The birthplace of a deity, a place of spiritual limbo and the scenery of the coast.
If the ghost stories don’t scare you away, you can enjoy some local tea culture.
The inspiration behind the villain’s hideout in the 2012 Bond film Skyfall, Gunkanjima is an eerie time capsule of Japan’s industrial age.
Ancient hot springs and geisha entertainment
Get lost and found in Gifu’s massive, mind-bending playground.
A mysterious village with more scarecrow residents than people.
The oldest Buddhist mummy in Japan.
Try some crocodile tempura with a side of grasshoppers at this *ahem* exotic restaurant in Shinjuku.
Chichibu’s icy winter wonderland attraction!
The birthplace of Japanese plastic food.
This secret shrine is Osaka in a nutshell.