The area is not large, but Japan has many towns with beautiful scenery such as Hida-Takayama, Nara and Hakone.
In addition to the famous tourist destinations of Osaka, Tokyo, and Kyoto, Japan has many beautiful towns like fairyland that you should not miss.
With ancient houses and temples from the 18th century, Hida-Takayama town has a serene beauty and is dubbed the “Little Kyoto”. The roads in the town are surrounded by small, clear canals. In addition to the beautiful scenery, the town is also famous for its sake, brewed by the wood of the ferns.
The old town is well preserved. Photo: Tanwa Kankang / Shutterstock.
As one of the UNESCO heritage sites, Nara was once the capital of Japan for 70 years from 710 to 784, Nara period. Only about an hour’s drive from Kyoto and Osaka, there are many ancient historical sites, including Todaiji Temple, one of the largest bronze Buddha statues in the world. . In addition, when coming to Nara, visitors can see a herd of deer walking freely on the streets.
Deer walk around in Nara Park. Photo: Sergio TB / Shutterstock.
Less than 100 km from Tokyo, Hakone is a town surrounded by beautiful lakes and majestic mountains. This is also home to a lot of hot springs for visitors to relax. In addition, when visiting Hakone, visitors will have the opportunity to explore the art museums and traditional Japanese eateries.
Located in the heart of Hokkaido, Furano is a town with many farms. July is a good month to explore this place, when the lavender fields cover the farms with a gentle purple color. In addition, visitors can visit farm Tomita to buy products from lavender flowers, such as lavender ice cream, dried flowers, aromatic bags, soap … On the end of the year, the town is popular with many tourists. Snow hills, suitable for winter sports.
Flowers bloom in Furano. Photo: Japan Guide.
In addition to the towns above, visitors can choose other towns such as the old towns of Kagoshima, Kamakura and Magome.