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Exploring Tokyo's Backstreets

By Viator, September 2016

4.5 star rating: Recommended 348 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

In any country, the best place to get away from other tourists and spend time with locals is to explore the backstreets. In Tokyo, in particular, the backstreets teem with family and locally owned ...  Read more

Japanese Cuisine

By Viator, September 2016

4.5 star rating: Recommended 347 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Tokyo has earned a spot on the foodie map as one of the world's top dining destinations, thanks in large part to its traditional cuisine, modern Japanese fare and international flavors. The city's ...  Read more

Experiencing Geisha Culture

By Viator, September 2016

4 star rating: Recommended 54 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Geisha are one of the most misunderstood pieces of the Japanese cultural puzzle. These traditional Japanese entertainers are trained as hostesses with skills in various Japanese arts, particularly ...  Read more

Experience Tokyo like a Tokyoite

By Viator, September 2016

4 star rating: Recommended 63 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

You can travel to Tokyo to see all the highlights and tourist attractions, and yet, still miss out on the local culture. Instead of visiting Tokyo as a tourist, experience Tokyo like a local Tokyoite ...  Read more

Kyoto Cuisine

By Viator, September 2016

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 83 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Long characterized as the capital of traditional Japanese cuisine, Kyoto has a food scene as rich as its millennia-long history. The city's cuisine, known as Kyo-ryori , is defined by its refined ...  Read more

Visiting the Nagano Snow Monkeys

By Viator, August 2016

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 9 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Some of Japan's most photogenic residents spend their days soaking in the natural hot springs of the snowy Japanese Alps near Nagano Prefecture. These are Japanese white macaques, more popularly ...  Read more

How to Get the Best Views of Mt Fuji

By Viator, August 2016

4.5 star rating: Recommended 4214 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

You don't have to climb Mt Fuji to get a great view. Even from a distance, Japan's tallest mountain offers a picture-perfect backdrop that can?t be matched?so long as clouds and fog don?t thwart the ...  Read more

Five Essential Kyoto Foods

By Viator, August 2016

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 159 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Traditional Kyoto food relies heavily on vegetables, tofu and rice?a simple but elegant diet that for centuries has catered to monks and vegetarians. This was partly due to the lack of modern ...  Read more

Day Trips to Mt Fuji

By Viator, August 2016

4.5 star rating: Recommended 4150 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

The snow-capped peak of cone-shaped Mount Fuji can be seen from Tokyo on a clear day. Regardless of the weather, it can be reached by bullet train or coach bus in a matter of hours. Day trips to Mt. ...  Read more

Tokyo Culture

By Viator, July 2016

4.5 star rating: Recommended 1059 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

West meets East. East meets West. For many of us, the notions we have of the East and the Orient are mere stereotyped snapshots gleaned from childhood history classes, Hollywood movies, and maybe ...  Read more

3 Days in Okinawa: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, July 2016

Tours & Tickets

Okinawa is an island with a deep history, diverse culture and strong political leanings where travelers can spend as much time exploring as they can learning and doing. Three days provides visitors ...  Read more

Explore the Countryside: 4 Great Day Trips from Tokyo

By Viator, July 2016

4.5 star rating: Recommended 4053 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Tokyo's filled to the brim with enough stimulation to keep a traveler occupied for weeks, but it's also nice to get out of town and experience a different side of Japan - the quieter, more rural ...  Read more

3 Days in Tokyo: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, July 2016

4.5 star rating: Recommended 1708 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Tokyo. You have no idea until you go. This ancient Eastern city throbs with lights, culture, and movement so sure to both invigorate and bedazzle you the moment you step off the plane, that there ...  Read more

Kyoto Temple Guide

By Viator, July 2016

4.5 star rating: Recommended 122 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Kyoto is home to over 1,600 temples, making it one of Japan's premier destinations for lovers of history, architecture and beautiful sights. Each temple has its own background, and many date back as ...  Read more

Kyoto Day Trips from Osaka

By Viator, July 2016

4.5 star rating: Recommended 64 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Osaka is an excellent location from which to explore various tourist attractions in Japan. In particular, Kyoto is widely regarded as one of the Japanese cities that are not to be missed for visitors ...  Read more

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