Great destinations in Japan for your family
Samurai castles, theme parks with terrifying roller coasters, monkeys in hot spring baths, pirate ships, crazy game arcades, giant aquariums - just some of the things you and your family can experience when travelling in Japan.
Featured Family Destinations
Japan's best destinations for family holidays
Every destination in Japan has something to offer families, but this selection represents what we consider the pick of the bunch.
Japan's capital of history & culture, with 17 World Heritage Sites and endless chances to explore.
Home of the world-famous “snow monkeys”. Need we say more?
Noisy, dirty, brash & bold. Outgoing Osaka is one of the most exciting cities in Japan.
Spectacular mountain range of dramatic peaks many over 3000 metres high.
Perhaps Japan's number one highlight view; sunset behind the 'floating' torii gate of Itsukushima
Welcome to one of the most exciting, vibrant, mind-bending cities in the world.
Matsumoto is an alpine castle town with a great academic, artistic and musical history.
Fabulous Mount Fuji views, restorative hot spring baths, world class art museums.
The island of Yakushima is one of those magical places that those who visit will never forget.
A well-preserved historical city on the Japan Sea Coast, known for its famous Kenrokuen Garden.
Visit the huge 'Big Buddha' housed in the world's largest wooden building then feed the sacred deer