Things to do in Japan

The diversity of the things to do in Japan is apparent the moment you set foot in this wonderful country. It’s a nation filled with tradition, yet part of a world at the forefront of technology and futuristic developments.


With a population of over 125 million, around 80% of habitants live on the island of Honshu. When booking your holiday in Japan, the majority of tourists fly into either Narita Airport or Osaka’s Kansai airport. Upon arrival you will immediately realise why Japan has seen an increase in tourism in recent years.


In fact a cultural tour in Japan will take you through many years of history, where you will soon discover how Japan has evolved. Japanese temples adorn the landscape, emphasising Japans roots in Shinto rituals and the Buddhist religion. Yet the influx of the western world provides even more variety of things to do in Japan, both day and night.


If you’re after outdoor activities then you may be surprised to learn around two thirds of Japan is mountainous. Although city tours in Japan are just as exciting, while getting around is easy with the bullet train network.
As for where to eat and drink, get ready to join a food tour in Japan and visit the best bars and restaurants on offer. After all, dinnertime is an important part of Japanese culture. Many places specialise in dishes that have been passed down through generations. While the cuisine varies depending which area of Japan you visit, the coastline is undoubtedly where you’ll find the best sushi dishes.


So whether it be the busy city life of Tokyo, or the hot springs of Hakone, you’ll never be short of things to do in Japan.

 

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Sumo stable Morning Training Watching Tour

Sumo stable Morning Training Watching Tour

3 Hours

See some of Japan's strongest men as they conduct their morning practice on this 3-hour visit to a sumo stable. Learn about how sumo is a traditional Japanese sport that was originally performed to entertain Shinto gods.

Tsukiji Fish Market Food and culture walking Tour

Tsukiji Fish Market Food and culture walking Tour

3 Hours

Explore one of the world's most famous culinary destinations: Tokyo's vibrant Tsukiji Fish Market. Wander through the sprawling 80-year market with a local friendly guide. Try many Japanese foods while sightseeing and learning about the Japanese culture.