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Friday, October 21, 2016

Unknown Tourist Destinations In Japan

Above, the Great Buddha of Kamakura. Photo by Armand Vaquer.

Many, if not most, kaiju fans are very familiar with the attractions Japan has to offer, even ones that have not been featured in a monster movie.

A survey of Western tourists found that there are quite a number of attractions, man-made and natural, are relatively unknown to them.

According to Travel + Leisure:
According to a recent report by the global consulting firm McKinsey and Company, some of Japan's most stunning destinations remain relatively unknown to Western tourists. 
The firm recently published an assessment that included results from a survey conducted this April, which asked 3,077 Western tourists whether they knew of 36 attractions in Japan. 
Sights included a mix of natural and cultural attractions, beaches, entertainment spaces, and shopping venues often cited in guidebooks and considered "major destinations" by residents. 
The places mentioned in the Travel + Leisure article I am personally familiar with. Some of which I have been to already.

To read more, go here.

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