Japan, the place to be?

With there being a 38% increase in visitors to Japan since 2009, what is it that appeals to people so much?…Japan is known for mixing ultra modern with traditional. With contemporary glass sky scrapers mixed with ancient temples, creating a burst of culture and history. This is possibly what has attracted 15600 visitors this February with an increase of 4295 visitors on last year.

Japan offers cities like Tokyo, Kyoto and Nara all with different experiences and tasters of Japanese culture. Tokyo is perfect for city breaks with plenty of touristy site seeing activities available visit Tokyo’s biggest and busiest fish market Tsukiji fish market and browse and learn about the huge variety of fish on offer. If the smell of fish gets too much for you, you could always visit the Koishikawa Korakuen landscape gardens, wander around these gardens take in the beauty and people watch. To get a bird’s eye view of the capital you could also go up Tokyo tower which is based on the Eiffel tower and see the city in a different way.

If you fancy experiencing some Japans traditional culture and history the city of Kyoto has many temples such as the Kinkakuji temple covered in gold, shrines and museums which showcase Japans rich heritage.

Outside of the cities Japan has a number of natural wonders from the coral reefs of the Okinawa islands, ski destinations such as Niseko and beach destinations in the south.

Japan offers the lot, culture, history, shopping, dining skiing and beach destinations, is it really any wander it’s grown in popularity?

If you want to visit the new place to be, enquire now with holidaysplease and a member of our sales team will be happy to advise you further.

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