There are so many attractions in Japan; it’s hard to pick the best ones. Everyone visits Japan for different reasons, so there are always personal preferences. Mount Fuji is usually on everyone’s list of things to see. It’s located about 60 miles north of Tokyo and it is the national symbol of Japan. Millions of tourist climb to the top to see a modern volcano while its sleeping. Nagasaki and Hiroshima has the distinction of being the only two cities in the world to experience an atomic bomb attack. Tourists come from all parts of the globe to visit the museums and memorials that have been built to honor those who died there over 60 years ago.
Surfers and sun worshippers flock to the beaches in Japan. The Miyazaki coastline of Kyushu is famous for the SeaGaia Ocean Dome, which is an indoor beach. Surfing and sunbathing indoors is a fantastic experience and a big tourist attraction. Kyoto is also known worldwide for its Buddhist temples and exotic gardens. There are countless national parks and shrines all over the country and local festivals are held in cities across Japan during the summer months. Let’s not forget Tokyo Disneyland; it is still the most popular theme park in Japan.