All About Japan

5 Awesome Autumn Leaves Tours around Japan

Follow the colorful leaves of autumn from Hokkaido to Kyoto to experience a historical journey of Japan.

UNESCO's Historical Monuments of Ancient Nara

Once the capital of Japan, the historical monuments of Nara include temples, a shrine, a palace, a forest and lots of deer!

Five Days in Kansai

Take a graphics-enhanced tour of Nara, Kyoto and Osaka!

48 Hours in Kyoto on a Budget

This isn’t Kyoto for the faint-hearted. So lace up your comfy shoes and get ready to hit the pavement!

A Quick Guide to the Sights of Nara

Visit Nara, the city where you’ll find one of Japan’s largest and most famous bronze Buddha statue, its second-tallest pagoda, and hundreds of friendly deer!

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.

An Artist's Perspective on Kyoto & Nara

Designer and illustrator Carolina Puropopo shares her artistic impressions of Kyoto and Nara.

Singapore to Japan: Around Japan in 8 Days!

How to enjoy Japan in 8 days without missing any of the best bits

All About’s Guide to Nara

As Japan’s first permanent capital, Nara is home to a wealth of historical and cultural delights—and deer, lots of deer! Check out our guide to find out how to make the most of your time in this ancient area.

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