Japan gently displays its many wooden temples, elegantly capped with their unmistakable golden roofs. Refined gardens sprout with the same muted abundance throughout the entire country. Shinto sanctuaries and Buddhist temples hide in rural havens or invest cities without ever competing. In Japan religions and sacred sites cohabit with no rivalry, impressing a stamp of unequalled elegance.
ENJOY A CHANGE OF SCENERY WITH A TRIP TO Japan
Japan elegantly exhibits a singular cultural palette - influenced both by ancient traditions and contemporary lifestyles - that took millennia to be perfected. The country is synonymous of refinement, distinctive culinary artistry, Asian exoticism and natural wonders. From the snowcapped Japan Alps to the quaint cobblestone alleys of Kyoto, the land of the rising sun sways between tradition and innovation. Tokyo is a wonderful illustration of Japanese modernity and it’s propensity towards futuristic concepts. You will be dazzled by Japan’s unique charm, an exotic alchemy made of Kabuki (classical theater), Hanami (blossoming cherry trees), Ryokan (traditional inns) and Onsen (hot springs). Discover this extraordinary country by booking a flight to Tokyo or a flight to Osaka.
Around 800,000 flowers of five varieties charm the many visitors. The landscapes are breathtaking.
To complete the offer, food stalls sell traditional Japanese snacks and souvenir stands offer shibazakura-themed objects. A unique experience.
When there are as many people on the ground looking up as there are sparks dancing in the sky, you know you're at a pretty spectacular event. Each year the Doshin UHB Fireworks (or Toyohira River Fireworks) lights up the summer night in Sapporo with a magnificent firework display. Around 4000 rockets are launched each year, a dazzling blaze of colours that lights up the entire city. Spectators return year after year on a quest to find the best spot from which to watch the fireworks. In a park or on the banks of the Toyohira, wherever you stand to watch, this impressive display will leave you with stars in your eyes.
The star of the festival, the bamboo is also the object of ceremonies and demonstrations of juggling, balancing and brandishing bamboo poles. A thousand year old tradition that has survived to become a modern day Japanese festival.
The surrounding streets are filled with street food stalls and street arts performances, too.
This prestigious competition will no doubt deliver its fair share of fantastic sporting moments and closely fought matches. All spectators will be riveted!
For the first time in its history the tournament will be hosted on the Asian continent. Japan will be celebrating this world first with panache, hosting matches in a dozen Japanese cities. It's sure to be a sporting event to remember!
- Every day, from 14:00 to 22:00
Visible from Tokyo, the magnificent Mount Fuji rises from within a nature park characterised by immense landscapes. At the foot of the mountain lies Lake Kawaguchiko. Boats set off across the lake, taking keen walkers towards the banks which are strewn with pink cherry blossom in spring.
Splendour and purity: it's the essence of Japan.
Every day, 24/7
A moving and necessary visit.
Every day, 24/7
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As well as being architecturally interesting as it is built on the side of a mountain, the temple is notable for the importance of its waters which the faithful flock to drink, hoping it will bring them health or success.
The temple's appearance changes with the seasons, whether it is scattered with pink cherry blossom in springtime, or set off by the flame red maple leaves in autumn.
Overlooking gorgeous valleys which can be explored by walkers of all levels, the active volcano Mount Nasu emits a permanent plume of smoke, contradicting its tranquil appearance.
With water, lush greenery and mountains, Nikkô National Park has all the natural wonders you could wish for.
Every day, 24/7
To leave and eat
Launched as a small family establishment, it has the appearance of a traditional teahouse with minimalist decor. The incredibly high standards of the food has led to glowing accolades from numerous guides. This also justifies the prices which are high by any standards. Such is the price of the sophistication and excellence of the chef's creations. Exquisitely beautiful and delicious, each dish is a marvel in itself.
From Thursday to Tuesday from 11:30 to 15:00
From Thursday to Tuesday from 17:00 to 21:00
Every day, from 17:00 to 02:00
From Monday to Friday from 17:00 to 23:30
Saturday, Sunday from 16:00 to 00:00
The place is decorated in classic French style and there are cast iron chairs on the terrace so you can sit in the sunshine and enjoy your cakes with a cup of tea or coffee. A delicious French treat in Japan.
Every day, from 11:00 to 23:00