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- 1Japan4.5453 reviews
Tokyo is amazing. It is completely over saturated with everything you have every dreamt of, and some. It believe it is the greatest city in the world.
- 2Japan4.552 reviews
An amazing city to see! Growing up outside of New York City Tokyo is the only place in the world I've ever been with a similar feel to NYC. There are so many unique things this city has to offer I can't even begin to list them all here.
- 3Japan4.5139 reviews
Loved Kyoto! There is so much to do there and with such variety. I would have to say I liked it even better than Tokyo and I was glad I chose to spend an entire week there. There is so much to see everything from traditional Japan to modern. I recommend people base there trips out of Kyoto and focus ...
- 4Japan424 reviews
Catch Cherry blossom here in March, it's beautiful with rich Japanese culture to explore. Interesting.
- 5Japan55 reviews
Go there in Fall - leaves and tress in bown - very beautiful
- 6Japan55 reviews
A little castle town in the Japanese Alps, Matsumoto lets you experience real small-town country life, even if you're just staying for one night. There are peaceful temples to visit, hot springs within a short bus ride, and great food stalls in the center of town.
- 7Japan56 reviews
Naoshima is an island in Japan's Seto Inland Sea that was redeveloped a few years back as an island of art to combat the depopulation that was in effect there. Now there are at least 3 contemporary art museums, an art house project, a functioning bathhouse that is an art installation, and other free outdoor art installations throughout the island. ...
- 8Japan4.530 reviews
A small city of temples a short train ride south of Tokyo, Kamakura is most famous for its 'Great Buddha'. While the numerous temples here (the individual admission fees add up fast!) are not particularly impressive in light of those in, say, Kyoto, it's still well worth a day trip if you've had your fill of urban sprawl in Tokyo. ...
- 9Japan51 review
A short train ride from the press of Osaka, this lovely little town has narrow winding streets famous as former homes of the samurai. A river wends through the place, enhancing the historic and intimate natural feel.
- 10Japan484 reviews
Unfairly maligned as an ugly urban eyesore, Osaka is a little rough around the edges, but a pleasure to visit. The Osaka aquarium is lovely, the Umeda Sky Building is a wonder of hyper-modern architecture, the electronics markets of Den-Den Town are fun to get lost in, and wandering the streets snacking on piping hot takoyaki is a quintessentially Osaka ...
- 11Japan4.523 reviews
Shiraoi Ainu Village - also known as "Porotokotan", the design of the museum as an outdoor museum is divided into modern and village zone. Inside a house, explanations of Ainu history and culture are given and traditional dances are performed at all times of visitors.
- 12Japan4.520 reviews
Gritty modernity. Less polished and polite than the rest of the city, Shinjuku is one of the largest urban centers within Tokyo. Best known for office buildings and a thriving seedy sex industry, Shinjuku is also home to upscale shopping and Tokyo's largest gay neighborhood. Hard to really like it but a must visit. The Park Hyatt (made famous by ...
- 13Japan4.528 reviews
Equally renowned for gorgeous temples and some incredibly brazen wildlife, Nara - once the capital of Japan - is a true highlight of the Kansai region and a must-do if you're in the area. Home to temples like the enormous Todai-ji (by many accounts the world's largest wooden building), Nara is also the home of legions of tame deer who ...
- 14Japan3.55 reviews
Nice city worth an overnight stop on a tour through Kyushu. Nice castle and and a couple other sight worth worth a little bit of your time.
- 15Japan48 reviews
With Japan's best-preserved original medieval wooden castle, the little city of Himeji may not offer huge numbers of sights, but what it DOES have is, frankly, lovely. The white peaks and swooping eaves of Himeji-Jo (Himeji Castle) are particularly striking framed by spring blossoms, but I would consider Himeji a must-visit at any time of the year.
- 16Japan42 reviews
Matsushima is considered by the Japanese to be one of the country's most important "beauty spots." The mix of temples, red bridges, islands, and hot springs makes this a very special place that is easily managed on foot. The major sights can be seen at a leisurely pace in a single day though the town is pleasant enough to linger ...
- 17Japan4.57 reviews
A beautiful place and people are friendly, too bad not visit in winter i think would be more beautiful than in summer
- 18Japan4.520 reviews
Hakone (located somewhere between Kyoto and Tokyo) is an area in the mountains with lots of hot springs and hotels and small "bed & breakfast" type of places (called ryokan) where people come to relax and heal their ailments in slightly alkaline hot water. It also has a lot of attractions (including seeing Mt. Fuji on a clear day) and ...
- 19Japan415 reviews
I had several hours layover at Narita (Tokyo) airport, so took a short train ride to Narita City. Easy walk from train station to shops and a scenic temple, definitely worth t the trip.
- 20Japan3.58 reviews
Kanazawa, located on the coast of the Sea of Japan, is the capital city of the Ishikawa prefecture and offers visitors a wide variety of cultural attractions to experience. While the city is modern and cosmopolitan, the ancient castle town boasts historical sites like the traditional samurai district and houses, geisha entertainment districts, a bamboo museum and the city's most ...