Renting a car in Japan - Driving on the left side
Driving in Japan is easy as the road network is of good quality. You can drive almost exclusively with Japanese-made cars such as...
Oedo Onsen Monogatari - Onsen theme park in Japan's capital city
Oedo Onsen Monogatari is a theme park based on onsen, the natural...
Shirakawa-go - Traditional villages with thatched roofs
Shirakawago is a gathering of historical Japanese villages located...
Map of Japan
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- 21 December -- Winter starts in Japan
- 23 December -- Birthday of the Emperor of Japan
- 25 December -- Christmas in Japan
- From 31 December to 1 January -- Eve and New Year in Japan
- 5 January -- Hayao Miyazaki's birthday (born in 1941)
- 14 January -- Seijin no Hi: adult day (20 years) in Japan
- 3 February -- Setsubun: celebration of the arrival of spring