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JAPON
  • 1
    Tokyo

    112 votes

    City

    Explore Japan's Mysterious Metropolis. If you take the elevator to the top of the Shinjuku Metropo...

  • 2
    Osaka

    23 votes

    City

    Go On, eat Yourself Bankrupt - A city of great food and incredible progress. Sprawling Osaka has i...

  • 3
    Kyoto

    47 votes

    City

    Served as Japan's political and cultural hub for more than a millenium. Built in A.D. 794 on the ...

  • 4
    Hiroshima

    5 votes

    City

    Hiroshima (広島, Hiroshima, Japanese: [çiɾoɕima]) is the capital of Hiroshima Prefecture and the la...

  • 5
    Itsukushima

    10 votes

    Island

    Itsukushima (厳島) is an island in the western part of the Inland Sea of Japan, located in the nort...

  • 6
    Nara

    10 votes

    City

    Before Tokyo and Kyoto, there was Nara, which served as Japan's capital during the 8th century. Na...

  • 7
    Nikko

    5 votes

    City

    Shoguns once roamed this temple site, which blends perfectly into the surrounding forests. The sh...

  • 8
    Kamakura

    5 votes

    City

    Kamakura (鎌倉市, Kamakura-shi) is a city in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan, about 50 kilometres (31 mil...

  • 9
    Takayama

    2 votes

    City

    Takayama (高山市, Takayama-shi) is a city located in Gifu Prefecture, Japan.

  • 10
    Yokohama

    4 votes

    City

    Yokohama (Japanese: 横浜, Hepburn: Yokohama, pronounced [jokoꜜhama] ( listen)) is the second larges...

  • 11
    Matsumoto

    2 votes

    City

    Matsumoto (松本市, Matsumoto-shi) is a city located in central Nagano Prefecture, in the Chūbu regio...

  • 12
    Hakone

    7 votes

    City

    Hakone (箱根町, Hakone-machi) is a town in Ashigarashimo District in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan. As ...

  • 13
    Mount Kōya

    1 votes

    Mountain

    Mount Kōya (高野山, Kōya-san) is the name of mountains in Wakayama Prefecture to the south of Osaka....

  • 14
    Kanazawa

    5 votes

    City

    Kanazawa (金沢市, Kanazawa-shi) is the capital city of Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan. It has a populati...

  • 15
    Sensō-ji

    45 votes

    Sight

    Sensō-ji (金龍山浅草寺, Kinryū-zan Sensō-ji) is an ancient Buddhist temple located in Asakusa, Tokyo, J...

  • 16
    Meiji Shrine

    28 votes

    Sight

    Meiji Shrine (明治神宮, Meiji Jingū), located in Shibuya, Tokyo, is the Shinto shrine that is dedicat...

  • 17
    Tokyo Imperial Palace

    26 votes

    Sight

    Built in Edo Japan, The Imperial Palace remains the main residence of the Emperor and an importan...

  • 18
    Kiyomizu-dera

    20 votes

    Sight

    Kiyomizu-dera (清水寺), officially Otowa-san Kiyomizu-dera (音羽山清水寺), is an independent Buddhist temp...

  • 19
    Kinkaku-ji

    19 votes

    Sight

    Kinkaku-ji (金閣寺, literally "Temple of the Golden Pavilion"), officially named Rokuon-ji (鹿苑寺, lit...

  • 20
    Roppongi Hills

    20 votes

    Neighborhood

    Roppongi (六本木, literally "six trees") is a district of Minato, Tokyo, Japan, famous for the afflu...

  • 21
    Tokyo Tower

    22 votes

    Sight

    If you're lost in Tokyo and need an orienting landmark, look for the famous Tokyo Tower – at 333 ...

  • 22
    Kasuga-taisha

    8 votes

    Sight

    Kasuga Grand Shrine (春日大社, Kasuga-taisha) is a Shinto shrine in the city of Nara, in Nara Prefect...

  • 23
    Tōdai-ji

    5 votes

    Sight

    Tōdai-ji (東大寺, Eastern Great Temple) is a Buddhist temple complex that was once one of the powerf...

  • 24
    Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park

    6 votes

    Sight

    Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park (広島平和記念公園, Hiroshima Heiwa Kinen Kōen) is a memorial park in the ce...

  • 25
    Tokyo Metropolitan Government Complex

    13 votes

    Sight

    The Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building (東京都庁舎, Tōkyō-to Chōsha), also referred to as Tochō (都...

  • 26
    Historic Monuments of Ancient Nara

    4 votes

    Sight

    Before Tokyo and Kyoto, there was Nara, which served as Japan's capital during the 8th century. Na...

  • 27
    Kyoto Imperial Palace

    6 votes

    Sight

    Kyoto Gosho used to be the official residence of Japan's Imperial Family until 1868, when the cap...

  • 28
    Yoyogi National Gymnasium

    3 votes

    Sight

    Yoyogi National Gymnasium (Japanese: 国立代々木競技場, Hepburn: Kokuritsu Yoyogi Kyōgi-jō) is an arena lo...

  • 29
    Statue of Hachiko

    15 votes

    Sight

    The embodiment of loyalty and commitment. In 1924, a dog named Hachiko waited for his beloved mast...

  • 30
    Osaka Castle

    4 votes

    Sight

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  • 31
    Nijō Castle

    5 votes

    Sight

    Nijō Castle (二条城, Nijō-jō) is a flatland castle in Kyoto, Japan. The castle consists of two conce...

  • 32
    Jisho-ji

    4 votes

    Sight

    Ginkaku-ji (銀閣寺, lit. "Temple of the Silver Pavilion"), officially named Jishō-ji (慈照寺, lit. "Tem...

  • 33
    Ryōan-ji

    3 votes

    Sight

    Ryōan-ji (or the Temple of the Peaceful Dragon) is a Zen temple located in northwest Kyoto, Japan...

  • 34
    Chion-in

    7 votes

    Sight

    Chion-in (知恩院, Chion-in) in Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Japan is the headquarters of the Jōdo-shū (Pur...

  • 35
    Nikkō Tōshō-gū

    5 votes

    Sight

    An early Edo structure.

  • 36
    Zōjō-ji

    2 votes

    Sight

    San'en-zan Zōjō-ji (三縁山増上寺, San'en-zan Zōjō-ji) is a Buddhist temple in the Shiba neighborhood of...

  • 37
    Katsura Imperial Villa

    5 votes

    Sight

    The Katsura Imperial Villa (桂離宮, Katsura Rikyū), or Katsura Detached Palace, is a villa with asso...

  • 38
    Kurama

    3 votes

    City

    A quiet place, north of Kyoto, nice for a montain hike as for the hot spring.

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