14 days in Japan Itinerary

14 days in Japan Itinerary

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Tokyo
— 3 nights
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Kanazawa
— 1 night
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Kyoto
— 4 nights
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Osaka
— 2 nights
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Himeji
— 1 night
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Hiroshima
— 2 nights

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Tokyo

Tokyo ©
Tokyo holds the status of most populous metropolitan area in the world--a fact you'll find tangible as you walk the bustling streets and explore its diverse neighborhoods and cultures.
Tokyo is known for historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, have some family-friendly fun at Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou, admire the striking features of Tokyo Tower, and visit Akihabara.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Tokyo online itinerary planner.

Brussels, Belgium to Tokyo is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Brussels to Tokyo is 8 hours. In April, Tokyo is a bit warmer than Brussels - with highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel to Kanazawa.

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Kanazawa

Kanazawa ©
An old castle town largely unspoiled during World War II, Kanazawa features well-preserved architecture spread across a range of districts.
On the 21st (Wed), make a trip to Omicho Market, contemplate the long history of Nomura Family Samurai House, don't miss a visit to Kenrokuen no Yukizuri, stroll around Kenrokuen Garden, then see the interesting displays at Ishikawa Prefectural Museum for Traditional Products and Crafts, and finally step into the grandiose world of Kanazawa Castle.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Kanazawa route builder site.

Getting from Tokyo to Kanazawa by train takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Tokyo in April since evenings lows in Kanazawa dip to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can drive to Kyoto.

Things to do in Kanazawa

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums
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Kyoto

Kyoto ©
The national capital for over a thousand years, Kyoto retains much of the charm of old Japan, boasting numerous temples and shrines that seem completely untouched by the modern world.
Kyoto is known for historic sites, shopping, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Kiyomizu-dera Temple, take in the pleasant sights at Philosopher's Walk, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ryoanji Temple, and don't miss a visit to Nijo Castle.

For maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Kyoto online trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Kanazawa to Kyoto by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in April, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Osaka.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Outdoors
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World heritage site
Nijo Castle
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Osaka

Osaka ©
Proud of their hometown's distinct culture and dialect, many natives of Osaka describe their city as "Japan's anti-capital." An antidote to Tokyo's hectic energy, Osaka marches to the beat of its own drum, serving as the country's longtime commercial and industrial hub.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): get a taste of the local shopping with Dotombori District, stop by Naniwa Meibutsu Ichibirian Dotombori, then step into the grandiose world of Osaka Castle, and finally get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: walk around Kemasakuranomiya Park and then get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Japan.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Osaka day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kyoto to Osaka takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. April in Osaka sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Himeji.

Things to do in Osaka

Theme Parks · Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping
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Castle
Osaka Castle
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Neighborhood
Dotombori District
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Himeji

Himeji ©
The castle around which the city of Himeji has developed represents one of the best preserved in the country, and has been designated as a national treasure and a World Heritage Site.
On the 28th (Wed), admire the natural beauty at Koko-en, then explore the historical opulence of Himeji Castle, and then take in the pleasant sights at Otokoyama Haisuiike Park.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Himeji route planner.

You can take a train from Osaka to Himeji in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Osaka in April: highs in Himeji hover around 20°C, while lows dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Hiroshima.

Things to do in Himeji

Historic Sites · Parks
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World heritage site
Himeji Castle
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Garden
Koko-en
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Hiroshima

Hiroshima ©

City of Peace

Grapple with history and appreciate modernity in Hiroshima, a city known around the world for its tragic past and inspiring rebirth.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): pause for some photo ops at Children's Peace Monument, then steep yourself in history at Atomic Bomb Dome, then see the interesting displays at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, and finally contemplate the long history of Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima.

To see photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Hiroshima trip itinerary builder.

Take a train from Himeji to Hiroshima in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In April, daytime highs in Hiroshima are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
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World heritage site
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima
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Historic Site
Atomic Bomb Dome
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