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JAPAN

Famous for natural sights like cherry blossoms and Mount Fuji, cutting-edge technology like Japanese cars and bullet trains.

Japan Attractions

Visit Rainbow Bridge

Visit Rainbow Bridge

The Rainbow Bridge is a suspension bridge crossing northern Tokyo Bay between Shibaura Pier and the Odaiba waterfront area. It is lit up in several colours come nighttime and the best time to visit is during dusk.

Mount Fuji

Mount Fuji

Visit Mount Fuji, the highest peak in the nation and a popular destination for pilgrims. It is the country's sacred symbol, and temples and shrines are located around and on the volcano. At the snow resort at Fuji 2nd Station, enjoy playing in the snow during the winter or enjoy the hot springs below by riding the cable car in the Owakudani Volcanic Valley.

Tokyo Tower

Tokyo Tower

Tokyo Tower is another iconic landmark in Japan, located in Minato, Tokyo. It is a communications and observation tower that stands as a symbol of Tokyo's modernity and cultural significance.

Cherry Blossom Festival

Cherry Blossom Festival

Japan is famous for the Cherry Blossom Festival worldwide. The Festival, also known as Hanami, marks the beginning of Spring and is usually celebrated between mid-March to mid-April. Tokyo remains the top choice to witness the incredible flowers. Other places where you can enjoy the Cherry Blossom Festival are Nagoya, Kyoto, Fukuoka, and Osaka.

Tokyo Disneyland

Tokyo Disneyland

A Disney park like you've never seen before. DisneySea is a unique park that's only found in Tokyo. Opened in 2001, it offers scenic and picturesque views from rides only found at DisneySea. Meet your favourite Disney characters, go on thrilling rides and shop at numerous stores for memorabilia.

Kyoto Tower

Kyoto Tower

Standing 131 meters tall just across from Kyoto Station, Kyoto Tower is Kyoto's tallest structure and a rare modern iconic landmark in the city famous for its ancient temples and shrines. The structure contains a hotel, shops and a public bath.

Imperial Palace

Imperial Palace

Tokyo Imperial Palace is the residence of Tokyo's Imperial Family—and its grounds hold a storied history that extends back centuries. Imperial Palace is a stunning display of traditional Japanese architecture and features the lush Fukiage Garden.

Tempozan Giant Ferris Wheel

Tempozan Giant Ferris Wheel

The Tempozan Giant Ferris Wheel is a prominent Ferris wheel located in the Tempozan Harbor Village area of Osaka, Japan. It offers visitors a unique and captivating way to enjoy panoramic views of the surrounding area, including Osaka Bay and the city skyline.

Shopping In Ginza

Shopping In Ginza

Ginza is Tokyo's most famous upmarket shopping, dining and entertainment district, featuring numerous department stores, boutiques, art galleries, restaurants, night clubs and cafes.

Shinkansen

Shinkansen

The Shinkansen, also known as the "bullet train," is a high-speed railway network in Japan. It is renowned for its remarkable speed, safety, efficiency, and punctuality.

Explore Lake Ashi

Explore Lake Ashi

Lake Ashi also referred to as Hakone Lake or Ashinoko Lake, is a scenic lake in the Hakone area of Kanagawa Prefecture in Honshū, Japan. While you’re in Hakone, take a kayaking tour around Lake Ashi.

Hiroshima Peace Memorial

Hiroshima Peace Memorial

The Hiroshima Peace Memorial was the only structure left standing in the area where the first atomic bomb exploded on 6 August 1945. Through the efforts of many people, including those of the city of Hiroshima, it has been preserved in the same state as immediately after the bombing. A must visit for history buffs.

Fuji-Q Highland

Fuji-Q Highland

is one of Japan's most popular amusement parks, located in the Fuji Five Lake region at the foot of Mount Fuji. It is best known for its thrilling, record-breaking roller coasters and elaborate, anime- themed rides and attractions. Experience some high speed roller coaster rides guaranteed to take your breath away.

Osaka Castle

Osaka Castle

It is a historic and iconic landmark located in Chūō-ku, Osaka, Japan. It is one of the most famous and historically significant castles in Japan and holds a special place in the country's history and culture.

Osaka

Osaka

It is one of the country's largest and most vibrant cities, known for its rich history, modern infrastructure, cultural attractions, and economic significance.

Komagatake Ropeway

Komagatake Ropeway

The Komagatake Ropeway is one of two ropeways in the Hakone area. This ropeway takes you from the shores of Lake Ashi up to the main central peak in Hakone for views of Fuji, surrounding area, and a visit to the mountain top shrine. Mt. Komagatake Shrine and views of Fuji.

Enjoy A Sumo Wrestling Match

Enjoy A Sumo Wrestling Match

This is one of the things that you should not miss on your trip to Japan. Sumo is a traditional Japanese wrestling style that originated right from ancient times. The best way to enjoy a sumo wrestling match is by attending sumo tournaments.

The Railway Museum

The Railway Museum

This museum recounts the history of Japanese railways innovations with an interactive and edutainment approach. Over here they also teach you how the Japanese freight train operates.

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Best Time To travel

Spring Season - March to May

Spring is one of the most popular times to visit Japan, particularly for the iconic cherry blossom season (sakura).

Late Winter season - February & March

This period can be a good time to visit if you want to avoid the peak tourist crowds of cherry blossom season but still catch early blooming plum blossoms (ume).

Summer Season - June to August

While it's not the most comfortable season in terms of weather, there are some unique experiences such as summer festivals (matsuri) and fireworks displays.

 

Currency

Japanese Yen (JPY)

 

Time Zone

Coordinated Universal Time (UTC+9)

 

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