×

Japan Attractions

Travel Guides & Inspiration for Japan

img

Itineraries

Best Japan Places to Visit on a 2 Week Itinerary

gemma writer

Are you planning a 2 week holiday to Japan and have no idea how to organize your itinerary? I had the exact same problem! With its rich history and cultur...

img

Cities

39 Best Things to do in Kyoto, Japan

irene writer

Are you thinking about going to Kyoto for a holiday? Or are you planning on making this city part of your 2 week Japan itinerary? Either way, we'll show y...

img

Itineraries

5 Day Tokyo Itinerary for Couples

Saikhnaa1 writer

Here's the truth. You're going to need a lot more than a 5 day Tokyo itinerary to see everything this busy city has to offer. But as a couple, you'll definitely...

img

Cities

7 Best Things to Do and See in Tokyo at Night

LJWelch writer

There’s no shortage of things to do and places to go in Tokyo during the day, but what about when the attractions close? Whether you’re jetlagged, a night o...

Most Popular Attractions in Japan

1. Ghibli Museum

  • Nothing compares to the influence and effect on international audiences than the animated movies that Ghibli Studios has produced over the years. With
  • Adults: ¥100, Children(13-18): ¥700, Children (7-12): ¥400, Children (4-6): ¥100
  • +81 570-055-777
  • Ghibli Museum, Mitaka, Tokyo, Japan
  • 10am-6pm
  • 4

2. Ueno Park

  • Ueno Park is one of Japan’s first public parks and offers nice peaceful scenic walks for those weary of the big lights and loud sounds of Tokyo.
  • Free to enter
  • +81-3-3828-5644
  • Ueno Park, Taito, Tokyo, Japan
  • 5:00am-11:00pm
  • 6

Tickets & Tours

3. Tokyo Skytree

  • To stand on top of the world is to be at the top of SkyTree, Japan’s newest contribution to scale the heavens. Located in Sumida Ward, in the northeastern
  • Adult 3090 yen, Child 2360 yen
  • +81 3-5302-3470
  • Tokyo Skytree, Sumida, Tokyo, Japan
  • 8am-10pm
  • 7

Tickets & Tours

4. Sensoji Temple

  • Located in Asakusa, Tokyo, The oldest Buddhist temple in the Japan’s capital city, Senso-ji, is one of the most popular attractions for foreign tourists
  • Free
  • +81 3-3842-0181
  • Sensō-ji Temple, Taito, Tokyo, Japan
  • 6am-5pm daily
  • 11

5. Meiji Shrine

  • As the native religion of Japan, Shinto, (which translates to the “Way of the Gods”) it plays a prominent role in many aspects of Japanese
  • Free
  • +81 3-3379-5511
  • Meiji Shrine Gyoen, Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan
  • 5:45 am- 5:00 pm daily
  • 7

Tickets & Tours

6. Ueno Zoo

  • Being the oldest (opened in 1882) and most established of all the zoos in Japan, Ueno Zoo, offers a pleasant retreat from the hustle and bustle of Tokyo.
  • ¥600, Children(0-12): Free
  • +81 3-3828-5171
  • Ueno Zoo, Taito, Tokyo, Japan
  • 9:30am-5pm
  • 5

7. National Museum of Nature and Science

  • With over 4 millions specimens, the National Museum of Nature and Science offers a myriad of exhibits in diverse fields, including natural history, anthropology,
  • Adults - ¥620, Children - Free
  • +81-03-5777-8600
  • National Museum of Nature and Science, Taito, Tokyo, Japan
  • 9am-5pm
  • 1

8. Ryogoku Kokugikan

  • For visitors who know little of the Japanese sport of sumo, the only thoughts they may have is that it consists of rather large obese men in diapers pushing
  • ¥2,200 (arena seats) - ¥14,800 (ringside seats)
  • +81-3-3623-5111
  • Ryōgoku Kokugikan, Yokoami, Tokyo, Japan
  • 10am - 4:30pm
  • 2

9. National Museum of Western Art

    Throughout Japan’s history, there has always been an interest in western culture, from science to the arts. Of particular interest to Japanese is
  • Adults: ¥430, Children: Free
  • +81 3-3828-5131
  • National Museum of Western Art, Taito, Tokyo, Japan
  • 9:30am-5:30pm

10. Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum

  • When we think of Japanese visual art, most of us think of the traditional art forms: calligraphy, ukiyo-e paintings or woodblock prints. But what about
  • Museum entry free. (Exhibition admission fees vary by exhibition)
  • +81-03-3823-6921
  • Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, 36, Tokyo, Japan
  • 9:30am-5:30pm
  • 1

11. Tokyo National Museum

  • If there is one museum that visitors who are interested in traditional Japanese history must go to, it is the Tokyo National Museum, a place to witness
  • Adults – 620 yen, Children (under 18) - Free
  • 81-(3)-5405-86
  • Tokyo National Museum, Taito, Tokyo, Japan
  • 9:30 am-5pm (last admission at 4:30 pm)
  • 3

12. Konnyaku Park

  • free
  • 81 274-60-4100
  • 204-1 Obata, Kanra-gun, Kanra-machi 370-2202, Gunma Prefecture
  • Mon-Sun 10am-5pm

13. Motemnashi Dome

  • free
  • 1-1 Kinoshinbomachi, Kanazawa 920-0858, Ishikawa Prefecture
  • Mon-Sun Open 24 hours
  • 1

15. YouMe Town Hiroshima

  • free
  • 81 82-252-8000
  • 2-8-17 Minamimachi, Minami-ku, Hiroshima 734-0007, Hiroshima Prefecture
  • Mon-Sun 9am-11pm

17. Hijiyama Park

  • free
  • 81 82-264-1121
  • Hijiyama Koen, Hiroshima, Hiroshima Prefecture
  • Mon-Sun 5am-11pm

18. Marina Hop

  • free
  • 81 82-503-5500
  • 4_14_35 Kanonshinmachi, Nishi-ku, Hiroshima 733-0036, Hiroshima Prefecture
  • Mon-Sun 10am-8pm

22. Doai Station

  • free
  • 218-2 Yubiso, Tone-gun, Minakami-machi 379-1728, Gunma Prefecture

23. Hakata Station

  • free
  • 81 92-431-8484
  • Hakataeki Chuogai, Hakata-ku, Fukuoka 812-0012, Fukuoka Prefecture

25. Gunma Safari Park

  • Adult 2700 yen, Child 1400 yen
  • 81 274-64-2111
  • 1 Okamoto, Tomioka 370-2321, Gunma Prefecture
  • Thu-Tue 9:30am-5pm

26. Kushida Shrine

  • free
  • 81 92-291-2951
  • 1-41 Kamikawabatamachi, Hakata-ku, Fukuoka 812-0026, Fukuoka Prefecture
  • Mon-Sun 4am-10pm

30. Ikaho Shrine

  • free
  • 81 279-72-2351
  • 2 Ikaho, ikahomachi, Shibukawa 377-0102, Gunma Prefecture
  • Mon-Sun 9am-5pm

Login

or connect with

Log in to claim 5 points!
Register | Lost your password?