Japan Landscape

Overview of Japan

Japan is an amazing country to visit. Located in Asia, Japan is a perfect blend of modern technology and ancient tradition. One can experience the nightlife in cities as well as check out traditional shrines, museums, beautiful lakes, mountains, amusement parks all at once.

There are many tourist destinations in Japan and each place has their own beauty and charm. The people are very friendly and they welcome tourists with great honour.

Climate

The weather in Japan is generally temperate, with four distinct seasons:

During Winter, from December to February, is quite dry and sunny along the Pacific coast and the temperatures rarely drop below 0°C. The temperatures drop as you move north, with the Central and Northern regions experiencing snowfall. Southern Japan is relatively temperate and experiences a mild winter.

Spring is from March to May.  Temperatures are warm but not too hot, plus there isn’t too much rain.  The famous cherry blossoms are out during this time and there are plenty of festivals to enjoy.

Summer begins in June and the country experiences a three to four-week rainy season during which the farmers plant their rice.  It is hot and humid during this time and temperatures are often in the high 30’s.  Summer wraps up in August.

Autumn is from September to November and is characterised by light breezes and cooler temperatures of around 8-10oC. It’s during autumn that many exhibitions, music concerts and sports tournaments are held in Japan.

Important Tourist Destinations

There are many destinations in Japan which you should really visit. Some of the important destinations are as follows.

Tokyo
Kyoto
Osaka
Nara
Mount Fuji
Hiroshima

And there are Other Destinations as well. There are many tourist places in these cities. Be it Parks, Shopping districts, Shrines, Temples, Museums, Hot Springs (Onsen), Places for Nightlife, and lot more all can be found here.

Cuisines to try in Japan

If you are a foodie, this is what you might want to check. There are plenty of food and drinks you will find in Japan. The list is long. You will find a variety of cuisines of which some of them are ancient and some those have been created over time. The Japanese love to improve the quality of their food, not only in taste and nutrition but also in presentation on the platter. Here are some of the major Japanese cuisines that you must try.

Ramen
Sushi
Katsudon
Yakitori
Nabe cuisine (HotPot)
Matcha
Mochi
Japanese Curry Rice
Soba
Udon
Tempura
Onigiri
Sukiyaki
Miso Soup
Kaiseki
Sashimi
Dango
YakiSoba
Unaagi
Tonkatsu
Sake

And the list goes on with lots of other cuisines.

However, there are some things that you might need to know while travelling to Japan regarding certain things about What to Do and Not to Do when in Japan. This information will help you greatly in your vacation.

The land of the Rising Sun will mesmerize your soul. This is a country worth travelling to.

Thank You.

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