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From beautiful nature and stunning temples to bustling cities and chic spa resorts, there are so many great places just 1-2 hours by train, bus or car from central Tokyo

To the south, north, east and west of Tokyo, you will find numerous fantastic destinations for a fun day trip or a relaxing stay. You could cruise the gorgeous Five Lakes area around the foothills of Mt. Fuji, see the Great Buddha of Kamakura or the magnificent Nikko Toshogu Shrine, or enjoy shopping and hot spring spas in the mountain getaway of Karuizawa.

Don't Miss

  • Historic townscapes in Yokohama and Kawagoe
  • Beautiful beaches in Kamakura and the Izu Peninsula
  • Family fun at theme parks
  • A soak in an onsen (hot spring) practically anywhere

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