Japan's 20 UNESCO World Heritage Sites
Every traveler to Japan should be sure to visit at least a few of the nation's stellar World Heritage Sites, ranging from 1,000-year-old temples and shrines to breathtaking natural biospheres.
54 Fun Things to Do in Japan!
Japan is filled with quirky and fun bucket-list-worthy things to do, with countless sights, shrines, parks, gardens, restaurants, museums and neighborhoods to explore. Here are the 54 fun things to do in Japan!
Two-Day Hiroshima & Kurashiki Tour from Osaka
Set out from Osaka on a tour around the hidden gems of Hiroshima, Miyajima and Kurashiki before returning to the bustling city center of Osaka.
Hiroshima: 74 Years After the Atomic Bomb
As Hiroshima marks the 74th anniversary of the world's first atomic bombing, Mayor Kazumi Matsui urges the Abe Administration to sign a 2017 UN anti-nuclear agreement.
Top 30 Spots Across Japan Ranked by Tourists
Travel website TripAdvisor has just listed this year's hot spots in Japan as selected by overseas visitors and we can't wait to see what's at number one!
The Ise-Shima G7 Summit Regions
10 cities around the country were selected to host ministerial meetings surrounding the 2016 G7 Summit in Ise-Shima. From education to IT and agriculture, each was selected for a very specific reason!
Hiroshima Marks 75th Anniversary of A-Bomb
Nearly 800 people, fewer than a tenth of the usual number of attendees, commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Hiroshima atomic bombing amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Video: 1,840 km of Japan in 14 Days
From Hiroshima to Nikko and all points in between, this four-minute video covers a whole lot of ground!
Nagasaki, 75 Years After the Atomic Bombing
Nearly 500 people commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Nagasaki atomic bombing on Sunday amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Develop a Wanderlust for Hiroshima
Tour the sites of Hiroshima like you've never seen them before in this three-minute video packed with historical and modern monuments.
A Fulbright Fellow's First Time in Japan
Some of us came to Japan for work, others for fun and adventure. For Ari Beser, Japan held the answers to understanding his family's past and gave him the tools he needed to help shape the future.
December in Japan
From Nikko and Tokyo to Kyoto, Miyajima and more, the cold temperatures didn't stop these travelers from checking out the best of Japan.
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Restoration Update
The press got to see the interior of the Hiroshima Peace Memorial that has been undergoing preservation work since last September. The structure is a symbol of the devastation of the 1945 atomic bombing of the western Japanese city.
President Obama to Make History in Hiroshima
On May 27, President Barack Obama is set to become the first sitting American president to visit Hiroshima.
Top 10 Museums as Chosen by Overseas Tourists
These collections of samurai armor, ancient artifacts and futuristic technology are sure to pique your interest.
Viewing Wartime Hiroshima with Virtual Reality
A group of local high school students revives wartime Hiroshima using VR technology to see what Hiroshima's A-bomb Dome looked like before the destruction.
A Visual Love Letter to Japan
There are Japan videos, and then there are things like this. Set to Yuzo Koshiro's sweeping "Cerulean Woodlands," this 10-minute piece of art is truly a love letter to Japan.
Take a Breakneck Video Tour of Japan!
Filmed during a three-week railway journey through Japan, this stupendously edited collection of memories reminds us of what can be so fascinating about this island nation.
Top 10 Things to Do in Hiroshima
Check out our list for all the inspiration you need to visit this dynamic, cosmopolitan city!
'Black Rain' Survivors Recognized in Hiroshima
The next step for "black rain" survivors rests on Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, as he considers whether to certify a group of Hiroshima plaintiffs as A-bomb survivors.