All About Japan

Lost Fukushima Wolf Deity Images Recreated

When Yamatsumi Shrine burned down in 2013, along with the structure itself went 240 images of a wolf deity that had watched over Iitate Village for nearly 1,000 years.

Japan’s Top 20 Three-Star Michelin Spots

Japan is one of the best travel destinations on the planet. Here’s why.

Top 3 Cycling Routes in Japan

Change your perception of Japan by taking an unforgettable bicycle ride through some of the country's rural and picturesque areas.

Kumamoto Power Spot Looks Like Ghibli Art

Kamishikimi Kumanoimasu Shrine is a mystical destination for those looking to feel the earth’s energy.

3 Cool Countryside Day Trips from Tokyo

We all need a break from the city sometimes. Experience the other side of Japan with these three day trips to the countryside right outside Tokyo.

Naminoue Shrine is Literally Above the Waves

Perched up on a hill, Okinawa's principal Shinto shrine overlooks Naminoue Beach and the East China Sea.

Test Your Knowledge of Famous Japanese Sites

Think you've traveled enough through Japan to figure out where these landmarks are from?

6 Most-Visited New Year's Shrines & Temples

Check out these statistics to find out which temple or shrine has the largest number of attendees during New Year's—and maybe find out the spots to avoid!

Stunning Fuji Footage from Chureito Pagoda

This gorgeous, five-story pagoda can be reached after climbing about 400 steps and, once there, will give you one of the most breathtaking views of Mount Fuji.

7 Reasons to Experience New Year's in Japan

After the romance from Christmas Eve has settled, Japan turns to the New Year's holiday as a time of family reunions and traditions that you won't want to miss!

Living Heritage: Ise Grand Shrine

With more than 1,500 years of history, this complex of Shinto shrines nestled in the forests of Ise is a living piece of Japanese culture.

These 4 Kyoto Videos Will Make Your Heart Ache

Day or night, there’s no place in Japan better for enjoying Japan's gorgeous autumn season than Kyoto.

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!

Explore Sapporo’s Fall Color Spots by Subway

While there are countless famous places in Hokkaido to enjoy the colors of fall, this piece focuses on the downtown autumn foliage spots that are conveniently accessible from the Sapporo subway.

Exploring 'Little Edo'

Kawagoe, also known by its nickname "Little Edo," is one of Saitama Prefecture's most famous sightseeing spots.

A Mountain of Ancient Worship

Compact and beautiful, Mount Oyama is nestled in the northern reaches of Isehara City in Kanagawa's Tanzawa-Oyama Quasi-National Park.

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.

6 Awesome Things to See & Do in Chichibu

Chichibu is located in western Saitama, just 90 minutes from central Tokyo. A popular tourist destination full of temples and shrines, it's known as a spot for delicious food and sightseeing.

44 Reasons to Visit the Chugoku Region

This region in western Japan abounds with things to do and see!

Exploring the Japanese Countryside

Whether you've been to Japan's rural parts or not, get ready to explore the Japanese countryside with a jittery boy and his cameraman dad!

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