5 Japan Fun Facts You Didn’t Know ~or Might Know~

Is Japan one of the countries you want to visit someday? Here are the 5 things you should know before going to Japan!

1. Cherry Blossom

Cherry blossom trees are in bloom in different places in Japan. You may visit Ueno Park in Tokyo, Maruyama Park in Kyoto, Mt. Yoshino in Nara, and even Japan Mint in Osaka.

2. Mount Fuji

Since Mount Fuji is the highest mountain in Japan, you can view it from the train on a trip between Tokyo and Osaka or even from bullet trains from Tokyo to Nagoya, Kyoto, and Osaka.

3. Samurai

If you want to experience Japan’s Samurai history, you may visit their museums in Tokyo, Nagoya, and even Kanazawa. These museums display samurai artifacts.

4. Sumo Wrestling

Do you want to watch Sumo wrestling in Japan? Sumo Basho or Sumo Tournament is conducted 6 times a year:
– January tournament – Tokyo
– March tournament – Osaka
– May tournament – Tokyo
– July tournament – Nagoya
– September tournament – Tokyo
– November tournament – Fukuoka

5. Geisha

Geisha are trained in their youth to learn Japanese culture such as tea ceremony, flower arrangement, and Japanese traditional music and dance. You can meet them in tea houses in Kyoto, hotels, and even in their dance performances.

A bonus fact about Japan

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You might wanna greet your friends while you’re in Japan!

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