View of Mount Fuji, Japan's most famous mountain, from Fujiyoshida
Cherry blossoms in Chidorigafuchi park in Tokyo
Japan offers spectacular nature, diverse cultural and culinary impressions, unique pop culture and a variety of other wonderful experiences. The picturesque landscapes, which constantly change their appearance in spring, summer, autumn and winter, ensure that many travelers keep coming back. The wonderful blend of tradition and modern culture creates a unique atmosphere that cannot be found anywhere else in the world.
Attractions in Japan
Japanese food culture is now known all over the world. Sushi, ramen and okonomiyaki are among the most famous dishes. For dessert, there are sweet mochi or fine fruit - especially perfect fruits are sold expensively in their own luxury fruit stores. Japan is also famous for its traditional tea ceremonies.
But there are also a wealth of culinary specialties in various parts of Japan that are still comparatively undiscovered. One of the great pleasures of travel is to experience the local cuisine of each region and the seasonal produce that can only be enjoyed there.
Ryūkyū cuisine plays a central role in Okinawan culture and is favored by the mild climate. Wanko Soba noodles in Iwate Prefecture have a unique history dating back over 400 years. In Kagawa, known for its Sanuki Udon noodles, there are said to be more restaurants than grocery stores!
Depending on the season and region, there are very different dishes on the menu in Japan. So why not extend your visit and go on a culinary voyage of discovery?
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The daily life of the people of Japan, their traditions and urban pop culture stimulate the senses and make a trip even more memorable. There are a wide range of offerings throughout Japan, from small experiences that can be enjoyed in a few minutes between visits to historical sites and places, to full-day programs. Kimono making and Japanese candy making are popular with foreign visitors to Japan and also offer the Japanese themselves a chance to take a fresh look at the treasures of their culture.
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