Japan is an island country located in the northwest Pacific Ocean. It is home to traditional arts, including tea ceremonies, calligraphy, and flower arranging. It is popular for the food Sushi and other Japanese foods. Most of the travelers from other countries prefer japan to explore its famous tourist attractions. Tokyo is the capital of Japan and considered the Busiest city in Japan and as well as in the World. The country has a legacy of distinctive gardens, Sculpture, and Poetry. In Entertainment Anime is most famous in japan all over the world. one most important secret is, it is the birthplace of Sushi(Well known food in the world). Japan receives tons of daily visitors
Best places in Japan
- Tokyo Skytree
- Kyoto Imperial Palace
- Universal Studios Japan
- Tempozan Giant Ferris Wheel
- Osaka Castle
- Mount Wakakusa
- Mount Fuji
- Shinjuku Gyoen National park
- Jigokudani Monkey Park
1. Tokyo Skytree
Tokyo Skytree is located in Tokyo, Japan. It is 2,080 feet (634 meters) tall and was also recognized as the world’s tallest tower on November 11, 2011, by Guinness World Records. The tower is used in the Television broadcasting tower in Tokyo and also a famous landmark in Tokyo. It is a major tourist attraction in Tokyo, Japan with tons of daily visitors.
The main role it plays is the observation deck, Tokyo Skytree has two observation deck which is popular among the visitors. These two decks will be found at the height of 350 meters and 450 meters which made them the highest observation deck in Japan and one of the highest in the world.
The lower deck is located at the height of 350 meters on the top floor, offering you a perfect 360-degree panoramic view of the city. On the middle floor, you can able see a Souvenir shop and an amazing Masashi sky restaurant that serves you delicious food, and you can able to see the Cafe on the lowest floor.
It is on the top floor at Skytree located at the height of 450 meters. Considered the world’s highest Skywalk. The tower offers you an amazing view of the Kanto region to spectacular distances. The Glass tube and steel allow you an amazing sight of the full Tokyo city.
For the adults and above they charge 3100 yen($28.32) for combo tickets 350 meters and 450 meters. For only the Tembo deck on weekends, you will be charged 1550 yen ($14.16) to explore the deck.
Sensō-Ji is an ancient Buddhist temple located in Tokyo, Japan. It is considered Tokyo’s oldest temple. The temple is dedicated to Kannon Bodhisattva of compassion. There is no admission fee to enter the temple but if you are interested in you can donate if you wish at the temple. Sensō-Ji was built in 942 AD so it was considered the oldest temple in Tokyo and one of the oldest temples in Japan. There are two big gates in the temple, Kaminarimon, and Hōzōmon.
Kaminarimon is one of the two biggest gates in the temple. The gate is 11.7 meters tall and 11.4 meters wide occupying 69.3 Square meters. The gate has a big red Lantern and is located at the first gate of the temple. Hōzōmon is another big gate of the temple. It is 4.5 meters long and 4.1 meters wide with 500 kilograms of weight. The temple one of the famous tourist attractions in Japan with tons of daily visitors.
3. Kyoto Imperial Palace
Kyoto Imperial Palace is located in Kyoto, Japan. It was the home to the former ruling palace of the Emperor of Japan. The building was constructed in Architectural styles of the Heian Period to accommodate the Enthronement Ceremony which was held in the traditional manners. Imperial Palace is the symbolic heart of Japan. Kyoto Imperial Palace is one of the famous tourist attractions in Japan with millions of daily visitors. There in no admission fee in the Palace, It is free for visitors and you will not be charged.
4. Universal Studios Japan
Universal Studios Japan is located in Osaka, Japan. USJ was the first theme park under the Universal Studios brand to be built in Asia occupying 108 Acres of land. Visitors can able to enjoy many amazing rides, ranging from child-friendly carousels to thrilling roller coasters and simulators based on popular movies. We would recommend 2 days to enjoy with satisfaction in Universal Studios Japan. Wizard World of Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey, Jurassic Park the Ride, Hollywood dream the Ride, The amazing adventures of Spiderman, Space fantasy, ET Adventure, Jaws are the famous places worth visiting in Universal Studios Japan. The place attracts travelers all across the world.
The pricing system of Universal Studios Japan will be according to the Days, Eg: They have day-1 pass and day-2 pass.
Day-1: For adults you will be charged 7400 Yen ($67.63) and for children of 4-11 yrs will be charged 4980 Yen ($45.51).
Day-2: For adults you will be charged 12,450 Yen ($113.77) and for children of 4-11 yrs will be charged 8420 Yen ($76.98).
5. Tempozan giant ferris wheel
Tempozan Ferris Wheel is located in Osaka. The wheel is 112.5 meters tall and has a diameter of 100 meters and is considered one of the world’s largest Ferris wheel. On the top of the wheel, you can able to see an amazing view of the city. At night you can able to have a spectacular view of lights in the place of Tempozan Giant Ferris Wheel. You can have fun with your friends and family.
The admission fee in Tempozan giant ferris wheel is 800 Yen ($7.31).
6. Osaka castle
Osaka Castle is located in Osaka, Japan. It is known for the emblem of the power and fortune of Hideyoshi Toyotomi. Osaka Castle is famous to some for its well-built stone wall with an estimated 500,000 to 1 million large stones having been used in its construction. Osaka’s most structures are made of wood and there are some gold arts in Osaka Castle. It is one of Japan’s three popular castles (the other castles are Himeji Castle and Kumamoto Castle).
The entrance fee of Osaka Castle is 600 Yen ($5.48) for adults but t the pricing for junior high school students and younger is free of cost.
7. Mount Wakakusa
Mount Wakakusa is located in Nara prefecture, Japan. The mountain is popularly called by the people “Mount Mikasa”. It is 342-meter tall. Mount Wakakusa is famous for its Cherry Blossom trees during the month of Spring but they call it Hanami(Blossom view) and Senbei ( Japanese rice cracker) is another interesting competition which is throwing competition. On the fourth Saturday of every January, The dry grass of Mount Wakakusa is burnt in an annual festival known as Ymayaki which means Mountain burning. You can find hotels near the mountain to stay in and also you can enjoy the sunrise or sunset.
There is a small entrance fee for the visitors. You will be charged 150 Yen($1.37).
8. Mount Fuji
Mount Fuji is located on the island of Honshu, Japan. It is an active mountain about 100 Kilometers southwest of Tokyo. Mount Fuji is 3,776 meters tall and considered as the countries Japan’s tallest peak and one of the highest peaks in the world. The mountain is considered one of the three sacred mountains in Japan and also a pilgrimage center for natives and as well as visitors for centuries. It is countries sacred symbol and you can able to see Temples, Shrines are located around the mountain. Mount Fuji is one of the top tourist attractions in Japan with tons of daily visitors.
There is an admission fee in Mount Fuji. You will be charged 1,000 Yen ($9.15) for the admission. If you are up to a two-day climb and you need to stay in the mountain hut at night, Including these you have to pay 5,000 Yen ($45.76) without food and 7,000 Yen ($64,04) with food.
9. Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden is located in Tokyo, Japan. It is a national park with a modern western-style garden and blends three different styles such as Landscape garden, Japanese Traditional Garden, Formal garden occupying 144 Acres of land. The Garden is considered one of the most important gardens from the Meiji Era. The garden has more than 20,000 trees including approximately 1500 cherry trees which blooms from late march( Tokyo Cherry) to early april (Kanzan Cherry) and this is one of the best Hanami spots (Cherry blossom view) in Tokyo. It is one of the famous tourist attractions in Japan.
There is admission fee in Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden. You will be charged 100 Yen ($1.83).
10. Jigokudani Monkey Park
Jigokudani Monkey Park is located in Nagano, Japan. It is a monkey park and a part of Joshinetsu Kogen National Park. It is famous for Japan Macaques more commonly referred to as Snow Monkeys. You can able to see the Monkeys enjoy the hot spring and playing all around the spring. This monkey park is one of the top tourist attractions in Japan in which you must visit at least once in your lifetime.
There is an admission fee to enter in monkey park. You will be charged 800 Yen($7.32) for adults and 400 Yen($3.66).
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