The Best Places to Visit in Japan

Discover this country’s diverse destinations - from the snowy peaks of Hokkaido to the bustling streets of Tokyo…

Places to visit

From energetic cities to stunning natural landscapes, Japan has it all. Deciding where to visit on your trip can be tricky, especially since there’s so much to see and do at every destination. At Scott Dunn, our travel experts know this country like the back of their hands and are ready to help you pick the best places to visit in Japan for a truly unforgettable holiday.

Tokyo is one of the most famous places to visit in Japan and is an unmissable highlight for first-time travellers. From browsing unique boutiques and vintage shops to wandering through the famous Shinjuku district among the neon lights, there are endless things to do in Tokyo, making it one of our top places to visit in Japan. However, if you’re keen to escape the skyscrapers and discover the country’s more traditional side, the city of Kyoto is full of cultural sights to explore, like Kinkakuji Temple and Nijo Castle.

For a holiday packed with adventure and outdoor activities, we recommend travelling to the Central Honshu Mountains. Here, you can visit the snow monkeys in Yudanaka or enjoy some time in a serene onsen in the Japanese Alps.

So, whether you’d like to sample street food in Osaka or take a tour of the scenic shrines along the Japanese Coast, we’ll help you explore the best places to go in Japan.

The Best Places to Go in Japan

At Scott Dunn, we’ll help you find the best places to visit in Japan based on what you want to see and do. From the hiking trails of Northern Honshu to Hiroshima’s moving Memorial Park, we’ll show you the best this country has to offer and help you plan out your ideal holiday.

Where to go in Japan

Map featuring best places to visit in Japan

Places on the map

  • Kyoto & Around Japan
  • Tokyo Japan
  • Hiroshima, Miyajima & Around Japan
  • Shikoku Island Japan
  • Kumano Kodo Japan
  • Kyushu Japan
  • Northern Honshu Japan
  • Osaka Japan
  • The Japanese Coast Japan
  • Central Honshu Mountains Japan
  • Naoshima Island Japan
  • Takayama Japan
  • Nagoya Japan
  • Aomori Japan
  • Shima Japan
  • Niigata Japan
  • Shizuoka Japan
  • Toyooka Japan
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