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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10454 users
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Izu Oshima

The largest island among the Izu Islands.

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Visited by
94 users

Kanagawa Prefecture

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Kamakura

Small city full of historic treasures.

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3629 users
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Hakone

National park with views of Mount Fuji.

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2878 users
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Yokohama

Japan's second largest city.

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Visited by
4225 users
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Kawasaki

Sandwiched between Tokyo and Yokohama.

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Visited by
495 users

Chiba Prefecture

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Narita

Site of Tokyo's international airport.

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Visited by
1823 users

Saitama Prefecture

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Kawagoe

Former castle town known as the Little Edo.

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Visited by
845 users
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Saitama

City north of Tokyo with a few places of interest.

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Visited by
545 users

Gunma Prefecture

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Kusatsu Onsen

One of Japan's best hot spring resorts.

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Visited by
512 users
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Manza Onsen

Hot spring resort with Japan's most sulfuric waters.

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Visited by
44 users
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Minakami

Popular hot spring and outdoor resort.

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244 users
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Ikaho Onsen

Hot spring resort famous for its stone stairs.

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Visited by
304 users
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Tomioka

Site of a Japan's first modern silk factory.

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Visited by
28 users
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Shima Onsen

Calm hot spring town in a mountain valley.

Visited by
18 users

Tochigi Prefecture

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Nikko

Site of Nikko Toshogu, Ieyasu's mausoleum.

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2798 users
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Nasu-Shiobara

Resort area with hiking trails and hot springs.

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Visited by
171 users
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Kinugawa Onsen

Hot spring resort with theme parks near Nikko.

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146
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Visited by
456 users

Ibaraki Prefecture

Hotels around Kanto Region

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  • Nagasaki
  • Nagoya
  • Narita Airport
  • Nikko
  • Niigata
  • Okinawa
  • Osaka
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  • Shima Peninsula
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Page last updated: July 27, 2016