The present day Japan National Stadium in Tokyo was built for the 2020 Olympics. But, there has been a stadium on this site since 1924.
Japanese Whiskey Tour at the Saburomaru Distillery in Toyama
Whiskey tradition and celebration runs deep at Saburomaru, the only distillery in the Hokuriku Region of Japan.
Springtime in Japan: 10 Best Places to See Cherry Blossoms
Blooming cherry blossoms are a sign of spring. There is no place better to witness these magnificent flower-covered trees than Japan.
Kongobuji: The Most Famous Temple of Japan
Famous Buddhist monk, Kukui, built a monumental temple for his sect in the mountains. Take a virtual tour to explore more of Kongobuji, the most famous temple in Japan.
Row of a Thousand Shrine Gates in Japan
Experience Kyoto’s most important shrine, Fushimi Inari Taisha, which boasts more than 1,000 torii gates painted vermillion red to ward off evil. Here is what you need to know for your trip.
Exploring Himeji-jo Castle in Japan
Admire the architectural beauty and feel the energy of samurai at the castles in Japan. Here is a guide of the symbolism and history of Japanese-style castles, such as Himeji-jo Castle, for your trip.
Kyoto: 1,001 Buddha Statues in the World’s Widest Wooden Building
While exploring Kyoto, you must see historic spots such as, Kiyomizu-dera temple, Kinkaku-ji temple (the Golden Pavilion), the World’s Widest Wooden Building and more. Here is a list of what not to miss.
Itsukushima Shrine: Hidden in the Shadows of Hiroshima Bay
This unique Japanese destination, Itsukushima Island, features a historic shrine, views of huge torii gate, walking trails, sumptuous seafood and feral deer.
A Trip to Yokohama Adds to Tokyo Travel
Yokohama is not Tokyo. Repeat: Yokohama is not Tokyo. Enjoy this port city from various viewpoints
Great Buddha of Todaiji Temple: A Relic From the Past
Other Buddhas may be larger, but they are not as significant historically. Don’t miss this icon in the Kasai region of Japan.
Travelers to Japan Get Their Art Fix at Hakone Open-Air Museum
50-year-old museum features 120 prominent sculptures outdoors and more than 300 works by Picasso in an indoor pavilion
Yokohama Noh Theatre: Experience Traditional Japanese Opera
In the town of Yokohama, Japan, you can experience Noh, a form of classical Japanese dance-drama that has been performed since the 14th century