Top 10 Visiting Places For Tourist In Japan

Japan is one among the most popular destination for tourist. This place is a unique blend of modern culture and traditions.  Tokyo is at the top of the list of places to see. Natural beauty of Japan can be seen all year. This place is considered a best place for visitors because of the world’s lowest crime rate.

Japan’s highly developed technology and its beautiful costumes are a point of attraction for many visitors. Given here is the list of top ten tourist attractions in Japan including temple, palaces and parks:

10. Mount Fuji:

It is the highest mountain in Japan and a best place for those who love the mountains. It is featured with 3776 meter height, symmetrical cone which is usually used by Japanese in arts and photographs. About 200k tourists visit this place every year. It takes around three to eight hours to climb this mountain and two to five to descend it.

9. Todaiji Temple

This is the largest wooden made building, located in the Nara which shows the great achievement of most engineers. It hosts the largest Buddha statue and many artifacts of both Buddha and Japanese history.

8. Golden Pavilion Temple/ Kinkaku-Ji

This pavilion was burnt down by a young monk and was rebuilt after five years by the Japanese government. This new pavilion was an exact copy of the old one. It is an overly beautiful place, covered in gold leaf.

7. Tokyo Tower:

This tourist attraction is a blend of advanced technology and modern life. It is the second men made tallest structure of Japan. If you are fond of shopping and love to visit restaurants as well then you need to make an effort to climb this tower.

6. Jigokudani Monkey Park

It is a well-known place for those who love to see wild monkeys bathing in the natural hot spring area. It has given this name as Jigokudani means hot valley. This man made pool attracts a large population of wild snow monkeys. Ancient people called this park as Hell Valley because it has very steep cliffs and stream that emerge from its various springs. In the day time, monkey descent from the steep cliffs and forests to sit in the warm water

5. Himeji Castle

This castle, located in the Himeji city is considered as the best existing Japanese castle architecture. It takes around four hours to reach this castle form Tokyo by bullet train. It is designed in highly complicated and effective defensive way to provide defence against enemies. It is one among those buildings which survived the bombarding of the Second World War.

4. Hiroshima Peace Memorial

This memorial was made in the memory of those people who lost in bomb blast in Hiroshima on 6th August 1945. You will find Genbaku Dome inside this which symbolize which left after this bombarding and symbolize the significance of human life.

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Visiting Places For Tourist In Japan

3. Great Buddha of Kamakura

This is one of the most celebrated and second largest Buddhist figures in Japan, located in the city of Kamakura.

2. Kiyomizu-Dera Temple

This was built in the late eighth century and one of the most popular temples in Kyoto. On the ground of this temple there are many waterfalls and landmarks.

1. Tokyo Imperial Palace

This is located in the former side of Edo Castle and visitors get the chance to see the members of the Imperial family of the palace only on 2nd January and 23rd December.

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