Japan is one of the famous visitor destinations. With its amazing beauty, calm river and lush green area, this island nation attracts millions of visitors from all over the planet every year. Aside from its natural beauty, Japan also provides relax accommodation, tons of open-air activities and historical locations to visit.
As there are lots of famous locations to visit in Japan including World Heritage places, museums, natural monuments, historical places and national geoparks, you need to plan your trip tactfully to enjoy all the locations. Some renowned places to visit are listed below:
Himeji castle called as White Heron Castle is a best example of prototypical Japanese castle architecture. The castle has a network of eighty-three buildings including gates, corridors, storehouses, and turrets with latest defensive systems from the feudal period. It is the most viewed castle in Japan and one of the primary UNESCO World Heritage places in the country. When you visit Japan, try to witness the beauty of his historical castle that portrays the feudal period and Japanese castle architecture system in an extraordinary way.
It is famous visitor place that has a number of popular temples and shrines. When it was developed as a mountain resort, it became more famous among the visitors. As the city is surrounded by charming forests, peaceful mountains and streams, a big number of visitors visit Nikko which is placed in the mountains of Tochigi Prefecture.
Mount Fuji considered as one of the holy mountains is a famous trekking place for visitors. In 2009, around 31,000 climbed Mount Fuji. The top period to hike up Mount Fuji is from July to August. During the hiking season, accommodation and other facilities are accessible to offer an excellent hiking experience for visitors. If you planning to visit Mount Fuji during the peak season ensure to reserve the flight ticket to reject unnecessary delay later.
Matsumoto castle also famous as crow castle is placed in the city of Matsumoto. It is one of the famous castle in Japan along with Himeji and Kumamoto. Its water-filled moat makes it special from other castles. It depicts the beauty of traditional Japanese architecture in a special way. It is also listed as national wealth of Japan. It is a flatland castle as it is built on a plain rather than on a hilltop.