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

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Sado Island Earth Celebration

Every August, it's the beautiful island's main event: A post-hippie island drum fest.

Chojuan food Final kochi

Chojuan Inn

Live and bathe like the locals — in a cauldron — at this historic and tattoo-friendly spot.

Iwami Ginzan houses

Iwami Ginzan Silver Mine

The ancient silver of the far east. What once was Japan's largest silver mine is now its most historic.

Tokyo Shiki Theatres

The Lion King, Wicked, West Side Story, Cats: See the best of Broadway right here in Japan.

Sakia Knife Osaka

Handcrafted Knives of Sakai

Old industrial town on the outskirts of Osaka, from where famous chefs of the world source their knives.

Tokyo National Museum

Gateway to Asian cultures...

Lake Ikeda

The home of Japanese Loch Ness!

Nichieiyu Bathhouse

Nichieiyu Bathhouse

One of Nagasaki’s oldest-standing local hangouts.

Demon Fireworks of Noboribetsu

Is the path to hell paved with good intentions, or fireworks?

Daio Wasabi Farm

A spicy taste of rural Japan.

Narita

More than an airport.