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Winter has arrived and with it, the preparation for the Christmas season. Many people are working hard, stressing themselves over what they will buy for their loved ones. However, you shouldn’t let this be you. You have worked the whole year, and it’s time for you to think about yourself. Instead of buying gifts for others think about your interests and treat yourself to an exotic vacation like Japan, the Land of Rising Sun. We know that you are tired of visiting the same old routine spots, but no worries, Rubinsohn Travel (215) 886-5200 is here to save the day. We included a list of the best places to visit if you want to experience the unique traditions, history, and culture of Japan.
Samurai Castles: Japan, being one of the oldest nations in the world, is well renowned for its ancient history; including the feudal era of the samurai, a class of military officers and servants ruled by feudal lords. Their history remains well-preserved in Japan, as various samurai castles remain scattered throughout the country. Some famous castles include Himeji, Nagoya, Hirosaki, and Matsuyama castle, which stands at a whopping 433 feet tall. These castles are open to the public and they are great tourist destinations, as they offer insight into Japan’s thousand-year history.
Tokyo: In Japan, there are many things to do, and Tokyo is the best place to experience the variety it has to offer. You can visit Tokyo Disneyland, Tokyo Tower, an observation deck overlooking the whole city, or Ueno Park. You may also visit Odaiba, an artificial island in Tokyo Bay providing high-tech entertainment. There are malls, sushi bars, and science museums where visitors may interact with robots.
Tokyo Imperial Palace: While in Tokyo you can also visit the Imperial Palace, home to Emperor Akihito. The Imperial Palace carries with it much history, as it is home to the oldest continuing monarchical house in the world. Each day thousands of tourists come by and visit the elaborately ornate palace.
Hot Springs: When you are done exhausting your options in the city you may travel to one of Japan’s many hot springs. Manza Onsen, located in South-Western Japan is one of the best hot springs the island has to offer. Located 6,000 feet above sea level high on the slopes of Mount Shirane, the Manza resort is of sublime quality. The hot spring offers highly acidic water obtained from Mount Shirane, which is known to provide various health benefits through improving metabolism and blood circulation.
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