A region consisting of Tokyo and the surrounding prefectures of Chiba, Kanagawa, Saitama, Gunma, Ibaraki, and Tochigi. The central location of Tokyo provides for great access, making it easy for people to visit old with an exotic atmospere, and have fun on the beach while enjoying fresh seafood. There are also mountains and ravines for appreciating natural beauty and many hot springs. Kanto offers many different faces to enjoy.

Kanto map

Important Places

Nikko Toshogu Shrine

This shrine is dedicated to Tokugawa leyasu, the first shogun of the feudal Edo government. Top craftsmen from all over Japan built it in 1617, bringing together the highest architectural skills of that time. The Yomeimon Gate and other structures in the shrine grounds have been registered on the world cultural heritage list.


A district of streets lined with old houses from the Edo period have earned Kawagoe the nickname “little Edo.” You can visit buildings styled like kura (traditional warehouses ) and enjoy shopping on a street filled with sweet shops.


The second largest city in the Kanto region after Tokyo. There are many touriest spots here, including Chukagai (China Town), the Motomachi district with many boutiques, and Aka Renga Sokogai(red brick warehouses). Visited by large cruise shipe, the port of Yokohama offers beautiful sights. .


The largest marshland located on a plateau in Japan. Created in the Ice Age, it is widely known as a place for observing rare and precious plants. Oze is a perfect place for hiking in the spring and summer month.


The first samurai government in Japan was established in Kamakura in the 12th century. It has many scenic spots worth visiting, including the Daibutsu (great statue of Buddha), Hase-dera Temple, and Meigetsuin Temple, as well as other places of great historical interest. The Enoshima Electric Railway, popularly known by its nickname, Enoden, is also popular for traveling down the coast.

Hitachi Seaside Park

Hitachi Seaside Park

Naritasan Shinshoji Temple

Naritasan Shinshoji Temple

Kairakuen Park

Kairakuen Park