THINGS TO DO

THINGS TO DO

Visiting Japan and not sure what to do? Let us be your guide. Do you like food? You’re in luck. How about stunning nature? We’ve got it. History? Forget about it! In other words: there is no shortage of amazing things to do in Japan. Check out lively cities such as Tokyo and Osaka, or explore the temples and shrines of Kyoto or Nara. Chill out on the beaches of Okinawa or go hiking through the many mountains. Enjoy Michelin star food before heading to a ritzy cocktail bar for a nightcap. The articles below cover some of our favourite things to do in Japan, get exploring! 

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