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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 (4395 votes)
Visited by: 8792 users
 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: 82/100 (11 votes)
Visited by: 51 users
Kanagawa Prefecture
 1  Kamakura
Small city full of historic treasures.
User rating: 91/100 (1490 votes)
Visited by: 3062 users
 2  Hakone
National park with views of Mount Fuji.
User rating: 86/100 (1113 votes)
Visited by: 2402 users
 3  Yokohama
Japan's second largest city.
User rating: 85/100 (1674 votes)
Visited by: 3593 users
 4  Kawasaki
Sandwiched between Tokyo and Yokohama.
User rating: 63/100 (103 votes)
Visited by: 321 users
  
Chiba Prefecture
 1  Narita
Site of Tokyo's international airport.
User rating: 66/100 (667 votes)
Visited by: 1534 users
  
Saitama Prefecture
 1  Kawagoe
Former castle town known as the Little Edo.
User rating: 74/100 (278 votes)
Visited by: 698 users
 2  Saitama
City north of Tokyo with a few places of interest.
User rating: 66/100 (122 votes)
Visited by: 344 users
 
Gunma Prefecture
 1  Manza Onsen
Hot spring resort with Japan's most sulfuric waters.
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Visited by: 20 users
 2  Oze National Park
Popular hiking destination with a marshland.
User rating: 83/100 (45 votes)
Visited by: 136 users
 3  Kusatsu Onsen
One of Japan's best hot spring resorts.
User rating: 83/100 (154 votes)
Visited by: 425 users
 4  Minakami
Popular hot spring and outdoor resort.
User rating: 75/100 (63 votes)
Visited by: 188 users
 5  Ikaho Onsen
Hot spring resort famous for its stone stairs.
User rating: 72/100 (76 votes)
Visited by: 244 users
 6  Tomioka
Site of a Japan's first modern silk factory.
User rating: insufficient data
Visited by: 2 users
Tochigi Prefecture
 1  Nikko
Site of Nikko Toshogu, Ieyasu's mausoleum.
User rating: 91/100 (1162 votes)
Visited by: 2364 users
 2  Nasu-Shiobara
Resort area with hiking trails and hot springs.
User rating: 71/100 (37 votes)
Visited by: 110 users
 3  Kinugawa Onsen
Hot spring resort with theme parks near Nikko.
User rating: 70/100 (120 votes)
Visited by: 364 users
Ibaraki Prefecture
 1  Kairakuen Garden
Spacious garden famous for plum trees.
User rating: 76/100 (78 votes)
Visited by: 177 users
  

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