Ideal tourist destinations for couples in Japan (Part 2: Tokai, Kansai, Chugoku, Shikoku, Kyushu and Okinawa areas.)


Following the Part 1, this time I introduce ideal tourist spots for couples in Western Japan (Tokai, Kansai, Chugoku, Shikoku, Kyushu and Okinawa areas)!
Let’s check and plan dating!

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11. Nagoya Port Triton (名港トリトン) ― Aichi


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Nagoya Port Triton is a combination of three bridges.

When you travel Nagoya city, please visit there at twilight and in the evening.

Sunset and illuminations at the bridges are breathtakingly beautiful, and you’ll have a romantic time.


For more information about Nagoya Port Triton, visit the site.





12. Nabana-no-sato (なばなの里) ― Mie

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Nabana-no-sato is a flower garden which makes you feel as if you are in a paradise on earth.

Every season the garden is filled with an uncountable number of beautiful flowers.

Walking in the garden, feel the world of a fairy tale with your mate!


For more information about Nabana-no-sato, visit the site.



13. Meoto-iwa (夫婦岩) ― Mie


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Meoto-iwa is two rocks on the sea.

In the past, a person looked at the two rocks and said it looks like a husband and a wife who snuggled up each other.

That’s why the rocks are called as “Meoto-iwa,” the rock of a couple in English.

Sunset from the spot looks amazing!


For more information about Meito-iwa, visit the site.



14. Arashiyama (嵐山) ― Kyoto


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Not only couples but also tourists all over the world visit Arashiyama, and it’s one of the most popular tourist spots in Kyoto.

For couples, Bamboo grove path (竹林の小径) in Kitasaga area (北嵯峨) is recommended.

The path looks more beautiful and romantic during the period when the path has many illuminations.

Because of the romantic views, more than a hundred thousand of people visit there for the ten days of lightning-up period.


For more information about Arashiyama, visit the site.


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15. Kuchu-Teien Observatory (空中庭園展望台) ― Osaka


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It’s located the centre of Osaka, the biggest city in Kansai area.

You can enjoy seeing a 360-degree view of Osaka city from the observatory.

When many stones embedded in the floor of the path called Rumi-skywalk in the observatory are lit by a black light, Milky Way appears in front of you!


For more information about Kyuchu-teien observatory, visit the site.




16. Izumo-Taisha (出雲大社) ― Shimane


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It is one of the most historical shrine in Japan.

The shrine is also known as a sacred spot which brings you romantic luck, thus it’s now famous for a god of marriage.

Once you come into the shrine, you soon feel a sacred atmosphere!


For more information about Izumo-Taisha, visit the site.





17. Naojima island (直島) ― Kagawa


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It’s an island located on Seto Inland Sea (瀬戸内海).

The remote island is now increasing its popularity as a tourist destination, because the small island has many museums and interesting objet d’arts.

You can enjoy not only being relaxed but also having artistic time there!


For more information about Naojima island, visit the site.





18. Angel road ― Kagawa


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Not always you can see Angel Road. It is a mystical road which appears only when tide is out.

Rumor has it that a couple who holds their hands in the middle of the road remains together forever.


For more information about Angel Road, visit the site.





19. Huis Ten Bosch (ハウステンボス) ― Nagasaki


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It’s one of the most popular theme parks in Kyushu area.

It reproduces the beautiful streetscape of the Netherlands.

You’ll have fun to walk in the colorful, cute and fancy streets, and you’ll think as if you come into a wonderland!


For more information about Huis Ten Bosch, visit the site.





20. Inasa mountain (稲佐山) ― Nagasaki


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If you would like to enjoy night scenes in Kyushu area, you can’t miss Inasa mountain!

In 2012, the breathtaking night view from the mountain was recognized as one of the new three night scenes in the world.

Your boyfriend or girlfriend will be surprised at the ten-million-dollar night scene!


For more information about Inasa mountain, visit the site.





21. Takachiho Gorge (高千穂峡) ― Miyazaki


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An old Japanese myth says that Takachiho is the place where the Gods descended to earth.

You may feel a sacred atmosphere for its beautiful nature and clear air.

For those who would like to feel the beautiful nature a bit more, rent a boat and come closer to a waterfall.l


For more information about Takachiho Gorge, visit the site.





22. Aso Farm Land (阿蘇ファームランド) ― Kumamoto


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Aso Farm Land is a complex facility with hot spring, an athletics club, restaurants, shops and so on.

It’s located in the countryside, and you can escape from noisy times and just relax.

It’s also nice that there are illuminations throughout the year in the complex in evening.


For more information about Aso Farm Land, visit the site.





23. Manzamou (万座毛) ― Okinawa


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Manzamou is one of the pre-eminent scenic spots in Okinawa prefecture.

In twilight, black rocks and its shadow contrasts the orange sky at sunset very much.

The scene is breathtaking, and you’ll lose your sense of time!


For more information about Manzamou, visit the site.







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I hope this list is helpful to plan a date!



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