Most Beautiful Places in Japan

Japan is easily one of the most stunning places in the world. The country offers a full range of nature and culture, from subtropical beaches to snowy mountains, futuristic skylines to ancient temples. And while you could spend a lifetime exploring all of the splendidly whimsical islands and cities, we suggest you start with this list.

Ask anyone who has visited, and they’ll tell you: Japan is easily one of the most stunning places in the world. The country offers a full range of nature and culture, from subtropical beaches to snowy mountains, futuristic skylines to ancient temples. And while you could spend a lifetime exploring all of the splendidly whimsical islands and cities, we suggest you start with this list.

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Arashiyama Bamboo Grove, Kyoto
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Itsukushima Shrine, Miyajima
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Mt. Yoshino
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Lake Kussharo, Hokkaido
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Gion Geisha District, Kyoto
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Ashikaga Flower Park, Ashigaka
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Fushimi Inari-Taisha, Kyoto
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Nara Park
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Meguro River, Tokyo
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Shirakawa-go Village
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Kumano Nachi Taisha Shrine and Nachi Falls,
Wakayama Prefecture
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Shibuya Crossing, Tokyo
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Blue Pond, Hokkaido
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Himeji Castle
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Miyako-jima, Okinawa
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Imperial Palace Grounds, Tokyo
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Benesse Art Site, Naoshima
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Kinkaku-ji (Golden Pavilion), Kyoto
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Tama Art University Library, Tokyo
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Oyama Rice Terrace, Kamogawa

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Mt. Fuji
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Hitsujiyama Park, Chichibu
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Hitsujiyama Park, Chichibu
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Daigo-ji Temple, Kyoto
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Tottori Sand Dunes

Credits to: Conde Nast Traveler

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