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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4776
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Visited by
9512 users
3

Izu Oshima

The largest island among the Izu Islands.

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18
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Visited by
78 users

Kanagawa Prefecture

1

Kamakura

Small city full of historic treasures.

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1620
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Visited by
3332 users
2

Hakone

National park with views of Mount Fuji.

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1212
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Visited by
2633 users
3

Yokohama

Japan's second largest city.

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1804
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Visited by
3892 users
4

Kawasaki

Sandwiched between Tokyo and Yokohama.

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123
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Visited by
409 users

Chiba Prefecture

1

Narita

Site of Tokyo's international airport.

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717
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Visited by
1670 users

Saitama Prefecture

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Kawagoe

Former castle town known as the Little Edo.

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299
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Visited by
756 users
2

Saitama

City north of Tokyo with a few places of interest.

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159
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Visited by
444 users

Gunma Prefecture

2

Manza Onsen

Hot spring resort with Japan's most sulfuric waters.

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9
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Visited by
31 users
3

Kusatsu Onsen

One of Japan's best hot spring resorts.

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170
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Visited by
469 users
4

Minakami

Popular hot spring and outdoor resort.

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74
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Visited by
218 users
5

Ikaho Onsen

Hot spring resort famous for its stone stairs.

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87
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Visited by
277 users
6

Tomioka

Site of a Japan's first modern silk factory.

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6
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Visited by
15 users
7

Shima Onsen

Calm hot spring town in a mountain valley.

Visited by
8 users

Tochigi Prefecture

1

Nikko

Site of Nikko Toshogu, Ieyasu's mausoleum.

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1252
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Visited by
2566 users
2

Nasu-Shiobara

Resort area with hiking trails and hot springs.

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44
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Visited by
142 users
3

Kinugawa Onsen

Hot spring resort with theme parks near Nikko.

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132
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Visited by
413 users

Ibaraki Prefecture

Last updated: February 6, 2015
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