You Need To Visit Nikko To See The Best Of Japan; Carrie Coolidge; Forbes

The next time you visit Japan, plan to spend time north of Tokyo in the Tochigi Prefecture, where you will enjoy national forests, waterfalls, important World Heritage sites and natural hot springs. There, you will find Nikko, a beautiful, historic place, away from the hustle and bustle of Tokyo…

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Fudarakusan-ji; Yonatan Friis; Atlas Obscura

A temple made famous by Japanese Buddhist monks who sacrificed themselves at sea.

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Why You Should Take Your Children To Visit The Children’s Peace Monument at Hiroshima; Just Go Places

Is Hiroshima for kids? Absolutely. The Hiroshima Peace park with its museums like the Hiroshima Peace Center Memorial Hall, the monuments such as the Children’s Peace Monument and the Hiroshima arch pay testament to the horrors of war and to the tragedy of thousands of civilian lives, many of them children, who died.

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Six days in Japan: Fuji, Donki & more; Mick Atienza; Philstar.com

It was just last summer when I first had the chance to visit Japan.

Source: Six days in Japan: Fuji, Donki & more | Philstar.com

Toyama Prefecture: saddle up for one of the world’s most beautiful bays; World Travel Guide

Toyama Prefecture in Japan has verdant mountains, picturesque beaches, fine historical sites and World Cultural Heritage Gokayama villages. The best way to explore it is on a bicycle and this post shares what to see & do on the cycling routes, plus restaurants and accommodation in Toyama Prefecture.

Source: Toyama Prefecture: saddle up for one of the world’s most beautiful bays – World Travel Guide

Discover fascinating close-to-home destinations aboard PONANT luxury small ship expeditions and cruises; MySailing.com.au

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Korean wartime labor rulings spark debate; Philip Brasor; The Japan Times

The 2017 South Korean film, “The Battleship Island,” has yet to receive a theatrical release in Japan, even though it’s set on Hashima, more commonly known…

Source: Korean wartime labor rulings spark debate | The Japan Times

Nagasaki Bucket List: Top 15 Best Things to do in Nagasaki, Japan; Melo Villareal; Out of Town Blog

Tourist Attractions and Best Things to do in Nagasaki, Japan…

Source: Nagasaki Bucket List: Top 15 Best Things to do in Nagasaki, Japan – Out of Town Blog

12 Reasons to Hike the Kumano Kodo, Japan’s 1,000-Year-Old Pilgrimage Route; Fodor’s Travel

Located about a hundred kilometers south of Osaka, the Kumano Kodo is the perfect antidote to a few days in Japan’s megalopolises. The network of trails snakes across the Kii Peninsula past sites significant in Buddhism and Shintoism, through small towns, and over lushly forested mountain passes. The pilgrimage holds appeal for hikers with a wide range of abilities, religious affiliations, and priorities. Here’s how and why to hike the Kumano Kodo Pilgrimage in Japan.

Source: 12 Reasons to Hike the Kumano Kodo, Japan’s 1,000-Year-Old Pilgrimage Route

10 Cool Places in Japan To Visit; Jonny & Sidra; Backpackingman

These are some cool places in Japan to see whether in summer, autumn, winter, or spring. These are some of the best places to visit in Japan…

Source: 10 Cool Places in Japan To Visit – Backpackingman