The bright neon lights of dotonbori in Osaka, Japan

Osaka

A kaleidoscopic vision of neo-Japan.

Nara

Specialities Traditional - The ancient capital of Nara is home to some of the most important and impressive historical sites in Japan. The towering bronze Buddah at Todaiji...

Kyoto

Specialities Cities - 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...

Taito

Specialities Traditional - Taito is a ward in Tokyo that is synonymous with tradition, and consequently, tourists. The magnificent temple of Senso-ji in Asakusa is Taito’s emble...

Gion

Specialities Traditional - The original Japanese pleasure quarter, Gion is Kyoto condensed into a scene straight out of Memoirs of a Geisha. This is where you might just...

Ryogoku

Specialities Traditional - The spiritual and physical home of sumo, Ryogoku is where centuries of Japanese tradition continue to live and breathe right in the whirl of modern...

Gunkanjima (Hashima Island)

Specialities History - Some places have ghost towns. Nagasaki has a ghost island - the uninhabited Hashima Island. It’s referred to by locals as Gunkanjima, or Battleship Is...

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