Did you miss cherry blossom in Japan in the spring? Autumn is also beautiful season out there.
Here are some links to help you prepare for your trip to Japan:
|JNTO||Official Japan National Tourism Organization . You can get a lot of information, maps, small vocabularies from nearest office.|
This is was main web site I used for preparation of my trip to Japan. There are a lot of useful information about various sightseeing places on the site. Also it has a forum, where you can get answers to all your questions.
|Nipponia||On this site it was events calendar grouped by month, but design was changed and it became difficult to find what you need.|
|Frommers||You probably know this travel guide and it is not such different from other travel guides, but there is good forum on the site with lots of information.|
One of most useful websites and you definitely will use it for independent trip to Japan. On it you’ll find the route and the timetable of the railway and the aviation of Japan.
|Japan Rail Pass||If you already checked your route with Hyperdia and know how much it will cost your journey in Japan it may be worth to buy JR Pass to safe on your trips by train.|
|Hostels||I used this site to book most of my accommodation as it lists not only hostels but also other cheap accommodation options.|
|Tokyo||Tokyo official government site|
|Sony Building||At the Sony Showroom you can try, touch, watch and listen the latest products from Sony. Admission is free and no reservations are required.|
|Mori Towers||It is fifth tallest building in Tokyo. You can view the city from observation decks on the 52nd and 54th floors.|
|Shinjuku Gyoen||It is one of most beautiful parks in Tokyo. You should visit it during cherry blossom in Spring or in Autumn when leaves changed their colors.|
|Hakone NP||Hakone national park near Mount Fuji|
|Guest House||Fuji-Hakone ir Moto-Hakone Guest House.|
|Kyoto||Kyoto city website|
|Kotsu||Kyoto public transport|
|Shokoku-ji||Information about Ginkaku-ji, Kinkaku-ji temples|
|Nara||Nara city website|
|Himeji Castle||Himeji castle website|
|“FLEX”||Hotel very close to train station|
|Hiroshima Peace Memorial||Hiroshima Peace memorial museum|
|Miyajima||Miyajima island near Hiroshima|