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PANORAMIC VIEW

After exploring around Tokyo with open top double decker vehicles and it makes you feel like fly in the air, take a trip to the Tsunoshima island in Shimonoseki City, Yamaguchi prefecture. The scenery from the Tsunashima Bridge, connected between with Tsunoshimas island and main island is a MUST see! Great trip to feel at one with sky and ocean.

Official Tokyo Travel Guide
http://www.gotokyo.org/en/

Local government official website
http://www.visit-jy.com/en/

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John F. Kennedy International Airport

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Haneda Airportmore

The airport serves as an air gateway for Tokyo. The passenger terminal is filled with various commercial facilities, and visitors can command a panoramic view of Tokyo Bay from the rooftop observation deck, so that every one, even those who are not flying, can enjoy the terminal.

Tokyo Metropolitan Area

Day1

TOKYO

Tokyo Panorama Drivemore

RECOMMENDED DESTINATIONS

Take a ride on the double decker open-air bus called 'O Sola mio.
Tour the many sights and sounds of Tokyo, including Tokyo Tower, Ginza, and Toranomon Hills, among others.
Don't miss the stunning views of the harbor as you cross the Rainbow Bridge.
Enjoy a feeling almost like flying through the air.

Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line
Tokyo → Kasumigaseki

Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line
Kasumigaseki → Roppongi
About 12 minutes / 170 yen

Tokyo City Viewmore

Tokyo City View, situated in the heart of Tokyo, features an indoor observation gallery 250 meters above sea level and an outdoor Sky Deck 270 meters above sea level. It commands a view of landmarks such as Tokyo Tower and TOKYO SKYTREE, and on a clear day even Mt. Fuji. The Sky Deck is a special space open to the sky and breeze.

Toei Subway Oedo Line
Roppongi → Shinjuku
About 9 minutes / 220 yen

About 5 minutes on foot from the East Exit of JR Shinjuku Station

Shinjukumore

Shinjuku is the center of Tokyo culture, and it is continuously developing. One of the district’s landmarks is the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building, the center of Tokyo’s administration. With plenty of spots to see, the area is centered around JR Shinjuku Station, which serves 3.5 million passengers a day, the largest in Japan. The vicinity of the station’s East Exit is full of bustling streets such as Kabuki-cho and Golden-gai, and shopping areas such as department stores and large-scale stores. On the other hand, the business area of the West Exit is where the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building stands, along with an array of high-rise office buildings, hotels and public art installations. For those who are looking for a pleasant place to walk, the terraces among the buildings of the South Exit are perfect. Visitors can also come across more attractions around town including Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, an oasis in the city.

About 5 minutes on foot from JR Shinjuku Station

JR Yamanote Line
Shinjuku → Shinagawa
About 20 minutes / 200 yen

Keio Plaza Hotel

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CHUGOKU(YAMAGUCHI)

Haneda Airport

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Iwakuni Kintaikyo Airportmore

This clean, new airport was opened in December 2012.
Upon entering the terminal building, travelers have a view of the entire building and can see the compact structure is easy to understand and use.
In the building's center, a "light garden" atrium is bathed in natural light pouring in from outside. In addition, the front wall of the passenger waiting room is made completely of glass, letting people see the passenger jets waiting on the tarmac and immersing them more into air travel.
Passenger jets can be observed up close even on the observation deck! Why not take a commemorative photo with planes in the background?
The terminal building has a universal design that is accessible to all travelers.

Iwakuni Bus
Iwakuni Kintaikyo Airport Bus Stop → Iwakuni Station Bus Stop
About 10 minutes

Iwakuni Station Bus Stop → Kintaikyo Bus Stop
About 20 minutes

Kintaikyo Bridgemore

Kintaikyo was built in 1673 and is a wooden bridge symbolic of Japan. The bridge is a series of five wooden arches, a rare sight even outside Japan. It is the culmination of masterful techniques and this tradition lives on through the replacement of the bridge rafters.
There are many tourist attractions nearby, including historical buildings such as Iwakuni Castle, the Old Mekata Family's House, and the Nagayamon Gate of the Kagawa Family, as well as art and history museums like the Iwakuni Choko-kan Museum, the Iwakuni Art Museum, and the Iwakuni Shirohebi (white snake) Museum.
The Iwakuni Shirohebi Museum, in particular, is a National Natural Monument and the only place in the world that the "Iwakuni white snake" inhabits. Visitors can learn about the life and history of white snakes through games and scale models.

Iwakuni Bus
Kintaikyo → JR Shin Iwakuni Station
About 15 minutes

JR Sanyo Shinkansen
Shin Iwakuni Station → Shin Yamaguchi Station
About 30 minutes

"Super Hagi" Bus
Shin Yamaguchi Station → Hagi Meirin Center Bus Stop
About 60 minutes

Gensennoyado Hagihonjin

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Gensennoyado Hagihonjin

Hagi Junkan Maaru Bus
Gunji Chuzojo Iko Hiroba Mae → Hagi Shiyakusho
About 20 minutes

Hagi Uragami Museummore

The museum of mainly ukiyo-e works, oriental ceramic wares and modern potteries located in the center of Hagi-shi. It has obtained two stars in the Michelin Green Guide Japan (the revised fourth edition).

JR Sanin Main Line
Tamae Station → Kottoi Station
About 70 minutes

Tsunoshima Fixed-Route Bus
JR Kottoi Station → Hotel Nishinagato Resort Iriguchi
About 15 minutes

Tsunoshima Ohashimore

RECOMMENDED DESTINATIONS

The marvelous prospect of the Tsunoshima Ohashi Bridge over the “Amagase” cobalt blue sea has enchanted a lot of tourists. Since its inauguration in 2000, the bridge also served as the shooting place for numerous movies, commercial messages and television programs. As a toll-free bridge connecting remote islands, it is one of the longest in Japan, extending over a length of 1,780 meters.

Tsunoshima Fixed-Route Bus
Hotel Nishinagato Resort Iriguchi → JR Kottoi Station
About 15 minutes

Jr Sanin Main Line
Kottoi Station → Nagato-shi Station (Transfer to JR Mine Line)
JR Mine Line
Nagato-shi Station → Nagato Yumoto Station
About 60 minutes

Yamamura Annex

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Yamamura Annex

JR Mine Line
Nagato Yumoto Station → Asa Station (Transfer to Sanyo Main Line)
JR Sanyo Main Line
Asa Station → Shimonoseki Station
About 100 minutes

Fixed-route bus
Shimonoseki Station → Karato Bus Stop
About 7 minutes

Karato Fish Marketmore

The Karato Fish Market serves as the kitchen of citizens where the general public can purchase all sorts of fresh fish and seafood. On Friday, Saturday and Sunday every week and on national holidays, the first floor of the market turns into the big open-air seafood stall “Iki-iki Bakangai.” There, crowds of visitors from all over Japan and other countries enjoy fresh hand-rolled sushi, “fuku jiru” blowfish soup and “fuku sashi” blowfish sashimi in a festive mood.

Expressway Bus
Karato Bus Stop → Yamaguchi Ube Airport
About 80 minutes

Yamaguchi Ube Airportmore

Yamaguchi Ube Airport is a coastal airport with a high service rate adjacent to the city. It is blessed with a lush green natural environment and the calm climate of the Seto Inland Sea.
The airport is conscientious of its surrounding environment and has a "Fureai Park" that gives people tranquility and warmth.About 900 roses (140 varieties) are planted on the airport grounds.
The domestic 2F departure lobby has shops selling a lineup of diverse souvenirs representative of Yamaguchi Prefecture, such as sweets, kamaboko fish paste, puffer fish, and locally-brewed sake.
The menus of restaurants on the 2nd floor are associated with roses, so why not enjoy a relaxing time in the 2F lobby after taking a stroll through the garden?

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