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Japan: Enchanting Isles, Timeless Allure

Japan is nestled on the eastern fringe of Asia and comprises four major landmasses—Hokkaido, Honshu, Shikoku, and Kyushu. The island nation is one of the oldest and most illustrious civilizations, a testament to an exquisite and diverse historical heritage. The alluring topography, replete with majestic mountains and awe-inspiring vistas, forms an intrinsic part of the Japanese spirit and has become a magnet for globetrotters from every corner of the globe.

The country's heritage is steeped in the ancient rituals of onsen hot springs and the mesmerizing performances of kabuki, with origins dating back to the 6th and 16th centuries. Yet, it pulses with the vibrancy of all-night neon-lit dance parties, the imaginative allure of anime, and the culinary delights of sushi boat restaurants.

Japan is one of the world's most storied nations. The country unfurls before your eyes like a vivid tapestry of colours, sights, and traditions that have captivated wanderers for millennia. It's a mesmerizing fusion of ancient customs and cutting-edge innovation, where tradition and innovation walk hand in hand.

Beyond its cultural treasures and artistic wonders, Japan is a breathtaking archipelago of several thousands of islands, a gift from nature. In the heart of Honshu, the central island, vast mountainscapes, and serene lakes dominate the landscape, creating an awe-inspiring backdrop. On the other hand, the coastal regions reveal their charm, adorned with beautiful beaches, bamboo forests, and meticulously designed gardens adorned with cherry trees, each offering a glimpse of Japan's natural splendour. This is a destination like no other, and the country invites you to embark on a journey that transcends time and place. Here, history, culture, and nature intertwine to create an unforgettable experience. Experience all this during Japan tours.

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Handcrafted Journeys to our Most Popular Places in Japan.

Lake Ashi, also referred to as Hakone Lake or Ashinoko Lake, is a scenic crater lake that lies along the southwest wall of the caldera of Mount Hakone
Panorama of Hiroshima Cityscape at Twilight. View over the Ota River, Atomic Bomb Dome illuminated on the left side of the river
Traditional winding street in Gion, Kyoto, Japan at dawn
Koriyama Castle during the Spring with pink Cherry Blossom flowers
Boat floating down canal on Dotonbori shopping street, a famous destination for traveling and shopping in Osaka
skyline of neon lights and skyscrapers in metropolis
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Japan a Wondrous Adventure for Every Travel

Japan offers an adventure for every type of traveller. Discover the historic charm of Kyoto's temples, the modern allure of Tokyo's neon-lit streets, and the serenity of Mount Fuji. Explore ancient castles, wander through bamboo groves in Arashiyama, and savour sushi in Tsukiji Market. Don't miss hot springs in Beppu, the deer of Nara, and Hiroshima's Peace Memorial Park.

Osaka Tower and view of the neon advertisements Shinsekai district

The Culture

Central to Japanese culture is the deeply embedded concept of harmony. Harmony, or "wa," emphasizes the importance of maintaining balance and peace in relationships, society, and nature. This philosophy can be seen in the design of Japanese gardens, architecture, and even in the tea ceremony, where every movement is carefully choreographed to create a sense of harmony and tranquility.

Another key aspect of Japanese culture is respect. Japanese people are taught from a young age to respect others, especially their elders. Bowing is a common greeting form, symbolizing respect and humility.

Traditional arts and crafts play a significant role in Japanese culture. Ikebana (flower arranging), origami (paper folding), and calligraphy are examples of the artistic traditions passed down through generations. The art of tea ceremony, or "chanoyu," is a highly ritualized practice that combines elements of hospitality, aesthetics, and spirituality.

Japanese cuisine is renowned worldwide, with sushi and sashimi just a tiny part of the culinary landscape. Washoku, or traditional Japanese cuisine, emphasizes fresh, seasonal ingredients and the art of presentation. It reflects a deep appreciation for nature and the changing seasons.

Shintoism as well as Buddhism are the major religions in Japan, and they have left a significant mark on Japanese culture. Shinto shrines and Buddhist temples mark the landscape. Traditional festivals, such as the cherry blossom viewing and the Gion Matsuri in Kyoto, are deeply rooted in these religious traditions.

In contrast to these ancient traditions, Japan is also a global leader in innovation and technology. The country is passionate about cutting-edge technology, which coexists harmoniously with its traditional culture. The juxtaposition of ancient customs and modern advancements is a testament to Japan's ability to embrace change while preserving its heritage.

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