<html>Tour to Okayama and Kurashiki <b><With an English speaking guide> </b>Arrive at Okayama Station around noon, and then go on a tour for around 6 hours. Sample Plan Okayama = Lunch (60min) = Korakuen (60min) = Okayama Castle (30min) = Transfer to Kurashiki (60min) = Kurashiki tour (60min) = Ryokan Kurashiki</html>
The Tokyo Imperial Palace is the primary residence of the Emperor of Japan. It is built on the site of the old Edo Castle. During the height of the 1980s Japanese property bubble, the palace grounds were valued by some to be more than the value of all of the real estate in the state of California.
Ginza is a popular upscale shopping area of Tokyo, with numerous internationally renowned department stores, boutiques, restaurants and coffeehouses located in its vicinity. It is considered one of the most expensive, elegant, and luxurious streets in the world.
Opened in August, KAWAII MONSTER CAFE looms five stories over the always-bustling Meiji-Dori street in Harajuku. Sebastian Masuda, a long-time champion of the neighborhood and one of the key architects of kawaii culture today, designed the cafe.
Tokyo Skytree became the tallest structure in Japan in 2010 and reached its full height of 634.0 metres (2,080 ft) in March 2011, making it the tallest tower in the world, displacing the Canton Tower, and the second tallest structure in the world after the Burj Khalifa
Akihabara gained the nickname Akihabara Electric Town for being a major shopping center for household electronic goods and the post-war black market. Nowadays, Akihabara is considered by many to be an otaku cultural center and a shopping district for video games, anime, manga, and computer goods. The market is located in Tsukiji in central Tokyo, between the Sumida River and the upmarket Ginza shopping district. While the inner wholesale market has restricted access to visitors, the outer retail market, restaurants, and associated restaurant supply stores remain a major tourist attraction for both domestic and overseas visitors.
Mount Fuji is the highest mountain in Japan at 3,776.24 m (12,389 ft). It is an active stratovolcano that last erupted in 1707–1708. It’s exceptionally symmetrical cone, which is snow-capped for about 5 months a year, is a well-known symbol of Japan and it is frequently depicted in art and photographs in Japa.
Owakudani is a volcanic valley with active sulfur vents and hot springs in Hakone, Kanagawa Prefecture. It was created around 3000 years ago, as a result of the explosion of the Hakone volcano. It is a popular tourist site for its scenic views, volcanic activity, and local specialty of eggs hard-boiled in the hot springs.
Buddhist temple that was once one of the powerful Seven Great Temples. The temple is the national headquarters of the Hossō school and is one of the eight Historic Monuments of Ancient Nara inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List.
Arashiyama ( Storm Mountain) is a district on the western outskirts of Kyoto, Japan. It also refers to the mountain across the Ōi River, which forms a backdrop to the district. Arashiyama is a nationally designated Historic Site and Place of Scenic Beauty.
In Japan's Sagano Bamboo Forest, on the outskirts of Kyoto, towering green stalks of the famously versatile plant sway in the wind, creaking eerily they collide and twist, leaves rustling.
Gion is a district of Kyoto originally developed in the Sengoku period, in front of Yasaka Shrine (Gion Shrine). The district was built to accommodate the needs of travelers and visitors to the shrine. It eventually evolved to become one of the most exclusive and well-known geisha districts in all of Japan.
Shinto shrine established in 768 CE. The interior is famous for its many bronze lanterns, as well as the many stone lanterns that lead up the shrine. Kasuga Shrine, and the Kasugayama Primeval Forest near it, are registered as a UNESCO World Heritage Site as part of the "Historic Monuments of Ancient Nara"