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Land of the Rising Sun

Part of a volcanic archipelago that encompasses over 6,800 islands, Japan remains one of Asia's most fascinating tourist destinations, where a blend of modernity and tradition creates a look and feel completely different from any other place in the world. A tour of Japan lets you discover big cities filled with ancient temples and innovative skyscrapers, as well as quiet country landscapes dotted with castles, perfectly manicured gardens, cherry orchards, and primeval forests seemingly untouched by the hand of mass tourism. Many tourists on vacation in Japan devote lots of time to the country's unique cuisine, prepared with painstaking attention to detail and a genius for simple yet effective presentation. Plan your vacation with our Japan trip planner and discover the best things to do in Japan.
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Kyoto Best for: Historic Sites, Parks, Outdoors Tokyo Best for: Historic Sites, Shopping, Parks Osaka Best for: Historic Sites, Theme Parks, Shopping Hiroshima Best for: Museums, Historic Sites, Parks Kanazawa Best for: Parks, Historic Sites, Museums

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