Travel to the Jigokudani Snow Monkey Park in Nagano for the opportunity to observe Japanese Macaques bathe in the hot springs!
The Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum was inaugurated in 1955 and pays tribute to all the lives lost by the effects of the atomic bomb that dropped on the city center in 1945. The museum continues to convey the messages of disarming nuclear weapons and world peace.
One of Kyoto’s most famous sites is the Fushimi Inari Shrine which is also the most important shrine that is dedicated to the Shinto god of rice, Inari. The trail of its thousands of vermilion torri gates lead you the sacred Mount Inari.
When looking at pictures of Japan, you will see at least one of cherry blossoms. Make sure to take a stroll in Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden when in Tokyo. It’s the perfect way to escape the bustling city.
Did you know that the Osaka Kaiyukan Aquarium is one of the largest public aquariums in the world? It is known for its stimulating and interactive exhibits and the aquarium houses 30,000 creatures encompassing 620 species inhabiting the Pacific Rim.
If you are a fan of Disney, make sure to make time to visit Tokyo Disneyland which is modeled after Disneyland and the Magic Kingdom park in the United States. Tokyo Disneyland features 7 themed parks and even has decorations and parades that are season specific.
If you want to escape the urban city of Kyoto and experience something bucketlist-worthy, then look no further. The bamboo forest is a stunning forest that consists of tightly packed bamboo. Recently, the Japanese governement recognized the beautiful sound that occurs when the wind passes through. However, you can only enjoy this when there are no crowds.