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10 Biggest Cities In Japan

Japan has 47 provinces, each with dozens of towns and cities. Here we will go to 10 largest cities in Japan! These 10 cities are not only huge in size and also in the appeal of nature, people and culture. Prominence is 10 cities famous, special, attractive and worth going to Japan

 

1. Hiroshima City

Surely people still remember the song "1000 paper cranes" we were in fifth grade right? In particular, we have known two cities suffered nuclear catastrophe during World War II, and now we are going to explore one of these two cities: Hiroshima. After 70 years of effort to improve the nature and aspire to promote peace and economic development, Hiroshima City now stands up from the ashes into a beautiful city with natural scenery. Beautiful, attracts a huge amount of visitors every year.

Hiroshima City treats its tragic past with honor and respect

Hiroshima City treats its tragic past with honor and respect

In addition, Hiroshima wears modern clothes and nostalgia for what in the past, especially the sorrows of that fateful day through architectural works such as the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park, Hiroyhima Station, Itsukushima Shrine, etc. Hiroshima City, besides visiting beautiful scenery and experiencing the pain and vitality, the persistence of the Hiroshima people, we also enjoy the cuisine. here. It is oysters, oysters, okonomiyaki in the style of Hiroshima and also Momiji manju (steamed dumplings in the shape of leaves like Japanese trees).

2. Kyoto City

From 794 to 1868, Kyoto was the capital of Japan - a political, religious and cultural center of more than 1,000 years of history, in which many festivals as well as the arts and entertainment are preserved. and maintained to this day. Therefore, it is often said that if you want to learn about traditional Japan, come to Kyoto, because there is absolutely no skyscraper, but only modern ones. Kinkakuji Temple (Golden Temple), Kiyomizudera Temple, Ginkakuji Temple (Silver Pagoda), Fushimi Inari Temple, etc.

Kyoto is a city which allows visitors a glimpse into the past

Kyoto is a city which allows visitors a glimpse into the past

In addition, visitors are also welcome to visit the temple. experience the culture of the Japanese and watch the scene like the fairyland in the flower-watching festival in Maruyama Park or autumn beauty of the city or boat ride along the Oi River to the Arashiyama area to see the trees turn color ... To say that Kyoto is really only two words to describe "great". People say that modern life is always busy, but in the ancient imperial city of Kyoto, you will witness a slow, peaceful lifestyle typical of ancient Japan. I think you should come once to experience and then surely you will no longer want to go home again!

3. Tokyo City

Next to the city of Kyoto full of communication, let's explore next to the most modern city, the most tangled city in the city of Tokyo, Tokyo was formerly Edo, later renamed Tokyo, and was chosen by the Emperor Mingyi as the capital of Japan, which has now become a modern, prosperous city beautifully adorned with colors. Cultural culture is bold. In addition, Tokyo is one of the top three economic centers in the world. More specifically, tourism, the city of Tokyo is the place to attract a lot of tourists around the world every year not only thanks to the beauty of the impressive modern buildings but also the charms the richness of nature.

Tokyo is one of the most exciting megacities on the planet

Tokyo is one of the most exciting megacities on the planet

If you have the opportunity to visit Tokyo once, you really should not miss the following locations: Tokyo Tower (sure you have seen this tower through the anime already, but believe me when you see it in real life you will still be surprised by the beauty of it), Tokyo Imperial Palace (Tokyo Imperial Palace), Tokyo Sky Tree Tower (Japan's highest radio tower - 634m, from here you can see the panoramic view of beautiful Tokyo and the majestic Mount Fuji), Shinto shrine (this temple is very famous in Tokyo and was built to commemorate the Emperor of China. the late 19th century Japanese king) and one not to be missed is the Tokyo Disneyland theme park (this is one of five mocktools the world's largest entertainment venue, is a perfect playground for anybody from friends, careers, families to couples. Tokyo is also known as the culinary paradise of the land of the rising sun with specialties ranging from popular to high-end dishes such as Dorayaki, Sushi, Sashimi and even Jojoen . What are you waiting for without coming to Tokyo?

4. City of Sapporo

Sapporo is the largest city of the Hokkaido Peninsula in northern Japan, with a population of 1.7 million people, the fourth largest in the country. The city of Sapporo does not have as many traditional buildings as Kyoto and modern buildings such as Tokyo, so Sapporo is considered a city with a young history. So why is this city one of the most famous cities in Japan? So you do not know yet, Sapporo is also known as the cold city, the paradise for the annual snow festival attracts more than 2 million tourists to visit.

 Sapporo Snow Festival is all about the snow and ice sculptures

 Sapporo Snow Festival is all about the snow and ice sculptures

The snow festival held at Odori Park is located in the center of Sapporo (Sapporo's beautiful city), where visitors not only admire the snow-covered statues, but also the eye-catching and creative shapes. Pictures are quite romantic with fountains, statues and colorful flower gardens. In addition, Sapporo is also famous for its brewing and chocolate industries. You can visit the Sapporo Beverages Factory, the museum records the process of brewing beer with the history of more than 120 years of the factory or Ishiya chocolate factory and then enjoy regional specialties. Hokkaido and freshly brewed beer or chocolate bars. Other Sapporo specialties include Hokkaido Ramen noodles, Taraba Gani and Jingisukan steak lamb. In addition, Sapporo is a clean and clean city with small shady trees, which makes Sapporo the perfect place for people to travel and relax, away from the atmosphere of the city.

5. Naha City

Okinawa is a beautiful tropical island located in the southern part of Japan. This island is home to many beautiful bays and beaches and Naha is one of the big cities with many beautiful places and beautiful landscapes of Okinawa. The city is also a major economic, commercial, political and cultural center of the area. In addition to the modern development, Naha city also left a strong impression on visitors through the historic sites, unique markets, bustling, bearing bold beauty of culture.

Naha is the capital and largest city of Okinawa Prefecture

Naha is the capital and largest city of Okinawa Prefecture

Come here, visitors have the opportunity to learn about a new cultural space, special characteristics of the Japanese and visit many of the largest and oldest architectural history of this sunrise. In addition, you can also go to Naminoue Beach, a place suitable for swimming, sunbathing, scuba diving or snorkeling. Take in spectacular surfing on the magical, attractive waves, promising to bring visitors the most exciting and special experiences.

6. Osaka City

Located in the Kinki area of ​​Honshu, Osaka is Japan's third largest city with a population of 2.7 million people. Osaka is not only the commercial center of Japan but also the center of industry and the main port, the heart of the Kansai metropolitan area. Situated away from busy urban areas, Osaka is one of the most attractive destinations for visitors to Japan because of its unique traditional style combined with modern style. Due to its proximity to the south of Honshu, the weather in Osaka is much warmer than in Tokyo, which makes it a great place for those who want to travel.

 Osaka is the gem of Japan when it comes to all things food-related

 Osaka is the gem of Japan when it comes to all things food-related

Osaka is famous for Osaka Castle (a total of 8 floors, designed in traditional Japanese style and is gilded, showing weapons, armor as well as folk items of the century. Sumiyoshi-taisha Temple (One of the oldest temples in Osaka, built in the 3rd century, before the birth of Buddhism, is considered one of the few temples. Japanese style, not influenced by any other foreign architectural style) and Kaiyukan Aquarium (here you can see about 580 species and 30,000 species of marine animals). Japanese people often say the folk song "Want to see kimono go to Kyoto, want to eat, then go to Osaka", because in Osaka there is a food industry including okonomiyaki (cake cake) takoyaki, udon (noodles), local sushi and other traditional Japanese dishes. What a wonderful eating paradise!

7. Nagoya City

Nagoya is home to the castles and feudal structures, but most were destroyed during World War II. In addition, the city of Nagoya has a distinctive feature, which is a sacred forest that anyone who once walked there did not believe in what they had witnessed, the forest fireflies. For the Japanese, fireflies are not just insects, but their light is reminiscent of a great deal of spirituality and significance. That is why Nagoya is called a city. City of Nostalgia. Nagoya City also attracts tourists from around the world with the Tokugawa Art Museum, Nagashima Resort, the Tour and Toyota Museum Factory, Nagoya Castle, the Korankei River, Nagoya ...

Nagoya is Japan's fourth-largest city and is teeming with rich history

Nagoya is Japan's fourth-largest city and is teeming with rich history

The following: Hitsumabushi - a dish of raw materials from the eel; Tebasaki - the chicken is fried without powder but still retain the crisp, aromatic and spicy; Misokatsu, made from fried pork chop with cabbage and rice; Misonikomi, a hot pot dish served with hoto noodles Yamanashi Prefecture and Kishimen, a relatively cheap dish in Nagoya.

8. Fukuoka City

The bustling Fukuoka is the largest city in Kyushu and the sixth largest in Japan. Featuring the characteristics of a large city but cost less than Tokyo, Osaka Fukuoka is Hong Kong's ASIA WEEK as the most livable city in Asia. In addition, Fukuoka is also an ideal tourist destination for such ancient, modern landmarks as Fukuoka Tower, Momochi Coastal Park, Dazaifu Tenmangu Temple, Hakozaki-gu Temple, Fukuoka City, Canal City Hakata, ... and other city-specific festivals such as Hakka Dontaku and Cherry Blossom Festival .. You should not miss the specialties here such as: Hakata Ramen (thick bone soup) with straight and small noodles), Karashi Mentaiko (dish made of cod eggs cooked in spices with pepper) and Motsu Nabe (this specialty pot is made from beef, cabbage and leek in soup pot).

Fukuoka is a Japanese city experiencing rapid development

Fukuoka is a Japanese city experiencing rapid development

9. Yokohama City

Yokohama is Japan's second largest city. It is also the largest seaport in Japan and one of the commercial centers of Tokyo. It is also the first city in Japan to use gas lanterns; where ice cream was sold for the first time in Japan; the first to use a vacuum cleaner, film, and have the first tennis club in Japan; is the first place the daily newspaper is printed. Yokohama is a modern landmark for a country full of traditional beauty. Modernism is reflected in such buildings as the InterContinental THE GRAND YOKOHAMA, Yokohama Landmark Tower, Yokohama Lighthouse and Yokohama Bay Bridge. If you have a chance to travel to Japan, do not forget to visit this modern city!

 Nikko is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Japan

 Nikko is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Japan

10. Nikko City

Nikko is located in Tochigi Prefecture, just 2 hours from Tokyo. This is one of the most famous and beautiful tourist cities in Japan. The most beautiful time to visit Nikko is the fall, when the weather turns the season, the scene tinged yellow or bright red. Nikko is famous for its rich and beautiful natural scenery such as Nikko Lake, Tochigi Lake's largest lake with beautiful scenery and lyrical scenery. Next to Lake Nikko, one of the three most beautiful waterfalls in Japan, waterfall Kegon with a height of 97m. Besides the natural beauty, you can visit the architectural works such as Nikko Toshogu Temple, Goju-no-to Tower, Nikko Furatasan Temple or Shinkyo Bridge. Also, you can go to the Edo theme park to see the life of the samurai, experience shooting and participating in doll or ninja festivals. Nikko City also has Tobu World Square. Here you will admire the wonders and landmarks of the world are built as real miniature in a park. Are you excited?