Olympics of 2020 is all set to take place in Japan. Therefore, the government is spending big bucks to improve the country.
Note: due to the pandemic, the Olympics in Japan got postponed to 2021.
Nonetheless, that doesn’t mean you cannot visit the country now. There will be plenty to do, once the Olympics are started, but what to do before that?
Here is a list:
If you are in Japan around March or April, you must witness the Japanese festival of Hanami.
It is a traditional festival of welcoming the nature. People usually meet under the fine-looking cherry blossoms trees and drink sake, the rice wine of Japan. Wear a Kimono then and enjoy.
Visit Hiroshima’s Peace Memorial Park and Museum
Who doesn’t remember the unfortunate day of 6th of August 1945? The USA dropped the nuke on Japan’s Hiroshima and Nagasaki. As a tribute to the children died on the ill-fated date, the Peace Memorial Park and Museum was built.
The museum is a potent reminder for the world why it should not take peace for granted.
Kabuki is a traditional dance-drama of Japan and a very awe-inspiring one too. The caricature makeup and shiny dresses are the fun part of this art.
In the early days of the art, female actors used to play both male and female characters, which was a huge hit. Now it is played by both men and women. Tokyo’s Kabukiza Theatre is the best place to watch Kabuki.
See Sumo Wrestlers Practicing
From many great things Japan has presented to the world, Sumo wrestling is on the top, after ninjas, of course, they are cool.
Nevertheless, you cannot underestimate sumos and observe them practice is even cooler. It is exciting also because not many people do that. Hakkaku Sumo Stable is ideal to see Sumos lock horns.
Pachinko is a Japanese arcade game, which resembles western pinball drastically.
It is a new obsession of Japanese people, and with classical tunes and flashy lights, none is amazed why?
What’s the point of coming to Japan if you are not going to sing Karaoke right? The Japanese nightlife is incomplete without the Karaoke.
Located in Shibuya-Ku, Karaoke Kan is the most famous karaoke bar in Japan.
Go To Visit Harry Potter
Not really, but Universal Studios of Japan come very close to creating a Harry Pottery feel. The Universal Studios of Japan is one of the four in the whole world.
Theme Park’s main attraction is the Wizarding World Of Harry Potter. It was opened in 2014 and is a hit ever since.
It is like going to a better Disneyland, maybe not, explore some Disney vacation packages to compare.
Mount The Mount Fuji
Mount Fuji is as famous as Japanese Karaoke. The highest point of Japan is something that has been luring hikers for a long time now.
The ideal time to climb the 12,389 feet tall mountain is mid-July.
Feed A Deer
Have you fed a deer before? No? Well, you can now. Visit the Nara Park, located in the Nara city of Japan.
The park claim to have over 1200 deer preserved in it. What will be more intriguing than feeding these cute creatures with shaky legs and leafy ears?
Many luxury vacation packages will show you all these spots, so, be prepared and enjoy!