From the well-known to the obscure, this year’s annual ranking of top spots has some surprises in store for even the most seasoned travellers.
First look at the guest rooms and dining areas set to appear at the historic Meiji-era complex.
So does this mean you have to do a headstand to insert your face into the comic panel?
The “glamorous camping” experience comes to Okinawa with luxurious tents and amazing views that will have you wanting to stay here forever.
It’s amazing to see how far the region has come just six years after the 2011 tsunami, earthquake and nuclear disaster.
The all-expenses paid trip will take foreign visitors to sites in Tokyo and Gifu Prefecture that feature in the hit animated film.
The eerie ruins of this once-thriving amusement park look set to become Japan’s next unusual place to visit.
Hang out with the cool kids at Japan’s newest unusual drinking hole!
The secluded site is enthralling people across Japan with its mysterious and untamed beauty.
With many offering free admission, these company and factory observation tours have earned a spot in the top ten according to travel website TripAdvisor.
If you’re planning a trip to the UNESCO World Heritage sites at Nikko in the near future, you’ll be missing out on two of the most famous original wood carvings in the area.
Now you can enjoy the beauty of a high-speed rail journey through Japan with this collection of exclusive picture-perfect cans.
This elderly couple turned their sad future around with the beauty of flowers and now thousands of people visit them when their garden blooms each year.
Glossy postcards of today have nothing on these atmospheric images.
With its rich history, visitors to Japan have no lack of interesting sites to see, from imperial palaces to castles, to the seemingly endless shrines and temples all across the country. Each spot has its own particular attraction that draws tourists in for a visit, from the giant Kaminarimon lantern at Tokyo’s Sensoji Temple, to the literally thousands of torii shrine gates at Fushimi Inari Shrine in Kyoto.
But here’s one temple you don’t want to forget to add to your itinerary: nicknamed the “Ninja Temple“, Myouritsu Temple is not just your ordinary run-of-the-mill Buddhist sanctuary. Full of secrets and surprises, adults and children alike are sure to enjoy what this special place has to offer.