantly, so it might be best to take pictures before sunset. Jiufen Old Street is something I definitely wanted to visit when I went to Taiwan. It was more like the world of Ghibli than I expected.

Name

Jiufen Old Street

Address

Kyufun, Ruifang, New Taipei, TaiwanGoogle Map

How to get there

60 min by car, from Taipei

11

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.

Name

Retro Town In Takayama

Address

Kamisannomachi, Takayama-shi, GifuGoogle Map

How to get there

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

Parking

Nearby toll parking area is available

12

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.

Name

Shodoshima Olive Park

Address

1941-1 Ko Nishimura Shodoshima-cho, Shozu-gun, KagawaGoogle Map

Tel

0879-82-2200

Hours

8:30-17:00

How to get there

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

Parking

Free parking area is available

13

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.

Name

Ginzan Onsen

Address

Ginzanshinhata, Obanazawa-shi, YamagataGoogle Map

How to get there

60 min by car, from Higashine IC

Parking

Nearby toll parking area is available

14

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

Name

Kurayoshi White Wall Warehouses

Address

2598 Higashinaka-machi, Kurayoshi-shi, TottoriGoogle Map

How to get there

15

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

Name

Ōuchi-juku

Address

Yamamoto, Ouchi, Shimogo-machi, Minamiaizu-gun, FukushimaGoogle Map

16

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.

Name

Wakayama Marina City

Address

1527 Kemi, Wakayama-shi, WakayamaGoogle Map

Hours

10:00-

How to get there

10 min by car, or 15 min by bus from JR Nankai Station

Parking

Toll parking area is available

17

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.

Name

Ura Tenma Chochin Dori Street

Address

Ikeda-cho Kita-ku, Osaka-shi, OsakaGoogle Map

How to get there

5 min walk from Tenma Station

18

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.

Name

Ichinomiya Seashore

Address

55-2 Himehama Toyohama-cho, Kanonji-shi, KagawaGoogle Map

Fee

Adult 0 yen、Child 0 yen

How to get there

Parking

Free parking area is available

19

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.

Name

Ninenzaka Street

Address

1-294 Kiyomizu Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto-shi, KyotoGoogle Map

How to get there

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.

Parking

Nearby toll parking area is available

20

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.

Name

Kintaikyo Bridge

Address

1 Iwakuni, Iwakuni-shi, YamaguchiGoogle Map

Tel

0827-29-5107 

Hours

8:00-17:00

How to get there

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Ichinomiya Seashore

4 Reviews

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.

Shodoshima Olive Park

6 Reviews

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.

Wakayama Marina City

9 Reviews

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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Shirakawago

21 Reviews

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.

Taketomi Island

16 Reviews

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.

Higashi Chaya District

6 Reviews

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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