Family adventures in Japan

Japan's cities are a flashing, whirring paradise for kids of all ages. In Tokyo alone, your family can enjoy anime masters at Studio Ghibli, take a masterclass in manga drawing, meet Hello Kitty at Sanrio Puroland and get lost in the amusement arcades of Akihabara "electric town".

In the countryside, your family can cycle through rural villages, kayak across to Miyajima Island or feed the friendly deer in Nara Park. There are also endless hands-on activities to try, from martial arts to origami or taiko drumming - inspiring, educational experiences for any age.

One of the safest and cleanest countries in the world, Japan boasts superb amenities and excellent family accommodation, making travelling with children wonderfully stress-free. What's more, dining options encompass everything from all-you-can-eat ice cream parlours to fishing restaurants where you can reel in your own meal - so if your child doesn't take to kaiseki, you needn't worry.

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Family destinations across Japan

    • Hakone


      Fabulous Mt Fuji views, restorative hot spring baths, world class art museums.

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    • Yakushima


      The island of Yakushima is one of those magical places that those who visit will never forget.

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    • Kanazawa


      A well-preserved historical city on the Japan Sea Coast, known for its famous Kenrokuen Garden.

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    • Miyajima


      Perhaps Japan's number one highlight view; sunset behind the 'floating' torii gate of Itsukushima

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    • Osaka


      Noisy, dirty, brash & bold. Outgoing Osaka is one of the most exciting cities in Japan.

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    • Kyoto


      Japan's capital of history & culture, with 17 World Heritage Sites and endless chances to explore.

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