5 Things to Do in Japan


1. Mount Fuji


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This is an active volcano, and is the Japan’s tallest peak at 3,776 mtrs. It is the country’s one of the ‘Three Holi Mountains’, and is a pilgrimage site for centuries. And, for hikers who love summit hiking, this is the best hiking place for summit hiking. Near the mountain you can find Fuji Five Lakes, a lake resort, Hakone, a national park and Snow Town Yeti, a small ski resort.

2. Kinkaku-ji


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Officially called as Rokuon-ji, is a Zen Buddhist temple in Kyoto. It is a popular place, and has many numbers of visitors as a tourist attraction. It is one of the 17 locations of the Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto World Heritage Site and is considered as a National Special Historic Site and a National Special Landscape.

3. Tsukiji Fish Market


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This is the world’s largest and busiest fish market, and is a best tourist destination for many years. In the morning 5 am, the tuna live auctions is a must catch for its crazy havoc that it creates. And the visit to this place is not at all completed, unless you will have the sushi for your breakfast.

4. Tokyo Imperial Palace


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This primary residence of Emperor of Japan is a large park area located in Tokyo. It contains main palace, private residence of Imperial Family, museums, an archive and administration offices. The park in the area of the palace offers scenic views and beautiful landscape for its visitors and is a popular tourist destination for many. The palace also represents the history of the Japanese empire and exhibits those.

5. Universal Studios Japan


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The theme park is one of four Universal Studios theme parks. The park contains attractions from Universal Orlando Resort and Universal Studios Hollywood. The attractions of the theme park include The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, Universal Wonderland, Rides, and various shows attractions.