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Japan, popularly known as the Land of the Rising Sun, is located in the Pacific Ocean and lies next to China, Korea and Russia in the east and Taiwan to the south. Japan is made up of 6,852 islands with Honshu, Hokkaido, Shikoku and Kyushu as the four largest islands. As one of the most developed countries in Asia, Japan is popular choice for travelers offering a wide selection of attractions from natural landmarks to historical treasures and to modern and futuristic attractions. When visiting Japan, immerse yourself in authentic Japanese culture by staying in either traditional Japanese style inns called ryokansor Japanese style bed and breakfasts called minshukus. Before you leave Japan, make sure to visit their many famous temples like the Shitennoji Temple in Osaka, known to be one of the oldest temples in Japan, and the Kinkakuji in Kyoto, a very unique temple covered in gold. Japanese castles are also something you should not miss before flying out of Japan. Topping the list of must-see castles in Japan are the Himeji Castle, Japan’s best preserved and arguably most spectacular castle, and Nijo Castle in Kyoto which is a UNESCO world heritage site. The castle’s Ninomaru Palace has a distinctly charming security measure called nightingale floors which were designed to make a chirping sound when walked on making sure no one could sneak through the palace undetected.

Now that you’ve travelled through Japan, there are neighboring countries that are worth a visit:

South Korea – Japan’s closest neighbor with a flight time from Japan of just under 2 hours, South Korea is another country with rich historical and cultural attractions. Do not miss Myeong-dong, Korea’s well-known shopping district. Even if shopping is not your thing, it is a great place for people-watching and sampling Korea’s many delicious street food. For a cultural attraction, Gyeongbokgung shouldn’t be missed. It is a royal palace located in Seoul and is considered to be the most beautiful and grandest among all the palaces. And lastly, be sure to visit the N Seoul Tower also called Namsan Tower or Seoul Tower and less commonly known but more official, YTN Seoul Tower. The N Seoul Tower is located on Namsan Mountain. As the highest point in Seoul, you will have a breath taking and panoramic view of the city.

Taiwan – A little bit further from Japan with a flight time of just over 3 hours, Taiwan is also a country that should be on everyone’s travel list. When in traveling to Taiwan, be sure to take the time to visit Taipei 101. As the name suggests, this skyscraper has 101 floors and is a landmark in Taiwan located in Taipei. Another famous landmark to visit would be the Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall in the Zhongzheng District in Taipei. This building was built in memory of the former president of the Republic of China, Chiang Kai-shek. When you’ve had your fill of historical landmarks, visit the Taroko National Park, one of the eight national parks in Taiwan. Within the park you can visit the Tunnel of Nine Turns, The Bridge of the Kind Mother, the Eternal Spring Shine, the Swallow Grotto and more.

To get to these countries Japan has four international airports you can use as your ports of departure, all located on Honshu Island. Tokyo International Airport or more popularly known as Tokyo Haneda Airport, is Japan’s busiest airport and is primary base for Japan Airlines (JAL) and All Nippon Airways (ANA), Japan’s two major airlines. Narita International Airport or Tokyo Narita Airport handles most of international flights to and from Japan. It serves as the international base for JAL, ANA and low cost airlines Jetstar Japan and Vanilla Air as well as the Asian hub for Delta Air Lines and United Airlines. Kansai International Airport is located in the middle of Osaka Bay and serves most of the international flights in the Osaka area. It also serves as the international hubs for ANA, JAL and Peach Airlines, Japan’s first low-cost long haul carrier. Lastly, the Chūbu Centrair International Airport, located in Isle Bay, serves as the main international airport for Japan’s Chubu region.

There are many airlines that operates routes that fly out of Japan, in any of the country’s international airports. Search for flights flying out of Japan on Skyscanner and compare different airlines to find the cheapest airfare ticket.

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