From the Mountain to the Sea
Fuji-Hakone-Izu is the most popular national park in Japan by far, receiving over 100 million visitors every year. Unlike most of Japan’s national parks, it consists of four distinct areas united by the volcanic activity.
The Majesty of Shikotsu-Toya National Park
Sitting on Sapporo’s doorstep, Shikotsu-Toya National Park is a fascinating, tempestuous and tranquil landscape sculpted by volcanoes.
Japan’s Ocean Paradise
From diving, snorkeling and whale-watching to hiking and visiting historic sites, the Kerama Islands of Kerama-Shoto National Park really offer something for everyone.
Discover an Alpine Land of Natural Beauty
Home of the northern Japanese Alps, Chubusangaku National Park is a fantastic destination for lovers of the outdoors!
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.
Japan's Amazing DIY Superstores: From Cheap Urban Farming to Building a Home
DIY has always been big in Japan. Now a number of stores cater to the creative in all of us, whether its gardening, interior renovation, crafts or even building your own house.
Retreat to Towada-Hachimantai National Park
Retreat to the deep mountain resort home to meditative lakes, fantastical moors, and healing hot springs!
An Incredible World in Miniature
A short journey from Kumamoto or Oita prefectures will bring travelers to Aso-Kuju National Park, a beautiful area that is one of the first official national parks in Japan.
The 'Doctor Fish' Will See You Now
After a long day walking around and exploring all the tourist attractions, why not rest and revive your feet with a fish foot bath?
Walk on the Wild Side in Akan-Mashu
Hokkaido's Akan-Mashu National Park is full of lush forests, abundant wildlife, and acts as a gateway to indigenous Ainu culture.
Explore an Ancient Land of Volcanic Power
Experience the sacred lands that birthed Japan, whose living legacy lingers in legend in Kirishima-Kinkowan National Park!
Party with 2,000 Pikachus
For an entire week, over 2,000 Pikachus invade and parade through Yokohama's Minato Mirai area with five huge shows and many mini events.
Volcanoes, Islands, and Ancient Culture
Situated in western Japan inside parts of Shimane, Tottori, and Okayama prefectures, Daisen-Oki National Park rewards those willing to take the path less traveled with incredible beauty!
Coastal Culture & Living History
A secluded paradise of maritime folklore, history, and adventure awaits just three hours by train from Tokyo Station (or just an hour and a half from Nagoya Station): Ise-Shima National Park.
A Mountainous Trove of Nature and Culture
Among all of Japan's national parks, it's hard to match the accessibility of Nikko National Park.
Can You Escape from the Nine Rooms?
With only a 10 percent chance of survival in the experiential escape room, do you think you have what it takes to survive?