Places to Visit in Japan – Top Places to Visit

by Top Places to Visit and Best Places to Visit on January 11, 2013

Top Places to Visit in Japan

Million of people come to visit Japan per year. World Tourism has declared 16 places in heritage category. Japan got 28th position in world tourism in 2007. Here are the list of few fantastic places to visit in Japan.

Mount Fuji: Located at 12,377 feet height, Mount Fuji is situated at around 98 kilometres south-west of Tokyo, and it could be viewed from there. It is in shape of symmetrical cone, which is mostly covered by snow in a year, It is the highest mountain in Japan.  Mount Fuji offers a variety of hiking trails and facilities which makes this place attractive for visiting Japan.

Mount Fuji Japan

Places to Visit in Japan

Tokyo: The capital of Japan,Tokyo has variety of many excellent museums, temples and Gardens. Tokyo city is main business centre of Japan. One can enjpoy the breakfast at the nearby Tsukiji fish market, visit great Asakusa temples. If you are found of shopping then you can have shops for traditional handicrafts and entertainment zone to enjoy the city.


Himeji Castle: Himeji Castle is among twelve castles of Japan which is still in its proper condition, People call this place “White Heron Castle”. This place is mostly used as shooting location. Few of Bond movies picturised here. One can find a large no. of pine and cherry trees here. This is also among of the best places to visit in Japan.

Miyajima Island: A famous Island also known as Itsuku-shima located near the city Hiroshima. This Island is most famous for its large torii gate, it seems that this gate is floating on the water. This island is related to its shrine, Itsukushima Shrine so Japanese call this place “shrine-island” too. Miyajima is one of the best places to visit in Japan. You can see many people in the daytime but it becomes very peaceful in the evening. You can see wild deers wandering on the island.

places to visit in Japan

Peace Memorial Hiroshima :  The Bomb Dome is located in Hiroshima  where  the atomic bomb was  dropped by the America in  1945. After that the destroyed area has been converted as Dome, known as  Bomb Dome.  A large was effected  where the bomb detonated. The city was reconstructed in the form of Museum, good gardens so that one who is visiting this place will feel good here. peace memorial hiroshima.The person who is visiting to Japan, must visit Hiroshima city.

Places to visit in Japan

Kamakura:  This place is famous for statue of The Great Buddha, this statue of Buddha is around 45 feet in height and around 90 tons in weight. It is one of the famous places to visit in Japan.

Ginza: Ginza is a to shrine to Japan’s culture, situated in capital Tokyo,it is famous for its industry and  technology. One can find a large a no. of  shopping Malls, buildings of Japan political authorities. It is one of the famous places to visit in Japan.

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