10 days in Japan Itinerary

10 days in Japan Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Osaka
— 2 nights
2
Nagoya
— 1 night
3
Kyoto
— 3 nights
4
Kobe
— 3 nights

2
nights
Osaka

Osaka ©
Proud of their hometown's distinct culture and dialect, many natives of Osaka describe their city as "Japan's anti-capital." An antidote to Tokyo's hectic energy, Osaka marches to the beat of its own drum, serving as the country's longtime commercial and industrial hub.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): get a taste of the local shopping with Dotombori District and then find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Japan. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Tue): meet the residents at Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan, get your game on at Sunset Owl Cafe, thenstep into the grandiose world of Osaka Castle, and finally examine the collection at Osaka Shiritsu Toyo Toji Museum.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Osaka attractions site.

George Town, Malaysia to Osaka is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from George Town to Osaka is 2 hours. Traveling from George Town in February, expect Osaka to be much colder, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Nagoya.

Things to do in Osaka

Theme Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums
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Universal Studios Japan ©
Universal Studios Japan
Osaka Castle ©
Osaka Castle
Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan ©
Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan

1
night
Nagoya

Nagoya ©
Known nationally as an industrial heartland, Nagoya boasts a far more cosmopolitan and cultural core than its reputation would lead you to believe.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): make a trip to Nagoya Castle, thenexplore the world behind art at Tokugawa Art Museum, thenexamine the collection at Toyota Commemorative Museum of Industry and Technology, and finally get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Port of Nagoya Public Aquarium.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Nagoya road trip website.

Take a train from Osaka to Nagoya in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Osaka in February, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Nagoya: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Kyoto.

Things to do in Nagoya

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Museums
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Port of Nagoya Public Aquarium ©
Port of Nagoya Public Aquarium
Nagoya Castle ©
Nagoya Castle

3
nights
Kyoto

Kyoto ©
The national capital for over a thousand years, Kyoto retains much of the charm of old Japan, boasting numerous temples and shrines that seem completely untouched by the modern world.
Kyoto is known for historic sites, shopping, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Kiyomizu-dera Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kitano Tenmangu Shrine, don't miss a visit to Heian Shrine, and take a stroll through Arashiyama.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Kyoto journey planner.

You can take a train from Nagoya to Kyoto in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. February in Kyoto sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Kobe.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Nijo Castle ©
Nijo Castle

3
nights
Kobe

Kobe ©
Walkable, small, and aesthetically charming, Kobe has served as Japan's first and premier international trading outpost since opening to trade with China in the mid-19th century.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Hakutsuru Sake Brewery Museum, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Koko-en, thenstep into the grandiose world of Himeji Castle, and finally take a stroll through Nankinmachi (Kobe Chinatown). Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Tairyuji Temple, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Rokko, and then savor the flavors at Kirin Beer Kobe Factory.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Kobe trip planner.

You can take a train from Kyoto to Kobe in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in February, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Kobe

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Himeji
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Koko-en ©
Koko-en
Himeji Castle ©
Himeji Castle
Nankinmachi (Kobe Chinatown) ©
Nankinmachi (Kobe Chinatown)

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