Culture

Omotenashi and Omiyage (Hospitality and Gift Giving)

Hospitality and Gift Giving

Providing heart-warming hospitality and exceptional gift giving are an important part of our heritage. Discover these foundations of Japanese culture and explore time-honored traditions.

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Chanoyu (Tea Ceremony)

Japanese Tea Ceremony

Explore the time-honored Japanese tea ceremony that has been practiced for centuries. Led with beauty and grace, the tradition celebrates the art of preparation and performance.

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Onsen (hot spring bath)

DHC Onsen in Ito, Japan

The public bathhouse (sento) and the hot spring baths (onsen) are essential parts of Japanese bathing culture. The volcanoes of Japan feed thousands of natural hot springs across the country, opening the door to a rich tradition of visiting natural spas for relaxation and healing.

Join Yukino as she explores DHC's Onsen in Ito, Japan.

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Hanami (Cherry Blossom Viewing)

Picnic under gorgeous pink cherry blossom trees with your friends and family. Our favorite Japanese spring tradition is a celebration to appreciate the beauty of sakura.

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Shop DHC Duty Free

DHC Japan Duty Free

Traveling to Japan? Be sure to visit DHC’s Duty Free stores. Check out our Duty Free website before your trip to find information about store locations and offerings

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