TripAdvisor recently announced that reviews about countryside tourist spots increased both in Japanese and foreign languages.
The noteworthy increases in reviews in foreign languages were found in Miyazaki Prefecture (+50% year on year) and Kagoshima Prefecture (35%). In Japanese, reviews about Niigata Prefecture and Fukui Prefecture particularly increased by 10% respectively.
Among the top six prefectures in terms of the number of reviews (Tokyo, Hokkaido, Kyoto, Osaka, Okinawa and Kanagawa), new tourist spots ranked in the top 10 both in Japanese and foreign languages. In Hokkaido, eight new tourist spots ranked in the top 10 in foreign languages.
The table below shows top 10 tourist spots in Okinawa both in Japanese and foreign languages:
The table below shows top 10 tourist spots in Hokkaido both in Japanese and foreign languages:
Tourist spots with the most reviews among the top six prefectures are as follows:
Tokyo National Museum in Japanese
Owl Cafe in foreign languages
Kamui Cape in Japanese
Sapporo Snow Festival in foreign languages
Sanjusangendo in Japanese
Fushimi Inari Taisha in foreign languages
Universal Studio Japan in Japanese
Tower Knives Osaka in foreign languages
Okinawa Irabu Bridge in Japanese
Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium in foreign languages
Pola Museum of Art in Japanese
The Hakone Open-Air Museum in foreign languages