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Kanto Region Travel Guide

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The Kanto (関東, Kantō, literally "east of the border") is Japan's largest plain and very densely populated. The large metropolises of Tokyo and Yokohama are located in the Kanto Region which consists of seven prefectures.

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Tokyo Metropolis
 1  Tokyo
Japan's capital and largest city.
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 2  Ogasawara Islands
Remote islands 1000 kilometers south of Tokyo.
User rating: 95/100 (11 votes)
Visited by: 33 users
 3  Izu Oshima
The largest island among the Izu Islands.
User rating: 83/100 (13 votes)
Visited by: 57 users
Kanagawa Prefecture
 1  Kamakura
Small city full of historic treasures.
User rating: 91/100 (1508 votes)
Visited by: 3099 users
 2  Hakone
National park with views of Mount Fuji.
User rating: 86/100 (1131 votes)
Visited by: 2438 users
 3  Yokohama
Japan's second largest city.
User rating: 85/100 (1687 votes)
Visited by: 3638 users
 4  Kawasaki
Sandwiched between Tokyo and Yokohama.
User rating: 63/100 (109 votes)
Visited by: 340 users
  
Chiba Prefecture
 1  Narita
Site of Tokyo's international airport.
User rating: 66/100 (674 votes)
Visited by: 1555 users
  
Saitama Prefecture
 1  Kawagoe
Former castle town known as the Little Edo.
User rating: 74/100 (279 votes)
Visited by: 701 users
 2  Saitama
City north of Tokyo with a few places of interest.
User rating: 66/100 (130 votes)
Visited by: 365 users
 
Gunma Prefecture
 1  Manza Onsen
Hot spring resort with Japan's most sulfuric waters.
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Visited by: 22 users
 2  Oze National Park
Popular hiking destination with a marshland.
User rating: 84/100 (45 votes)
Visited by: 139 users
 3  Kusatsu Onsen
One of Japan's best hot spring resorts.
User rating: 83/100 (155 votes)
Visited by: 428 users
 4  Minakami
Popular hot spring and outdoor resort.
User rating: 75/100 (65 votes)
Visited by: 193 users
 5  Ikaho Onsen
Hot spring resort famous for its stone stairs.
User rating: 72/100 (76 votes)
Visited by: 250 users
 6  Tomioka
Site of a Japan's first modern silk factory.
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Visited by: 7 users
Tochigi Prefecture
 1  Nikko
Site of Nikko Toshogu, Ieyasu's mausoleum.
User rating: 91/100 (1179 votes)
Visited by: 2393 users
 2  Kinugawa Onsen
Hot spring resort with theme parks near Nikko.
User rating: 71/100 (125 votes)
Visited by: 374 users
 3  Nasu-Shiobara
Resort area with hiking trails and hot springs.
User rating: 71/100 (37 votes)
Visited by: 115 users
Ibaraki Prefecture
 1  Kairakuen Garden
Spacious garden famous for plum trees.
User rating: 76/100 (78 votes)
Visited by: 178 users
  

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