1. Takeda Castle Ruins
Perched on a mountaintop, these ancient ruins offer breathtaking views and a sense of mystery.
2. Yakushima Island
Explore the lush forests and encounter ancient cedar trees that are thousands of years old.
3. Kiso Valley
Experience the beauty of traditional Japanese rural life as you hike through picturesque villages and stunning landscapes.
4. Gunkanjima Island
Also known as Battleship Island, this abandoned coal mining town provides a haunting glimpse into Japan's industrial past.
5. Naoshima Island
An art lover's paradise, this small island is home to contemporary art museums and outdoor installations.
6. Okunoshima Island
Discover the dark history and adorable inhabitants of this island, commonly known as Rabbit Island.
7. Aogashima Island
A remote volcanic island that offers stunning landscapes, hot springs, and a unique way of life.
8. Ine no Funaya
Visit the picturesque fishing village of Ine, where traditional wooden houses are built directly on the water.
Experience the charm of traditional Japanese thatched-roof houses in this UNESCO World Heritage Site.
10. Shōdoshima Island
Explore olive groves, visit soy sauce breweries, and relax on beautiful beaches on this Mediterranean-like island in Japan.