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JapanVisitor provides travel information for Japan visitors and residents including in-depth guides to Japan's major cities in Hokkaido, Shikoku, Kyushu & Okinawa, and the main island of Honshu: Tokyo, Yokohama, Kyoto, Osaka, and more.

Shimenawa, Izumo Taisha, Shimane, Japan.
Izumo Taisha, the tatekae, or hanging of a new shimenawa

Essential Information

Late spring is the time for planting rice in Japan.
Late spring is the time for planting rice in Japan

We have the essential transport information for getting around Japan by air, train (Shinkansen bullet train, Japan Rail Pass), bus and ferry. Book hotels, hostels and ryokan in Tokyo, Kyoto, Osaka, Nagoya, Nagasaki, Nara, Okinawa, Fukuoka, Hiroshima, Sapporo, Yokohama, Sendai and other Japan destinations.

Our cultural features include articles on Japanese history, festivals, onsen hot springs, Japanese cuisine, sport and customs, from births to weddings to funerals. See unique coverage of gay Japan plus our living in Japan and finding work sections for new arrivals in the Far East.

Find restaurants, stations, castles, airports, museums, parks and gardens, temples and shrines near where you live in Japan or intend to holiday.

Tokyo Skytree, Japan.
Tokyo Skytree, Tokyo's most distinctive landmark tower, lit up in rainbow colors.

We have in-depth coverage of Tokyo and Kyoto with comprehensive area guides to these two great cities, their attractions and cultural life. So whether you are shopping for electronics in Akihabara or visiting the museums in Ueno find the best Tokyo information online.

Kinkakuji, Ginkakuji, Nijo Castle, Heian Shrine, Gion, Kiyomizudera Temple, Ryoanji, Fushimi Inari - our Kyoto team of experts bring you a contemporary guide to Japan's ancient capital including temple and shrine opening hours and admission fees plus detailed information on how to get around Kyoto by bus, subway, on foot or by bicycle. Read our guides to exploring the various Kyoto districts with detailed information on the gardens, temples and shrines you will encounter on the way.

Rent a SIM card or pocket Wifi in Japan.
Rent a SIM card for your phone in Japan or a Pocket Wifi to stay connected on your trip

Where to find the Japan travel information you need

Japan is a fascinating country full of incredible travel attractions. For any traveler from anywhere on the globe, the relevant Japan travel information is of utmost importance to a successful and pleasurable trip. This is where Japan Visitor comes in. We specialize in the provision of relevant travel information for those who are hoping to enjoy amazing Japan on your first or repeat visit.

We make sure that every traveler who seeks information on Japan finds everything needed to plan a successful, stress-free and enjoyable holiday. From Japan visa and flight information to Japan tourist guides and cultural insight, we help make your trip to Japan a complete success.

First things first: Japan Visa information

Shirakawa-go, Japan
Shirakawa-go houses lit up at night under snow, Ogimachi, Japan

In order to enter Japan, you need to be equipped with the proper paperwork. We will provide you with the relevant Japan visa information that helps you prepare for your visit to the Land of the Rising Sun. With our years of experience, we are fully equipped and well connected to provide you with everything that you need to know before you board that plane.

Currency transfers

Sending foreign money to a bank account in Japan could be very expensive. It is recommended to use the best international money transfer companies and enjoy better JPY rates.

Travel to Japan, with the best Japan travel guides

Satoyama, Hida-Furukawa, Gifu Prefecture
Hida Satoyama Cycling Tours

Venturing to the mysterious Far East for the first time can still be a challenge for even the most seasoned traveller. But, there is no need to be worried about difficulties and tough challenges when you are well informed by the best online Japan tourist guide. We have been doing business in the Far East for many years and have accumulated ample connections with cultural experts to keep you well updated on the country - making JapanVisitor the best online Japan travel guide you will find.

Japan Hotels and accommodation information

You can't travel to Japan without the relevant hotel and transport information. Once again, this is where Japan Visitor comes in to action. Being based in Japan itself, we are fully equipped to provide you with all the Japan accommodation information and transport information you will need to ensure a comfortable and enjoyable trip. We offer just about everything you wish to know about Japan hotels and other accommodation options to aid the planning process for your trip.

More than just a Japan hotel guide

Tokyo highlights, Akihabara
Tokyo offers a warm, sometimes wet and peaceful welcome

Japan Visitor is a website that is dedicated to keeping east-bound travellers well informed about everything they need to know about Japan. Although travelling is all about exploring a country, gathering as much information and being well prepared for even the briefest stay is always a wise choice. In the case of Japan, there are a great deal of new experiences to enjoy. Therefore, being properly prepared for every step of the way is a wise choice if you intend to make memorable and worthwhile discoveries in an exciting new land. Whether you need to know the essential information for booking flights and visa processing or whether you need road maps and public transportation information, we, as a dependable Japan guide website, are well equipped to make sure that you are fully prepared for your adventure when you enter the country.

But, we are more than a Japan hotel guide where you will find hotel options, rates and locations - much more than that.

Got high hopes of working in Japan? Well, we are the right people to help you with the relevant information to find employment in Japan. Whether you have already found a job, seeking for potential employers or are simply looking for some tips on facing your first job interview in Japan, we are the right place to find everything that you need to know.

The Japan guide for everything you need to know

Hot spring onsen in Kumano Kodo
Enjoying hot spring onsen culture in Japan

Our website is here for the purpose of providing you with the necessary information to make your trip to Japan a complete success. There is so much to see and experience in Japan. Unless you are properly informed, you will have to deal with all sorts of complications in a country where the language and culture is so unique and different. Therefore, the information that we have to offer on Japan hotels, jobs and other aspects of Japanese culture will be of great value for your trip.

The best Japan tourist guide on the internet

Visiting Japan is a delightful treat for many travellers in search of an exotic travel destination full of oriental charm. This online Japan guide will offer you important details to make you an expert on the country. We will be your Japan hotel guide as well as the official provider of all necessary Japan travel information for your stay. Delve in to our pages to make your visit or employment period in the country a comfortable one. If you are ever on the lookout for further Japan travel tips, be sure to contact us for anything and everything you need to know about the country or sign up for our Japan Newsletter top right of the page. Sign up for our Japan newsletter for all the latest updates on Japan and the chance to win some great free prizes over the coming year. We'll be offering some great Japanese gifts in our monthly Japan quiz.

Kendama: Oozora Kendama, TK16 Master, Shin Fuji Kendama

Buy Japanese kendama: oozora, TK Master, Shin Fuji

Japanese Gifts To Your Home Or Business - find great Japanese gifts at bargain prices: Ozora kendama, TK16 Master kendama, Shin Fuji kendama, toys, tabi boots, tatami mats and tatami sandals, geta, clothes, Japanese bath stools, Halloween masks, kitchen goods. Goods From Japan specializes in made-to-order and personalized goods: chochin lanterns, daruma dolls, happi coats, maneki neko beckoning cats, tatami mats and more. Shop Japan securely and with real peace of mind.

Japan Flights

Japan Tourist Guide: Book Cheap Flights To Japan.

Japan Flights - compare and book cheap flights to Japan including the best airfares to Narita, Haneda, Osaka, Chubu and Fukuoka airports. Find information on getting a cheap domestic flight and the various deals available for overseas visitors and Japan residents including cut price air tickets to Hokkaido, Kyushu and Okinawa.

Roppongi Hills

Roppongi Hills in Tokyo is a 11.6 hectare mega-plex of luxury made up of boutiques, a Toho Cinema complex (with a rice paddy on the roof), restaurants, apartments, the Mori Art Museum.

Japan Jobs - Work in Japan

Find Japan jobs in Tokyo

Japan Jobs - find practical tips for finding a new job in Japan including Japan job advice on writing CVs and doing well at Japanese job interviews. We offer a list of job agencies, advice on finding a job teaching English in Japan and some useful tips of making a success of working in a Japanese company. The Japanese Language Proficiency Test is a valuable qualification for finding work in Japan. Find out how to pass. Also, see a listing by prefecture of both national and private universities in Japan as well as the many international schools found all over the country that provide employment for teachers in many disciplines.

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