Best of Japan scenery! - Top 10 views of Japan

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Asakusa ~ Meiji Shrine ~ Mount Inasa ~ Mount Mitake ~ Mount Takao ~ Odaiba Seaside Park ~ Tokyo Imperial Palace ~ Tokyo Skytree ~ Ueno Park ~ Usui Pass Observation Platform

This guide will bring you through the top 10 best scenery of Japan! Japan houses countless scenery that is going to awe your eyes! Firstly, Tokyo Imperial Palace is a palace of beautiful structures and landscapes. The palace provides a precious spot of nature within the bustling metropolitan city, with its water-filled moat and tree-covered grounds and beautiful gardens. After which, you might want to take a hike to Mount Takao. Takaosan is also a great place for hikers. There are 6 well-maintained hiking courses that lead you up to the 600-meter-high mountaintop. You will be able to get a spectacular view of Japan from the mountaintop!

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Tokyo Imperial Palace
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Tokyo Imperial Palace

Tokyo, Japan
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Situated in the center of Tokyo, the Tokyo Imperial Palace is the main residence of the Emperor of Japan. The palace provides a precious spot of nature within the bustling metropolitan city, with its water-filled moat and tree-covered grounds and beautiful gardens. There are three green spaces within the Tokyo Imperial Palace, namely the Kokyo Gaien (Imperial Palace Outer) Garden), Kokyo Higashi Gyoen (Imperial Palace East Garden) and Kita-no-maru-koen Park, all open to the public for free. read more »

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Odaiba Seaside Park
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Odaiba Seaside Park

Tokyo, Japan
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Odaiba Seaside Park is a man-made seaside park with sandy beach that spans from Odaiba to Odaiba Park.Visitors get to enjoy a laid-back feeling while they view the simple scenery of a small sandy beach and listen to the calm water waves in Tokyo Bay. Swimming is not allowed here but other leisure activities such as paddling and boardsailing is allowed. read more »

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Asakusa
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Asakusa

Tokyo, Japan
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Asakusa is one of Tokyo's few districts which have preserved a certain atmosphere of the old Tokyo. Currently, the crowds are drawn by the Sensoji Temple, the Five Storied Pagoda and the traditional Nakamise shopping arcade. The Sensoji Temple is a very popular Buddhist temple, with three gates. read more »

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Mount Takao
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Mount Takao

Tokyo, Japan
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Takaosan, or known as Mount Takao is one of the most famous natural recreation areas situated close to central Tokyo. For over 1000 years, Takaosan has been a centre for mountain worship. Visitors can locate the Yakuoin temple near the mountain's top. read more »

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Ueno Park
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Ueno Park

Tokyo, Japan
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With a total area of 540,000 squared metres, Ueno Park is a spacious public park located in the Ueno section of Taitō, Tokyo. There are various cultural facilities and buildings in the park, including Tokyo National Museum, The National Science Museum and The National Museum of Western Arts , the Toshogu shrine, Ueno Zoo amongst many others. Apart from these, Ueno Park is also a great place for visitors looking to enjoy the wonders of nature, with its Shinobazu Pong a beautiful sight with its magnificent lotus flowers as well as Koen-naka Dori (avenue in the park) and Takenodai Funsui (fountain). read more »

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Tokyo Skytree
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Tokyo Skytree

Tokyo, Japan
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Standing at the height of 634 meters, the Tokyo Skytree is the tallest building in Japan as well as the tallest structure in the world upon its completion. The Tokyo Skytree would be the new television broadcasting tower and also the icon for Tokyo. Furthermore, there is also a large shopping complex with an aquarium that is situated at the base of Tokyo Skytree. read more »

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Meiji Shrine
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Meiji Shrine

Tokyo, Japan
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Established in 1920 in dedication to Emperor Meiji who opened Japan to the West, Meiji Shrine is Japan's best known Shinto shrine. The original building was destroyed during the Tokyo air raids of World War II and was restored in 1958 through public funding. It is wonderfully serene and austere, with the shrine being surrounded by tall trees and a beautiful iris garden on the pathway leading to the shrine. read more »

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Mount Mitake
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Mount Mitake

Tokyo, Japan
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Mount Mitake is located in the Chichibu Tama Kai National Park near Tokyo. The mountain is one of the main highlights of the National Park, which covers more than 1,250 km2 of forested mountains, hills, gorges and some rural towns in the prefectures of Yamanashi, Saitama, Nagano and Tokyo. The journey up the beautiful offers visitors with a beautiful scenery. read more »

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Usui Pass Observation Platform
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Usui Pass Observation Platform

Nagano, Japan
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The Usui Pass Observation Platform (碓氷峠見晴台) offers panoramic views of the Gunma Prefecture, consisting of Mount Myogi, the Yatsugatake Mountain Rang, on one side and Mount Asama on the other side. There are different options to get to the Pass. Visitors can choose to take a bus or a car from central Karuizawa, or walk up via the 6 kilometre hiking trail that is available. read more »

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Mount Inasa
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Mount Inasa

Nagasaki, Japan
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Mount Inasa is the place to get 10 Miliion Dollar Night View of Nagasaki. Mount Inasa is a 333 metres high hill that is located west of Nagasaki. There is cable car station that bring visitor up the observation platform, giving visitors a spectacular view of Nagasaki. read more »

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