JAL Factory Tour becomes the most popular free tourist spot among Japanese travelers - TripAdvisor survey

The 9th TripAdvisor’s word-of-mouth-based survey on popular free tourist spots in Japan for Japanese travelers for 2019 shows that JAL Factory Tour Sky Museum becomes the most popular free tourist spot for two years in a row, followed by Kurobe Dam as 2nd (7th last year) and Nikka Whisky Yoichi Distillery as 3rd (8th last year).

Seven new spots first appear among top 20, including two Imperial family-related spots probably because the name of a Japanese era changed from Heisei to Reiwa according to the imperial succession. 

Top 20 are as follows:

1 (1) JAL Factory Tour Sky Museum (Tokyo)

2 (7)Kurobe Dam (Toyama)

3 (8) Nikka Whisky Yoichi Distillery (Hokkaido)

4 (14) Tokyo Camii & Turkish Culture Center (Tokyo)

5 (19) Farm Tomita (Hokkaido)

6 (new) Nikka Whisky Sendai Distillery (Miyagi)

7 (new) Kobe City Hall Observatory (Hyogo)

8 (new) Imperial Palace East Park (Tokyo)

9 (-) Suntory Whisky Hakushu Distillery (Yamanashi)

10 (5) Hotel New Otani Japanese Garden (Tokyo)

11 (18) Air Park of Air-Self Defense Force (Shizuoka)

12 (2) Kirin Brewery Yokohama (Kanagawa)

13 (new) Kyoto Imperial Palace (Kyoto)

14 (new) Japan Coast Guard Museum Yokohama (Kanagawa)

15 (-) ANA Factory Tour (Tokyo)

16 (new) Hamanako Garden Park (Shizuoka)

17 (4) JMSDF Kure Museum (Hiroshima)

18 (new) Moerenuma Park (Hokkiado)

19 (-) Nogeyama Zoo (Kanagawa)

20 (13) Tokyo Metropolitan Government Tower Observatory (Tokyo)

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