Your Gateway to Japan's Wonders! Immerse yourself in the beauty, culture, and adventures that Japan has to offer. Explore a world of tradition and innovation, from ancient temples to modern marvels. Start your journey with JapaNEO and uncover the treasures of this captivating country.
Local Activities by Region
Discover the rich diversity of Japan's cultural offerings and experiences through our curated list of activities in each prefecture. Whether you're drawn to bustling urban adventures, serene natural escapes, or unique cultural encounters, our region-specific links will guide you to the heart of each destination's charm.
Japanese Culture and Society
In Feudal Japan, the samurai were revered warriors who upheld the code of Bushido. Shoguns, military commanders, held real power, notably during the Tokugawa shogunate's long Edo period of stability. However, Japan's "sakoku" policy isolated it from external influences.
Explore Japan's rich cultural tapestry in our "Culture and Tradition" section. Discover various aspects of Japanese heritage, from Shintoism to Sumo, Kabuki, and more. Dive into the essence of Japan's culture and traditions right here.
Cuisine in Japan
Dive into the world of sushi, from traditional nigiri to innovative rolls. Learn sushi etiquette, discover its cultural significance, and find the best places to enjoy it.
Explore the comforting world of regional ramen styles. Understand noodle types and toppings, and uncover must-visit ramen shops.
Immerse yourself in the art of Japanese cuisine. Learn about the concept of washoku, the importance of seasonal ingredients, and the creation of balanced, healthy meals.
Discover Japan's pioneering role in robotics, bullet trains, and urban planning, and how these innovations have revolutionized efficiency, safety, and urban development.
Pop Culture Fusion
Immerse in Japan's world-renowned pop culture, spanning anime, manga, J-pop music, and its global impact. Explore quirky subcultures like cosplay and the vibrant Akihabara district in Tokyo.
Digital Art and Design
Witness the dynamic blend of tradition and innovation in Japanese architecture and digital media. Meet visionary architects and artists pushing creative boundaries.
Your Guide to Japan
Visa and Entry Requirements
Your comprehensive guide to visa requirements for tourists, highlighting visa-free entry for select nationalities. Learn about essential entry prerequisites, including passport validity.
Uncover the secrets of Japan's efficient rail network and the convenience of the JR Pass for travelers. Get insights into local transit options, taxi services, and domestic flights to ensure smooth and hassle-free travel throughout Japan.
Gain insights into essential Japanese customs, including the art of bowing, the practice of gift-giving, and the importance of removing shoes indoors.
Language and Communication
Equip yourself with fundamental Japanese phrases for greetings, expressing gratitude, and asking for directions. Pronunciation guides are included for effortless communication.