Landscapes

Landscapes

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Here are some introductions for landscapes that Japan is proud of. Do see and enjoy various landscapes during your stay in Japan.

Beautiful ocean

The place well-known for its foremost beautiful ocean in Japan, is the southernmost Okinawa. Particularly, the isolated islands keeps its untouched nature with a chance of meeting the sea turtles. Jodogahama in Iwate, is also one of the famous beach resort which was even chosen for the "top 100 selections of beach".

Landscapes with a view of Mount Fuji

One of the scenery you cannot miss on visiting Japan is Mount Fuji. Its appearance facing Shizuoka is called "male Fuji" for its masculine strength, and its view from Yamanashi is called "female Fuji" for it looks smooth and tender. The "upside down Fuji" can be seen from Kawaguchiko, where is the north side of Mount Fuji. The "upside down Fuji" is the appearance of Mount Fuji beautifully reflected on the lake from its plains to the summit. You can see Mount Fuji in its vertically symmetrical state.

Wilderness landscapes in Japan

Rural landscapes can be viewed even in the suburb of Tokyo. The far away mountains, rice fields, farms.... Enjoy the peaceful primitive landscapes of Japan.

Ancient cities of Japan, Kyoto and Nara

There are famous temples and shrines such as Kinkaku-ji temple and Kiyomizu-dera temple in Kyoto, and Todaiji temple in Nara. You might even see a maiko (apprentice geisha) in the street. The Japanese historic cityscape are also recommended.

*This information is from the time of this article's publication.

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