Fukuoka Halal Travel Guide
Fukuoka (福岡) is the capital of Fukuoka (prefecture) and the largest city on the island of Kyushu with 2.5 million citizens including its suburbs. Classed as being among the oldest cities in all of Japan, Fukuoka is on the northern side of Kyushu Island. Since it has these ancient roots, it still clings to traditional culture and a way of […]
The vibrant Japanese city of Kobe is possibly most known for its devastating earthquake that rocked the port city in January 1995 claiming the lives of more than 6000 people. Having risen victoriously from the depths of the ashes, the rebuilding of the city is a true testament to the sheer tenacity of the Japanese […]
Kyoto is probably the prettiest city in all of Japan and, it is also used to be the capital up until 1868. The city is nestled in the mountains in Western Honshu and really made its name under the then Emperor who made Kyoto (Japanese for ‘capital city’) his base to rule over the land. […]
Okinawa is an island in the Ryukyu Islands chain, and is at the southern end of Japan. There are hundreds of islands in this chain and it stretches for more than one thousand kilometers. The capital is Naha and it sits on the southern side of the island. Since the island is made of coral […]
Ōsaka (大阪) is the third largest city in Japan, with a population of over 17 million people in its greater metropolitan area. It is the central metropolis of the Kansai region and the largest of the Osaka-Kobe-Kyoto trio. Osaka Districts “Osaka” can mean either the larger Osaka (prefecture) (大阪府 Ōsaka-fu), covered in a separate guide, or central Osaka city (大阪市 Ōsaka-shi), the topic of […]
Yokohama lies on Tokyo Bay in the Kanto region and is the second most populated city in Japan after Tokyo. It’s the capital city of Kanagawa Prefecture and serves as a commercial hub of the Greater Tokyo Area. Yokohama is also known as the ‘Gateway to Japan’, which is mainly because it’s one of Japan’s […]
Tokyo is the capital of Japan and is one of the 47 prefectures. It is renowned for being the biggest metropolitan area in the world. The Japanese Royal Family also lives here which just goes to show how important Tokyo is. Indeed, Tokyo is classed as one of the three giants in the world economy, […]
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