E-brochure - VISIT JAPAN 2019
E-brochure(JAPAN GUIDE for RUGBY WORLD CUP 2019™) for teams in the UK and Ireland
This unique stadium has several features, such as the retractable roof which folds like an accordian! The stadium can entertain up to 45,000 people.
7-2 Sengokucho, Toyota, Aichi Prefecture 471-0016
About 50 - 60 minutes from Nagoya Station (¥760 - 920) to Toyotashi Station and then approx. 15 minutes on foot from there to the stadium. Or 17 minutes on foot from Shintoyota Station on the Aichi Loop Railway.
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You can spend great days
in Toyota until the next match.
The opening match of the 2019 Rugby World Cup will be held here on November 20, 2019. Although the stadium is not far from the heart of Tokyo, it is surrounded by rich nature which gives it a quiet and peaceful atmosphere. The rounded roof covers the seating area for comfortable watching, and many facilities are available.
376-3 Nishimachi, Chofu, Tokyo 182-0032
About 13 minutes from Shinjuku Station (¥240) or about 30 minutes from Shibuya Station (¥240) to Tobitakyu Station on the Keio Line and then approx. 5 minutes on foot from there to the stadium.
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You can spend great days
in Tokyo until the next match.
The Oita Bank Dome stadium was designed by the famous Kisho Kurokawa. It features high-end architecture and has the biggest retractable roof in Japan, ensuring every audience member has a pleasant viewing experience.
1351 Yokoo, Oita, Oita Prefecture 870-0126
At platform no.3 (Oita Station) on either JR Kyudai Line, JR Nippo Line, or JR Hohi Line, take the Oita Bus to 'Oita Sport Park Higashi’ (¥360/45 minutes) bound for 'Park Place via Mera BP', then walk 5 minutes to the stadium. Alternatively, at platform no.6 (Oita station) take the Oita Bus to 'Oita Sport Park Higashi’ (¥400/35 minutes) bound for 'Park Place via Ogiwara' then walk 5 minutes.
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You can spend great days
in Oita until the next match.
The Kumamoto Prefectural Athletic Stadium (Umakana Yokana Stadium) presents a distinctive and beautiful look due to the wing-shaped roof, with floodlight pylons used as supports. The stadium is beloved by the locals, and is used for football matches and rugby Top League matches.
2776 Hirayamamachi, Higashi Ward, Kumamoto, Kumamoto Prefecture 861-8012
From Kumamoto Station on either JR Kyushu Shinkansen, JR Kagoshima Line, or JR Hohi Line, take the Kyushu Sanko Bus to 'Park Dorm Kumamoto mae’ (¥600/50 minutes) bound for Shika No8. Menkyo Center, then walk 3 minutes to the stadium. Alternatively, from Kotsu Center take the Kyushu Sanko Bus to 'Park Dorm Kumamoto mae’ (¥520/35 minutes) bound for Shika No4. Menkyo Center.
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You can spend great days
in Kumamoto until the next match.
In this cultural and educational day trip from Nagoya you will learn why Aichi prefecture is the cradle of Japanese industrialization and manufacture. Learn the history of Setomono ceramics and Toyota’s technological development in a day tour!
The tradition of “Ama” (female divers) in Ise-Shima is more than 2000-year-old. In this cultural 1-night 2-day trip you will closely examine the unique Japanese Ama culture and will discover the secrets behind the production of Mie’s famous pearls.
Explore Nagoya with a local guide, including Nagoya Castle, Oosu Temple, and other spots. I will guide you around for 2-3 hours depending on your preference and schedule, and introduce you to the meaningful culture of Japan!
Visit Japan’s sake brewery to see the production process of sake. You can also taste, and buy varieties of sake. Located just 20 minutes away from Chubu International Airport and 45 minutes away from Nagoya railway station.
This is a home visit with a Japanese cooking class not far from Nagoya. You can experience both Japanese traditional home cooking and local culture at the same time!
Similar to what sommeliers do, ‘Kikizake’ (sake tasting) is an activity that involves guessing what brand of sake you are served blindfolded. In this activity, you will choose 5 kinds of sake out of the 20–30 sake varieties available, and enjoy sampling the different tastes of each one.
This is a wonderful cooking experience in Tokyo! You will have the opportunity to make traditional Japanese Wagashi sweets under the instruction of a local expert!
Explore the renown Tsukiji fish Market with a professional, English-speaking tour guide! Watch the infamous Tuna Auction (optional add-on) in the early morning and explore the Tsukiji Fish Market afterwards in this extensive tour!
View some live action at the Sumo Stable in Tokyo, where you can get a close-up view of Sumo training! Get an exclusive photo opportunity with Japan’s sumo wrestlers after their training!
Glass cutting and polishing (Edo-kiriko) is a Japanese tradition established in the first half of the 19th century. With this experience you can carve traditional patterns on your glass. Come and make your own Edo-kiriko!
Beppu city is one of Japan’s leading hot spring resorts and popular sightseeing place on Kyushu island. In this day tour you will visit the 8 hot spring Hells – the best attraction in Beppu – as well as beautiful natural scenery around the city.
This one day bus tour departs Beppu and takes you to the Kunisaki peninsula, where you will visit Usa Jingu Shrine, the 9 Buddha statues of the Maki Odo temple as well as a 6.8 meter tall Buddha statue at Kumano Magaibutsu temple.
Explore the best sights in Miyazaki prefecture with this 6 hr private car tour that departs from Hososhima Port and takes you to Amanoiwato Shrine, the Amano Yasukawara Cave, Takachiho Gorge, Takachiho Shrine and the Kunimigaoka Observatory!
Enjoy touring around Miyazaki prefecture with a car for 6 hours! This tour program is accompanied with an English speaking tour guide, who will take you to visit famous historical places in Miyazaki city for a wonderful sightseeing experience!
Experience a real time-slip trip to the roots of traditional Japan by entering a traditional farmhouse and having a delicious Japanese lunch with green tea, while dressed in a kimono! All of this in Miyakonojo city, Miyazaki!
Join us for a tour at one of Japan’s most spectacular historical monuments, the Kumamoto Castle!
Have a pleasant walk around the old streets of the historical Buzen Kaido road in Yamaga city with a traditional Yamaga lantern tied on your head! Wear an antique kimono for a special experience!
In this tour, you will be able to enjoy rafting on Kuma River. There are two exciting options which you can enjoy: water chute and a family private rafting option, which is a slow ride.
After seeing traditional fishing methods in Yatsushiro Sea, let’s enjoy an outdoor picnic with delicious fresh fish on an uninhabited island! This is a great way to make the best of your stay in the beautiful coastal area of Kumamoto prefecture
Are you interested in drinking and having fun with locals during your stay in Kumamoto? Then this is the perfect experience for you! Let’s talk, laugh, and make friends at a newly opened shochu (Japanese liquor) bar with local people!