Vegetarian's Japan Guide

Places to Visit


Hakkōda Ropeway to Yakeyama, the Prelude to Oirase Gorge

While you might know of or have been to the beautiful Oirase Gorge, did you know that there are other scenic spots in the area, such as Hakkōda Ropeway (八甲田ロープウェー) or Tsuta-Numa Pond (蔦沼)? Read on to find out more!

Kurashiki Bikan Area

Discover Ancient Japan at Kurashiki Bikan Historical Quarter

The Kurashiki Bikan Historical Quarter (倉敷美観地区), also known as Japan’s “Little Venice”, is a historical area comprising classical Japanese architecture with a few outside influences such as the Ōhara Museum of Art, which looks like a Greek temple. It is situated along the Kurashiki River in the Okayama Prefecture. The Kurashiki River was originally used …

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Get Happiness from Kurashiki’s Yuurin-an Cafe

Want to get some special memories from your trip to Kurashiki Bikan Quarter? Come to Yuurin-An (有鄰庵)! Their desserts are very cute, and one of the dishes even comes with unlimited rice! At Yuurin-An, you will also be able to widely experience Japanese culture.