An island country in East Asia, Japan lies in the eastern coast of the Asian Continent. Highly educated and skilled workforce is found in Japan which makes it a place where the world’s largest proportion of citizens hold tertiary education degree. In 2015, Japan was ranked as the world’s fourth most powerful military. Japan is well known for its extensive and historical cinema, video gaming, influential music industry, rich cuisine and a major contribution to science and modern technology.
The climate in Japan:
A temperate climate is experienced in Japan which generally varies from North to South. Hokkaido, the northernmost zone has a humid continental climate with very warm to cool summers and cold, long winters.
A humid subtropical climate is experienced by the Pacific Coast that faces mild winters as compared to the northern part of Japan. In winters, the average temperature faced is 5.1°C and it reaches to 25.2°C in summers. The people of Japan experience the rainy season before the middle of June which lasts to about six weeks. The reason of heavy rains is generally typhoons.
Mount Fuji: This is the highest mountain in Japan. The volcano or the symmetrical cone is the symbol of Japan which is often depicted in photographs and art. It has been estimated that 200000 people climb this mountain every year out of which 30 percent are foreigners.
Tokyo Tower: Inspired by Eiffel Tower, it has become a piece of evidence of the advancement of modern life and technology. It functions as an observation and communication tower and is the second-tallest structure of Japan that is a man-made. You can also take an unparalleled view of Tokyo and the areas surrounded by it. There are many shops and restaurants that you can visit.
Jigokudani Monkey Park: It is a hot spring are near Nagano that is filled with stem ad boiled water. This park is famous for wild snow monkeys. This park is descended by the monkeys so that they can sit in the hot and warm springs and return to the forest in the evening.
Best time to visit Japan:
Generally, the late of Spring i.e. in the months from March to May and late autumn which means in the months of September to November are considered as the best time to visit Japan when there is mild temperature with less rainfall. The vivid hues of leaves and cherry blossoms make Japan more stunning and beautiful.