16 days in Japan Itinerary

16 days in Japan Itinerary

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Tokyo
— 3 nights
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Kyoto
— 3 nights
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Hiroshima
— 3 nights
4
Onna-son
— 2 nights
5
Miyakojima
— 3 nights

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Tokyo

Tokyo ©
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Hakone Shrine / Kuzuryu Shrine Singu and Tokyo National Museum. Discover out-of-the-way places like Pola Museum of Art and Samurai Museum. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Senso-ji Temple, wander the streets of Takeshita Street, stop by Odaiba District, and shop like a local with Ginza.

To see maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Tokyo tour itinerary planner.

Athens, Greece to Tokyo is an approximately 20-hour flight. Traveling from Athens to Tokyo, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Athens in March, expect Tokyo to be a bit cooler, temps between 17°C and 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Kyoto.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods · Shopping · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 22 — 25:
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Ginza ©
Ginza
Hakone Shrine / Kuzuryu Shrine Singu ©
Hakone Shrine / Kuzuryu Shrine Singu
Pola Museum of Art ©
Pola Museum of Art

3
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Kyoto

Kyoto ©
The national capital for over a thousand years, Kyoto retains much of the charm of old Japan, boasting numerous temples and shrines that seem completely untouched by the modern world.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Toji and Tofuku-ji Temple. Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine and Kinkaku-ji will appeal to history buffs. Step out of Kyoto to go to Dotombori and see Dotombori District, which is approximately 1h 10 min away. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Kiyomizu-dera Temple, don't miss a visit to Gion, step into the grandiose world of Nijo Castle, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Sanjusangendo Temple.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Kyoto holiday planner.

Getting from Tokyo to Kyoto by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. March in Kyoto sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Hiroshima.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 25 — 28:
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Nijo Castle ©
Nijo Castle
Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine

3
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Hiroshima

Hiroshima ©

City of Peace

Grapple with history and appreciate modernity in Hiroshima, a city known around the world for its tragic past and inspiring rebirth.
Visit Daishoin Temple and Itsukushima Shrine Torii for their historical value. Discover out-of-the-way places like Senjokaku and Itsukushima Gekijyo. Change things up with these side-trips from Hiroshima: Hatsukaichi (Itsukushima Shrine & Miyajima). There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Hiroshima National Peace Memorial Hall for the Atomic Bomb Victims, contemplate the long history of Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima, examine the collection at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, and step into the grandiose world of Hiroshima Castle.

For ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Hiroshima online trip maker.

Traveling by train from Kyoto to Hiroshima takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Hiroshima can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can travel to Onna-son.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 28 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Daishoin Temple ©
Daishoin Temple
Itsukushima Shrine Torii ©
Itsukushima Shrine Torii
Senjokaku ©
Senjokaku

2
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Onna-son

Onna-son ©
Located on the coast in the middle of the island, Onna-son has become known for its beaches and seaside economy.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): steep yourself in history at Nakijin Castle Ruins, take in the dramatic natural features at Cape Manzamo, and then get interesting insight from Tours. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Okinawa Peace Memorial Park, explore the historical opulence of Nakagusuku Castle Ruins, then step into the grandiose world of Katsuren Castle Ruins, and finally look for gifts at Onna Station Nakayukui Market.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Onna-son trip planner.

Getting from Hiroshima to Onna-son by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, ferry, and taxi; or do a combination of car and ferry. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Hiroshima in March: high temperatures in Onna-son hover around 24°C and lows are around 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel to Miyakojima.

Things to do in Onna-son

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 31 — Apr 2:
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Nakijin Castle Ruins ©
Nakijin Castle Ruins
Scuba & Snorkeling
Nakagusuku Castle Ruins ©
Nakagusuku Castle Ruins

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Miyakojima

Miyakojima ©
A city jurisdiction formed after the merger of several towns in 2005, Miyakojima spans six linked-up islands.
On the 3rd (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Sunayama Beach, then take in the views from Irabu Ohashi, then head outdoors with Yonaha Maehama Beach, and finally snap pictures at Kurima Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Sat): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then enjoy the sand and surf at Aragusuku Beach.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Miyakojima tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Onna-son to Miyakojima takes 4.5 hours. In April in Miyakojima, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Miyakojima

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours
Find places to stay Apr 2 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Yonaha Maehama Beach ©
Yonaha Maehama Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Sunayama Beach ©
Sunayama Beach

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