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10 Under-the-Radar Hidden Gems You Can Only See in Japan

Iyakei ValleyIyakei Valley is one of Japan’s best-kept secrets, but don’t expect it to stay that way for long. This remote area in the western part …

Travel

Want to Visit Japan During Cherry Blossom Season? These are the Best Times

Every year, thousands of people flock to Japan — one of the world's most popular vacation spots — for a variety of reasons. Its rich culture, …

Japan

Hiking Kumano Kodo, a Remote Ancient Pilgrimage Route in Japan

Follow in the footsteps of 10th-century emperors.<p>An ancient pilgrimage trail winds through the mountains of Japan’s Kii Peninsula, a densely forested …

Hiking

Kyoto Autumn - Top Things to Do in Kyoto in Autumn

There are a great many things to do in Kyoto generally, but especially so in autumn. The season of colored leaves offers an impressive array of …

Japan

Japan Autumn Leaves Tours 2018, Fall Foliage Travel, Japan Autumn Foliage & Colors Trips

Group Tour | Deluxe Book Now & Save $100<p>7 Days 6 Nights | from US $2498.00<p>Nara / Uji / Kyoto / Koka / Hakone / Mt Fuji / Tokyo<p>Tour the must-see …

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2018 Japan Autumn Foliage Forecast

There are many places around the world to view autumn colors, and those in Japan are second to none. In ...<br>Read More<p>Nara never disappoints. I am …

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The Top 10 Things To Do And See In Kyoto

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Stairway to heaven: hiking ancient pilgrimage trails in southern Japan

Mountainous Kumano is the holy ground of Japan and pilgrims have been trekking there for centuries. Shrines, mist, forests and waterfalls combine to create an entrancing hike<p>Normally I am not given to praying but the occasion demands it. After bowing twice and clapping twice, I make a silent …

Hiking

Fuji Five Lakes (Fujigoko) Travel Guide

Shirakawa-go and Gokayama Travel: Ainokura

Folk Museum Number 1<p>Hours: daily 8:30 to 17:00<br>Closed: No closing days<br>Admission: 200 yen (350 yen for both museums)<p>One of two houses that make up the …

Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama

The <b>Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama</b> are one of Japan's UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The cultural property consists of three historic …

Shirakawa

<b>Shirakawa</b> (白川 or 白河) may refer to:<p>Shirakawa (surname)<br>• Emperor Shirakawa, an eleventh-century emperor of Japan<p>Shirakawa, Fukushima, a city in Fukushima …

9 things to do around Mt.Fuji area(Kawaguchiko area)

Kyoto Activities - 151 Suggested Activities

Plan your visit to Kyoto with complete information on all Kyoto activities - Kyoto Full-Day Sightseeing Tour including Nijo Castle and Kiyomizu …

Tokyo Activities - 492 Suggested Activities

Plan your visit to Tokyo with complete information on all Tokyo activities - Mt Fuji Day Trip including Lake Ashi Sightseeing Cruise from Tokyo, …

Must See Kyoto Temples - 1 Day Itinerary

Want to visit all the must see Kyoto sights in one day? Here’s a step by step itinerary to help you get to all of Kyoto’s must see places in one day …

Kyoto Itineraries

Make the most of your Kyoto trip with our Kyoto itineraries for visits lasting 1 day, 2 days, 3 days, 4 days and 5 days, plus tailored Kyoto …

4 Places to Visit in Japan Before Everyone Else Does

Japan is in the middle of a travel boom. Political instability across much of the world has given it the appeal of a safe haven, and before the 2020 …

Japan

Best Time to Visit Japan | Climate Guide

Visiting Japan in January<p>The weather is usually cool, dry and sunny during January and sites are much less crowded than later in the year. In …

Visit Nikko on a trip to Japan

Visit Nikko, Japan<p>Only a couple of hours to the north of the capital, the small mountain town of Nikko feels like another world. Here stands the …

Best Ryokans in Nikko, Travel Tips, Japan

The 3 star ryokan in Nikko offers air conditioned rooms with refrigerator and a flat-screen TV, a healthy mineral bath, sauna, excellent food and …

Higashiyama District Kyoto, Travel Tips, Japan

<i></i>Facts & Figures<p>Higashiyama District (1 out of 11 districts/wards in Kyoto) is the place to go for exploring the most beautiful and popular …

Kumamoto Japan Tour - Beautiful gorge with its waterfall, overhanging rocks and sheer walls via Tsujun Bridge

Beautiful gorge with its waterfall, overhanging rocks and sheer walls via Tsujun Bridge<p>(5)<p>(28)<p>My name is Ikue, and nickname is Kiki. I am a licensed …

2018 Japan Cherry Blossom Forecast

Cherry blossom (sakura) in Okinawa prefecture is a legend. When people think of visiting Okinawa islands, the first picture that ...<br>Read More<p>Spring …

Cherry Blossom Lake, Japan | Places To See In Your Lifetime

Lighted Cherry Blossom Lake is located in Japan and attracts visitors with its overwhelming beauty.<p>Japanese cherry blossom or sakura is known in the …

Striking Wisteria Tunnel in Japan | Places To See In Your Lifetime

<b>Kawachi Fuji Gardens, Kitakyushu, Japan.</b> The amazing tunnel is formed naturally by 150 growing wisterias. The 20 planted species determine the …

Flowery Hitachi Seaside Park in Japan | Places To See In Your Lifetime

<b>Hitachi Seaside Park, Hitachinaka, Japan.</b> A park in Japan is a real treat for your eyes: whatever time of the year you would came here, it will …

Best Stroll and Nature Retreat in Kyoto Bamboo Forest, Japan | Places To See In Your Lifetime

<b>Bamboo Forest, Kyoto, Japan.</b> The western outskirts of Kyto – Arashiyama – have a lot of famous tourist attractions. Among Tenryuji Temple, Togetsukyo …

Fuji Shibazakura Festival Attracts Thousands of Visitors in Spring, Japan | Places To See In Your Lifetime

<b>Fuji Shibazakura Festival, Fuji Five Lakes, Japan.</b> Shibazakura or pink moss is a flower, that blossoms in very vivid pink, magenta or white colors. …