Japan's Top 10 Facebook Check-in Spots 2013

by GoWithGuide travel specialist

 

At the recently held “Web in Travel Japan 2014” (an international forum of the internet travel industry), Mr. Atsushi Iwashita, CEO of Facebook Japan, gave a presentation. In his speech, he presented a ranking of the top check-in spots in Japan on the SNS, Facebook. The list was divided into east and west Japan. The #1 spot being Tokyo Disneyland in the east, and Shin-Osaka station in the west.

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Top 10 Check-in Spots in East Japan

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#1: Tokyo Disneyland (TDL)  (A Disney theme park in Urayasu City, Chiba Prefecture)

       http://www.tokyodisneyresort.jp/en/tdl/ (Eng, Kor, Chi, Jpn)

#2: Tokyo Disney Sea (TDS) (A Disney theme park in Urayasu City, Chiba Prefecture)

       http://www.tokyodisneyresort.jp/en/tds/ (Eng, Kor, Chi, Jpn) 

#3: Tokyo Sky Tree (A broadcasting tower and tourist attraction which opened in 2012, in Sumida-ku, Tokyo)

       http://www.tokyo-skytree.jp/en/  (Eng, Kor, Chi, Jpn, Other) 

#4: Shibuya Station (A station in Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, a town popular with young people)    

       http://www.jreast.co.jp/e/ (Eng, Kor, Chi, Jpn)

#5: Tokyo Big Sight (The largest convention center in Japan, situated in Koto-ku, Tokyo)    

        https://www.tokyo-bigsight.co.jp/ (Eng, Jpn)

#6: Tokyo Dome (A dome shaped baseball stadium in Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo)   

        http://www.tokyo-dome.co.jp/ (Eng, Jpn) 

#7: JAL Sakura Lounge at Narita Airport (A VIP lounge operated by Japan Airlines)    

        http://www.jal.co.jp/en/ (Eng, Jpn) 

#8: Narita International Airport (An international airport in Narita City, Chiba Prefecture)    

        http://www.narita-airport.jp/ (Eng, Kor, Chi, Jan) 

#9: Ikebukuro Station (A station in Toshima-ku, Tokyo, with the 2nd largest number of users in the world only surpassed by Shinjuku station)

        http://www.jreast.co.jp/e/ (Eng, Kor, Chi, Jpn) 

#10: Makuhari Messe (An international conference center and event hall in Chiba City, Chiba Prefecture)

         http://www.m-messe.co.jp/ (Eng, Jpn)

 

Top 10 Check-in Spots in West Japan

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#1: Shin-Osaka Station (literally New Osaka Station)  (A station in Yodogawa-ku, Osaka, where bullet trains also stop)

       http://english.jr-central.co.jp/index.html (Eng)

#2: Universal Studios Japan (USJ) (A Hollywood movie theme park run by USJ, situated in Konohana-ku, Osaka)  

      https://www.usj.co.jp/ (Eng, Kor, Chi, Jpn)

#3: Kansai International Aiport (KIX), International terminal (The international terminal at the international airport on a man-made island in Izumisano City, Osaka)  

       http://www.kansai-airport.or.jp/en/index.asp (Eng, Kor, Chi, Jpn) 

#4: Grand Front Osaka (A hotel/shopping mall complex facility in Umeda, Osaka)  

       http://www.grandfront-osaka.jp/multilingulal/index (Eng, Kor, Chi, Jpn)

#5: Kansai International Airport (KIX), Terminal 2 (The first terminal specializing in LCCs at Kansai International Airport, which is situated on a man-made island in Izumisano City, Osaka)  

       http://www.kansai-airport.or.jp/en/index.asp (Eng, Kor, Chi, Jpn) 

#6: Shinsaibashi (A popular downtown shopping area in Chuo-ku, Osaka)  

       http://www.shinsaibashi.or.jp/ 

#7: Kiyomizudera (A temple in Kyoto City that is a World Heritage site)  

       http://www.kiyomizudera.or.jp/ (Eng, Kor, Chi, Jpn)

#8: Sannomiya Station (A station which lies in the heart of downtown Kobe City in Hyogo Prefecture) 

       https://www.jr-odekake.net/ 

#9: Kyocera Dome Osaka (A sports and entertainment facility with a dome shaped baseball stadium, situated in Nishi-ku, Osaka) 

       http://www.kyoceradome-osaka.jp/

#10: Shin-Kobe Station (literally New Kobe Station) (A station in Chuo-ku, Kobe, where bullet trains also stop)  

       http://english.jr-central.co.jp/ (Eng, Jpn)