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Japan is one of the most popular vacation destinations for many tourists all across the world. What makes this country so unique and mysterious, that it draws in millions of visitors each year? Japan culture, technology, cuisines, shopping, and friendly cultures are the main reasons people come to this country. There are thousands of attractions and things to do across this great country. Listed below are some of the events and places you must see while visiting Japan.
Japanese culture is very diverse with castles, temples, and festivals that occur year round. One place is the Fushimi-Inari Taisha shrine complex. This place was built by the Hata family back in the 8th century and is famous for its vermilion torii gates spread across the entire complex. Another great shrine place is in Nikko. The shrine here is one of Japan’s most decorated shrines and marks the entrance to the popular Nikko National Park. The park features some of the most scenic waterfalls, lakes, and forests in Asia.
If you are seeking something more adventurous, then Niseko is the place for you. This place has one of the best ski resorts in the world, with world class ski slopes and snowboarding courses. There is a network of 4 ski resorts in Niseko, which provides you all the opportunity to enjoy all the different types of slopes. If skiing is not your thing, but love the snow, then hiking the Northern Alps maybe what you need. The hiking trails in this area are considered the best in the country, as it provides you with breathtaking views of the country’s landscape.
Don’t forget about fueling your shopping needs, while in Japan. Japan has an extensive network of shopping centers, to include, the Ginza, Shinjuku, and Aoyama Areas. The Ginza Area is located in central Tokyo and features all the major department stores as well as local fashion brands. While the Aoyama Area is where all the youth gather, as many of the stores here are tailored for the younger, hip crowds.
With all the adventure and shopping areas, you will quickly develop the need for food. Luckily, you are in a country that serves some of the best cuisines in the world. There is no better place to visit then Cui-Daore, located in the Osaka area. The restaurant features eight floors of dining, each floor having it own unique atmosphere, from family-friendly to more adult casual dining. They serve high quality traditional Japanese foods and appetizers that will leave your taste buds thirsting for more.
As you can see as you tour Japanese cities there are many attractions and events to see and do. All these tourist destinations in Japan are a one of a kind experience that can only be felt, by visiting the country in person.