UPDATED March 6, 2019

Japan Travel Guide: One Stop for Planning Your Trip Around the Country

The world’s eyes are on Japan as a top travel destination. For many travelers, Japan can be intimidating and unknown. As the country readies itself for the 2020 Summer Olympics, you will find more Japan travel guides to plan your ideal trip around the country. Here is a comprehensive Japan Travel Guide with lists of articles and guides for Tokyo, Osaka, Kyoto, and beyond major cities:


Getting to Know Japan

Best & Worst Times of the Year to Visit Japan
Language Barriers in Japan? How to Travel in Japan Without Speaking Japanese
Japan’s Regions & Prefectures. Tokyo’s Wards & Districts
A Complete Guide to Japan’s JR Pass for Travelers
Book a Private Airport Van for Arrivals in Japan
Tips for Taking the Shinkansen from Osaka to Tokyo
Japan’s Luggage Delivery Service: Travel With Ease Around the Country
Options for Private Car Hire in Japan for Day Trips & Sightseeing
Purchasing Official Attraction Tickets & More on Klook
Travel Etiquette in Japan: 10 Tips to Do as the Locals Do
Travel Etiquette in Japan: 7 More Tips to Do as the Locals Do
Useful Japanese Expressions While Traveling in Japan
More Useful Japanese Expression
What to Expect on Your First Onsen Experience in Japan
Guide to Seasonal Fruit Picking in Japan

Planning Your Trip to Tokyo

Comprehensive & Complete Guide to Tokyo

The beating heart of Japan is in Tokyo, the country’s capital. City lovers must visit Tokyo as well as food-obsessed travelers with all kinds of amazing eats in almost every block of the metropolitan.

Planning Your Trip to Osaka

Comprehensive & Complete Guide to Osaka

For travelers seeking regional, local dishes, Osaka offers the best of Kansai cuisine (with Tokyo having regional Kanto cuisine). Osaka specializes in street foods like okonomiyaki and takoyaki. It is also a great central location for day trips to Kobe, Nara, and beyond.

Planning Your Trip to Kyoto

Comprehensive & Complete Guide to Kyoto

While you can see bits of Kyoto in one day, it is best fully enjoyed for at least two nights as its own destination. There are nature and landscapes, gorgeous historical structures and shrines, and some of the country’s best local food in unassuming streets and alleys. Kyoto is an absolute must visit for any food lover.

Planning Your Trip Beyond Major Cities

Guides for Beyond Major Cities in Japan

When traveling through Japan, you must include smaller cities and town to see all that Japan has to offer. Beyond major cities in Japan, you can see the country’s beautiful natural settings and how the country is amazing in every way.

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