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Japan’s culture is iconic, offbeat, spiritual, yet accessible.

Tokyo, Japan - June 4, 2015: Retailers busy selling and packing seafood in Tsukiji market. It is the largest fish market in Japan.

Tsukiji Fish Market

A tourist spot it ain’t but this only adds to its fishy charm.

Daio Wasabi Farm

A spicy taste of rural Japan.

Narita

More than an airport.

Tashirojima (Cat Island)

Tashirojima (Cat Island)

For friends of felines.

Sato Yosuke Udon Workshop

Make your own noodles at Japan’s top udon shop!

Okinoshima

Call it Okinoshima or Tomogashima — this mysterious tiny island has big history.

Kuroe

Discover this small town in Wakayama Prefecture where the traditional art of lacquer making dates back centuries and is still alive and well.

Cormorant Fishing (Ukai) in Arashiyama

View this traditional fish-catching method in Kyoto: let the birds do the legwork.

Sado Island Taiko Center (Tatakokan)

Experience taiko drumming for yourself on Niigata's famous island.

Sanjo Kaji Dojo (Blacksmith Workshop)

🌟 This location is in Niigata Prefecture —  GaijinPot Travel’s No. 1 place to visit in 2018! 🥇 The Japanese are well-known for their serious and meticulous work attitude. Visitors to Sanjo Kaji Dojo (Blacksmith Workshop) can...