Japanese Must Things To Do in the United States
Japanese Must Things To Do in US
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The Japanese culture has many traditions that are unique to Japan. You can see these Japanese traditions in the United States.
We have a list of interesting and unique things you must see and do.
Explore the must areas of the Japanese Culture in the United States, you can now put this on your travel list.
This list will continue to evolve and change, so keep checking back.
Japanese Must Things to Do in United States
Japanese American National Museum (janm.org)
We share the story of Japanese Americans because we honor our nations diversity. We believe in the importance of remembering our history to better guard against the prejudice that threatens liberty...
Weller Court (Downtown LA, Little Tokyo)
In the heart of Little Tokyo is this shopping Center that includes many stores. The big time Japanese market Marukai anchors the ground level, while Japanese Restaurants line the rest of the Shoppi...
Little Tokyo (Downtown Los Angeles)
Little Tokyo, also known as Little Tokyo Historic District, is an ethnically Japanese American district in downtown Los Angeles and the heart of the largest Japanese-American population in North Am...
Fugetsu-do (Over 100 Years Old, Since 1903)
Fugetsu-Do has been a family owned and operated confectionery store in Little Tokyo since 1903. Japanese rice cakes, more commonly known as mochi (rice cake) and manju (sweet bean-filled rice cake)...
In 1970 Descanso Bonsai Society was founded under the leadership of Dick Wydman. Dick was well known in the world of bonsai as a lecturer and teacher of the art. He was a member of the Santa Anita ...
Huntington Library (Japanese Garden)
After a year-long closure and a $6.8 million renovation, the historic Japanese Garden reopened in April, marking its centennial as one of the most beloved and iconic landscapes at The Huntington. C...
Nisei Week Bon Odori - Little Tokyo
Nisei Week History
Nisei Week Background and Events in August
Manzanar National Historic Site
In 1942, the United States government ordered more than 110,000 men, women, and children to leave their homes and detained them in remote, military-style camps. Manzanar War Relocation Center was o...
Go For Broke Monument
The fateful bombing of Pearl Harbor, Hawaii on December 7, 1941 forever changed the lives of Japanese Americans.
Japanese American soldiers in Hawaii, without forewarning, were segregate...
Nisei Week Grand Parade Route - Little Tokyo
Nisei Week Parade Route
1) Starts at Central Avenue
2) West on 2nd Street
3) Travels north on Los Angeles Street
4) Moves east on First Street
Yamashiro Restaurant (Japanese Garden, View of Los Angeles, Bar)
For 88 years Yamashiro has watched over the history of Hollywood. It has witnessed the birth of the film industry, the glamour of Hollywood's 'Golden Age', the difficult times of war with Japan, an...
Japanese Tea Garden - San Francisco
The Japanese Tea Garden provides visitors from around the world with an opportunity to experience the natural beauty, tranquility and harmony of a Japanese-style garden in the heart of San Francisc...
Popular tiny shop featuring Japanese pastries, simple snack items & shaved ices in a spartan space.
note: Sells out quickly dyring the day so don't wait to go here.
Nichi Bei Bussan
Century-old shop for Asian clothes, fabrics, decor, craft supplies, books & martial arts uniforms....
** Ask for Arlene, learn about the history of the store.
Benkyodo Co (Started in 1906)
Benkyodo Co is one of the original businesses in Japantown (started in 1906). This small mom & pop shop specializes in manju & mochi. Other side of shop sells cofee..
1st Street - 13 of the Oldest Buildings since 1890's
Thirteen buildings on First Street were placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1986 as a national landmark, this is significant in Japanese-American history.
Terasaki Budokan (Opening 2020)
Mission to provide a facility in Downtown Los Angeles for youth, families and seniors that offers sports, community activities and opportunities to connect visitors to Japanese American culture and...
Wakamatsu Tea & Silk Farm Colony
At the Farm Wakamatsu Farm is a community place to appreciate natural resources, sustainable agriculture,and cultural history.
Visitors of all ages enjoy fun, educational, and enriching ...
Washington Monument Grounds
The Washington Monument is the most prominent structure in Washington, D.C. and one of the city's early attractions. It was built in honor of George Washington, who led the country to independence ...
Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens
Since its opening in 1977, The Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens has been a center for Japanese arts and culture in South Florida, with rotating exhibitions in its galleries, tea ceremonies perf...
Walt Disney World in Orlando, Epcot - Japan Pavilion
The Japan Pavilion is a Japanese-themed pavilion that is part of the World Showcase, within Epcot at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida, United States. Its location is between The American Adven...
Byodo-In Temple - Oahu
The Byodo-In Temple is located at the foot of the Ko'olau Mountains in Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. It was established on June 7, 1968, to commemorate the 100 year anniversary of the first ...
Japan Society is the leading U.S. organization committed to deepening mutual understanding between the United States and Japan in a global context. Now in its second century, the Society serves aud...
The Noguchi Museum
reated by Isamu Noguchi (1904-1988), The Noguchi Museum opened in 1985, presenting a comprehensive collection of the artist's works in stone, metal, wood, and clay, as wel...
Brooklyn Botanic Garden - Cherry Blossom Trees, Garden
Enhance your day in Brooklyn by visiting our neighbor, the Brooklyn Museum! Simply buy an Art and Garden ticket here at Brooklyn Botanic Garden and present your receipt for same-day admission to th...
Ramen Shack (Keizo Shimamoto Creator Ramen Burger)
Keizo Shimamoto creator of the Ramen Burger and a small hole and the wall ramen shop.
Sonnenberg Gardens & Mansion State Historic Park
Sonnenberg_japanese_tea_houseSonnenberg’s Japanese Garden is one of 250 Japanese Gardens in the United States and just one of 100 Japanese Gardens in the U.S. with a tea house. Mrs. Thompson’s ...
Portland Japanese Garden
The mission of the Japanese Garden Society of Oregon is to create, maintain, improve, and administer an authentic, world-class Japanese garden in the city of Portland and to offer compatible educat...
Shofuso Japanese House and Garden
This shoin-zukuri (desk-centered) house, built in 17th century style, is located on the grounds of the Horticultural Center in the West Fairmount Park. The perfectly pro...