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Japan is situated in northeastern Asia between the North Pacific and the Sea of Japan. The area of Japan is 377,873 square kilometers, nearly equivalent to Germany and Switzerland combined or slightly smaller than California. Japan consists of four major islands, surrounded by more than 4,000 smaller islands.

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Use the "JNTO TRAVEL PLANNER" for train and map information helpful in traveling around Japan.

  • By simply entering the departing and arrival station, get an overview of train transfer method, fares, and travel time.
  • By simply selecting the arrival airport and major train stations around Japan, find routes to stations nearest your destination.
  • Display a map of the arrival train station and areas surrounding sightseeing spots.

Read the "Usage Guide" and use this service for a safe and enjoyable trip in Japan.

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The museums of cosmetic manufacturers who also pursue spiritual beauty have many amazing art works collected by founders who were obsessed with aesthetic beauty. Artistic Furoshiki or wrapping cloths and folding fans sold at the shops make excellent souvenirs.

Shiseido Corporate Museum

1. 751-1, Shimomata, Kakegawa-shi, Shizuoka.
2. 5 min. by taxi or 25-min. walk from south exit of JR Kakegawa Station.
3. 10:00-17:00 (enter by 16:30), closed on Mon. (open when Mon. falls on a national holiday and closed the following day.), mid-Aug. & New Year's holiday.
4. Reservation is required in advance if the group tour for 10 or more persons at least a week ahead of the date of your intended visit.
5. Tel. (0537)23-6122 (Japanese only)
6. 1 hr.
7. No English-speaking guide is available. (Pamphlets in English and Chinese and audio guides in English, French, Chinese and Korean are available.)

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