4 Places You Might Want To Consider Putting On Your Japan Trip Itinerary List!

by Japan Yay! Staff on Jul 11 2017 |


Ready to visit Japan? As a first time visitor to Japan, planning an itinerary can be a daunting task. Japan is a country of breathtaking landscapes, picturesque architecture, and a vibrant culture. During America's summer months of June and July, Japan experiences its rainy season; followed by a hot and humid August. Plan your itinerary and packing accordingly! Be sure to bring your camera and comfortable shoes to visit this top destinations and attractions in Japan.

  1. Sensō-ji: A Buddist temple in Asakusa, Tokyo, this colorful spectical is a shrine to the goddess of mercy. It is Japan's most historic temple, dating back to 645 AD.
  2. Harajuku: Tokyo neighborhood located in the district of Shibuya, this is the place for fashion, shopping, cafes, and nightlife. 
  3. Roppongi: Museums and aquariums are top points of interest in the Minato district of Japan. The affluent are is home to some of the most popular nightclubs and adult nightlife.
  4. Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden: Built on the land of a feudal lord during the Edo period, this site is one of Japan's largest parks and gardens. Located in the districts of Shinjuku and Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan, it is worth including on your itinerary (even in the summer months!)

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