Japan is always tuned in to the future. But Japan also values its traditions. There are many ways travelers can experience authentic Japanese heritage—past and present—without spending too much money.
Get a view of Japan’s history and heritage with a visit to a shrine, temple or castle. Visitors often get fantastic insights into Japan's history and how its society has developed.
Try different local cuisines in every town you visit. Yes, sushi is a large part of Japanese heritage—but myriad flavors from around the world have contributed to Japan's robust foodie culture. In fact, Tokyo is ranked the number one food city by Food and Wine magazine. And Tokyo has more stars in the prestigious Michelin Guidebook than any other city in the world. From noodles to sashimi to gourmet French cuisine, Japan satisfies the most discerning of palates, as well as the strictest of budgets.
Come celebrate 50 years of Kiwanis in Asia-Pacific. Attend the Tokyo-Chiba convention. And enter the gateway to a wondrous part of the world.