Popular Tourist Attractions in Japan

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Temple in Kyoto, Japan
Kinkaku-ji, officially named Rokuon-ji, is a Zen Buddhist temple in Kyoto, Japan. The garden complex is an excellent example of Muromachi period garden design. The Muromachi period is considered to be a classical age of Japanese garden design.

Address: 1 Kinkakujicho, Kita Ward, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 603-8361, Japan
Opened: 1955
Hours: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Phone: +81 75-461-0013
Architectural styles: Japanese Buddhist architecture, Shinden-zukuri
Function: Temple, Villa

Mount Fuji

Mount Fuji
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Mountain in Japan
Mount Fuji, located on Honshu Island, is the highest mountain in Japan at 3,776.24 m. An active stratovolcano that last erupted in 1707–08, Mount Fuji lies about 100 kilometres south-west of Tokyo, and can be seen from there on a clear day. Elevation: 12,388' (3,776 m)
Last eruption: December 16, 1707
First ascent: 663 AD
Prominence: 12,388' (3,776 m)


Temple in Kyoto, Japan
Kiyomizu-dera, officially Otowa-san Kiyomizu-dera is an independent Buddhist temple in eastern Kyoto. The temple is part of the Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto UNESCO World Heritage site.
Address: 294 Kiyomizu 1-chome, Higashiyama Ward, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 605-0862, Japan
Opened: 778 AD
Architectural style: Japanese Buddhist architecture
Phone: +81 75-551-1234

Tokyo Imperial Palace

Tokyo Imperial Palace is the main residence of the Emperor of Japan. It is a large park-like area located in the Chiyoda area of Tokyo close to Tokyo Station and contains several buildings including the main palace.
Address: 1-1 Chiyoda, Tokyo 100-8111, Japan
Phone: +81 3-3213-1111

Hiroshima Peace Memorial

Hiroshima Peace Memorial, commonly called the Atomic Bomb Dome or Genbaku Dōmu, in Hiroshima, Japan, is part of the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park and was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1996. Wikipedia
Address: 1-10 Otemachi, Naka Ward, Hiroshima, 730-0051, Japan
Phone: +81 82-242-7831


Temple in Tokyo, Japan
Sensō-ji is an ancient Buddhist temple located in Asakusa, Taitō, Tokyo, Japan. It is Tokyo's oldest temple, and one of its most significant. Formerly associated with the Tendai sect, it became independent after World War II. Wikipedia
Address: Japan, 〒111-0032 Tokyo, Taitō, Asakusa, 2−3−1
Opened: 645 AD
Phone: +81 3-3842-0181
Architectural style: Japanese Buddhist architecture


Temple in Japan
Tōdai-ji, is a Buddhist temple complex located in the city of Nara, Japan. Its Great Buddha Hall, houses the world's largest bronze statue of the Buddha Vairocana, known in Japanese simply as Daibutsu. Wikipedia
Address: 406-1 Zoshicho, Nara, 630-8211, Japan
Construction started: 728 AD
Opened: 752 AD
Architectural style: Japanese Buddhist architecture
Phone: +81 742-22-5511
Architect: Emperor Shōmu

Tokyo Tower

Observation tower in Minato, Japan
Tokyo Tower is a communications and observation tower located in the Shiba-koen district of Minato, Tokyo, Japan. At 333 metres, it is the second-tallest structure in Japan. Wikipedia
Address: 4-2-8 Shibakoen, Minato, Tokyo 105-0011, Japan
Height: 1,093' (333 m)
Construction started: June 1957
Hours: Open today · 9:00 am – 9:00 pm
Architectural style: Modern architecture
Architect: Tachū Naitō
Function: Observation tower, Tourist attraction, Transmitter station

Fushimi Inari-taisha

Fushimi Inari Taisha is the head shrine of Inari, located in Fushimi-ku, Kyoto, Japan. The shrine sits at the base of a mountain also named Inari which is 233 metres above sea level, and includes trails ... Wikipedia
Address: 68 Fukakusa Yabunouchicho, Fushimi-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 612-0882, Japan
Phone: +81 75-641-7331

Himeji Castle

Castle in Himeji, Japan
Himeji Castle is a hilltop Japanese castle complex located in Himeji, in Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan. The castle is regarded as the finest surviving example of prototypical Japanese castle architecture, ... Wikipedia
Address: 68 Honmachi, Himeji, Hyogo Prefecture 670-0012, Japan
Opened: 1346
Height: 152' (46 m)
Architectural style: Japanese architecture
Function: Castle
Phone: +81 79-285-1146

Jigokudani Monkey Park

Jigokudani Monkey Park is in Yamanouchi, Shimotakai District, Nagano Prefecture, Japan at 36°43′58″N 138°27′46″E / 36.732799°N 138.4627°E. It is part of the Joshinetsu Kogen National Park, and is located in the valley of the Yokoyu-River, in the ... Wikipedia
Address: 6845 Hirao, 山ノ内町, 下高井郡, Nagano 381-0400, Japan
Phone: +81 269-33-4379

Tokyo Disneyland

Disney Theme Park
Tokyo Disneyland is a 115-acre theme park at the Tokyo Disney Resort in Urayasu, Chiba, Japan, near Tokyo. Its main gate is directly adjacent to both Maihama Station and Tokyo Disneyland Station. Wikipedia
Address: 1-1 Maihama, Urayasu, Chiba 279-0031, Japan
Opened: April 15, 1983
Area: 116 acres (47 ha)
Hours: 9:00 am – 6:30 pm
Phone: +81 45-330-5211

Tokyo DisneySea

Theme Park
Tokyo DisneySea is a 176-acre theme park at the Tokyo Disney Resort located in Urayasu, Chiba, Japan, just outside Tokyo. It opened on September 4, 2001. Wikipedia
Address: 1-13 Maihama, Urayasu, Chiba 279-0031, Japan
Opened: September 4, 2001
Area: 176 acres (71 ha)
Hours: 10:00 am – 10:00 pm
Phone: +81 570-008-632

Temple in Japan
Kōtoku-in is a Buddhist temple of the Jōdo-shū sect in the city of Kamakura in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan. Wikipedia
Address: 4-2-28 Hase, Kamakura, Kanagawa 248-0016, Japan
Hours: Closing soon · 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Phone: +81 467-22-0703

Tokyo Skytree

Building in Tokyo, Japan
Tokyo Skytree is a broadcasting, restaurant, and observation tower in Sumida, Tokyo, Japan. It became the tallest structure in Japan in 2010 and reached its full height of 634.0 metres in March 2011, ... Wikipedia
Address: Japan, 〒131-0045 Tokyo, Sumida, Oshiage, 1−1−2
Height: 2,080' (634 m)
Construction started: July 14, 2008
Floors: 29
Opened: May 22, 2012
Phone: +81 3-5302-3470
Architectural style: Metamodernism

Osaka Castle

Castle in Osaka, Japan
Osaka Castle is a Japanese castle in Chūō-ku, Osaka, Japan. The castle is one of Japan's most famous, and played a major role in the unification of Japan during the sixteenth century of the Azuchi-Momoyama period. Wikipedia
Address: 1-1 Osakajo, Chuo Ward, Osaka, Osaka Prefecture 540-0002, Japan
Opened: 1597
Hours: 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Function: Castle
Phone: +81 6-6941-3044


Temple in Kyoto, Japan
Ryōan-ji is a Zen temple located in northwest Kyoto, Japan. It belongs to the Myōshin-ji school of the Rinzai branch of Zen Buddhism. Wikipedia
Address: 13 Ryoanji Goryonoshitacho, Ukyo Ward, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 616-8001, Japan
Opened: 1450
Hours: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Architectural style: Japanese Buddhist architecture
Phone: +81 75-463-2216


Itsukushima is an island in the western part of the Inland Sea of Japan, located in the northwest of Hiroshima Bay. It is popularly known as Miyajima, the Shrine Island. The island is one of Hayashi Razan's Three Views of Japan.

Meiji Shrine

Meiji Shrine, located in Shibuya, Tokyo, is the Shinto shrine that is dedicated to the deified spirits of Emperor Meiji and his wife, Empress Shōken. Wikipedia
Address: 1-1 Yoyogikamizonocho, Shibuya, Tokyo 151-8557, Japan
Phone: +81 3-3379-5511

Shinjuku Gyoen

Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden is a large park with an eminent garden in Shinjuku and Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan. It was originally a residence of the Naitō family in the Edo period. Wikipedia
Address: 11 Naitomachi, Shinjuku, Tokyo 160-0014, Japan
Phone: +81 3-3350-0151

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