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Famous Places in Japan II

Students complete a map worksheet and/or a cultural information worksheet as they learn about famous cities and places in Japan.

Suggested Preparation: Learn about the different regions of Japan using “Kids Web Japan” (

The teacher introduces famous places in Japan using the picture cards. The teacher may use the cultural information cards below to give a brief explanation of the places. The students fill in the names of the places on their worksheet based on the descriptions the teacher gives.


The students may wish to complete the activity in pairs. One student gives the cultural information and the other student fills in the names.

Teachers may also wish to use the activity: Famous Places in Japan I.

Cultural Information Worksheet (Word 18KB)

Cultural Information Answer sheet (Word 15KB)

Using the descriptions on the Cultural Information sheet combined with the picture cards, students could also play karuta.

Famous Places Picture Cards (Word 1851KB)

Created by Himiko Negishi-Wood, Shingo Usami and Cathy Jonak. (2001 Aug)

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