Do you plan to travel to Japan, yet you have no idea where and what are the things to do? Due to the pandemic, countries are closed to tourists. However, the good news, almost all countries are open for tourists and travelers. Individual tourists visit Japan starting October 2022, subject to testing and vaccine requirements as further described in the United States.
Clear your mind by visiting Embassy Information for U.S. Citizens Traveling to Japan website. Japan Traveller Guide opens all the beautiful traveling opportunities for tourists. Plus, Japan accepts visitors with U.S. passports without a visa to stay for three months.
Best places to visit
If this is your first time visiting Japan, you should be visiting the main tourist spots, like Tokyo, Osaka, and/or Kyoto. Additionally, you may visit some isolated areas, such as the beautiful islands, like Okinawa and Hokkaido.
These are the best places to visit and discover the museums and historical places in these places.
There are top Japanese museums to visit in the country. If you are a historian, you can relate to this. But, if not, perhaps you would be attracted by the beautiful artifacts that have been seen inside the museum and how the history is preserved. Here is a list of museums in Japan to visit:
- Tokyo National Museum
- Ghibli Museum
- Edo-Tokyo Museum
- Kyoto National Museum
- Mori Art Museum
- Nezu Museum
These are lists of museums that you can visit when you are now in Japan. If not yet, then prepare yourself that you will be visiting it here.
The taste of Japan
A trip to Japan can’t be complete until you have tried some tastes of Japan. These are special drinks that tourists must taste. It can be a little overwhelming if you have been to Japan, yet you haven’t tasted these drinks. Luckily, there are different types of sake you must know about.
Why do they call it sake?
Sake has different meanings, it depends on where you are in the world. Sake refers to the fermented rice drink, an alcoholic drink in Japan. If you have gone to Izakaya, sake bar is a kind of drink you serve. But, if you ask for sake in Japan, you are given quizzical looks. It is because sake in Japan refers to all alcoholic drinks in general.
Sake in Japan refers to:
- Beverage in the West
What to see in Hakone?
Hakone is known for its hot springs resorts located in Tokyo, Japan. Japan’s Fuji-Hakone -Izu National Park has a great view of the famous volcano, a breathtaking place. Lake Ashi offers a view of the red tori gate at the Shinto Shrine. There are many people who love visiting and having a staycation at the magnificent location offers many fun things to do and see.