Friday, March 23, 2012

【famous ones】Passing through of SAKURA in Osaka

17/04/2012~23/04/2012
560 meter long road cherry blossomsin the Mint Bureau
In the spring, the spectacular cherry blossoms here form a breathtaking tunnel of pink that draws great crowds


http://www.mint.go.jp/eng/index.html

Address :1-1-79 Temma,Kita-ku,OsakaCity
Access :Subway "Temmabashi st"
from Tenmabashi st to Sakuranomiya   One way

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

[SAKURA 2012] cherry blossoms Mt.Yoshino in Nara

Mt.Yoshino is famous for it's cherry blossome

World heritage


30,000 cherry trees will greet you 






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Kintetsu Line
 [ Osaka Abenobashi ]-------(Shakudo)----(Kashiharajingu-mae)  ---(Asuka)---
-----(Yoshinoguchi)---------(Shimoichiguchi)--------[Yoshino]
Train fare : One way 950yen  (Limited express (Reserved seat) +500yen)
Ride time : About 90 minutes

Going up the mountain on foot, if you hoes is ropeway
[Yoshino]---(3 minutes walk)---[Senbonguchi]---ropeway(about 3 minutes/350yen)----[Mt.Yoshino ] 


*How to get to Osaka Abenobashi
 [Osaka]---JR Line (about 20 minutes/190yen)--[Tenno-ji]---(about 6 minutes walk)---[ Osaka Abenobashi ]


 [Shinsaibashi]---subway Mido-suji  Line (about 9 minutes/230yen)--[Tenno-ji]---(about 5 minutes walk)---[ Osaka Abenobashi ]


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Yoshino Information:http://www.yoshinoyama-sakura.jp/english/flowers.htm


Monday, March 19, 2012

KYOTO-UJI Volunteer Guide




http://www.kyoto-uji-kankou.or.jp/guide/index-e.html

One guide may take up to 15 tourists, guiding hours are maximum 4 hours. 

 actual expenses and admission fees and transportation fare for the volunteer guides are supposed to  be met by you if necessary.
In addition to that the transportation cost of 1,000 yen per guide 
     to cover the cost of commuting is requested. 


Uji Tourist Volunteer Guide Club
Tel & Fax: from outside of Japan +81-(774)-22-5083
from Japan (0774)-22-5083