Japan Travel

This is popularly known as the Land of the Rising Sun. they are located at the North Pacific and the Sea of Japan, they are about the size of Germany and Switzerland. They are making up of four major islands which were Hokkaido, Honshu, Shikoku and Kyushu and 4000 smaller islands. The population ranges about 126 million when the residents in the urban areas are overly populated while in the Metropolitan Area of Tokyo the suburbs have the population of at least 12 million. Some of the Japanese are still not familiar of the English language so it's better for English speaking travelers or tourist to carry a phrase book and learn some important words because in the remote part they are still unfamiliar with English.

Come and tour around Japan's most appealing tourist destinations, here are some of those:

Narita

This is a very appealing location for tourist who would like to go in the Nearby Tokyo Disneyland. There is also the Toshogu Shrine located in the mausoleum of Tokugawa Shogunate. The Nikko National Park they are providing resort services and you can also hike, fish and boat in this place. The most appealing would be the giant bronze Great Buddha, Hachimangu Shrine and the colorful Enoshima Island. The Chinatown will be a 30 minute ride from Tokyo has the Sankei-en Garden. Hikers would love to go in Mt. Fuji the highest mountain in Japan. The uji-Hakone-Izu National Park, this is a relaxing paradise for those who love to go in hot spring, golfing, they also have the facilities for fishing, camping, swimming, etc… Japan's most love Hakone cable cars would be perfect to those who love to see the volcanic landscapes, boats ply sceneries, in Lake Ashi and the Air Sculpture Museum, and various sites that you would surely enjoy.

Northern Honshu & Hokkaido

This is popularly known as Tohuko they provide very splendid sceneries that tourist will surely love like the 3 national park. They also have the city Sendai this is well known for their August Tanabata Star Festival and the Tohoku region. Aizu-Wakamatsu is popular for their lacquerware, the Tsurugaoka Castle and Buke-yashiki which is the samurai house. Hiraizumi, this is very appealing to those who loved the ornate Chusonji Temple and the Hirosaki castle. Lake Towada they have a very nice alpine landscapes in the Towada-Hachimantai National Park popular for their hot springs and resorts. They have Hokkaido; this is popularly known as Japan's Wild West. They are home to the indigenous people called Ainu. They have terrific volcano sceneries, the bottomless craters, hot springs, and several mountains and resorts.

A place called Furano is known for is summer flower fields and winter ski. In the winter tourist would love to watch th outstanding phenomenon which is the dancing crane and the monkeys who are bathing in the hot springs.

Kyoto, Nara & Osaka

This is very appealing place for tourist because of their unique contribution in the history of Japan, they are situated in the Kansai are in the central part of Honshu. This place was founded in AD 794. They have the Golden Pavilion, the splendid Kiyomizu Temple, villa of Katsura and Shugakuin. They also have the Nijo Castle, Heian Shrine, and the Sanjusangendo Temple where Buddhist treasure are located. Kyoto has the 3 major cultural events that is held every summer; it is called the Aoi, Gion, and Jidai Festivals. An hour ride from South Kyoto is Nara, this is the capital of Japan in the 8th century AD. They have the Kasuga Shrine and Kofukuji Temple.

UJI

This is popular for the Byodoin Temple they have the Japan's ¥10 coin. Mount Koya, it is 2 hours away from Osaka, the pilgrims and tourist would be welcomed by the temples and monasteries in Mount Koya. They have affordable prices of food for the vegetarians who would go in there. Kobe had a popular foreign-style house and building that is way back in the Meiji era.

Western Honshu

The Western Honshu will be the place for the lovers in sea coastlines named Inland Sea Coast and Japan Sea Coast. They have the Himeji Castle popularly knows as the White Heron Castle.