Japan's Top 10 Facebook Check-in Spots 2013


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

Japan's Top 10 Facebook Check-in Spots 2013

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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

Japan's Top 10 Facebook Check-in Spots 2013

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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)  


#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) 


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


#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)



07 Jun 2014

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