Six Unique Travel Experiences: Japan

Japan    22.02.2019    TransIndus

Undoubtedly one of the most pleasurable aspects of travelling in Japan is the wealth of cultural experiences on offer – things you simply cannot experience anywhere else. Here, TransIndus Japan specialist, David Wall, picks out some of his personal favourites.

 Tokyo, Japan, Tsukiji fish maket-Tuna fish sale


Tsukiji Fish Market, Tokyo

Japan’s signature mix of energy and efficiency is nowhere more in evidence than this fish market – one of the capital’s off-beat visitor attractions. Read more

 

 Kyoto, Japan, Hoshinoya hotel

 
Tea Ceremony at the Kodaji Temple, Kyoto

Tucked away in the heart of Higashiyama old town on the eastern side of Kyoto, the Kodai-ji temple is one of Japan’s loveliest period buildings. But the traditional architecture is only the preamble to a wonderful, and quintessentially Japanese experience. Read more

 

 

 Shopping at Tondaya Mansion, Kyoto


Shopping at Tondaya Mansion, Kyoto

For those with limited time, the Tondaya Mansion store is the perfect place to combine a spot of souvenir shopping and hands-on cultural experiences while in Kyoto. Read more

 

 

 Niigita, Japan, Yuzawa Town-Yuzawa Onsen


Onsen Towns, Kinosaki & Shuzenji

Don your yukata. Slip on those geta clogs. And get ready for a hot bath you’ll remember forever. Read more


 

 Japan, Monk at Mount Koya

 
A Night on Mount Koya

Spending the night in a Zen Temple on the sacred Mount Koya is a wonderful way to sample the distinctive atmosphere of old Japan. Read more

 

 Kabuki, Japan


Kabuki Theatre, Tokyo

Featuring costumes to rival even the most lavish opera productions in the West, the ancient art of Japanese mime – Kabuki – is one of the most unforgettable theatrical forms on the planet. And we know just the place to see a bite-size show. Read more

 

Suggested Tour

Our ‘Japan Highlights’ tour offers a great mix sights and experiences, including several of those featured above . .

Japan Highlights

 

For advice on how to knit any, or all, of the experiences described in this blog into a seamless holiday in Japan, contact our specialist consultant, David Wall.


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