Top Attractions in Japan
- Attractions in Hiroshima
- Attractions in Kyoto
- Attractions in Nagoya
- Attractions in Sapporo
- Attractions in Yokohama
- Tokyo Attractions
Golden Opportunity: 1964 Olympic Sights
As Tokyo prepares to host the Olympic Games in 2020 -- the second time around for the city –- major renovations are in planning, but these changes are dwarfed by the transformation that the 1964 Olympic Games brought to Tokyo, including the Budokan, the National Gymnasium, and the National Arena.
Things to Do in Summer in Japan
Japan's rainy season usually ends in mid-July, and summer months can be hot and humid in most parts of Japan. Here are some of fun things to do in Japan in the summer.
Shibazakura (Moss Pink) Viewing Spots 2011
Japan offers so many scenic flower spots and festivals in spring. Shibazakura viewing spots are very popular among them. Shiba-zakura (Moss Pink, or Phlox subulata) literally means lawn cherry blossoms, and pink, white, and purple Shibazakura create wonderful landscapes at parks and gardens in Japan.
Ninja Attractions in Japan
Lists ninja related tourist spots in Japan.
Things to Do During the Rainy Season in Japan
Japan's rainy season called tsuyu usually begins in early May in Okinawa and in early June in other regions, except Hokkaido. The humidity and gloomy weather might make you uncomfortable. Here are some ideas for fun things to do and places to visit during tsuyu in Japan. Japan's Rainy Season Climate in Japan
Japan's UNESCO Natural World Heritage Sites
What are Japan's UNESCO Natural World Heritage Sites?
Roar Like a Lion in October
October in Japan is full of festivals such as the shishi-mai festival.
A Garden to Pine Over
Nakazu Banshoen in Marugame city in Shikoku deceives with its small size, but this dense garden park will leave you in awe with its impossibly compact layout, beautifully shaped greenery and massively wide, half-a-millennium-old umbrella shaped pine.
Model view of history: Edo Tokyo Museum
Travel back into the golden years of Tokyo at the Edo Tokyo Museum in Chiba.
Museums With That Showa Scent
Take a stroll into the good old days of Showa at Tokyo's National Showa Memorial Museum and the Shitamachi Museum.
True Colors of Japan
Japan has stunning fall foliage at parks and other places throughout the country. Here are the top destinations.
Tokyo's Best Catch: Tsukiji Market
Tokyo's gigantic fish market, Tsukiji, is a must-see for anyone interested in sushi and sashimi and the awesome sights of Japan's seafood trade.