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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.
User rating: 95/100 (4624 votes)
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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: 81/100 (17 votes)
Visited by: 67 users
Kanagawa Prefecture
 1  Kamakura
Small city full of historic treasures.
User rating: 91/100 (1567 votes)
Visited by: 3217 users
 2  Hakone
National park with views of Mount Fuji.
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 3  Yokohama
Japan's second largest city.
User rating: 85/100 (1752 votes)
Visited by: 3774 users
 4  Kawasaki
Sandwiched between Tokyo and Yokohama.
User rating: 63/100 (116 votes)
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Chiba Prefecture
 1  Narita
Site of Tokyo's international airport.
User rating: 66/100 (693 votes)
Visited by: 1609 users
  
Saitama Prefecture
 1  Kawagoe
Former castle town known as the Little Edo.
User rating: 74/100 (293 votes)
Visited by: 730 users
 2  Saitama
City north of Tokyo with a few places of interest.
User rating: 66/100 (145 votes)
Visited by: 405 users
 
Gunma Prefecture
 1  Manza Onsen
Hot spring resort with Japan's most sulfuric waters.
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Visited by: 25 users
 2  Oze National Park
Popular hiking destination with a marshland.
User rating: 85/100 (47 votes)
Visited by: 144 users
 3  Kusatsu Onsen
One of Japan's best hot spring resorts.
User rating: 83/100 (164 votes)
Visited by: 447 users
 4  Minakami
Popular hot spring and outdoor resort.
User rating: 75/100 (70 votes)
Visited by: 205 users
 5  Ikaho Onsen
Hot spring resort famous for its stone stairs.
User rating: 72/100 (81 votes)
Visited by: 263 users
 6  Tomioka
Site of a Japan's first modern silk factory.
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Visited by: 11 users
 7  Shima Onsen
Calm hot spring town in a mountain valley.
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Visited by: 2 users
  
Tochigi Prefecture
 1  Nikko
Site of Nikko Toshogu, Ieyasu's mausoleum.
User rating: 91/100 (1220 votes)
Visited by: 2495 users
 2  Nasu-Shiobara
Resort area with hiking trails and hot springs.
User rating: 71/100 (41 votes)
Visited by: 128 users
 3  Kinugawa Onsen
Hot spring resort with theme parks near Nikko.
User rating: 71/100 (129 votes)
Visited by: 394 users
Ibaraki Prefecture
 1  Kairakuen Garden
Spacious garden famous for plum trees.
User rating: 75/100 (81 votes)
Visited by: 190 users
  

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