Mysteries of Japan – the Land of the Rising Sun
The most mysterious country on our planet – Japan – annually attracts more than 25 million tourists from all over the world, and visitor discovers their Land of the Rising Sun.
Japan is ready to surprise its guests all year round. In winter, fans of winter sports come here. Popular places for skiers and snowboarders include Furano, Naeba and Hakuba. In the spring, streams of lovers of beauty flow here – the blooming cherry blossom turns the whole country into one wonderful garden! This season is a good time to visit Kyoto's places of interest with its record number of temples and Japanese gardens, the incredible Monut Fuji, and the famous thermal springs and health resorts of Atami, Ibusuki and Hakone. In summer, you can bask in the sea by the Okinawa islands in Japan and in the autumn get acquainted with the ultramodern metropolis of Tokyo and plunge into its thriving city life.As your country guide will point out, there are 21 World Heritage sites in Japan. As for local transport, if you look at the map, you can see that the whole country is literally rugged. The railway network covers 1.2 million kilometres and is the most popular way for passengers to get around. Also buses, ferries and taxis are popular for tourists.