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Japan’s major cities are full of interesting and exciting things to see and do. However, travel a little further afield and you’ll discover sides of Japan you never knew existed. From the distant shores of Okinawa to the sacred trails of the Kii Mountains, a plethora of memorable trips in Japan are waiting for you. Whether you’re escaping on a day-trip, train journey or a meandering road trip, we’ll show you where to go and how to get there. Check out the articles below for some great travel ideas in Japan. 

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Tomogashima: Japan’s Forgotten Fortress

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Things to do in Yunomine Onsen

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