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Begin by viewing legendary Japanese ukiyo-e painter and printmaker Hokusai’s masterpiece Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji at Sumida Hokusai Museum before travelling to Eiheiji Temple, a head temple and holy site with over 700 years of history and tradition. Buddhist ascetic training is practiced here, and visitors can catch a glimpse of ascetic monks undergoing such training. Experience the heart and soul of Japan on this trip.

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Haneda Airportmore

Haneda Airport

The airport serves as an air gateway for Tokyo. The passenger terminal is filled with various commercial facilities, and visitors can command a panoramic view of Tokyo Bay from the rooftop observation deck, so that every one, even those who are not flying, can enjoy the terminal.

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The Sumida Hokusai Museummore


The Sumida Hokusai Museum

World renowned artist Katsushika Hokusai was born in the Hokusai Street area of present day Sumida Ward. He created countless masterpieces while spending nearly all of his 90-year life in Sumida.
This museum introduces the works of Hokusai and takes a closer look at the relationship between Hokusai and Sumida through various themed exhibitions and educational programs.

JR Sobu Line local train
(1 minute/140 yen)

Toei Asakusa Line
(2 minutes/180 yen)

TOKYO CRUISE Sumidagawa Linemore

TOKYO CRUISE Sumidagawa Line

Enjoy a tour of the Sumidagawa River on this ferry cruise lasting for about 40 minutes. The 12 bridges that span the river between Asakusa and Hinode Pier, including the Azuma and Kiyosu bridges, are unique in color and shape. Pay attention to the commentary on board the ferry that introduces famous spots and historical sites. Looking at the constantly changing view of Tokyo Bay, you may experience the emotions of the Edo era, and also discover the Tokyo of today.

Odaiba-kaihinkoen Station-->Shinbashi
(13 minutes/320 yen)

(5 minutes)

Toei Mita Line
(11 minutes/220 yen)

Happo-en: Enjumore

Happo-en: Enju

Enju is found inside the wedding venue, Happo-en, overlooking an expansive Japanese garden. To allow enjoyment of the changing of the four seasons through foods in season and views of the garden, diners are served original multi-course Kaiseki meals featuring different bowls of seasonal foods for every month of the year that are also a feast for the eyes. Moreover, diners can savor chef-recommended Kaiseki dishes prepared in ways that take full advantage of seasonal delicacies at the height of their deliciousness.

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Haneda Airport

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Komatsu Airport

Komatsu Airport-->JR Awaraonsen Station
Around 45 minutes

*Generally only operates on weekdays, but check in advance for any cancellations.

Keifuku Bus
#85 Tojinbo Line for Mikuni Kanko Hotel-mae
JR Awaraonsen Station-->Tojinbo
Around 45 minutes



Tojinbo is a scenic spot where the cliffs continue to be roughly cut by ocean waves.
The spectacular cliffs of Tojinbo extend for about 1 km along the coast of the town of Mikuni.
Called pyroxene andesite columnar joints, the cliffs are said to be geologically rare rocks that are found in only three locations in the world, including Tojinbo, and have been designated a natural monument of Japan.
You can also enjoy the scenery from 55 m above in Tojinbo tower or from a pleasure boat cruise around the cliffs.

Keifuku Bus
#84 Tojinbo Line for Awaraonsen Station
Tojinbo-->Awara-Yunomachi Station
Around 40 minutes

Awara Onsenmore

Awara Onsen

Fukui Prefecture's classic hot spring town.
Awara Onsen has been welcoming customers since it opened in 1883, and this elegant hot spring is known as "Kansai's reception room." The refinement and atmosphere of Awara that has been loved by artists and writers continues to live in its hospitality. Awara garners the highest acclaim in Hokuriku as a romantic hot spring town with the elegance and refinement oozing from its modern architecture.


Awara Onsen

Echizen Railway Mikuni Awara Line
Awara-Yunomachi Station-->Fukui Station
Around 40 minutes

Keifuku Bus (direct bus) Eiheiji Liner
JR Fukui Station East Exit-->Eiheiji
Around 30 minutes

Daihonzan Eiheiji Templemore


Daihonzan Eiheiji Temple

The temple was founded as a Zen training hall in 1244 by Soto Zen founder Dogen Zenji. There are more than 70 large and small buildings on the grounds, and the shichido garan complex of halls connected by corridors is a large building that is indispensable for everyday meditation. The Rurishobokaku museum has a number of treasures on display that include the Fukan zazengi, Dogen Zenji's essay on the practice of Zen, which is a national treasure.
In 2015, the French Michelin Green Guide Japan gave the temple a 2-star rating.


Daihonzan Eiheiji Temple

Keifuku Bus (direct bus) Eiheiji Liner
Eiheiji-->JR Fukui Station East Exit
Around 30 minutes

JR Fukui Station-->JR Takefu Station
Around 30 minutes

Fukutetsu Bus Nanetsu Line bound for Washinosato
Echizen Takefu Station-->Washinosato
Around 30 minutes

Echizen Washi Villagemore

Echizen Washi Village

The Imadate area in which the Echizen Washi Village is located, has a 1,500-year history as one of the few washi paper-producing regions in Japan, and boasts the highest quality and technology for producing Echizen washi.
The facilities at Echizen Washi Village related to Echizen paper are concentrated along a 230 m street, and you can observe craftsmen and try making paper yourself along beautiful streets the combine tradition with nature.

Fukutetsu Bus Nanetsu Line bound for Echizen Takefu
Washinosato-->Echizen Takefu Station
Around 30 minutes

JR Takefu Station-->JR Kanazawa Station
Around 60 minutes

Kanazawa Stationmore

Kanazawa Station

Chosen as one of the 14 most beautiful stations in the world by Travel+Leisure in 2011. It is characterized by a dome supported by massive pillars modeled after Japanese drums used in traditional performing arts. Furthermore, the inside of the station is decorated with local traditional handicrafts as if it were a museum.

JR Hokuriku Shinkansen Show details

Tokyo Stationmore

Tokyo Station

October 2012 saw completion of the preservation and renovation work on the Tokyo Station Marunouchi Building. The red brick facade long loved as the symbol of Tokyo Station has made a comeback, along with the history and grandeur of the original building dating nearly a hundred years back. The occasion also saw the reopening of Tokyo Station Hotel and Tokyo Station Gallery. The former is the only hotel situated within an important cultural property of Japan. The interior is designed in a sophisticated, classical European style to blend with the splendor of the Marunouchi Building exterior.

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