Mt. Daisen in western Tottori covered in “Seven Colours”

Introducing the autumn foliage of Mt. Daisen, which begins to change colours in early October and peaks from late to early November. The scenery of the forests at the foot of the mountain dyed in vermillion, orange and yellow is one of the most beautiful in Japan, with many tourists visiting from all over the country in search of this natural art. Daisen, Tottori Prefecture's famous peak, is often praised as "Mt. Fuji in the east, Daisen in the west." Many people are moved by the way the whole mountain...

10 million-dollar view – Nagasaki Ropeway & Mount Inasa

Last year, Mount Inasa Park was selected as one of the world's top three night views, along with Monaco and Shanghai. Rising 333 meters above sea level in the center of Nagasaki, Mount Inasa Park in the Inasa mountain range is a natural park beloved by the residents of the city. The summit features a glass-enclosed circular dome lookout from which one can enjoy a 360-degree view of the spectacular scenery. On clear days, one can even see Mount Unzen, the Amakusa area, and the Goto chain of islands. The summit...

Inbound measures by the Kobe Tourism Bureau

The Kobe Tourism Bureau is developing the "KOBE WELCOME Support" project since immigration restrictions have been eased. Along with this, the Kobe City General Information Center and the Shin-Kobe Station Tourist Information Center have launched a targeted campaign to sell the "KOBE Sightseeing Smart Passport," which allows the first 300 foreign tourists to visit Kobe's popular tourist facilities in one day. The division plans to make use of Kobe's strengths to create a Muslim guidebook by the end of the year. For more information, please refer to the link below.

The huge spectacular snow statues – Sapporo Snow Festival 2023

"Sapporo Snow Festival", the biggest winter event in Sapporo, Hokkaido, will be held on February 2023. It features enormous elaborate snow statues held mainly at Odori Park. It is a spectacular festival that attracts no fewer than two million people annually during its seven-day run in February. Although the first Sapporo Snow Festival started in 1950 with six snow statues built by some local high school students, it has gradually developed into an international festival that organizes contests for foreigners and locals. If you are in Sapporo during this period,...

“The Rock Garden” Ryoanji Temple in Kyoto

Kyoto is one of Japan's leading tourist attractions. It is a popular place not only for Japanese people but also for foreigners. The world-famous Ryoanji Temple is a must-see spot when sightseeing in Kyoto. It is famous for its dry landscape rock garden and is registered as a World Heritage Site as part of the "Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto". For more information, please see the link below.

Muslim-Friendly Hospitality Services for “Food” workshop Dogo in Ehime prefecture

The Dogo Onsen Ryokan Cooperative Association in Ehime Prefecture held a "food" hospitality workshop targeting tourists from the Islamic world for the purpose of promoting inbound tourism. In this workshop, Professor Toshiko Kakihara of Matsuyama Junior College, who is a registered dietitian and is familiar with the cuisine and culture of the Islamic world, gave a lecture and introduced examples of how pictograms and QR codes are used in restaurants.For more information, please visit the link below.

Halal certified Shampoo & Hair treatment

"hito ga hana" has been loved for many years as a hair care product for those concerned about dry and hard/coarse hair due to coloured or damaged hair. In the fall of the 39th year since its development, this product has been renewed to further evolve the concept of "natural and human-friendly" that has continued since its launch, while maintaining the "moist feeling of use". Newly enhanced "damage repair power" and "moisture retention power", evolved as a shampoo and hair treatment. Reborn with VEGAN, Peta, and Halal certifications. Please see...

Halal and Muslim Friendly – Jesly Villa Tokyo

"Jesly Villa Tokyo" (a.k.a Paprika Hotel) is an accommodation facility based on the concept that Muslims can enjoy their trip without worrying about food and prayers. You can enjoy authentic Malaysian cuisine at the Halal restaurant in the hotel. Meals are prepared by a Muslim chef who used to be the head chef at a 5-star hotel. He was hired because they believe Muslims would feel safer if the food is 100% halal and made by a Muslim chef. For more information, please see the link below. Also, check out...

Muslim-friendly Japanese restaurant “Nikaku”

More than 100 menu items! Japanese restaurant "Nikaku" has Muslim-friendly menus and is fully equipped with a prayer room. The interior of the store is full of ninja elements. They are a long-established Japanese restaurant loved by locals and tourists alike. You can enjoy ninja menus and original menus that are particular about Iga ingredients. How about visiting this restaurant when you come to Iga City in Mie prefecture? Please see the link below for more information.