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Japan travel guide

Japan travel guide

Quick Japan facts

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Capital:
Tokyo

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Population:
126 million

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Language:
Japanese

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Currency:
Japanese yen (‎¥‎)

About Japan

Japan is a beautiful country with a history of emperors and samurai, unique culture and religion, ancient temples, impressive castles, and stunning nature.

While many people thing of Japan as one large island, Japan actually consists of four main islands, Hokkaido, Honshu, Shikoku, Kyushu and the Okinawa archipelago.

Japan never ceases to amaze and it’s one of my favorite countries in the world. Here you can find all our Japan travel experience and advice, I hope this information will help you plan your trip to Japan!

The best cities to visit in Japan

Tokyo travel guide
Tokyo with kids travel guide
Kyoto travel guide
Osaka travel guide
Hiroshima travel guide

Plan a trip to Japan

Japan itineraries and travel advice

Plan your Japan trip like a pro with these tools:
🚅 Get a Japan Railpass to save lots of time and money.
🚗 Rent a car for your Japan road trip via Rentalcars.com.
📱 Stay connected with a Japan SIM card.
📖 Plan your journey with the Japan Lonely Planet.
🛏️ Find the best hotel deals on Booking.com.
😎 Join the best tours in Japan via Get Your Guide.
🗺️ Travel safely and get reliable travel insurance from Safety Wing.

Hiking in Japan

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