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Traveling To Japan? Unmissable Things You Should Do!

Tokyo, Kyoto, and Fukuoka are just some of the top places in Japan that tourists flock to. There is so much to see and do that it’s hard to recommend just a few things to do while you are there. However, here are some of the most unmissable things you should plan to do while you are planning your vacation in Japan.

Visit Mount Koya and stay in a temple overnight.

One of the most unmissable things you should do while you in Japan is to visit Mount Koya. It’s a place of pilgrimage for people who practice Buddhism. There’s so much you can do while you are there. As discussed here, you should visit the eerie Okunoin cemetery, and you should also see the many temples that are situated here. You can even stay overnight in a temple with the monks. It’s an unforgettable experience that you will never forget and is a must if you are visiting Mount Koya.

Visit one of the many ski resorts

Another thing you should consider doing when you plan to visit Japan is going to one of the many ski resorts in the area. There are so many great ones situated in Japan such as in Tomamu and Niseko. As we talked about before, you can even try snowshoeing if you fancy doing something a bit different. It’s become one of the most popular sports to do in Japan. You can find some great ski packages if you fancy going skiing for part of the time you are in Japan. Check out these japan ski holiday packages to see if it could be right for you.

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Visit the capital Tokyo

You should also make sure you visit Tokyo, the capital of Japan, as there is so much to do there. You can find some of the most popular stores here which are a haven for technology fans. It’s also fantastic for sightseeing as you can visit the many skyscrapers and temples that are situated in Tokyo. It also draws many people as there is a Disneyland and a Universal Studios here, so it’s popular with families.

Go to a sumo tournament

Another unmissable thing you should do while you are visiting Japan is going to a sumo tournament. It has an electric atmosphere, and you will be engrossed in the game. It’s so popular in Japan, and you can find cheap tickets online to a game before you go. It’s definitely something you will always remember once you have been to one.

Visit Mount Fuji

You should also make sure you visit Mount Fuji, as it’s the largest mountain and is home to an active volcano. Millions of people visit every year to hike up the mountain in the summer months. For a less strenuous way of seeing Mount Fuji, you can get a train from Tokyo and Osaka. You can also visit Lake Kawaguchi to get brilliant views of the mountain. And surprisingly, there is a theme park named Fuji-Q Highland situated at the base of Mount Fuji!

Don’t forget to try the amazing food while you are in Japan. You will find plenty of Sushi bars selling delights and stalls offering some Ramen noodles. Just be wary about what you try; you don’t want to end up with food poisoning during your trip!

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