In this section, we have gathered all of the top destinations, best itineraries, routes, and best places to see in each Japanese city, all under one place.
It may seem like an impossible task to plan a trip to Japan. With so many amazing destinations to choose from, it can be incredibly daunting deciding where to go and what to visit, even if you are not first time visitor. That is why we have rounded-up the best Japan has to offer to make sure you find everything you need to know about Japanese culture – past, present, and future.
Japan has an array of bucket-list worthy places to see. This section truly helps you navigate the possibilities and help you plan your trip to perfection. Check out our selection on what each region and city have to offer – best places to visit, eat, seasons to travel to Japan and much more!
Best by season
- When to visit Japan: the best times of the year
- Best cherry blossom festivals and viewing spots in Japan
- Golden Week: dates and travel tips
- Best skiing and snowboarding resorts in Japan by rail
- Plum blossoms in Japan: Best places and forecast
Best cultural experiences in Japan
- 10 gardens you must visit in Japan
- Best castles in Japan
- Best national parks in Japan
- Best scenic rides and train views
- Best Japanese theme and amusement parks
Popular Japanese destinations and itineraries
- Best day trips from Kyoto
- Best day trips from Tokyo
- Best things to do in Kyoto: travel guide
- Mount Fuji and Hakone: day trip itinerary
- Tokyo to Kyoto and Osaka
- Kumano Kodo pilgrimage