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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Visited by
10721 users
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Izu Oshima

The largest island among the Izu Islands.

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Visited by
103 users

Kanagawa Prefecture

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Kamakura

Small city full of historic treasures.

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1808
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Visited by
3734 users
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Hakone

National park with views of Mount Fuji.

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Visited by
2956 users
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Yokohama

Japan's second largest city.

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Visited by
4320 users
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Kawasaki

Sandwiched between Tokyo and Yokohama.

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Visited by
522 users

Chiba Prefecture

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Narita

Site of Tokyo's international airport.

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786
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Visited by
1867 users

Saitama Prefecture

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Kawagoe

Former castle town known as the Little Edo.

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Visited by
863 users
2

Saitama

City north of Tokyo with a few places of interest.

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206
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Visited by
574 users

Gunma Prefecture

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Kusatsu Onsen

One of Japan's best hot spring resorts.

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Visited by
524 users
3

Manza Onsen

Hot spring resort with Japan's most sulfuric waters.

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Visited by
47 users
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Minakami

Popular hot spring and outdoor resort.

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Visited by
249 users
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Ikaho Onsen

Hot spring resort famous for its stone stairs.

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Visited by
310 users
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Tomioka

Site of a Japan's first modern silk factory.

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Visited by
32 users
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Shima Onsen

Calm hot spring town in a mountain valley.

Visited by
21 users

Tochigi Prefecture

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Nikko

Site of Nikko Toshogu, Ieyasu's mausoleum.

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Visited by
2872 users
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Nasu-Shiobara

Resort area with hiking trails and hot springs.

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Visited by
182 users
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Kinugawa Onsen

Hot spring resort with theme parks near Nikko.

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148
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Visited by
466 users

Ibaraki Prefecture

Hotels around Kanto Region

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