The bright neon lights of dotonbori in Osaka, Japan

Osaka

A kaleidoscopic vision of neo-Japan.

Kyoto

Specialities Cities, Shrines & Temples - Japan’s capital for more than 1000 years, the story of an ancient nation is written all over Kyoto’s cobbled streets, endless temples and gardens, and...

Fukuoka

Specialities Cities - Fukuoka is Kyushu's capital city and an important hub of exchange due to its proximity to the rest of Asia -  it's location on the...

Nagasaki

Specialities Cities - Despite its recent tragic history, Nagasaki has grown to become one of Kyushu's most attractive cities. Portuguese and Dutch influences can be felt th...

Sapporo

Specialities Cities - Japan’s fifth largest city, Sapporo has experienced rapid growth in a relatively short time period. Japan sought the advice of foreign experts during ...

Hiroshima

Specialities Cities - The cosmopolitan capital of the Chugoku Region, Hiroshima has grown from a harrowing symbol of destruction to a thriving example of Japanese ingenuity...

Miyajima

Specialities Shrines & Temples - Competing with Mount Fuji as Japan's most iconic sight, the floating torii gate at Itsukushima Shrine on Miyajima island is the ultimate spectacular J...

Asakusa

Specialities Shrines & Temples - Asakusa is where you’ll find the Tokyo of old; from the 7th century golden image of Kannon (the Buddhist Goddess of Mercy) enshrined in Senso-ji...

Ise

Specialities Shrines & Temples - A quaint coastal town on the tip of the Kii peninsula in Mie prefecture, Ise has been welcoming pilgrims come to pay their respects at...

Sanjusangendo

Specialities Shrines & Temples - Sanjusangendo, also called Rengeo-in, is a Buddhist temple in eastern Kyoto. You wouldn't know it from the outside but the elongated hallway secretly ...

Ryoanji Temple

Specialities Shrines & Temples - Although it’s certainly not the only rock garden of its kind, Ryoanji Temple has been drawing daily visitors in their hundreds to its contemplative gr...

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