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

    • Matsumoto

      Matsumoto

      Matsumoto is an alpine castle town with a great academic, artistic and musical history.

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    • Miyajima

      Miyajima

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

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    • Yakushima

      Yakushima

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

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    • Osaka

      Osaka

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

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    • Nara

      Nara

      Visit the huge 'Big Buddha' housed in the world's largest wooden building then feed the sacred deer

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    • Tokyo

      Tokyo

      Welcome to one of the most exciting, vibrant, mind-bending cities in the world.

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