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.

What To See

Tokyo Metropolis

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Tokyo

Japan's capital and largest city.

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Izu Oshima

The largest island among the Izu Islands.

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Kanagawa Prefecture

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Kamakura

Small city full of historic treasures.

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Hakone

National park with views of Mount Fuji.

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Yokohama

Japan's second largest city.

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Kawasaki

Sandwiched between Tokyo and Yokohama.

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Chiba Prefecture

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Narita

Site of Tokyo's international airport.

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Saitama Prefecture

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Kawagoe

Former castle town known as the Little Edo.

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Saitama

City north of Tokyo with a few places of interest.

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Gunma Prefecture

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Manza Onsen

Hot spring resort with Japan's most sulfuric waters.

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Kusatsu Onsen

One of Japan's best hot spring resorts.

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Minakami

Popular hot spring and outdoor resort.

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Ikaho Onsen

Hot spring resort famous for its stone stairs.

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Tomioka

Site of a Japan's first modern silk factory.

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Tochigi Prefecture

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Nikko

Site of Nikko Toshogu, Ieyasu's mausoleum.

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Nasu-Shiobara

Resort area with hiking trails and hot springs.

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Kinugawa Onsen

Hot spring resort with theme parks near Nikko.

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Ibaraki Prefecture

Last updated: February 6, 2015
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