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18 August, 2016

Visit East Asia Campaign Launched

Following a meeting by their respective Tourism Ministers earlier this year, China National Tourist Office, Japan National Tourism Organisation and Korea Tourism Organisation have announced a partnership to co-promote their destinations under a campaign called Visit East Asia.
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16 August, 2016

Free Gyoza at Tonkotsu for See Japan Readers

Tonkotsu are offering a free plate of gyoza to See Japan readers to mark their newest restaurant opening in September. Find out more details from them, and other Japanese restaurants, right here. More...
15 August, 2016

Win a Trip to Japan with ANA

If you've dreamed of the high-rise Tokyo buildings, tasting ramen in its homeland and visiting Meiji Shrine and the capital's famous sites, enter ANA's 'Win a Trip to Tokyo' competition. More...

Japan - Endless Discovery

Although the Japanese past is rich in events and interesting history, today’s Japan is just as fascinating with cutting edge technology and wonderful architecture, whilst still maintaining the country’s traditions.

Whether you want to experience food like you’ve never tasted (or seen!) or you want to go shopping in some of the world’s best shopping areas, Japan is the place to visit!  Japan is famous for its temples and shrines - you could spend weeks in cities such as Kyoto or Nara feasting your eyes on architectural marvels and historic monuments.

If culture is more to your taste, you can’t get much better than Japan’s colourful and rich heritage including wonderful kabuki (Japanese performing arts) and traditional geisha. At Japan National Tourism Organisation, you will find all the information you need to plan your perfect holiday to Japan.

Experience Japan!

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Facts about Japan
  • World's tallest free-standing tower at a height of 634 metres is Tokyo Skytree
  • Emperor & Empress - Japan has the longest reigning monarchy in the world
  • Kyoto has an astonishing 1,600 Buddhist temples, plus 400 Shinto shrines
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