Tokyo

On Sunday we arrived at Tokyo from Shin-Fuji by JR line shinkansen train, train ticket was 5070 Yens per person. We were so tired and, we went to the hotel (Hotel Lungwood) and rested. Tokyo was known as Edo until 1868, and its name was replaced by Tokyo which meaning “Capital of the East” which was chosen as the new capital …

Mount Fuji

1. day – 02.08.2014 The day we waited for 3 months is finally here. We got up early in the morning to go to Mount Fuji, but we were able to catch the train at 10:00 because of hotel check-out processes, and arriving at the train station. The trip from Kyoto to Shin-Fuji by JR line shinkansen train lasted 2.5 hours and …

Kyoto

Kyoto was the capital of Japan from 794 to 1868. I think it is one of the most impressive cities of Japan with its historical monuments and temples and should be seen. 1. day – 31.07.2014 We were also arrived at Kyoto using the JR-West Rail Pass (Kansai Area Pass) train ticket we bought in Osaka. The journey from Osaka to …

Nara

1. day – 30.07.2014 We went to Nara for a day trip on Wednesday from Osaka. We went to Nara using 4-days valid JR-West Rail Pass (Kansai Area Pass) train ticket (6170 Yens per person) which we bought the day before. We thought that this ticket was also valid on subway lines, actually we did not have to take it …

Osaka

The second station of our 2014 vacation was Japan’s Osaka city. In Japan, as in South Korea, time was six hours ahead of Turkey. We arrived at Kansai Airport (KIX) at about 12:00 from Seoul  after 2 hours flight by Peach Airlines. The first thing we do when we arrived at the airport was to buy the Pocket Wi-fi package we …