Earning its name from bowing to strangers (in an attempt to lure you into feeding them), these “bowing deers” freely roam the 502-hectare Nara Park.
The Atomic Bomb Dome a UNESCO Heritage Site and one of the few buildings that survived the devastating blast of the atomic bomb.
Japan is sitting on top of a highly-volcanic hotspot, resulting in thousands of onsens (Japanese for hot springs) scattered throughout the country.
The snow monkeys, also known as Japanese Macaques, are truly a sight to behold in Japan, especially when they are soaking in the natural hot springs in the Jigokudani Monkey Park.
Located about an hour away from Hiroshima is the island of Miyajima, home of the UNESCO Heritage Site Itsukushima Shrine and its famous “floating” torii gate.