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Land of the Rising Sun

Part of a volcanic archipelago that encompasses over 6,800 islands, Japan remains one of Asia's most fascinating tourist destinations, where a blend of modernity and tradition creates a look and feel completely different from any other place in the world. A tour of Japan lets you discover big cities filled with ancient temples and innovative skyscrapers, as well as quiet country landscapes dotted with castles, perfectly manicured gardens, cherry orchards, and primeval forests seemingly untouched by the hand of mass tourism. Many tourists on vacation in Japan devote lots of time to the country's unique cuisine, prepared with painstaking attention to detail and a genius for simple yet effective presentation. Plan your vacation with our Japan trip planner and discover the best things to do in Japan.
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Places to visit in Japan

Kyoto Best for: Historic Sites, Parks, Outdoors Tokyo Best for: Historic Sites, Shopping, Parks Osaka Best for: Historic Sites, Theme Parks, Shopping Hiroshima Best for: Museums, Historic Sites, Parks Kanazawa Best for: Parks, Historic Sites, Museums

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14 days in Japan BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE December, teens, kids, culture, romantic, historic sites, museums, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, teens, kids, culture, romantic, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 13 days in Japan BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE December, teens, kids, popular PREFERENCES: December, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 15 days in Japan BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE December, culture, romantic, historic sites, museums, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, romantic, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 3 days in Himeji BY A USER FROM JAPAN December, culture, popular PREFERENCES: December, culture ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 8 days in Japan BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA November, teens, popular PREFERENCES: November, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 9 days in Japan BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA November, teens, popular PREFERENCES: November, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 6 days in Japan BY A USER FROM CANADA May, teens, popular PREFERENCES: May, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 16 days in Japan SEE PLAN October, culture, outdoors, beaches, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 15 days in Japan BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, popular PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 19 days in Japan BY A USER FROM MEXICO March, outdoors, historic sites, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, outdoors, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 9 days in Hokkaido BY A USER FROM PHILIPPINES December, kids, popular PREFERENCES: December, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 16 days in Japan BY A USER FROM NEW ZEALAND November, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
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