by Bryce Marley-Jarrett
Today we have some of our favourite photos we have taken across Japan with some great information about their locations and tips for you to get the most out of your future trips to Japan. Some of Japlanning's favourites for 2016 are right here.
This is a personal favourite for myself, as possibly my favourite temple in Japan. Located in Kyoto, with its winding paths and trails throughout the mountainside, the tunnels made from countless tori gates one after another is one of the greatest sights in the world. Read on here for our guide to Fushimi-Inari and seeing some of the best Temple and Shrines on your own in Kyoto.
Japan is filled with some amazing, unique museums that rival some of the best in the world. The Mirikan, The national museum of emerging sciences and innovation in Tokyo is one of the best science and tech museums on the face of the planet. A must visit while in Japan. Click here to read our guide to this unique and fascinating museum.
About an hour out of Hiroshima in the Kansai region, is a little island, which is accessible by ferry, and has one of the most iconic symbols of Japan in its water front, the Tori Gate. This island is one of the most tranquil and beautiful places in Japan. Read our guide to Miyajima here and see why this is a must do for your next trip.
Shinjuku is one of the main areas of Tokyo. Home to the busiest train station in the world, bright lights, amazing shopping, food and experiences. Here you will find some great hotels, including the most famous - Park Hyatt Tokyo. Click here to see one of our great trails to follow which will take your through Shinjuku, and see some of the best it has to offer.
Gotoku-ji is an often looked over Temple in Tokyo. However this quaint and quiet temple has a rich history. This is the temple where the 'Lucky Cat' was born. Click here to read our guide to Gotoku-ji.
Japan is home to more vending machines than any other country. With stats of 1 vending machine per 23 people. They have vending machines for everything, drinks, food, flowers, and so much more. Click here for our guide to Vending Machines in Japan.
Senso-ji Temple in Tokyo, is one of the biggest tourist spots in Tokyo. Located in Asakusa, this beautiful temple is a must see, as well as the surrounding areas to get a taste of old Tokyo. Click Here to read more about Asakusa area and what to see.
Shibuya Crosswalk is one of the most famous locations in Tokyo, with it holding the title of busiest crosswalk in the world. With sometimes thousands of people crossing at once, this chaotic organisation just works, and is a place of kinetic energy, with music, lights and people. Click here to see some of the best free things to do in Tokyo, including checking out Shibuya, and click here to check out the best shopping in Tokyo which has Shibuya on the list.
Early November each year the Tokyo Design week is held. Here you will see some amazing art installations, major companies representing and also some great expo space with some amazing tech and art to buy. Speaking of Instagram, follow Japlanning on Instagram here, for live pictures of our times in Japan and great tips for your next trip. Also don't forget to like us on facebook and follow us on twitter.