Japan has captivated the hearts and minds of people worldwide. It is easy to see why, considering its rich culture and diverse geography. What some may not know however, is that Japan’s national parks are where you can go to experience both.
Conceived in 1931, Japan’s land-scarce topography made it necessary for their National Park System to combine state-owned land, public land, and privately-owned land. The system is unique because it allows visitors to take an intimate look at nature and the residents’ customs, culture, and livelihoods. This is done without disrupting their daily lives.
All of Japan’s national parks host unique sights that are worth visiting.