Young tourist enjoying the sunset in Arashiyama Bamboo Forest, one of the most famoust places in Kyoto, Japan

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From classic Japanese food and sights to local favorites and under-the-radar trends, these are 24 of the most inspiring experiences in Japan.

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Things to Know

With our guide to all you need to know before your trip to Japan, you’ll be able to enjoy every minute of your visit.

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Transportation

With its myriad islands, towering mountains and megacities, Japan can be a daunting destination to get around. We've got everything you need to know.

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Visa Requirements

From mystic mountains to mighty megacities, Japan is awash with iconic travel experiences. Here's what you need to know about visa requirements.

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Money and Costs

Keep costs low when exploring Japan with these top money-saving tips.

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Best Road Trips

Excellent roads, incredible scenery, towering mountains and vibrant cities – Japan is ideal for exploring on four wheels. These are our favorite road trips.

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Traveling with Kids

No matter where you go in Japan, you’ll find it’s an easy, fun and safe place to travel with kids.

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