JAPAN IS ONE of the countries that many tourists are eyeing for a vacation. This is because the Land of the Rising Sun has actively enforced visa-free travel for tourists since October 2022 with the terms and conditions set.

There are also many tourist destinations in this country, and it is a favorite of many foreign tourists. The tours themselves range from natural attractions, entertainment, to culinary tours of Japanese specialties. Well, here are some recommendations for tourist attractions in the country reported from various sources.

1. Tokyo Disneyland
Tokyo Disneyland is still a popular place for tourists visiting this country. Here you can enjoy tons of rides and movies produced by Walt Disney. The main area in Tokyo Disneyland is divided into seven places such as Tomorrowland, World Bazar, Adventureland, Westernland, Toontown, Critter Country, and also Fantasyland. The location of Tokyo Disneyland itself is in Maihama, Urayasu, Chiba Prefecture, Japan.

2. Mount Fuji
Mount Fuji still seems to be an iconic tourist spot in Japan because of the beauty of its tourist destinations over the years. Therefore, UNESCO recognized it as a unique culture in 2013. Many tourists visit this place especially in summer, because they can see the sunrise from the top of the mountain.

3. Universal Studios
Next, the place you can visit is Universal Studios Japan. Various entertainments are featured here ranging from Hollywood movies, then movie theaters ranging from 2D to 4D, or you can also take a walk in a place similar to a certain movie location. The location itself is in Sakurajima, Konohana Ward, Osaka, Japan.

4. Shinjuku District
If you’re visiting Tokyo, one of the most famous places to visit is the Shinjuku district. It is known for its lively nightlife, restaurants, and upscale hotels. There is also the Shinjuku District park, which is a favorite spot for tourists during cherry blossom season.

5. Fuji-Q Highland
If you’re into extreme travel, Fuji-Q Highland is the perfect destination. Here, you can ride the world’s fastest roller coaster. There are also several other challenging rides that you can try. The location is in Shinn Ishihara, Fujiyoshida, Yamanashi, Japan.

6. Shin-Yokohama Ramen Museum
You can also enjoy culinary tours in Japan, one of which is at the Shin-Yokohama Ramen Museum. This ramen museum is interesting because it has an entertainment concept with a food theme. The interior is designed with a typical 1958 Tokyo atmosphere. You can also taste various popular ramen from all over Japan at this place. It is located in Shin-Yokohama, Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture.

7. Hitachi Seaside Park
A natural tourist destination that is no less beautiful in Japan is Hitachi Seaside Park. In this place there are lots of flowering plants that bloom beautifully like in heaven. This place will be suitable as a vacation spot with family. In addition to the flower beds, there are also several facilities available such as a mini amusement park and a bicycle track. If you want to visit, you can choose April or spring because it is usually the best time.

8. Nara Park
If you want to take a walk in a garden setting, you can try visiting Nara Park. The park is located at the foot of the deer-filled Wakakusa Mountain. There is a monastery built in the forest, making it perfect for those who love nature and peace. There is also a lake with koi fish and even turtles.

9. Ishigaki Island
Ishigaki Island with the destination Ishigaki City is the southernmost area in Japan or approximately 2000 km from Tokyo. One of the beaches that can be visited is Maeza Beach which is located quite close to the airport. This beach offers stunning natural beauty with clean sand. In addition to this beach, you can also enjoy other beaches that are not less beautiful such as Fusaki Beach, Yonehara and Sukuji.

10. Sagano and Arashiyama
Last but not least, Sagano and Arashiyama, located in the western district of Kyoto, are quite popular tourist attractions. In this area you can find the largest Buddhist monastery called Tenryuji Buddhist Monastery which is also a world cultural heritage site. Then you can also find the Arashiyama Bamboo Forest with its towering bamboo and beautiful scenery. [sources/photo special]