Kanto Region

Kanto Region

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

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Tokyo

Japan's capital and largest city.

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5435
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Visited by
10884 users
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Izu Oshima

The largest island among the Izu Islands.

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Visited by
106 users

Kanagawa Prefecture

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Kamakura

Small city full of historic treasures.

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Visited by
3784 users
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Hakone

National park with views of Mount Fuji.

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Visited by
3003 users
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Yokohama

Japan's second largest city.

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2018
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Visited by
4377 users
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Kawasaki

Sandwiched between Tokyo and Yokohama.

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167
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Visited by
539 users

Chiba Prefecture

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Narita

Site of Tokyo's international airport.

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796
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Visited by
1892 users

Saitama Prefecture

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Kawagoe

Former castle town known as the Little Edo.

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Visited by
871 users
2

Saitama

City north of Tokyo with a few places of interest.

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Visited by
584 users

Gunma Prefecture

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Kusatsu Onsen

One of Japan's best hot spring resorts.

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Visited by
531 users
3

Manza Onsen

Hot spring resort with Japan's most sulfuric waters.

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Visited by
49 users
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Shima Onsen

Calm hot spring town in a mountain valley.

Visited by
25 users
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Minakami

Popular hot spring and outdoor resort.

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Visited by
254 users
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Ikaho Onsen

Hot spring resort famous for its stone stairs.

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Visited by
313 users
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Tomioka

Site of a Japan's first modern silk factory.

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Visited by
35 users

Tochigi Prefecture

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Nikko

Site of Nikko Toshogu, Ieyasu's mausoleum.

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Visited by
2919 users
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Kinugawa Onsen

Hot spring resort with theme parks near Nikko.

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Visited by
475 users
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Nasu-Shiobara

Resort area with hiking trails and hot springs.

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53
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Visited by
185 users

Ibaraki Prefecture

Hotels around Kanto Region

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  • Mount Fuji
  • Nagasaki
  • Nagoya
  • Narita Airport
  • Nikko
  • Niigata
  • Okinawa
  • Osaka
  • Sapporo
  • Sendai
  • Shima Peninsula
  • Takayama
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Page last updated: July 27, 2016