Japan is truly timeless, a place where ancient traditions are fused with modern life as if it were the most natural thing in the world.
Lost in Sagano bamboo forest, Arashiyama, Kyoto
This beautiful forest is located in Arashiyama, the second largest tourist attraction in Kyoto. Come here, you will feel like Alice in the Ancient world. This place is quite crowded, especially during high season, but it can not be denied that Sagano bamboo forest is a must visit place if you have a chance to visit Japan.
Overwhelmed by the brilliant Shibazakura field
Morethan 800,000 full-blooming Shibazakura flowers in pink, white and purple attract visitors to enjoy the beautiful Shibazakura Mount Fuji Festival in Yamanashi Prefecture. The best time to visit this destination is between April and June. Let’s imagine that waking up right here in the morning, enjoying the brilliant scenery. Is that cool?
Autumn in Hitachi Seaside Park
Autumn is the best time to visit Hitachi Seaside Park, a very popular park on the east coast of Honshu Island, Japan’s largest island. Hitachi Seaside Park in Tokyo northeastern is a perfect tourist spot at all times because thousands of flowers that bloom all year round creating a beautiful picture. September is the ideal time for visiting because flowers bloom at the same time, but if you want to watch the Blue Dahlias (or Baby Blue Eyes), come in the middle of April and May.
Beautiful Wisteria Tunnel
Wisteria Tunnel is a tunnel full- filled with flowers located on the grounds of the Kawachi Fuji Gardens in Kitakyushu. This garden is located in the north of Kyushu Island, about an hour from Fukuoka by public transport. The best time to visit here is at the end of April when the flowers are in the brightest.
River in Kawagoe
If you plan to take a long trip in Japan, why don’t you spend a day to Kawagoe which is always famous for its poetic rivers? Kawagoe used to be called “Little Edo” by prosperous as a wealthy ancient Edo town (1603-1867). Kawagoe Festival is held for two days on Saturday and Sunday of the third week of October.
The ancient beauty of the Natadera Temple in winter
Natadera Temple is always magnificent no matter what the weather is like, but it is most beautiful in winter. The temple is over 1,300 years old. It was founded in 717 by a Buddhist monk. He was on the way to the mountain in the myth looking for a Goddess.
Bamboo light festival in Taketa, Ōita
Taketa means bamboo and rice fields in Japanese, so bamboo light festival is the way that citizens in this city celebrate the city’s heritage. This tradition was formed in 2000 and has lasted for about 20 years. The festival attracts tourists from all over the world who wish to witness over 20,000 bamboo lanterns displayed in three nights. Taketa festival begins on the third Friday of November.
Spectacular scenery at Seigantoji Temple and Nachi No Taki Waterfall
If you want to go to an ancient place that combines with breathtaking scenery, you can not miss the Seigantoj. Located in Wakayama Prefecture, Higashimuro pagoda, which is the original religious site in this area, is a three-storey pagoda standing right next to a 133-meter high waterfall. Each year, thousands of both domestic and international tourists come here praying for fortune, happiness, and forgiveness from God.
Walking Street Nakasendo
The Nakasendo road is a walking street that begins in Kyoto and ends in Edo. Nakasendo literally means “mountain road” and this is an important traffic route back in the 17th century. It’s so great that while walking step by step in beautiful scenery here, witnessing ancient architecture and pretending like you are in the 17th century
Cherry blossoms and romantic river water in Tokyo
In the spring, cherry blossoms bloom at the same time and create one of the most magnificent scenes in the year. This fairy-tale scene is so enchanting that you want to stay here for more and more.
Beautiful Green Pond in Hokkaido
Many visitors come to Hokkaido – Japan’s second largest island to admire the beautiful blue pond. This pond turns turquoise or emerald green, depending on the weather and the amount of light. Isn’t it magic!
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