Top Twelve magnificent things to do in Japan in 2022

The ancient culture and charm of Japan, the Rising Sun, are undeniable and every year it attracts millions of tourists from all over the world. From futuristic cities like Tokyo, to the historic places like Hiroshima, let us discover this magnificent place and its ancient culture together. This guide will help finding out things to do Japan.


Let us start naturally with Tokyo, the populous capital of Japan. The list of things to see and do in Tokyo can be endless. Also worth visiting are the 23 districts of Tokyo as each one offers something different.


Osaka is the second most important city in Japan. Among Osaka’s tourist attractions is the spectacular aquarium that houses specimens of the aquatic fauna of the Pacific Ocean, Universal Studios Japan, the National Museum of Art of Osaka and Temple.


Shingu is a relatively recent city, founded only in 1933. It has a history of more than a thousand years since pilgrims have traveled to its region, that of Kumano, to pray at the three Holy Shrines: Hong, Hay tama and Niche. Sushi as we know it is also born here.


Famous for the most pampered steers on the planet that produce delicious marbled meats, Kobe is also a magnificent city surrounded by nature. It is also home to one of the oldest Shinto shrines in Japan, the Ikuta shrine.


Kanazawa is a special place as it is possible to admire the remains of the old feudal castle that belonged to the Maeda. Kanazawa is also the city that has one of the three most beautiful landscaped gardens in all of Japan.


Sadly known for being the second city hit by the atomic bomb, Nagasaki commemorates this tragic historic event with Nagasaki Peace Park, a memorial site for all victims of the bombing where a black pillar marks the epicenter of the blast.


Hamada is a Japanese city in Shimane Prefecture where there are some of the most beautiful beaches in western Japan. It is the perfect place to discover ancient music and traditional dance performances, as well as to take excursions.


Sasebo is a town on the island of Kyushu and is a former fishing village. Today it houses the Ten Bosch theme park. There are life-size copies of Old Dutch buildings, canals, flower fields and everything that is typically Dutch.


Yokohama is an island made up of a very modern urban area that rises in the suburbs of Tokyo. It is a city where modernity, shopping and food are the main attractions. There is the Cosmo World amusement park, a large Chinatown full of restaurants and shops, a zoo, and a plaza.


Okinawa is a wonderful place, made up of 150 islands, most of them paradisiacal, where ancient historical places, important monuments and modern amusement parks alternate. The Okinawa Prefectural Peace Memorial Museum dedicated to the history of the Allied invasion in 1945.


Naoshima is the right place if you want to enjoy sunny beaches to relax and plenty of cultural places to satisfy your thirst for knowledge. It is a small Japanese island full of modern art museums, interesting architecture and art installations. Its relaxed atmosphere is ideal for those who want to discover a Japan out of the ordinary.

Mount Fuji

Mount Fuji needs no introduction. It is the highest mountain in Japan and one of the country’s three sacred mountains. Climbing Mount Fuji is a truly unique experience for experienced hikers. There are four paths suitable for different experience levels.