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Using Google maps to get a sneak peak of Japan

Using Google maps to get a sneak peak of Japan
Sneak peak with Google Street View.
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. h4. Check out the Cherry blossom. "Sakura":https://www.google.com/maps/views/streetview/japanese-cherry-blossom?gl=jp&hl=en (Cherry Blossom) from all over Japan. !https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/87qrb4blzcyv0w0/Sakura.jpg?dl=0! h4. Have a look inside the all new Hokuriku Shinkansen. You can walk through the train using Google Maps and visit GranClass, Green Class and Ordinary Class. It's even possible to walk from car 1- 11. "Gran Class":http://ow.ly/KlKhj "Green Class":http://ow.ly/KlKnX "Ordinary Class":http://ow.ly/KlKtQ !https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/i7uex065rlj3z06/shinkansen.jpg?dl=0! h4. Mountains and Volcano’s "The caldera of Mount Tate":https://www.google.com/maps/@36.565234,137.561187,3a,75y,130.77h,90t/data=!3m5!1e1!3m3!1sErwBuhNzUibr-Gnk-XHqug!2e0!3e2?hl=en-GB (Takayama) "Mount Notori":https://www.google.com/maps/@35.62107,138.237018,3a,75y,116.21h,84.35t/data=!3m5!1e1!3m3!1sRcNuFepTzTNbACzf9uKRXA!2e0!3e5 (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. "Climbing track to Fuji one":https://www.google.com/maps/@35.359483,138.73126,3a,75y,342.6h,81.91t/data=!3m5!1e1!3m3!1svt8gWmNs9pAWSkVlzZIbVA!2e0!3e5 "Climbing the track to Fuji two":https://www.google.com/maps/@35.36087,138.727345,3a,75y,29.61h,83.33t/data=!3m5!1e1!3m3!1sytbFLV641yL3ncINk8l6Og!2e0!3e5 "Climbing Fuji, near the top":https://www.google.co.jp/maps/@35.365755,138.732936,3a,75y,136.49h,91.56t/data=!3m5!1e1!3m3!1s_cSeNEMa-x91NNMHtzPUDA!2e0!3e5?hl=ja "Rising sun, seen from Fuji":https://www.google.co.jp/maps/@35.365824,138.733119,3a,75y,118.88h,70.65t/data=!3m5!1e1!3m3!1sFjteFW-Tfj1uMohegUMPUQ!2e0!3e2?hl=ja !https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/i12p2aw9jwc1l0f/Fuji.jpg?dl=0! h4. Bridges and Rivers: "On top of the great Seto Bridge":https://www.google.com/maps?z=5&layer=c&panoid=lneuKz4qWRilQgNrkNoEjw&cbp=12,346.8634033203125,,0,10.973769187927246&hl=en-GB&gl=US !https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/q2c31a1jbludjh7/seto.jpg?dl=0! "Futase River / Shindoji bridge":https://www.google.com/maps/@35.452526,135.14819,3a,75y,161.5h,76.77t/data=!3m5!1e1!3m3!1sKUbK-IB8La4K9ponKY8z8A!2e0!3e5?hl=en-GB found north of Fukuchiyama. h4. Museums "Google Street view General site":https://www.google.com/maps/views/streetview/japanese-museum?gl=jp. Here a complete collection of museums can be found. !https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/hz0nt0yvfig0dnt/game.jpg?dl=0! "Hiroshige Art Museum":https://www.google.com/maps/views/view/streetview/japanese-museum/shizuoka-city-tokaido-hiroshige-museum-of-art/OnPMUwr6waqTM1qgMzOeYw?gl=jp&heading=94&pitch=64&fovy=75 (Shizuoka) "Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum":https://www.google.com/maps/views/view/streetview/japanese-museum/nagasaki-atomic-bomb-museum/3oZ_DkeXNnp9M7lYpXlciQ?gl=en&heading=174&pitch=89&fovy=75 "Nagoya City Science Museum":https://www.google.com/maps/views/view/streetview/japanese-museum/nagoya-city-science-museum/osGD7FNixVu6THa4nS7DdA?gl=jp&heading=82&pitch=96&fovy=75 h4. Inside the woods: "Nigishima-toge Pass":https://www.google.com/maps?z=5&layer=c&panoid=n-rPrqBNRP6lt4xIcu5arQ&cbp=12,253.8844299316406,,0,-22.824209213256836&hl=en-GB&gl=US to Okamizaka-toge Pass near Kumano Kodo (Wakayama). This is an amazing hike to make. h4. Others: "Abandoned Island of Hashima":https://www.google.com/maps/preview/@32.626949,129.73851,3a,75y,20.13h,90.81t/data=!3m5!1e1!3m3!1si05-dUBqUjfyNRvX1st9Lg!2e0!3e5, also known as Battleship Island. "Flower fields of Furano":https://www.google.com/maps/place/%E5%9B%9B%E5%AD%A3%E5%BD%A9%E3%81%AE%E4%B8%98/@43.528386,142.46495,3a,75y,221.21h,79.25t/data=!3m5!1e1!3m3!1spwSsqkJrrDOZIstfk9yKLA!2e0!3e5!4m2!3m1!1s0x5f0cc855b8b2d591:0x5ccd66158aa1f555!6m1!1e1 in Hokkaido. "Jigokudani bathing Snow Monkeys":https://www.google.com/maps/@36.732633,138.462177,3a,75y,121.62h,74.2t/data=!3m5!1e1!3m3!1s-_0l0tU3lKz0JtaEsqJk7w!2e0!3e2?hl=en "Tokyo station Hotel":https://www.google.com/maps/@35.67981,139.765878,3a,75y,268.25h,91.57t/data=!3m5!1e1!3m3!1sAJDVd3DPk5_blrq6AbHWRQ!2e0!3e5 "Ultraman sleeping in Fujikyu Highlands theme park":https://www.google.co.uk/maps/@35.488993,138.781095,3a,48.8y,235.71h,75.86t/data=!3m5!1e1!3m3!1s4a2lCOI9xHMrVK-zERA4zw!2e0!3e5?hl=en h4. Onsen: Hokkaido: "Fukiage Onsen Rotenburo":http://ow.ly/KccA3 Tohoku: "Shiobara Onsen Fudonoyu":http://ow.ly/KcdmD "Takayu Onsen":http://ow.ly/KcduF "Nasu doubutsu oukoku":http://ow.ly/KcdNb "Honokana Yado Jurin Onsen":http://ow.ly/KcefG "Kita Onsen Ryokan Warm Oyogiyu":http://ow.ly/Kceuu !https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/p42fbz72rjqdgbf/Onsen.jpg?dl=0! Nagano / Gunma: "Chobou No Yu":http://ow.ly/KcePV "Manza Spa":http://ow.ly/Kcf6d "Norikura Kogen Yukemurikan Onsen":http://ow.ly/KcgZP "Shirahone Onsen":http://ow.ly/Kch7Z Kanto: "Ashitsuke Hot Spring":http://ow.ly/Kcfnc "Shikinejima Jinata Hot Spring":http://ow.ly/KcfB4 Chubu: "Shaboten park":http://ow.ly/KcfLw "Hokkawa Onsen Kurone-Iwaburo":http://ow.ly/KcglF "Kumomi Onsen Akaihama":http://ow.ly/KcgGG Gifu: "Warakutei":http://ow.ly/Kchoc Wakayama: "Shirahama Onsen":http://ow.ly/KchI1 "Kawayu Onsen":http://ow.ly/KchV5 Fukuyama: "Yubara Hotspring":http://ow.ly/Kci8y Oita: "Nagayu Onsen":http://ow.ly/KciM0 "Amagase Hot spring":http://ow.ly/KciZ4 Found any others? Let us know in the "forums.":http://www.jrpass.com/forum/topics
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