Hidden Gems, These 5 Destinations in Japan Are Rarely Seen by Foreign Tourists

Hidden Gems, These 5 Destinations in Japan Are Rarely Seen by Foreign Tourists

The beauty of Japan is undeniable! Mount Fuji, Jigokudani Monkey Park, Tokyo Disneyland, and the Golden Pavilion are some of Japan’s most famous cute destinations.

In addition to what has been mentioned above, there are hidden gem destinations in Japan that are rarely glimpsed by foreign tourists, you know! Quoted from Japan Web Magazine, here are the destinations in question.

  1. Yanaka Ginza

Located in Toito City, Yanaka Ginza is a must-visit destination for those of you who like shopping. Starting from food ingredients, household appliances, toys, and clothes, to culinary, everything is here.

Even though it is visited by a row of old buildings, Yanaka Ginza is a shopping spot with pocket-friendly prices in Japan.

Interestingly, Yanaka Ginza has been nicknamed the City of Cats. So, don’t be surprised if there are lots of cute wara-wiri cats here!

  1. Monet Pond

At first glance, Monet Pond looks like a painting. However, this beautiful pool does exist, you know!

Located in the Seki area, Monet Pond is unlike most pools. Although not so broad and keeps a mysterious side. Monet Pond looks stunning because of its clear water, surrounded by lilies, and colorful koi fish.

In addition, Monet Pond is located in a place where sunlight is in the right composition so that it makes the pool look sparkling like a painting. Wow, so curious!

  1. Adashino Nenbutsujoi Temple

Traveling to Kyoto, don’t just be stunned by the beauty of Arshiyama or Fushimi Inari Taisha! There is a hidden gem in the former capital of Japan, this is the Adashino Nenbutsujoi Temple.

This destination is a temple that has been around since the 8th century. Not only historical, but this temple is also unique because it is visited by thousands of statues of Buddhist disciples with different facial expressions.

  1. Motonosumi Inari Shrine

With a backdrop of blue ocean views, Motonosumi Inari Shrine is a unique shrine located in Nagato, Yamaguchi.

This temple has 123 red torii gates which are quite instagramable. Coupled with the presence of green trees around it visiting this temple is even more exciting and fun.

  1. Shodoshima

Shodoshima is an island that is included in the hidden gem category. This charming island not only presents an amazingly beautiful panorama but also has a uniqueness you know!

Do you know? Shodoshima is also known as “Small Bean Island” because it produces soy sauce and olive oil. This island is also often a subscription to local film shooting! No wonder there is a Movie Village here that always attracts the attention of visitors.

Those were five hidden gem destinations that foreign tourists rarely glance at. Because now you know it. If you’re on vacation in Japan, stop by all of them!