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    • Mt Figi - 5th staton

      Japan Nov 24, 2016 at 10:42 AM

      In early April, can u get the bus to 5th station,or is Mt fugi closed till climbing season. thanks

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    • Kansai Area Tour (7 nights)

      Japan Nov 6, 2016 at 7:07 PM

      I am traveling for the first time with my family and friends (15 persons in total).

      For 7 nights, we will sleep at Kashihara, Nara.

      We are planning to have a two-day tour in Kyoto, one day tour in Kobe and Himeji, one day tour in Nara, and the rest in Osaka. Is Kansai Area Pass and Osaka Amazing Pass a good idea?

      Any suggestions for the best PASS (or passes) to avail (or cheapest travel expense plan) for this itinerary?

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    • Tokyo to mount fuji

      Tokyo Nov 20, 2016 at 5:10 AM

      Hi need help on mount fuji
      I am planning to have one night stay at mt fuji? Where should i stay? Is it easy to get to mt fuji from tokyo without using tour package?

      Ski resort suggestion maybe..

      Thanks in advance

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      traveling to Osaka in January

      Japan Nov 28, 2016 at 8:52 PM

      I am planning a trip to Japan to arrive around the 5th or 6th of January. Is this a good time to go there because i was informed by a friend that the 1st to 4th/maybe the whole week is a Holiday in Japan? Any problems riding trains at that time?

      thank you for any info you can provide.

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      Weather around the second week of Jan?

      Osaka Yesterday

      I am considering a trip to Osaka for a week ( starting around jan6 2017). Headed for Kyoto as well since it is close by. Is it really cold this time of the year? lots of snow and windy?

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    • from Nara to Mt Fugi

      Japan Nov 22, 2016 at 1:18 PM

      what is best/easiest way to get from Nara to Mt Fugi??,thanks

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    • what must i not miss in kyoto

      Japan Nov 21, 2016 at 11:53 AM

      there are alot of shrines/temples and alot more, i have 2 half days, what would u say i must see and do, thanks

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    • place to stay in tokyo

      Tokyo Nov 19, 2016 at 1:22 AM

      which part of tokyo is best to stay?
      a) hotel area suggestion
      my stay will be for 7-8 days.

      Thanks in advance

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    • walking directions

      Japan Nov 30, 2016 at 11:11 AM

      don't know if anyone knows walking directions from KAMATA station to URBAIN hotel,(havee mailed hotel several times, no response, google maps don't tell u what road to turn lleft/right etc, thanks.

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    • kamakura advice

      Japan Nov 25, 2016 at 12:48 PM

      is it possible to see the sight by bike(as i don't know the distances involved)likekencho ji,kotoku ji, big buddha,hasedera and others?,thanks

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    • Overnight activities in Sapporo

      Sapporo Nov 30, 2016 at 6:57 PM

      Hello,

      Can anyone recommend any activities/shopping mall/arcades/book stores that operate 24/7?
      My partner and I are unable to find any accommodation in Sapporo center or Shin Sapporo on Christmas Eve (24th of Dec 2016) at this point, and it appears that we will be accommodation-less for the night.

      I would greatly appreciate it if anyone can suggest anything we can do to kill the overnight hours.

      Arigatou,
      Yang

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    • best things to see

      Nikko Nov 19, 2016 at 1:11 PM

      i have a day and half, can u please recommend what i should see/do, thanks a million.

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    • hakone (help with where to start)

      Japan Nov 15, 2016 at 8:29 AM

      can i have advice where to start seeing the sights, ithink there is a way to do them without backtracking, ive read a book,but it was no help?thanks

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    • tour operators; any recommendations?

      Japan Nov 15, 2016 at 9:28 PM

      My wife and I want to visit Japan in the spring of 2017. Possible destinations are Tokyo, Kyoto, and Hiroshima. Looking for recommendations for great tour operators. Also willing to hear stories of the not-so-great, but are really looking to have a fun and interesting time. Thanks.

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    • on hyperdia help

      Japan Nov 14, 2016 at 1:25 PM

      when calculating fare, (total price) if u want to reserve seat , is that included in seat fee or do u pay extra?, if u have JRpass do u reserve before boarding train or day before,thanks

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      Tokyo = six days late December

      Tokyo Nov 5, 2016 at 12:08 PM

      Hello Travellers

      We are four who are going to Tokyo from the 29th December till the 4th January 2017.
      We have booked flight and accomadation .
      So I would like to know if there will be anything special during these days .
      We would like to visit the Moutain Mount Fuji, would that be a problem this time of year ? , I know there are better times to go .
      I love doing local things and visiting the curious places when I visit a country .So I would appricate your knowledge.
      Thanks in advance
      Letty

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    • Where is the best part to start in TOKYO

      Tokyo Nov 18, 2016 at 10:45 PM

      any suggestion for the best place in tokyo?

      I am going in January and still do not have idea where to stay and what to do in tokyo during winter.

      thanks a lot

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      what's the name of this eatery in Kyoto?

      Japan Nov 3, 2016 at 1:11 PM

      I wonder what's the name of this eatery in Kyoto. It is located just above Highball Bar at Shijo Dori street

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      cheapest way to travel and visit Tokyo and Kyoto from Los Angeles

      Kyoto Nov 12, 2016 at 1:35 PM

      I am thinking of flying into Kyoto from Los Angeles and then departing from Tokyo. Originally, I was going to fly into Tokyo, visit a few days (I have 10 visiting vacation days) and then go to Kyoto and then return to Tokyo for my flight home. I have since found out how expensive it is to travel by train. I am looking into the JR pass which is $269 for 7 days. That is a good deal I believe. So, If fly into Osaka, take the train for $30 to Kyoto, then stay a few days there, then start the 7 day pass while there and use it to go to Tokyo and use it there for five days and then use it to go to the airport too to leave, is that a good economical idea? I have checked plane prices and there is about $100 increase in the flight to Osaka vs. Tokyo.

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    • Public transport

      by EllieB21 Online Now Nov 4, 2015 at 10:54 AM

      Does the bus from Kansai airport in Osaka to Himeji city stop directly outside the station?

      1 Answer Nov 4, 2015 at 3:27 PM
    • Luggage/Himeji

      by thelastvernon Online Now May 24, 2015 at 3:16 PM

      Hey, on the way from Osaka to Hiroshima I'm planning to spend the day at Himeji.
      I'm wondering what to do with luggage though.
      I've read the station has a few lockers but I was wondering about a backup plan if they are all full, other than forwarding luggage.
      Any ideas? So far my brother only has "leaving cases around so they get taken into lost property and then collecting them later". Inventive but risky.
      Thank you!

      4 Answers May 31, 2015 at 2:47 AM
    • Himeji Castle under construction

      by jnogen Online Now Jul 27, 2013 at 1:11 PM

      Hello: I'm planning to visit Himeji in October and I'd like to know if it's possible to see part of the Castle.
      Thanks in advance.

      6 Answers Jul 29, 2013 at 10:47 PM
    • Free English Tour

      by Sao23 Online Now Dec 9, 2009 at 8:42 PM

      I'm planning to join a English Guided Tour for the Himeji Castle.
      Does anyone join the "Himeji Goodwill Guide Kashinoki kai" before? Is it good? If not, any other good suggestions?

      1 Answer Dec 10, 2009 at 3:22 AM
    • Accomadation

      by caznat Online Now Jul 27, 2009 at 6:47 PM

      Hi just wondering if anyone can suggest a hotel here for 7 nights with a toddler we are looking at the Washington Hotel or the Hotel Himeji Plaza. thanks

      1 Answer Jul 28, 2009 at 12:48 AM
    • nara -himeji direct ?

      by stab Online Now Oct 14, 2007 at 2:02 AM

      we sleep in nara and we w'ld like visit himeji, is it à direct train or bus ?? to go to himeji and how during the way ?? (schedule)
      thank you

      1 Answer Oct 14, 2007 at 8:43 PM
    • Himeji railway station lockers

      by january29 Online Now Oct 2, 2007 at 4:35 AM

      I see others are interested in the same question. What is the locker situation at Himeji railway station? Cost? Size?
      Thanks in anticipation

      1 Answer Oct 2, 2007 at 7:18 AM
    • Time needed for the castle

      by noheader Online Now Sep 20, 2007 at 12:53 AM

      Hi

      My wife and I will bring our 1 year old son to Himeji from Kyoto.
      I look fwd to visit the castle.
      May I know really how big is the place and how much time is needed?
      Thinking of either day trip from Kyoto OR spend a night there. Thks in advance.

      3 Answers Oct 15, 2007 at 8:52 AM
    • Himeji as a day trip

      by lwgordon Online Now Apr 3, 2007 at 7:35 PM

      We would like to visit Himeji as a day trip on the way from Kyoto to Kurashiki. Is there a place at the train station to store our luggage while we are in HImeji?

      1 Answer Apr 4, 2007 at 2:55 PM
    • Storage lockers in JR Himeji station?

      by heymikey Online Now Feb 28, 2007 at 5:59 PM

      On my upcoming Japan trip, I am planning on stopping by Himeji for several hours before heading out to Kyoto from Hiroshima. I was just wondering if there are any storage lockers in Himeji train station that can fit a backpack. If so, how much does it usually cost?

      1 Answer Mar 1, 2007 at 9:18 AM
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      Luggage locker at Himeji JR station?

      by FreeCloud Online Now Apr 29, 2006 at 9:11 AM

      We would like to stop at Himeji for a few hours our way from Takayama to Miyajima (or Miyajima to Kyoto), is there any luggage locker at the Himeji JR station? How big are they and roughly cost for a few hours?

      Thanks!

      2 Answers May 3, 2006 at 1:03 AM