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Japan Travel Guide

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It’s called the “Land of the Rising Sun” …a place where the wonders of the old intermingle with the ways of the present. Welcome to the Asian island nation of Japan, where travelers can experience some of the world’s most ancient history, yet can indulge in modern, face-paced culture as well. The Japanese spirit is alive with a welcoming warmth and strength that will impress even the hardest to please tourist who ventures onto its beautiful shores. This historic country has a lot to offer in the way of culture, architecture, art, and food, giving you many reasons to return to it again and again. There’s much to see and do here, and with the right planning, no matter if you’re a seasoned traveler or just getting your feet wet, Japan is a great place in Asia to start.

The history of Japan can be traced back to the 5th century, although that’s only regarding recorded history. There’s been plenty of archaeological evidence found suggesting that its history dates back even further, perhaps some 50,000 years. On this island nation, you’ll find that the Japanese have spent quite a long time refining and defining their culture, making it strictly and uniquely their own. From the mesmerizing temples to the ancient and beautiful splendor a Kyoto geisha dancer, Japan definitely has something special going on, and is sure to impress even the most jaded of travelers. Whether you’re into the quiet countryside or the more modern hustle and bustle of a metropolis like Tokyo, there’s always something to do here to intrigue the mind, body, and spirit.

One big draw of Japan is its cuisine. In fact, it’s one of the most popular reasons travelers venture to this island nation. The Japanese pay great attention to detail in all that they do and food is no exception. The savory delights here are seemingly endless, and of course, there are the incredible choices in seafood and sushi.

When it comes to outdoor activities, Japan definitely has plenty to offer. Hikers will love the Japan Alps with breath-taking views. There are plenty of options for multiday hikes too if you’re looking for an extended outdoor excursion. If you prefer the ocean to the mountains, Japan has plenty of that as well. From the beaches to the beautiful coral reefs of Okinawa, the outdoor enthusiast is sure to find plenty to indulge in here.

So now that you’ve decide to set your sights on traveling to Japan, where do you start? When should you go? What should you do? Where should you stay, and where should you eat? You’ll find all of the answers and more in this comprehensive Japan travel guide. From what islands to visit to what temples to see, you’ll find it all here in an easy to use way that will help you plan your travel itinerary as well as guide you every step of the way when it comes to finding things that suit your interests as a traveler. So now it’s time take a seat amidst the cherry blossoms, indulge in your authentic sushi rolls, and go on a journey through the “Land of the Rising Sun.”

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