JAPAN ATTRACTIONS - Japan Attractions Guide covering traditional and modern attractions. Japan attractions including temples, gardens, Disneyland and Ski resorts.
Japan has vast array of attractions including many that are World Heritage Listed. Japan is famous for its traditional attractions including its temples, shrines and gardens. There are also many modern Japan attractions including theme parks, fashion shopping and precincts, architecture and cultural activities. Japan has many natural attractions with vast snow covered mountain ranges and their national parks with many famous wildlife attractions like the snow monkeys.
JAPAN ATTRACTIONS BY CITY
One of the easiest ways to determine which Japan attractions you want to see is search by city.
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- Hiroshima Japan Attractions
- Kobe Japan Attractions
- Nagoya Japan Attractions
- Osaka Japan Attractions
Some of the best Japan attractions are UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Japan currently has 16 World Heritage Listings with each listing including any where from one to over 17 sites per listing. Japanese World Heritage Sites includes castle, temples, shrines, monuments, traditional houses, gardens and nature parks.
Japan is of course famous the world over for its cherry blossom. There are so many places in Japan to view cherry blossom, however the best place is considered to be Yoshino in Nara Prefecture. The Japan Cherry Blossom Association developed a list of Japan's Top 100 Cherry Blossom Spots and we have recreated this list in English along with detailed information on each site.
The Autumn leaves are one of the great Japan attractions. The stunning orange and red leaves can be seen in many places throughout Japan. We have created a detailed list with best Autumn leaves sites in Japan.
The traditional Japanese garden styles can now be found throughout the world, however the best and oldest ones are in Japan. We have an extensive guide to these popular Japan attractions with over 110 gardens listed. Our guide to Japanese gardens includes the various styles and we have examples of each with pictures. We also have detailed articles on each of the Three Great Gardens of Japan.
Tokyo Tower is one of Japan's most famous attractions, however there are many great observation decks throughout Japan including the new Tokyo Skytree. All the main cities have observation decks and many have more than one. Indeed Tokyo alone has at least 13.