Young tourist enjoying the sunset in Arashiyama Bamboo Forest, one of the most famoust places in Kyoto, Japan

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From classic Japanese food and sights to local favorites and under-the-radar trends, these are 24 of the most inspiring experiences in Japan.

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With our guide to all you need to know before your trip to Japan, you’ll be able to enjoy every minute of your visit.

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From mystic mountains to mighty megacities, Japan is awash with iconic travel experiences. Here's what you need to know about visa requirements.

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Excellent roads, incredible scenery, towering mountains and vibrant cities – Japan is ideal for exploring on four wheels. These are our favorite road trips.

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