Where modern technology meets a rich culture, Japan is indeed one of the travel destinations you should visit at least once in your life. With its beautiful temples, picturesque landscapes, and sumptuous food, you’re bound to fall in love with their people and culture. Make Japan a part of your travel bucket list and enjoy a one of a kind tourism experience.
Japan is one of the treasures in Asia. Its place as the third-largest economy in the world is evident in its high-tech industry. Some of the big names in electronic products and vehicles are from this humble country. They may be big on modernization and innovation, but they have successfully incorporated these with their culture and tradition. From beautiful gardens, ravishing festivals, and not to mention the towering Mount Fuji, Japan is a country where you can escape to and just be one with nature. Take a step back from life and journey through the Land of the Rising Sun.
The most convenient way to go to Japan is by plane. There are several airports in Japan, but the most important airports are Narita Airport, Kansai Airport, Haneda Airport, and Nagoya's Central Japan Airport. Book a flight to the nearest airport where you’ll be going. This way, you can money on transportation. Off-peak season flights are also cheaper than peak season ones.
Checking the items off your itinerary can be easily accomplished when you take a train to take you from one place to another. There’s the famous bullet train, Shinkansen, the JR trains, and several private lines that are comfortable and fast. Aside from trains, familiarizing yourself with Japan’s subway system is also helpful when navigating large cities such as Tokyo. Japan’s railway and metro system are efficient, punctual and safe that’s why it’s the most used mode of transportation. Buses are also available in Japan and can be a cheaper alternative mode of transportation depending on where you want to go.
In 2018, an average of 30 million tourists visited Japan for its famous attractions and tranquil surroundings. Find out what Japan has to offer that captured the hearts of the tourists and made them want to go back every time. Get a load of Japan’s tourist spots and be enchanted in every way possible.
Conquer your fear of heights and watch the city in an observation deck at 450 meters high! The Tokyo Skytree is the highest structure in Japan that’ll give you an unobscured and panoramic view of Tokyo City.
Unique in Japan, Disney Sea is inspired by the myths of the sea that every Disney buff should not miss when in this country. It’s made up of seven themed ports with different rides and attractions that are suitable for all ages.
Escape the hustle and noise of the city and find peace as you take a stroll along with the beautiful gardens and spacious lawns. Visit this magnificent park during Spring to catch the cherry blossom trees in full bloom.
Universal Studios Japan brings you your favorite movie characters out of the box office, so you can hang out with them. Get a first-hand experience of the rides and attractions inspired by your most loved movies like Harry Potter, Jurassic Park, and Terminator 2!
A visit to Japan would be incomplete if you don’t get to experience or even take a glimpse of its most iconic scenery, Mount Fuji. Climbing Mount Fuji is possible and if you’re up for this kind of challenge, then mark your calendars for their official climbing season which falls from July to September.
There may be four seasons but there are always things to do in Japan no matter the season. Generally, springtime and autumn are the best time to visit Japan. The weather is pleasant because it’s not too hot or too cold. If you want to catch the Cherry Blossoms in full swing and to participate at one of Japan’s festivals, going there around March to mid-May is advisable. But it’s worth noting that Japan’s weather may be very fickle around autumn season because it’s also typhoon season. If you want to go scuba diving at Japan’s subtropical islands in Okinawa Prefecture, then plan your visit in summer. But if skiing at the southern slopes of Mount Fuji is on your bucket list, mark your calendars for wintertime.