Kyoto, the old capital of Japan, is an ancient seat of learning famous for its temples, gardens, palaces and arts. This city is a unique mix of the old and the new. To make the most of your visit, be prepared to walk large distances.
Hiroshima houses the Peace Memorial Park commemorating the nuclear bomb explosion in 1945. About an hour away, Itsukushima, also known as Miyajima, is a small island in Hiroshima Bay, western Japan, known for its forests and ancient temples.
The capital of the Japan and the biggest city in the world by more than one measure, Tokyo is a city with everything.