Japan
  • Hakone

    The city of Hakone lies nestled in the midst of spectacular Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park. More than 20 million tourists from overseas as well as from...

  • Hiroshima

    Hiroshima is nestled among lush foothills, with the Chugoku Mountain Range towering in the background. This city is said to have originated in Tensho ...

  • Kamakura

    A short distance from Tokyo, Kamakura is known for its Chinese influences. At the end of the 12th century, Yoritomo Minamoto, chief of the Genji famil...

  • Kanazawa

    Kanazawa is one of Japan's oldest cities. It survived the Medieval Period of the Warring States and came under the control of a warlord named Maeda in...

  • Kyoto

    Kyoto cries out to be explored on foot so that its sights, sounds, smells, and textures are savored to the fullest. A mass of cool green garden moss, ...

  • Nagoya

    Nagoya is located at the heart of central Japan, which is blessed with a rich natural environment as well as a thriving business district. As one of J...

  • Nara, Honshu

    Nara, a city even older than Kyoto, has the distinction of being the first permanent capital of Japan. Previously, the capital had moved to the palace...

  • Okinawa Island

    Okinawa is a southern paradise where colorful flowers of the subtropics bloom year-round. This is the largest island in the Okinawa prefecture. The pr...

  • Osaka

    Considered the food capital of Japan. Osaka Prefecture, located at the approximate center of Japan, is divided into 33 cities, 10 towns, and 1 village...

  • Sapporo

    Hokkaido's booming capital of Sapporo is Japan's fifth largest city, and the transport hub of the island. It's a pleasant, vibrant place, surrounded b...

  • Takayama

    Set deep within the mountains of Gifu Prefecture, Takayama is called a "little Kyoto". Its temples, shrines, festivals, rivers and bridges are indeed ...

  • Tokyo

    Tokyo, Capital of Japan Although not a single city, Tokyo is considered the capital of Japan since it is home to the Japanese government and em...