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The Jewels of Japan

Japan is a travelers’ delight! It is packed with immense natural beauty, historical wonders, cultural flavors, shopping splendors and numerous possibilities for adventure, fun and entertainment. Every traveler, travels to experience something new and something that makes an impact. Travelling is one of the most enriching experiences that opens up the mind to new possibilities and broadens ones’ perspective towards life. Japan is one such experience that gives every traveler a peek into something mesmerizing and something delightful. If you are planning the trip of a lifetime and soaking in the flavors of Japan, here’s a ‘must see’ list that needs to be a part of your travel itinerary once your flight to Japan lands !

  • Mount Fuji

There’s no doubt about this one! An active volcano, 100 km SW of Tokyo, it’s the country’s tallest peak. It is a pilgrimage site and a sacred mountain that offers adventure, history, adventure and an experience like never before!

  • Senso-ji

An ancient and beautiful Buddhist temple located at Asakusa, Tokyo. It is one of the oldest and most significant temples.

  • Itsukushima

A delightful island in the western part of the Inland Sea of Japan located at the NW of Hiroshima Bay. It is a shrine island that offers amazing natural beauty and scenery to absolutely delight your senses and give a peek into ancient splendor.

  • Tokyo National Museum

Established in 1872, the National museum is the largest art museum in Japan and one of the most significant in the world with a large and attractive collection.

  • Tokyo Tower

A complete touristy thing to do but a highly recommended one. It is a communication and observation tower that offers a wonderful view of the city. It is the second tallest structure in Japan and something that must be in the bucket list.

  • Yakushima

A beautiful island in Kagoshima Prefecture, Japan that offers great wildlife and cedar forests. A beach, a mountain, natural beauty and delightful scenery all make up for the complete Yakushima experience.

These are just a handful of the numerous places to see and experience in Japan. Japan is a collection of some of the most unique and delightful experiences that can completely leave a traveler amazed and awestruck. Whatever drives you to take a holiday; you will find your reason for a vacation in Japan. You can make the most memorable memories and savor the most pristine experiences and completely awaken your mind and soul to something like never before!