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5 best Places in Japan Missed by Most Travelers

Japan is a nation which is well-known for its tourist attractions. Every year, large number of tourists visit Japan, yet, there are many attractive places in Japan, which are less explored by travellers. Discussed below are the best places in Japan missed by most travellers.

1. Hokkaido:


Hokkaido is situated in northern Japan. It is often regarded as a nature-lover’s paradise as it has many lakes, national parks etc. Hokkaido has distinctive locations, virtually, unknown to most visitors. Preferably, this place should be visited during summer. In summer, all the flower fields and national parks will look fabulous and will leave the visitor with a memorable experience. Hokkaido is also well-known for its foodie destinations.

2. Okinawa:


Okinawa is the most southern region of Japan which consists of many small islands. Okinawa’s islands are famous for their attractive coral reefs and abundant marine life. Okinawa’s beautiful weather, amazing beaches, warm people and fascinating ancient history attracts tourists. If a visitor wants to know about ancient culture and traditions, then Okinawa is the best place to visit. In terms of culture, language, arts, lifestyle etc., this place is distinct from other places in Japan.

3. Kyushu:


Kyushu is one among the four main islands of Japan, but, it is unexplored by most tourists. It is a beautiful area, consisting of many natural wonders like volcanoes, ancient forests, hot springs etc. Fukuoka is the largest city in Kyushu and is regarded as one of the best cities to reside in. Yakushima is another lovely place in Kyushu which is famous for its abundant wildlife, like the Japanese serow, sea turtles, Japanese macaque, and different species of birds etc.

 4. Shikoku:


Shikoku is another beautiful island in Japan with peaceful natural surroundings. It consists of many serene rural villages. If one wants to experience Japan’s rural nativity, then Shikoku is the best place to visit. It is a homeland of natural valleys, artistic islands and waterfalls. This place is also well known for dance festivals, food culture, hiking and rafting.

5. Osaka:


Osaka is an enthusiastic city of Japan, yet, missed by many travellers. The atmosphere in this city is very energetic; food habits and lifestyle of people living in this city are different from people residing in other places of Japan. It is famous for its street food and sea food. There is a park called Osaka castle park which is a beautiful place to visit. It is also home to one of the largest aquariums in the world. Wildlife lovers should not skip visiting this place.

As mentioned, each of these places has unique and rare tourist attractions. So, make sure that you don’t skip visiting these places when you visit Japan.

Article by Asim Siddiqui



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