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Akame 48 Waterfalls in Nabari, Mie Prefecture Japan

Akame 48 Waterfalls

Find yourself on a tranquil hike or go full-on ninja in Mie Prefecture.

Hyakken-Gura lookout point Nakahechi Route Kumano Kodo JNTO

Kumano Kodo: Nakahechi Route

This stunning trek through Wakayama Prefecture was once favored by emperors and nobles.

Kumano Kodo pilgrimage Iseji Route.

Kumano Kodo: Iseji Route

Pay your respects to Ise Jingu, Japan’s most holy shrine, and hike in the footsteps of the gods in Mie Prefecture.

Find poetic inspiration at Yamadera Mountain Temple in Yamagata

Yamadera Temple

One thousand steps to Yamagata’s most iconic spot.

Tokorozawa

Sip some tea with Totoro in this Saitama town overflowing with nature.

Takedao Train Tracks Trail

A little hard to find, but worth going out of your way for the tranquil and unique hiking experience in Hyogo.

Mt. Maya

Mount Maya

Experience the 10-million-dollar panoramic view of Kobe.