Japan is a topper country when it comes to so many things. For one, it is one of the safest countries in the world. Second, it’s well-thought-out, yet simple dish sushi is an all-time worldwide favorite. Third, the halcyon and beautiful gardens are unique and indigenous to Japan alone. We can surely say that someone who gets the chance to visit this country is lucky indeed. Let’s take a look at the 4 things you should do when you visit Japan. These things are sure to give you unique memories you can cherish for the rest of your life.
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Watch Pearls Be Hunted
We’ve all heard of scuba diving and cruising out into the sea. Why not try something different? How about watching professional divers search for pearls? Doesn’t it sound so interesting and so intriguing? I mean, it’s so novel. And who even knew you could watch someone hunt for pearls for no price at all. This is an ancient tradition in Japan, and it’s carried out in the Mikimoto Pearl Island. These divers dive into the ocean without any scuba gear. Furthermore, divers are usually women, and they continue to dive into the ocean of Mikimoto until their 70s and 80s.
Sleep in a Capsule Hotel
Japan is such a unique country that words cannot begin to explain its uniqueness and eccentricity. Imagine spending a night in a hotel where you get the chance to sleep in a capsule. Doesn’t this sound so surreal? But it’s true indeed. Populous cities like Tokyo have such hotels where the rooms are the size of bunk beds; these bunk bed-sized capsules come with a bed, which sits on the capsule floor, and a light. How simple is that? For those of you who like to try new things, apply for a Japan visa to get the opportunity to rest in one of these sci-fi themed hotel rooms.
Choose a Festival to Party In
Who doesn’t love to party? If you’re someone who loves to party, then Japan is a place you must visit. With over 200,000 festivals held annually, there are so many festivals to choose from. Needless to say, because of the plethora of festivals, no matter what time of the year you plan to visit Japan, you will be sure to find an event being carried out each month. Some famous events include Chichibu Night Festival, Yuki Matsuri, Omizutori, Kanamara Matsuri, Gion Matsuri, and plenty more.
Stuff Your Mouth with Sushi
We all know that Japan is the birthplace of sushi. This traditional Japanese dish is also a worldwide topper when it comes to favorite foods. This just goes to show how famous and delicious this food item really is. Sushi is basically made of small pieces of raw fish that are wrapped in rice and seaweed. It just doesn’t get any simpler than three basic ingredients. Due to the immense popularity this ‘favorite’ has achieved there are now many variants of sushi all over the world. For example, the New Mexico roll, which originated in Mexico.