Summer Tourist Spots in Japan – Sakura Country in Japan is known for its many delicious food options, but it is also a popular place for tourists to visit. Yes, there are many places that tourists can go to. The 7 summer tourist spots in Japan that will be talked about in this article are no different.

Yes, you want to know which tourist spots in Japan can be seen in the summer or when summer comes. Just read the review below, all right?

1. Kamikochi

Visit Kamikochi at the foot of the Japanese Alps in the summer. This place, which is in the western part of Nagano Prefecture’s Matsumoto area, has very beautiful natural scenery that can make your eyes hurt.

You know that Kamikochi has a lot of interesting places to visit. Start at the Kappa or Kappabashi bridge, which is right above the Tashiro pond. The water in Tashiro Pool is clear. Don’t forget to stop by the beautiful Taisho pond when you’re in Kamikochi. When Mount Yakadake erupted in 1915, it made a pond called Taisho Pond.

Want to see Kamikochi’s beautiful scenery? Based on what infojapang says, you can take the JR Chuo Line train from Shinjuku Station to Matsumoto Station. The trip takes about 4.5 hours. About 4000 yen will be needed.

2. Ishigaki Okinawa Island

Do you like snorkelling or diving? Okinawa Prefecture is where you can go to Ishigaki Island. The beaches on this island are beautiful, with clear water and long stretches of white sand. As the weather changes in the oceans, the colour of the water can change. Sometimes you can even see that the sea water is turquoise, like an emerald.

On Ishigaki Island, you can go to beaches like Yonehara Beach and Ishigaki Sunset Island Beach. In addition to going to the beach, you can go to the Ishigaki Yaima Village amusement park and try on traditional Ryukyu clothes. You can also make Okinawan Sata Andagi, which are sweets in the shape of a ball.

Tripadvisor has named Ishigaki Island the best place to go on vacation in 2018. This news comes from theculturetrip. Do you want to spend the summer here?

3. Uradome Coast

You can also go to the Uradome Coast in addition to the above two places. Uradome Coast is a beach with nice rocks that were made by the sea. This beach has beautiful pine trees, white sand, and blue water.

You can do different things here. Starting from snorkelling, kayaking to diving. You can also walk along the Uradome Coast, as there is a three-kilometer walk you can take. You can also use a boat to see what’s in the sea.

To get to the Uradome Coast, you have to take the train from Tokyo Station to Tottori Station for about five hours. After that, you still have to take a train for about an hour from Tottori Station to Uradome Coast. Isn’t it pretty tiring? The six-hour trip will be worth it, though, because the Uradome Coast has beautiful scenery. Interested?

4. Nagaoka Fireworks Festival

Want to see an amazing fireworks show (hanabi) in Japan during the summer? You can go to the Nagaoka Fireworks Festival, which happens every year at the end of July or the start of August. The fireworks festival in Nagaoka, which is in the Niigata Prefecture, is one of the biggest in Japan.

Come on, do you want to see the beautiful view of fireworks lighting up the night sky? Go to the Nagaoka Fireworks Festival, all right? Don’t forget to invite your loved ones to watch the fireworks with you on a beautiful night.

5. Fuji Mount

Who doesn’t know Mount Fuji? This beautiful mountain has indeed become an attractive tourist destination, both for domestic and foreign tourists.

Hiking this mountain with an altitude of 3776 meters can be a fun activity to spend vacation time during the summer in Japan. Culturetrip said that the right time to climb the mountain which last erupted in 1707 was during summer, from early July to September.

Vacation Indonesia also said that you can climb this mountain for a day, moreover there are many cabins available if you want to stay overnight during the climbing process.

6. Motonosumi Inari Shrine

You must also go to Motonosumi Inari Shrine if you go to Sakura Country in the summer. Motonosumi Inari doesn’t have as many gates as Fushimi Inari Taisha, which has thousands. Instead, there are only a few hundred torii or gates in Motonosumi Inari.

Even so, this Shinto shrine on the beach is still a good place for tourists to visit, especially in the summer. In Yamaguchi Prefecture, you can go to Motonosumi Inari Shrine with your family or close friends. From Nagato-Furuichi Station, it will take you about 22 minutes to get there by taxi.

These are Summer Tourist Spots in Japan when you are on vacation in Sakura Country. Oh, yes. Have you been to one or even all of the places on the list above?

Or, can you tell me about other places to visit in Japan during the summer? If so, there’s nothing wrong with telling the readers of Outing about your adventures in the comments column.

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