Top 5 Things to Do in Japan
1. Visit Kyoto’s Ancient Sites
Japan’s capital from 794 to 1868, Kyoto is bathed in history
Kyoto boasts 17 World Heritage sites: 2,000 temples, shrines and numerous gardens
2. Overnight in a Temple
Stay with the monks at one of Koya’s mountaintop temples
3. Skin in Hokkaido
Ample opportunities for ice climbing, telemark skiing and boarding through virgin snow!
4. Explore Tokyo’s Old East Side
Visit the Buddhist temple of Sensoji, Hanayashiki Amusement Park and Engei Hall historic theater!
5. Hike the Northern Alps
Explore the nearly 10,000-foot peaks and virgin forests of Japan’s Northern Alps!
BONUS 6. Tour Hiroshima’s Peace Memorial Park and Museum
Dedicated to victims of the atomic bombing of August 6, 1945,
..the Peace Memorial Park and Museum are poignant monuments to the horrors of nuclear weapons.