Using Google maps to get a sneak peak of Japan
Can’t wait until you visit Japan? With Google Street View you can get a preview (and not just of the streets). Here’s a small collection of cool places we found on Google Street View.
Check out the Cherry blossom.
Sakura (Cherry Blossom) from all over Japan.
Have a look inside the all new Hokuriku Shinkansen.
Mountains and Volcano’s
The caldera of Mount Tate (Takayama)
(with Fuji in the distance)
One of the most popular places to visit via Google Street View is climbing mount Fuji. Here are different vantage points.
Bridges and Rivers:
Futase River / Shindoji bridge found north of Fukuchiyama.
Google Street view General site. Here a complete collection of museums can be found.
Hiroshige Art Museum (Shizuoka)
Inside the woods:
Nigishima-toge Pass to Okamizaka-toge Pass near Kumano Kodo (Wakayama). This is an amazing hike to make.
Abandoned Island of Hashima, also known as Battleship Island.
Flower fields of Furano in Hokkaido.
Fukiage Onsen Rotenburo
Found any others? Let us know in the forums.