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Toshogu shrine – An extravagantly decorated World Heritage site

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Stroll around Okunoin Temple – the sanctuary of Shingon Esoteric Buddhism, the place where the souls of samurai warriors rest

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A lake at the foot of Mt. Fuji that has been designated a World Heritage site, you can fully enjoy leisure wrapped in nature!

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Todaiji

Daibutsu is the highlight of this exemplary ancient-Nara temple, which has fascinated people for time immemorial.

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Nachi Taisha – a sacred location in Kumano that overlooks the scenic Nachi Falls

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The World Heritage site silk factory which contributed to the modernization of Japan

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Japan’s first silk-reeling factory which has been registered as a World Heritage site

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A World Heritage site of Scenic Beauty with a surviving elegant garden of Heian aristocracy that came of age in the Tohoku region

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Hike the Kumano Kodo path leading to the sacred site – A soothing peaceful walk through the forest

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In a mountain village with deep snow populated by thatched-roof houses, you will sense the tradition that has been preserved over the generations

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A 400-year-old silver mine. A World Heritage site spreading from the town up to the mountain itself.

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Next to Tosho-g,u, it is a mysterious building, one of the oldest in Nikko

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Taiyuinbyo – A registered national treasure representing heaven and earth

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With the statues of Ashura and the Thousand-Armed Kannon, it is a valuable Buddhist treasure house.

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In the World Heritage gassho-zukuri village of Gokayama, you will encounter a quiet mountain community with a simple traditional culture

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Nikko-zan Rinnoji – A temple with more than 1,200 years of history. One of the UNESCO World Heritage Site Shrines and Temples of Nikko

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One of the Three Views of Japan, it is a World Heritage island that has been worshipped as a sacred island since ancient times

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The village of gassho-zukuri houses which has been recognized as a World Heritage site where tradition and a way of life exist

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Immerse yourself in the historical wonders of Horyuji, the first Japanese temple listed as a World Heritage site

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Tenryu-ji Temple

Tenryu-ji Temple, a World Heritage site with the spectacular Unryu-zu (image of the cloud dragon) and a garden from 700 years ago

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One of Japan’s three holy mountains. Nowhere else in Japan is closer to the Gods than the shrine at the peak of Mount Fuji

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Covered in 120 kinds of moss, it’s a splendid garden which spreads out like a green carpet.

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Heaven on earth – A World Heritage site, Byodoin Temple

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The final dream of Hideyoshi, viewings of cherry blossoms and fall foliage at Daigo-ji

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Mt. Misen

A mysterious mountain that has been registered as a World Heritage site alongside Itsukushima Shrine for its primeval forest

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A World Heritage expanse of trees consisting of a virgin forest of Japanese beech

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Once used as a diplomatic stage by the Ryukyu Kingdom, it is now a World Heritage site garden.

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A mysterious island with a large ancient forest

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Seibu Rindo Forest Path

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The highest sacred ground in Okinawa which has been registered as a World Heritage site

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A wonderful forest where you can view clear streams flowing close up

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A famous castle of Okinawa whose walls stand out for their beauty as a World Heritage site

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Okinawa’s oldest castle which is a World Heritage site that can be seen for free

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The 6 castle walls that were appreciated by none other than Commodore Perry himself are a beautiful World Heritage site

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The World Heritage blast furnace is in the middle of a forest. The history of its modern-day iron manufacturing is related to the present day

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The highest peak in Kyushu. The epic view from the peak is the best on Yakushima.

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A 1300-year-old World Heritage onsen site which flourished as the loading port for the Iwami Silver Mine

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With a history of 1300 years, Motoyu is an onsen where 2-3 meters of medicinal waters flow forth from the source spring

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A mysterious group of lakes and ponds located among Japanese beech forests and canyons

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A mysteriously blue crystal-clear pond whose miraculous color was created by nature