Whether you’re out to capture images that reflect your interest in and deep connection to Japan, or just taking some cool snaps to share on Instagram, Japan offers some amazing photo opps. Here are 10 great locations to take pictures of Japan, with backdrops so beautiful they make it hard to take a bad picture!
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Using traditional wood-carving techniques, this Instagram artist incorporates eye-catching and mesmerising patterns into his designs, many based on traditional Japanese wood-carving and kimono patterns. Who knew it was possible to carve such beautiful patterns into an apple?
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Traditional Japanese wood-carving techniques look stunning on fruit and vegetables

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Japan stretches over 3000km (1864 miles) from north to south, so its regions are hugely diverse in terms of climate, culture, and history. Visit 3 of Japan's most unforgettable cities on this suggested tour from north to south, which takes in Sapporo, the wintery capital city of Hokkaido, Japan's northernmost island; Matsumoto, a historic castle town nestled at the foot of the Japanese Alps in...
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Japan stretches over 3000km 1864 miles from north to south so its

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Sapporo, Hakata, or Onomichi - what's your favourite flavour of regional ramen? Tell us below!
Sapporo Hakata or Onomichi what's your favourite flavour of regional ramen Tell us below

Eight Select Local Ramen Around Japan

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Our lovely Finnish guides return to show you round the ancient wooden temples, giant bronze Buddha statue, and 1000 sacred deer of Nara, Japan's most ancient capital city.
Our lovely Finnish guides return to show you round the ancient wooden

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Photographer Ronny Behnert drove over 6000 km in 3 weeks and visited the better part of 2000 locations to make this collection of stunning images documenting the contrast between the perfection and minimalism of Japan's modernism and the mysticism and remoteness of its spirituality. With ancient rock formations and sacred torii shrine gates seemingly floating on the water or suspended in the...
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Photographer Ronny Behnert drove over 6000 km in 3 weeks and visited

I Spent Three Weeks Photographing Japan’s Spirituality And Modernism

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Looking to stay somewhere really special on your next trip to Japan? Here is a list of the top 10 historic ryokan in Japan, as voted for by the guests themselves. All of them are cultural properties or a National Treasures, so staying in one of these places is almost like sightseeing while you sleep!
Looking to stay somewhere really special on your next trip to Japan

Travelers choose Japan's top 10 historic hotels and ryokan inns

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We are totally obsessed with these Tokyo gifs right now...
James Curran is making a new gif for every day of his 30 day stay in Tokyo, inspired by what he sees and does there. Godzilla, ramen, cat cafes, bonsai museum, vending machines, Yayoi Kusama, conveyor belt sushi - it's all here, to the point that we're having trouble choosing our favourite!
We are totally obsessed with these Tokyo gifs right now

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Kyoto is known as the city of a 1000 temples, but it offers so much more than that, with unique events and cultural experiences in every season. Make sure you catch the spring geisha dances or the old town lantern festival if you're visiting Kyoto this spring.
Kyoto is known as the city of a 1000 temples but it

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A Glasgow native and long-time resident of Japan shares her top 15 reasons why she thinks her adopted country of Japan is awesome. Karaoke, customer service, cute mascots, plum wine and fantastic food are just some of the reasons she gives!
A Glasgow native and longtime resident of Japan shares her top 15

15 Reasons Why Japan Is Awesome!

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Enjoy local cuisine with a trip on the Orange Express in Kagoshima, Kyushu. Known as the "restaurant train", the express is equipped with a fully-functioning restaurant car, which serves up mouthwatering, bite-size dishes of regional food en route, as well as a proper lunch, all made using the freshest local and seasonal ingredients.
Enjoy local cuisine with a trip on the Orange Express in Kagoshima

Savor Local Dishes! A Trip On The Orange Restaurant Express Train In Kagoshima | MATCHA - JAPAN TRAVEL WEB MAGAZINE

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When you think of hanami (cherry blossom viewing), you probably think of daytime. But did you know that night-time flower viewing is also a tradition? There is even a separate word in Japanese for "cherry blossoms at night" (yozakura). See another side of these ethereal blooms, with this selection of top night-time hanami spots in Tokyo, Kyoto and further afield.
When you think of hanami cherry blossom viewing you probably think of

10 Top Nighttime Cherry Blossom Viewing Spots | All About Japan

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Washoku, or Japanese food, was made a UNESCO intangible cultural property in 2013. Trying some authentic Japanese food is at the top of the list for many visitors. Swot up on the dos and don'ts of chopstick etiquette and how to handle your soup bowl lid (yes, apparently that's a thing!) with this guide to Japanese table manners. But remember, the most important point is to enjoy your meal, so...
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Tips and Manners to Know When Eating Washoku

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From foodie hotspots to the top 5 temples via souvenirs, food, and places to stay, Wanderlust's ultimate guide to Kyoto has got you covered, with its perfect mix of mainstream and offbeat Kyoto destinations and activities.
From foodie hotspots to the top 5 temples via souvenirs food and

The ultimate city guide to Kyoto, Japan, from foodie hotspots to the top 5 temples

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Get an eyeful of this 4K ultra-HD video showing off the best and most beautiful of the little-known San'in region in western Japan. Stunning overhead drone footage perfectly captures the beauty of Tottori's famous sand dunes, the rugged coastline and ancient cedars of the Oki Islands and Uradome Coast, and autumn foliage of Mt. Fuji lookalike Mt. Daisen, as well as kagura theatre, fish...
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Even in Tokyo it's possible to get off the beaten track. With over 1000 train stations, there will always be pockets of this megacity that are left to explore. Check out this list of 47 Tokyo neighbourhoods ranked by "notoriety". We'll bet you've heard of Shibuya, Shinjuku and Ginza, but what about Kagurazaka, Nakano, and Takadanobaba?
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47 Tokyo Neighborhoods

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An overnight stay in a shukubo (Buddhist temple lodging) is a must for any visitor to Japan. Mt. Koya is the top choice for many people, but if you're tight on time then why not try one of these lodgings in Tokyo? Dip your toe into the world of life as a Buddhist monk, eating vegetarian meals, joining in morning prayers, and trying your hand at Zen meditation or scripture writing.
An overnight stay in a shukubo Buddhist temple lodging is a must

Spend the Night at a Temple! 5 Recommended Shukubo in the Tokyo Area

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Want to know where in Japan this crazy-looking treehouse can be found? Its location and that of many other examples of Japanese architecture and design both stunning and wacky can be found in JNTO's new mini guidebook on 99 must-visit art, design and architecture sites in Japan.
Want to know where in Japan this crazylooking treehouse can be found

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Enjoy the view of majestic Mt. Fuji from the bullet train window, walk through Nagoya's cherry blossoms at their peak, and take a virtual tour of Nagoya Castle, known for the distinctive two golden carp adorning its roof.
Enjoy the view of majestic Mt Fuji from the bullet train window

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Heading to Tokyo for the cherry blossom season, but no idea where to go? With top 10 easy-to-access cherry blossom viewing spots in and around Tokyo, this article should help narrow it down for you.
Heading to Tokyo for the cherry blossom season but no idea where

Japanese Springtime is All About This Flower! 10 Recommended Spots for Enjoying the Sakura in Tokyo | tsunagu Japan

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