Top 12 Things To Do In Japan With Family

The beautiful island country is the best choice to spend some memorable moments with family. Japan has a rich culture, tradition and spiritual history. There are a lot of historic monuments, Buddhist temples, Castles, UNESCO heritage sites, National Parks and beautiful Islands. These are the must-visit places in Japan

1. Tokyo Disneyland

Address: 1-1 Maihama, Urayasu, Chiba 279-0031, Japan.

Maps & Direction

Tokyo Disneyland Photo

This is a 7 themed magic park at Tokyo Disney Resort in Tokyo. This park was established in 1983 and consists of different entertainment corners like World Bazaar, four traditional Disney lands adventure land, western land, fantasy land, tomorrow land, Critter Country, and Mickey's Toon town. This will be definitely a favorite spot for your children.

2. Yoyogi Park

Address: 2-1 Yoyogikamizonocho, Shibuya City, Tokyo 151-0052, Japan.

Maps & Direction

Yoyogi Park Photo

Yoyogi Park is one of the most active parks in Tokyo, located in Yoyogikamizonocho, Shibuya. It is a great place to spend time with your loved ones surrounded by forest tree, beautiful gardens, and ponds. It was once used as a place to conduct the Tokyo Olympics. In spring season this park becomes crowded with people who came to visit blooming of cherry blossoms.

3. Tokyo Tower

Address: 4 Chome-2-8 Shibakoen, Minato City, Tokyo 105-0011, Japan.

Maps & Direction

Tokyo Tower Photo

With the height of 1092ft. his tower becomes the second tallest tower in Japan and it looks like Eiffel tower, Paris. This is broadcasting and observation tower is built in 1958, at Minato, Tokyo. Most of the communication companies are using this tower for broadcasting purposes. There is a foot town under the tower where visitors can enjoy a lot of fun things like shopping, food, galleries, etc.

4. Senso- Ji

Address: 2 Chome-3-1 Asakusa, Taito City, Tokyo 111-0032, Japan.

Maps & Direction

Senso- Ji Photo

Senso -Ji is the oldest Buddhist temple in the district of Asakusa, Tokyo, Japan. In the evenings, this temple becomes more crowded and attractive with illuminated lightings. There are around 200 meters of shopping streets you can find which leads you to the second gate of the temple. Various events and festivals are conducting in this temple area throughout the year.

5. Taste of Japan

Address: 1437 Freeway Dr, Reidsville, NC 27320, United States.

Maps & Direction

Taste of Japan Photo

The traditional dish of Japan is Rice with miso soup and other dishes and most of the dishes are served with Rice wine, a unique taste of Japan. One of the interesting things is like none another country they are still using Chopsticks for eating. Some of the other popular dishes you must try are Sushi, noodles, ramen, eel, fried pork cutlets, etc.

6. Mount Fuji

Address: Mount Fuji, Kitayama, Fujinomiya, Shizuoka 418-0112, Japan.

Maps & Direction

Mount Fuji Photo

Mount Fuji is the highest active volcano in Japan with the height of 12389ft. This is considered as the cultural and spiritual symbol of Japan. This is a paradise for hiking lovers. This is included in UNESCO's cultural heritage list and the beauty of the surroundings is amazing and this is the reason why Mount Fuji is in the 1 position of things to do in Japan.

7. Tokyo Sky Tree

Address: 1 Chome-1-2 Oshiage, Sumida City, Tokyo 131-0045, Japan.

Maps & Direction

Tokyo Sky Tree Photo

This is another broadcasting and observation center in Tokyo. You will wonder by seeing the building architecture. This reaches the first position of the tallest buildings in Japan. The structure looks like a pagoda in Japan. It has an observatory with the capacity of accommodating 2000 people. During nights the beauty of the tower will increase due to illuminated LED lights.

8. Miyajima Island

Address: Mount Misen, Miyajimacho, Hatsukaichi, Hiroshima 739-0588, Japan.

Maps & Direction

Miyajima Island Photo

This is a small island located at Hiroshima Bay, popular for its temples and surrounding natural beauty. This is also known as the Island of God's. The floating torii gate is an interesting point to see. It was once considered as a volcano and you can find wandering deer frequently.

9. Harajuku

Address: Harajuku, Jingumae, Shibuya City, Tokyo 150-0001, Japan.

Maps & Direction

Harajuku Photo

If you are looking for street shopping, or you want to taste some of the best local flavors of Japan, take a visit to Harajuku. You can find traditional as well as modern styles of clothes, bars, cafes, cultural spots, etc at once place. The area is always crowded with visitors.

10. Imperial Palace

Address: 4878 Princess Anne Rd, Virginia Beach, VA 23462, United States.

Maps & Direction

Imperial Palace Photo

The Imperial Palace was a home of Emperor in Japan. It has amazing four gardens, museums, and administrative offices, cherry blossom views in springs, historical ruins and art galleries.

11. Himeji Castle

Address: 21-1 Motomachi, Naka Ward, Hiroshima, 730-0011, Japan.

Maps & Direction

Himeji Castle Photo

This hilltop castle is also known as White Heron castle because it is extremely beautiful with its white color in the exterior portion, very attractive enough to attract visitors. This is a typical example of Japanese prototypical architecture. This is the first World Heritage site in Japan and the largest castle with 83 rooms, defensive loopholes, and it says the history of the feudal period.

12. Sapporo Snow Festival

Address: 7 Chome Odorinishi, Chuo Ward, Sapporo, Hokkaido 060-0042, Japan.

Maps & Direction

Sapporo Snow Festival Photo

This is an annual festival held during February and continues for seven days at Sapporo. This is considered as the largest winter festival in Japan. It has a variety of themes to attract visitors like Susukino, Odori Park, tsudome, snow rides, snow rafting, ice sculptures, and various snow arts.

Leave a comment