5 Great Places to Visit in Japan

Japan, as many other countries around the world has a wide diversity of things to offer for tourists. This country in Asia is home to a unique, ancient culture and all of the buildings, clothing and other manifestations that may come with it. There are many fantastic places to visit in Japan that can guarantee a great vacation in this mystic place. If you plan on visiting here are some saving tips for travellers.

Here are 5 places to visit in Japan:

Japan has tons of places opened to tourists that are centuries old. It is a country with so many important places that it has over 10 Human Heritage Sites. There are castles, traditional houses, monuments, Temples, Gardens and National Parks.

1. Horyuji Temple – The world’s oldest wooden structure.

Places to Visit in Japan

Horyuji Temple by jpellgen

Horyuji Temple by jpellgen

Horyuji Temple by Viaggiatore Fantasma

Photos by: jpellgen, jpellgen again and Viaggiatore Fantasma

2. Himeji Castle – A beautiful example of a Japanese castle.

Himeji Castle by MLHS


Himeji Castle by Sam Doshi

Himeji Castle by *~YY~*

Photos by: MLHS, Sam Doshi and *~YY~*

3. Hiroshima Genbaku Dome – The only remaining structure of central Hiroshima after the bomb.

Hiroshima Genbaku Dome by CKTravelblog

Hiroshima Genbaku Dome by jpellgen

Hiroshima Genbaku Dome by WayneCorp

Photos by: CKTravelblog, jpellgen and WayneCorp

4. Itsukushima Shrine – One of the most beautiful shrines of the country.

Itsukushima Shrine by Revo_1599

Itsukushima Shrine by saldesalsal

Itsukushima Shrine by Nam2@7676

Photos by: Revo_1599, saldesalsal and Nam2@7676

5. Iwami Ginzan Silver Mine – What used to be a silver mine in the mountains of Shimane.

Iwami Ginzan Silver Mine by Christian Kadenfollow

Iwami Ginzan Silver Mine by Christian Kadenfollow

Iwami Ginzan Silver Mine by Christian Kadenfollow

Photos by: Christian Kaden, another one by Christian Kaden and again Christian Kaden

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