8 Awesome Things to Do in Japan

8 super cool things you want to do in the Land of the Rising Sun:

1. Fawn over the adorable monkeys at Jigokudani Monkey Park.

Jigokudani Monkey Park

Trover photo by Yagiza Neo

We know. Too cute to handle.

Trover photo by Yagiza Neo

Trover photo by Yagiza Neo

2. Visit Arashima.

Trover photo by  KarlijnTravels

Trover photo by KarlijnTravels

The Arashima Bamboo Forest is like something out of a dream.

Trover photo by Yagiza Neo

Trover photo by Yagiza Neo

3. Get lost in the beauty of the gardens.

Trover photo by Andy Yee

Trover photo by Andy Yee

It won’t be hard to.

Trover photo by Hamish Martin

Trover photo by Hamish Martin

4. Check out the Museum of Contemporary Art.

Trover photo by Meg Faller

Trover photo by Meg Faller

5. Visit one of the hot springs.

Trover photo by Koshiro Tanaka

Trover photo by Koshiro Tanaka

6. Check out the view atop Tokyo Skytree.

Trover photo by AsHerWorldTurns

Trover photo by AsHerWorldTurns

Dat view doe.

Trover photo by Andy Yee

Trover photo by Andy Yee

6. Admire the incredible architecture of the many temples and castles.

Osaka Castle and the Fushimi Inari Taishi shrine should be on your list.

Trover photo by Never Ending Voyage

Trover photo by Never Ending Voyage

7. Eat all the amazing food.

Trover photo by Kate Stella

Trover photo by Kate Stella

Ramen that isn’t Top Ramen.

Trover photo by Kate Stella

Trover photo by Kate Stella

Macha ice cream is a must-eat!

Trover photo by Kate Stella

Trover photo by Kate Stella

8. Go shopping in the Ginza district.

Trover photo by  Algirdas Sidiskis

Trover photo by Algirdas Sidiskis

Trover photo by  Marilyn Moonan

Trover photo by Marilyn Moonan


See what else Japan has to offer! Take a peek at this list.