Take a trip to Nagahama, a city on the shores of Lake Biwa in the Kansai region, to experience traditions that have lasted centuries.
Full breakdown of your travel options between Tokyo and Nara. Bullet train, highway bus and more!
Too broke to make it to Kyoto? Here are 5 lovely spots reminiscent of the ancient capital in Tokyo — bamboo forest, temples, canals, torii gates and all!