See Mount Fuji
Mount Fujiis is a beautiful and iconic mountain located in Japan. Mount Fuji represents the spirit of Japanses and the sacred mountain in the eyes of the Japanese. Climb Mount Fuji is a good way to enjoy the beauty of Mount Fuji during the summer months. If you don't want to climb, you can head to the Fuji Five Lakes, which offer stuning views of the mountain.
View Cherry Blossom
Cheey blossom, known hanami in Japanese, is a popular activity in Japan during the spring months(late March to early April) when the cherry trees are in blossom. In this season, Japan is awash in pink.In cherry blossom season, you can explore the Kawaguchiko Cherry Blossom Festival, which takes place in the town of Fujikawaguchiko and features over 1000 cherry trees in bloom. Having a hanami picnic can be an excellent experience during your trip in Japan. Many parks and gardens around Mount Fuji offer spaces foe hanami picnics, where you can relax and enjoy the cherry blossoms with friends or family.
Enjoy Hanabi Matsuri
If you plan to travel Japan in summer time, Hanabi matsuri, or fireworks festivals is the things you can not miss. Hanabi matsuri are a popular summertime activity in Japan, there are a variety of Hanabi matsuri held around Japan every year. Lake Kawaguchi Fireworks Festival takes place in the town of Fujikawaguchiko in early August and features a spectacular display of fireworks over Lake Kawaguchi with Mount Fuji in the background.
Visit the Tsukiji Fish Market in Tokyo
Tsukiji Fish Market was once the largest wholesale fish market in the world, but it has since been relocated to Toyosu Market. However, the outer maarket to Tsukiji is still open and offers a unique experience for visitors. Here, you can taste the delicious sushi. Tsukiji Market is famous for its fresh sushi,and there are several sushi restaurants in the outer market where you can try delicious sushi. ushi Dai and Daiwa Sushi are teo of the most popular restaurants, but be prepared to wait in line.
Take a sushi-making class
Taking a sushi-making class can be a fun and educational experience in Japan, some places you can go to learn how to make sushi. Tokyo Sushi-Making Tour offers a hands-on sushi-making experience with a professional sushi chef. You will learn how to prepare sushi rice, make different types of sushi, and enjoy your creations at the end of the class.
Visit the Fushimi Inari Shrine in Kyoto
Fushimi Inari Shrine is a Shinto shrine that is dedicated to the god Inari, who is believed to be the patron of prosperity and good fortune in Japnese mythology. The Shrine is located in the Fushimi district of Kyoto and is known for its thousands of bright vermilion torii gates that line the hiking trails of Mount Inari. When to Fushimi Inari Shrine, you can choose to hike the trails on Mount Inari and enjoy the beautiful secenery which includes lush forests, streams, and waterfalls.
Visit Meiji Shrine
Meiji Shrine is a Shinto shrine located in Shibuya, Tokyo, dedicated to the deified spirits of Emperor Meiji and Empress Shoken.The shrine was built in 1920 to honor the memory of Emperor Meiji.The shrine is known for its beautiful architecture, serene atmosphere, and the surrounding forest that covers over 170 acres in the heart of Tokyo. It is a popular destination for tourists and locals alike, especially during the New Year's holiday when millions of visitors come to pray for good luck and prosperity. Meiji Shrine is considered a must-visit destination in Tokyo, offering a unique opportunity to experience Japan's rich culture and history amidst the modern urban landscape.
Visit the Kenrokuen Garden in Kanazawa
Kenrokuen Garden is a beautiful traditional Japanese garden located in Kanazawa, Ishikawa prefecture. It is considered to be one of the three most beautiful landscape gardens in Japan, along with Kairakuen in Mito and Korakuen in Okayama. This garden is beautiful throught the year, with cherry blossoms in spring, greenery in summer, colorful foliage in autumn, and snowscapes in winter. Each season offers a different view of the garden.
Take a dip in a traditional onsen(hot spring)
Soaking in onsen might be excellent way to relax your self affter one day trip. Fujikawaguchiko Onsen offers a beautiful view of Mount Fuji from its outdoor baths which located near the lake Kanwaguchi. The hot spring water is said to have therapeutic properties and is known to be rich in minerals.
Feed the deer in Nara Park
Feeding the deer in Nara Park can be a fun and memorable experience for visitors. The deer in Nara Park are considered sacred and have become a symbol of the city. Visitors can purchase special deer crackers, called "shika senbei," from vendors in the park to feed the deer.
Visit the Tōdai-ji Temple in Nara
Todai-ji Temple is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the most famous Buddhist temples in Japan.The temple grounds are expansive and include several buildings, gardens and a deer park. Take your time to explore the area and appreciate the beauty of the temple's architecture and surroundings.
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