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As an East Asian country consisting of 6852 islands, Japan is located on an archipelago group in the Pacific Ocean. The majority of the islands comprising the country are very small; the largest islands, Honshu, Hokkaido, Kyushu and Shikoku cover a vast area in the country. Regarded as one of the most populous countries worldwide by its population of 127 million inhabitants, Japan’s capital Tokyo is among the largest metropolises in the world. Being under the spotlight and flooded by many visitors from all over the world by its extremely unique culture, perfect geography, splendid Zen gardens and traditional life, Japan welcomes its guests in a wonderful atmosphere combining the modern with classic, where the technology is used skillfully in today’s life.
If you dream of visiting this gorgeous country, have a look at the flights to Japan now with Turkish Airlines and get ready for a pleasant holiday.
Turkish Airlines flies to 13 different destinations in Japan: Fukuoka, Hiroshima, Kagoshima, Kumamoto, Nagoya, Oita, Okinawa, Osaka (2 different airports), Sapporo, Sendai, Takamatsu and Tokyo.
Flights from Istanbul Airport (IST) to Tokyo Narita International Airport (NRT) are operated as direct and take nearly eleven and a half hours. Moreover, there are also connecting flights from Istanbul Airport (IST) to Fukuoka Airport (FUK), Hiroshima Airport (HIJ), Kagoshima Airport (KOJ), Kumamoto Airport (KMJ, Nagoya Airport (NGO), Oita Airport (OIT), Naha Airport (OKA), Osaka Kansai International Airport (KIX) and Itami Airport (ITM), New Chitose Airport (CTS), Sendai Airport (SDJ), Takamatsu Airport (TAK), of which duration varies by the layover in Tokyo.
Tokyo Haneda Airport (HND) is the busiest airport countrywide serving to 75 million passengers in a year. Narita International Airport (NRT), another airport in Tokyo, ranks number two with its capacity of 35 million passengers per year. Kansai International Airport (KIX) in Osaka is the third busiest, serving to 23 million passengers annually.
A large number of festivals are held in Japan throughout the year, which greatly contribute to the air traffic in the country. Many tourists visit the country during the festival season to see the local culture closely and enjoy themselves in a vigorous atmosphere. Setsubun Festival held in February is an entertaining event where the coming of spring is celebrated enthusiastically. Hinamatsuri, also called the Doll Festival is a traditional event celebrated all over the country in March. Red Spider Lily Festival, also cited as Children’s Day, is another fun festival taking place countrywide annually in May 05. In addition, Tanabata festival organized in July is an extremely popular event drawing interest of the tourists all over the world by its colorful parades. Obon Festival stands out as another most vivacious organization of July, where the lit lampions create a magical atmosphere.
The capital Tokyo ranks among the top most visited destinations countrywide. This major metropolis shines out as an impressive city by its ceaseless life and a wide range of iconic spots it harbors. Sensoji Temple, Imperial Palace, Kaneiji Temple, Tokyo National Museum, The Museum of Modern Art, Meiji Temple, Tokyo Tower, Yoyogi Park and Uena Park are the most remarkable must-see spots in the city. Book your flight to Tokyo now to embark on a fascinating adventure.
As the island of floating temples, Miyajima Island is one of the most notable Japanese icons under protection by UNESCO. Flooded by more than four million passengers every year, this magnificent island becomes prominent by its natural beauties and sentimental values.
Situated on Honshu Island, Osaka is the second largest city in Japan after Tokyo. This lovely town along Osaka Bay serves as a center of touristic attraction. Osaka Castle, Kamigata Ukiyoe Museum, Osaka Museum of History, Osaka International Peace Center, Sumiyoshi Taisha Temple, Shitennoji Temple, Tsutenkaku Tower, Nishinomaru Garden and Dotonbori district are the most attention-grabbing destinations in the city. It would be best to remind for the fanciers that Osaka hosts Universal Studios Theme Park as well. Moreover, as the country’s gourmet town, Osaka offers utterly assertive restaurants all over the city.
Known as the first city targeted by the nuclear weapon worldwide, Hiroshima is an outstanding destination countrywide also by its war weary presence. Apart from its moral significance dating back to the World War II, the city is highly popular by its delighting touristic spots as well. The Peace Memorial, built on the location where bomb fell, is a remarkable icon in this enthralling town. Make sure to visit during your stay the city’s crowd-pulling spots; Hiroshima Castle, Shukkei-En Garden, Hiroshima Art Gallery and many captivating temples.
Kyoto, the former imperial capital, is one of the largest cities countrywide at the present time. This extremely advanced city owns an outstanding value in education as well. Nijo Castle, Fushima-inari Taisha Temple, Kinkaku-ji Temple, Kyoto Imperial Palace and Gion Temples are the favorite spots of those visiting the city.
Japan offers transportation opportunities by railway systems like subway or high-speed trains between and within the cities; however, if you are interested in a more private and comfortable option, you may also consider renting a car to ensure a smooth transport and have a chance to see multiple destinations during your stay.
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