Japan

Japan, known as Nihon or Nippon in Japanese, is an island nation in East Asia. Its insular character has allowed it to develop a very unique, intricate culture, while its closeness to other ancient Far Eastern cultures, in particular China, has left lasting influence.
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Tokyo is the enormous and wealthy capital of Japan, overflowing with culture, commerce and, most of all, people.
The Kantō region of Japan, on the eastern side of the main island Honshu, is a broad plain dominated by and nearly synonymous with the megalopolis of Tokyo and its suburbs.
Ōsaka is the third largest city in Japan, with a population of over 17 million people in its greater metropolitan area.
Chūbu is the central region of Japan's Honshu island. This area is located at the border between West Japan and East Japan, there are many high-altitude mountains such as Mount Fuji and the Japanese Alps.
Kyōto was the capital of Japan for over a millennium, and carries a reputation as its most beautiful city.
Chūgoku is the westernmost part of the main Japanese island Honshu.
Hiroshima is an industrial city of wide boulevards and criss-crossing rivers, located along the coast of the Seto Inland Sea.
Tōhoku is the northeastern region of Japan's Honshu island. Traditionally a poor rural backwater with a harsh climate, today's Tohoku offers the traveller some of the best scenery in Japan.
Tokyo is the enormous and wealthy capital of Japan, overflowing with culture, commerce and, most of all, people.
Kyūshū is the southernmost of the four main islands of Japan.
Tokyo is the enormous and wealthy capital of Japan, overflowing with culture, commerce and, most of all, people.
Shikoku is an oft-forgotten island in Japan. The smallest of Japan's Big Four, it lies to the south of Honshu.
Iya Valley is a remote mountain valley deep in the heart of Shikoku.
Hokkaidō is the northernmost of Japan's four main islands.
Okayama is a major transit hub for western Japan. But with white peaches, a brooding black castle, and the famous garden of Kōrakuen, there are plenty of reasons to catch a later train and get out of the station to explore.
Okinawa is one of the 47 prefectures of Japan, an island chain to the southwest of the mainland.
Okayama is a major transit hub for western Japan. But with white peaches, a brooding black castle, and the famous garden of Kōrakuen, there are plenty of reasons to catch a later train and get out of the station to explore.
Kansai is the western region of the main Japanese island of Honshu, second only to Kanto region of Eastern Japan in population.
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