Japan is a must for any bucket list, if given the opportunity. The experience is like nothing you have ever experienced before. The dazzling neon nightscape to the Buddhist Temples, the country is riveted with culture and history. If you get the chance to go, make sure to check out these four fascinating attractions.
Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium
This impressive attraction offers a multitude of experiences, enlightening you about the nature, history, and culture of various aquatic life. Located in Okinawa, this aquarium features one of the largest fish in the world – a whale shark.
Phoenix Hall is part of Byodo-in Temple and located in Uji (South of Kyoto). This place of worship was originally a Fujiwara clan country palace, but was later transformed into a temple to house Amida (a rare golden Buddha). This Buddhist Temple is the local worship place for the Buddhist population; and as such, it is important to remember to remove your shoes when visiting.
The Bullet Train
No train can compete with the Shinkansen train ride. This lightning quick train whisks its passengers from one end of Japan to the other going up to speeds of 186 miles per hour. Plus it includes comfortable seating, clean cabin cars, and spacious leg room.
If you can only go shopping at one place during your visit to Tokyo, then go to Ginza. This shopping attraction features a movie theater, easy to find location, plenty of department stores, and food options for any budget.