This is a photo guide on for some of the best places in Japan to see and do which will help you plan your trip to Japan.
The nature is outstanding in the Japanese alps and the offbeat small islands to visit.
Being a highly volcanic country there are looming volcanoes everywhere and famous mountains like Mount Fuji.
Japan is an extremely photogenic country and a photographers perfect destination.
Naturally this doesn’t cover everything in Japan as there is so much to see and things to do.
But most visitors will come for 1-3 weeks and this is what is best recommended for that time to get the best out of your trip.
Here are some of the most beautiful and interesting places to see in Japan.
The Best Places in Japan
Best places in Japan – Kyoto
Kyoto is the cultural capital of Japan. It wasn’t bombed during World War 2 like many other Japanese cities so all of its temples and shrines are original and historic.
If there was one city to visit in Japan for culture then this is it. The whole region of Kansai is a temple hunters paradise.
Best Places in Japan – Rishiri Island (For an Offbeat Experience in Hokkaido
Best Places in Japan – Koyasan
Koyasan is home to the largest graveyard in Japan.
Best Places in Japan – Japanese Castles
Best Places in Japan – Nara
Nara is one of the cultural capitals of Japan.
Best Places in Japan – Temples and Shrines
Best Places in Japan – Onsens (Hot Springs)
Best Offbeat Experiences in Japan – Small Train Journey in Kyushu
One of the most beautiful and fun train journeys in Japan.
Best Places in Japan
So that gives you just some idea of the things that can be seen in Japan.
If you’re interested in travelling to Japan but worried about the cost then read this post on how you can travel Japan cheaply.