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Experience “the Land of the Rising Sun,” where tradition meets modernity. The skyline features high-rise buildings, ancient temples and snow-capped mountains.
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Weather in Japan: 4 Seasons.
Mar-May: Spring / Cherry Blossom
Jun-July: Summer / Rainy season
Local Currency: Japanese Yen
Time Difference: 2 Hrs Ahead (GMT +6) + Daylight savings
Major Languages: Japanese
Major Religion: Shinto, Buddhism
Most Popular Attractions:
Kinkaku-ji golden temple, Kyoto
Fushimi Inari / Torii Gates
Tokyo Imperial Palace
High Season:: Apr, May, Aug
Popular Events & Festivals in Japan:
Cherry Blossom Season
Plum Blossom Season
Travel Diaries, Experiences, Tips
As the ancient capital of Japan, Nara boasts some of the most impressive sights (and deer!) throughout the country. There are indeed numerous beautiful temples in Nara, but you don’t have to worry about not being able to see everything in one day. The main attractions in Nara are located pretty close to each other around …
I went back to Japan at the end of sakura season in 2015. It was a trip with a few friends and we were on our final day in Osaka before catching a flight to Tokyo the next day. We couldn’t agree on how to spend the last day. One friend wanted badly to remain …