15 days in Japan Itinerary

15 days in Japan Itinerary

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Fly to Chūbu Centrair, Train to Shin-Osaka
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Osaka
— 6 nights
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Tokyo
— 7 nights
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Osaka

— 6 nights
Proud of their hometown's distinct culture and dialect, many natives of Osaka describe their city as "Japan's anti-capital." An antidote to Tokyo's hectic energy, Osaka marches to the beat of its own drum, serving as the country's longtime commercial and industrial hub.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Osaka: Kyoto (Kinkaku-ji, Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, &more). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Osaka Castle and meet the residents at Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan.

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Milan, Italy to Osaka is an approximately 19.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Milan to Osaka is 8 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Milan in November, with highs in Osaka at 20°C and lows at 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Thu) to allow time for travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Osaka

Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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Tokyo

— 7 nights
Tokyo holds the status of most populous metropolitan area in the world--a fact you'll find tangible as you walk the bustling streets and explore its diverse neighborhoods and cultures.
Get out of town with these interesting Tokyo side-trips: Lake Kawaguchi (in Fujikawaguchiko-machi), The Hakone Open-Air Museum (in Hakone-machi) and Maihama (Tokyo Disneyland & Tokyo DisneySea). There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Tokyo Tower, make a trip to Tokyo National Museum, take a stroll through Odaiba District, and visit Akihabara.

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Take a train from Osaka to Tokyo in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. November in Tokyo sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 11°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Thu) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods · Theme Parks · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

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Japan travel guide

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Sacred & Religious Sites · Landmarks · Historic Sites
Land of the Rising Sun
Part of a volcanic archipelago that encompasses over 6,800 islands, Japan remains one of Asia's most fascinating tourist destinations, where a blend of modernity and tradition creates a look and feel completely different from any other place in the world. A tour of Japan lets you discover big cities filled with ancient temples and innovative skyscrapers, as well as quiet country landscapes dotted with castles, perfectly manicured gardens, cherry orchards, and primeval forests seemingly untouched by the hand of mass tourism. Many tourists on vacation in Japan devote lots of time to the country's unique cuisine, prepared with painstaking attention to detail and a genius for simple yet effective presentation.