A selection of 10 three-star tourist destinations in Japan as chosen by Michelin

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  • If one is speaking about the Michelin Guide, it is famous for its reviews of restaurants, but it also reviews tourist spots.
    Here we introduce Japanese tourist destinations that have received three-star reviews from Michelin!

    Tokyo

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    If you visit Japan, of course you must visit the capital Tokyo!
    Within Tokyo, the Metropolitan Government Building and Shinjuku Gyoen, Meiji Shrine, the art museums in Ueno, and the Ginza branch of Hermes, etc., have been given three stars.
    Surprisingly, Asakusa was given two stars.

    Japanese notation:東京
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    Takaosan

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    This mountain is popular because you can get to it directly from Tokyo, it is where you can enjoy the great outdoors, and it is relatively easy to climb.
    In the autumn you can enjoy the colored leaves.

    Japanese notation:高尾山
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    Kamakura

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    The appeal of this city is the harmony between nature and its temples. Tsuruoka Hachiman Shrine, the Giant Buddha, Hokoku-ji, and Tokei-ji, etc., have all earned stars.
    It is surprisingly close from Tokyo!

    Japanese notation:鎌倉
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    Fujisan

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    Mount Fuji, the symbol of Japan.
    Registered as a World Heritage Site, its popularity only grows.

    Japanese notation:富士山
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    Nikko

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    The famous Nikko, where one can enjoy Japanese architecture that is both traditional and magnificent at the same time.
    If you go there, you will see many tourists from overseas.

    Japanese notation:日光
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    Kyoto

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    It goes without saying that Kyoto is known as a tourist spot.
    The sight of 1,000 statues of Buddha lined up is impressive.

    Japanese notation:京都
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    Nara

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    Nara has an even older history than Kyoto.
    If you really want to experience the old culture of Japan you should go to Nara.
    Both Todai-ji, famous for the largest statue of Buddha in Japan, and Kofuku-ji, which has a statue of Ashura, have received three stars.

    Japanese notation:奈良
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    Houryuji

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    While this temple is in Nara, because it is outside of the city it has it own listing. With a 1,400-year history, it has the oldest wooden building in Japan.

    Japanese notation:法隆寺
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    Kouyasan

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    This is a holy Buddhist site in Japan.
    It played a major role in Japanese history.

    Japanese notation:高野山
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    Himejijo

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    Himeji Castle is also known as Hakuro-jo (White Egret Castle) because of its pure white exterior.
    One should visit around March for the stunning cherry blossoms.

    Japanese notation:姫路城
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