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