Japan is built on a huge chain of islands in the Pacific Ocean, in East Asia. The four main islands are Hokkaido, Shikoku, Kyushu and Honshu, the largest and most inhabited island, and there are thousands of smaller islands.
Japan, also known as the “Land of the Rising Sun,” is known for its unique culture and history, and many cities offer a wide variety of tourist attractions that attract travelers from all over the world.
Summer in much of Japan is hot and can be very humid, but it’s also the season for festivals, fireworks, mass folk dancing, mountain hikes, and enjoying a cold beer on a city rooftop.
Tokyo, the capital, is evidence of the combination of old and new and tradition and modernity, Kyoto, considered the cultural center of Japan and known for its many gardens and temples.
Japan has many national parks where you can find clear lakes, hot springs, and views of volcanoes and volcanic soil.
A trip to Japan will assure you an experience of a lifetime