While Japan boasts an ancient culture, the "Land of the Rising Sun" is known for its delicate balance of traditional elegance, cutting-edge technology, and a fashion-forward presentation. Among the many hotels Japan offers, visitors will have no problem finding accommodations to fit their travel budgets. Trendy guests with money to spare may want to stayin ultra-modern Tokyo, while sightseers will enjoy the Kansai Region, a breathtaking area filled with beautiful temples and traditional homes.
Japan is home to several international convention centers located in major cities like Osaka, Kyoto, and Tokyo, where one may attend international gaming, anime and manga conventions, automobile shows, and conferences for international professional associations.
Fujiya 1935 in Osaka features Spanish fusion dishes served in an elegant, trendy setting. In Tokyo, enjoy traditional ramen dishes at the top-rated Ichiran restaurant.
Iconic and awe-inspiring, Mount Fuji is the country's highest mountain and the centerpiece for the expansive Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park, where one may camp, hike, and climb.
Tokyo is the best city to shop for youthful fashion trends, unbelievably cute toys, and some of the tiniest, and sometimes strangest, tech gadgets in the universe. Plan an early visit to the Tsukiji Jogaii Market for fresh produce, meats, crafts and souvenirs, or visit the upscale Tokyo Midotown Mall, near several hotels in Japan.
Thrill-seeking visitors should book rooms at Japan hotels in the Chubu Region, where one may ski or snowboard on the Japan Alps or head to the islands in Shikoku Region for white-water rafting.