Nara is the perfect place to go for travelers looking to enjoy a traditional Japanese city. Visitors from all over the world love Nara Prefecture for its famous historic buildings, cute and friendly deer, and delicious local food.
Ueno District is one of Tokyo’s busiest and has plenty of fun activities to fill an entire day. Here you’ll find Japan’s oldest zoo, more museums than you can visit in one day, a French-style modern park with a lake, Shinto shrines and Buddhist temples, and busy streets with food and merchandise vendors.
Cherry blossom season is finally back! You may notice pops of pink blooms on the trees in your neighborhood. According to the Japanese metrological agency, sakura will bloom in Tokyo on March 18 this year, so make plans now to visit the city’s photogenic spots.
Though Tokyo marked its earliest Sakura blooming this past March 14 and other sections of the mainland, too are also getting a taste of spring, Aomori Prefecture up north is still in the throes of winter.