JAPAN-The Land of the Rising Sun

JAPAN-The Land of the Rising Sun

Japan is an East Asian Island country, situated in the northwest Pacific Ocean. It is the eleventh most populous country in the world, covering 377,975 sq. km. the main five islands of Japan are Okinawa, Shikoku, Kyushu, Hokkaido, and Honshu. Tokyo is the capital and largest city of Japan, other major cities such as Kyoto, Osaka, Yokohama, Osaka, Fukuoka, Sapporo, and Kobe. The mother tongue of Japan is Japanese. Japan housing some of the largest and most technologically advanced producers of motor vehicles, steel and nonferrous metals, textiles, processed food, and ships. JAPAN-The Land of the Rising Sun

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There are tons of different festivals celebrated in Japa. Festivals are complete with all-around entertainment, games, and food. Some of the famous festivals include Yuki Matsuri- also known as ‘Sapporo snow festival’, Omizutori- ‘sacred water drawing’, Kanamara Matsuri, Gion Matsuri, Aomori Nebuta Matsuri, and Kishiwada Danjiri Matsuri. The best time to visit Japan is March-May and September-November to avoid the humidity of summers or its chilly winters.

Let’s talk about Japanese cuisine, Japan is famous for its unique and wonderful cuisine all over the world. It uses five colors- black, white, red, yellow, and green, five cooking techniques- boiling, raw food, steaming, grilling, and frying, and five flavors- bitter, sweet, spicy, sour, and salty. Japanese curry is the national dish, introduced by British India. Most common ingredients include mocha and red bean paste. If you want to know more about Japanese cuisine, here is a list of some traditional Japanese dishes:

  • Sushi
  • Tempura
  • Yakitori
  • Tsukemono pickles
  • Kaiseki
  • Udon
  • Soba
  • Sukiyaki
  • Sashimi
  • Miso soup


  • Universal Studio
  • Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
  • Meiji Jingu Shrine
  • Yokohama Minato Mirai 2021
  • Mt. Moiwa
  • Hamamatsu Air Park
  • The Hakone Open-Air Museum
  • Sankeien Gardens
  • Uminonakamichi Seaside Park
  • Toyota Commemorative Museum


  • Four Season Hotel
  • Halekulani
  • The Westin
  • The Ritz-Carlton
  • Bourou Noguchi
  • Park Hyatt
  • Hinanoza
  • Park Hotel
  • Onsenji Yumedono
  • Hotel Epinard Nasu


  • Hungry Chicken
  • Gyopao Gyoza Roppongi
  • Ise Sueyoshi
  • Mugi no Oto
  • Han no Daidokoro Honten
  • Uoyuu Ginza
  • Music Bar ROCKAHOLIC Shibuya
  • Downtown B’s Indian Kitchen
  • Little Bangkok Thai Cuisine
  • Ninja Shinjuku Ajito
  • Sakura Café Jimbocho
  • Gluten Free T’s Kitchen

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