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Get in touch with your spiritual self at Ise Shima National Park on two wheels

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SUMMER

Recommended Summer Experiences in Japan

Zoom around an actual F1 racing track!
KANSAI

Zoom around an actual F1 racing track!

Paddle up to the giant red gates of Shirahige Jinja
KANSAI

Paddle up to the giant red gates of Shirahige Jinja

Tomonoura, a picture-perfect port city of literature and history
SETOUCHI

Tomonoura, a picture-perfect port city of literature and history

Cruise down the Kuma River on a traditional wooden boat
KYUSHU

Cruise down the Kuma River on a traditional wooden boat

Maneuver the water with a Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) adventure among Kochi’s charming nature
SETOUCHI

Maneuver the water with a Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) adventure among Kochi’s charming nature

Paddle down a crystal clear river on a Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) excursion
SETOUCHI

Paddle down a crystal clear river on a Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) excursion

A cyclist’s paradise along the Shimanami Kaido
SETOUCHI

A cyclist’s paradise along the Shimanami Kaido

A sweet sojourn to the fruit kingdom of Okayama
SETOUCHI

A sweet sojourn to the fruit kingdom of Okayama

Meet the mysterious sea-women of Japan
KANSAI

Meet the mysterious sea-women of Japan

Original accessories from the birthplace of pearl farming in Ise-Shima
KANSAI

Original accessories from the birthplace of pearl farming in Ise-Shima

Traveling like a local in Biwako
KANSAI

Traveling like a local in Biwako

Forge your very own samurai sword in Kyoto
KANSAI

Forge your very own samurai sword in Kyoto

Savor the pinnacle of Kobe beef steak
KANSAI

Savor the pinnacle of Kobe beef steak

Smash your way through roof tiles like a karate master
KANSAI

Smash your way through roof tiles like a karate master

Experience the centuries-old art of artisans in Himeji
KANSAI

Experience the centuries-old art of artisans in Himeji

Weaving through Kojima – Japan’s denim mecca
SETOUCHI

Weaving through Kojima – Japan’s denim mecca

Tokushima comes alive with the music and dance of Awa Odori Festival
SETOUCHI

Tokushima comes alive with the music and dance of Awa Odori Festival

Experience traditional pastoral lifestyle in Japan
KYUSHU

Experience traditional pastoral lifestyle in Japan

Savor Japanese food culture at the birthplace of Sanuki Udon
SETOUCHI

Savor Japanese food culture at the birthplace of Sanuki Udon

Capture the reflections of sunset on Chichibugahama Beach
SETOUCHI

Capture the reflections of sunset on Chichibugahama Beach

Learn proper worship etiquette at one of Japan’s most important Inari shrines
KYUSHU

Learn proper worship etiquette at one of Japan’s most important Inari shrines

Get fired up over Arita-yaki, Japan’s finest ceramicware
KYUSHU

Get fired up over Arita-yaki, Japan’s finest ceramicware

Stroll through a historic Japanese garden in a kimono
KYUSHU

Stroll through a historic Japanese garden in a kimono

Learn how to make sushi under the guidance of a professional chef
KYUSHU

Learn how to make sushi under the guidance of a professional chef

Feel like a feudal lord of Toyama Castle
CHUBU

Feel like a feudal lord of Toyama Castle

Explore the stunning geisha and samurai neighborhoods of Kanazawa
CHUBU

Explore the stunning geisha and samurai neighborhoods of Kanazawa

Visit a traditional village in the mountains of Gifu Prefecture
CHUBU

Visit a traditional village in the mountains of Gifu Prefecture

Where samurai culture meets the merchants of Kanazawa
CHUBU

Where samurai culture meets the merchants of Kanazawa

Indulge in the famous small-plated soba noodles of Izushi
KANSAI

Indulge in the famous small-plated soba noodles of Izushi

Savor high-quality matcha in Uji, a city revered for green tea
KANSAI

Savor high-quality matcha in Uji, a city revered for green tea

Experience a night of food, fun, and games with Kyoto’s iconic maiko
KANSAI

Experience a night of food, fun, and games with Kyoto’s iconic maiko

Make your own Hagi-yaki pottery in the birthplace of the craft
SETOUCHI

Make your own Hagi-yaki pottery in the birthplace of the craft

Enjoy the perks of walking around Kitsuki in a traditional outfit
KYUSHU

Enjoy the perks of walking around Kitsuki in a traditional outfit

Explore Edo-era charms in the castle town of Kitsuki
KYUSHU

Explore Edo-era charms in the castle town of Kitsuki

A unique experience like Noh other
KYUSHU

A unique experience like Noh other

Experience traditional handicraft with luxurious gold leaf
CHUBU

Experience traditional handicraft with luxurious gold leaf

Visit the deity of Japanese mythology and matchmaking at Izumo Taisha
KANSAI

Visit the deity of Japanese mythology and matchmaking at Izumo Taisha

A glimpse into the action-packed tradition of Yabusame
KYUSHU

A glimpse into the action-packed tradition of Yabusame

See the city, mountains, and bays from the sky
KYUSHU

See the city, mountains, and bays from the sky

The spiritual magatama ornaments of Izumo
KANSAI

The spiritual magatama ornaments of Izumo

Paddle across a kaleidoscope of colors
TOHOKU

Paddle across a kaleidoscope of colors

Spiritual awakening through mountain worship
TOHOKU

Spiritual awakening through mountain worship

A unique handmade souvenir from Zao Onsen
TOHOKU

A unique handmade souvenir from Zao Onsen

Enjoy the high life at Somaro in Sakata City
TOHOKU

Enjoy the high life at Somaro in Sakata City

The sights and legends of the north
TOHOKU

The sights and legends of the north

A river boat ride and noodle-making experience
TOHOKU

A river boat ride and noodle-making experience

Savor the salty side of culture
TOHOKU

Savor the salty side of culture

Pedal through lush broadleaf forests
TOHOKU

Pedal through lush broadleaf forests

Meet Japan’s noble breed of dog
TOHOKU

Meet Japan’s noble breed of dog

River trekking through primeval beech forests
TOHOKU

River trekking through primeval beech forests

PHeritage ramen in an old school atmosphere
KANTO

PHeritage ramen in an old school atmosphere

An amphibious tour of Lake Ashinoko
CHUBU

An amphibious tour of Lake Ashinoko

Rafting and canyoning in the great outdoors
KANTO

Rafting and canyoning in the great outdoors

Sip, savour, and study the art of Japanese sake
CHUBU

Sip, savour, and study the art of Japanese sake

When Food and Art collide
KANTO

When Food and Art collide

Experience traditional Japanese culture near Mt. Fuji
CHUBU

Experience traditional Japanese culture near Mt. Fuji

Savor the depth of Japanese tea through a traditional game
CHUBU

Savor the depth of Japanese tea through a traditional game

Savor premium Japanese muskmelons
CHUBU

Savor premium Japanese muskmelons

A rare opportunity to get involved in the sake-brewing process
CHUBU

A rare opportunity to get involved in the sake-brewing process

Where unique architecture and traditional culture collide
CHUBU

Where unique architecture and traditional culture collide

Learn about sake in Nagano Prefecture’s Suwa region
CHUBU

Learn about sake in Nagano Prefecture’s Suwa region

Field to table soba experience in Chino
CHUBU

Field to table soba experience in Chino

Be part of a rural farming community in Chino
CHUBU

Be part of a rural farming community in Chino

A unique tofu from the Yamaura region
CHUBU

A unique tofu from the Yamaura region

Angling for landlocked salmon and char in Tokamachi
CHUBU

Angling for landlocked salmon and char in Tokamachi

An aerial night tour of Tokyo’s metropolis
KANTO

An aerial night tour of Tokyo’s metropolis

A rare opportunity to get involved in the sake-brewing process
CHUBU

A rare opportunity to get involved in the sake-brewing process

A glamping experience with a Scandinavian theme
KANTO

A glamping experience with a Scandinavian theme

Eat, drink, and learn about sake
KANTO

Eat, drink, and learn about sake

A spiritual journey to a sacred mountain
CHUBU

A spiritual journey to a sacred mountain

A rickshaw ride through history
CHUBU

A rickshaw ride through history

Experience making Niigata’s signature food
CHUBU

Experience making Niigata’s signature food

Kneading noodles with pure water from Mt. Fuji
CHUBU

Kneading noodles with pure water from Mt. Fuji

Thrill-seeking on the water
CHUBU

Thrill-seeking on the water

Learn an ancient swordmaking technique
CHUBU

Learn an ancient swordmaking technique

A ride with a majestic mountain view
CHUBU

A ride with a majestic mountain view

See TOKYO SKYTREE from another angle
KANTO

See TOKYO SKYTREE from another angle

The hidden elegance of Ginza Chazen
KANTO

The hidden elegance of Ginza Chazen

Exploring Aichi from above
CHUBU

Exploring Aichi from above

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