Fall in Japan is from September to early December. It is when the trees across Japan change into vibrant colors, when the harvest from the sea and the land are bountiful, and when you will find many festivals to enjoy.
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The 2019 Global Peace Index considers Japan as the ninth safest country in the world. This means that among 163 independent nations and territories all over the world, Japan has a relatively low rate for safety indicators like crimes, domestic conflicts, or tension among economic classes. However, the country is second in terms of natural Hazards.
Zōjōji (増上寺) Temple is a historical landmark that serves as the primary place of worship of the Jodo sect of Japanese Buddhism in the Kanto Region and houses the Tokugawa family mausoleum with six Tokugawa shōguns entombed within it.
Mount Takao is located in Hachioji, West of Tokyo. It is only about 599.15 meters (1,965 feet) high but it offers a variety of breathtaking natural and innovative man-made attractions. The Michelin Green Guide highly recommends this mountain for tourists visiting Japan.
FujiQ Highland Park is one of the few amusement parks in Japan, resting at the foot of Mount Fuji in Yamanashi Prefecture. This park is divided up into 3 separate parks which include Highland Park, Thomas Land, and La Ville Gaspard et Lisa, and has a total of 40 different attractions including roller coasters, family rides, kiddie rides, and a water ride.
At Haneda Airport, there are limited, but easy ways to get to the city center of Tokyo. This includes trains, buses, and taxis. The most commonly used way is by train through the Keikyu Airport Line and Tokyo Monorail. There are also two more options if you don’t want to take the train. You can opt in for the Friendly Limousine Bus, or a taxi. Because the options are limited and easy to use, you definitely won’t feel stressed or overwhelmed.
If you are landing in Narita, there is no doubt you are going to Tokyo. The Japanese do an insanely great job at making things convenient for people, especially tourists. This includes getting to Tokyo. Narita Airport offers many transit services by train, bus, and taxi. The most common way is by train on the Keisei Main Line, the Keisei Skyliner, JR Sobu Rapid Express Line, and the JR Narita Express (N’EX).
If you are planning on going to places like Tokyo, Kyoto, Osaka, or Nagoya, learning how to travel by local bus is a must. Although Japan has trains connecting to almost anywhere, learning how to travel by bus can save you tons of time and money during your trip here. By riding the local bus, you unlock the ability to go almost anywhere in Japan. Even the attractions where rail doesn’t go.