If you travel to countries hoping to experience another culture, Japan is still rich with it and Nara is the perfect place surrounded by culture and history. It is many things at once: traditional, natural, delightful, heartfelt, and all around wonderful. Come to Nara and be amazed. I honestly could name 100 things in Nara that would make for an amazing trip, but I have narrowed it down to the top 15 spots that you will not find even in most guidebooks.
An amusement park that also has a huge flower garden. Where else can you ride rides and stroll through this many alluring colors?
Expo City is located in Suita City. This amazing state of the art epicenter of fun contains everything the heart desires for the avid shopper to the fanatical movie lover.
With so many fireworks festivals, it may be difficult to decide on which one to go to. My recommendation is the Kanagawa Shimbun Fireworks Festival held right near the harbor of Yokohama. There are so many ways to enjoy this beautiful festival—below are 4 extra unique ways to get the best out of the event.
This summer, however, Fuji Television offers visitors another reason to come to Odaiba: The Odaiba Minna no YUME-TAIRIKU. Literally “Everyone’s Dream Continent”, this amusement park running from July 16 to August 31 was built around the idea of providing “refreshing coolness” for all its visitors.
Zao is a complex volcano located on the border of Yamagata and Miyagi Prefectures. During the summer season, it becomes a great place to explore and play. The mountain is a winter destination for most people, however, Zao is like other tourist attractions in Japan; you can visit the place enjoying its seasonal beauty throughout the year.
It’s at the foot of Mount Fuji. “Fujisan” towers over “Fuji-Q” Highland, so, as you zip around the park on one of the fastest roller coasters in the world, stumble terrified out of the “Haunted Hospital”, or happen to glance up as you are ice-skating around a light-up winter wonderland, there it is.
This summer, if you haven't yet tried the best amusement park in central Japan, maybe, it's the best time of the year to experience this place, though amidst the heat of summer.