10 Places In Japan You Didn’t Know Existed, The 2nd One Is Scary

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hidden forest

Sagano Bamboo Forest is located in Arashiyama, a district on the west outskirts of Kyoto, Japan.
Sagano Bamboo Forest is one of the most amazing natural sites in Japan.

Nara Dream Land

Nara Dreamland was a theme park near Nara, Japan that was built in 1961 and inspired by Disneyland in California. On August 31, 2006, the theme park closed permanently due to low visitor numbers.

Japan's man made beach

The Seagaia Ocean Dome, was the world’s largest Polynesia themed (there are others?) indoor water park. The park was located in Miyazaki, Japan. The Ocean Dome was officially closed on October 1, 2007 for renovations.

Japan Westeria Gardens

The spectacular views of the wisteria flowers at Kawachi Fuji Gardens, in Kitakyushu, Japan is another shining example of Japanese perception of beauty and architecture.

Japanese Homes

Residence of Daisen (Japan). Instead of clearing out a forest for this home, designers built the structure to naturally weave in and out of the trees.


Ōkunoshima is a small island located in the Inland Sea of Japan in Hiroshima Prefecture. They call it Usagi Jima which translates to “Rabbit Island” because of…well you get the picture.

Japan waterfall

This is Nabegataki. Located just outside Oguni Town, is one of the area’s more well-known waterfalls.


Japan Storm

A lightning storm and volcano eruption Shirakawa, Japan

Fukushima River


Tadami River, Fukushima, Japan. In addition to being an important river for hydroelectric plants, the Tadami River offers incredible winter landscapes. Tadami is famous for its Snow Festival.

hitachi seaside park

Less than two hours from Tokyo, the Hitachi Seaside Park is a palette of colors, changing from one season to another, making it an all-year-round paradise.