Masanori Aoyagi on Japan's World Heritage
When the sites of Japan’s Meiji industrial revolution were added to UNESCO's list of World Heritage Sites, Highlighting Japan spoke with then-Commissioner for Cultural Affairs Masanori Aoyagi about the significance of World Heritage Sites in Japan.
21 Top Spots Outside Japan's 'Golden Route'
Many tourists concentrate on the so-called 'Golden Route' connecting Tokyo to Kyoto and Osaka. But what do you do if you want to get off the principal tourist highway and see the best of the rest? Here are Japan's 21 best off-the-Golden-Route spots!
Stunning Nagasaki 2-Day Tour
Dolphin shows and island tours await!
8 Tokyo Churches for a Christian Christmas
While Christmas in Japan is mostly a holiday for couples, there are still chances to celebrate the religious side for those so inclined.
12 Historic Churches in Kumamoto & Nagasaki
The northwest coast of Kyushu is dotted with unique and beautiful churches dating back to the late 19th and early 20th centuries.