Traditional towns in Japan for budget travellers

Traditional towns in Japan for budget travellers2018-07-10T17:21:44+00:00

Japan is an amazing mix of tradition and technology, and visitors here should make sure they get a good mix! Traditional towns are great for budget travellers, as you can spend lots of time walking around and, for free, taking lots of great pics.

Best traditional towns in Japan


Takayama is a beautiful town in the Japanese Alps.  It is famous for it's festivals, markets and old-fashioned atmosphere.  It [...]


Uji (宇治) is a popular tourist spot known for it's many centuries old shrines and temples, 2 of which are [...]


Kurashiki (倉敷) is a historic town near Okayama known for its merchant past and old-fashioned canal, which dates back to [...]


Nagasaki (長崎), just like Hiroshima, is an extremely emotional place to visit, but well worth seeing. Nagasaki also experienced a [...]


Kakunodate (角館) is an old samurai town with a rich history and lots to see. Near Lake Tazawa in Tohoku, Kakunodate has [...]


One of Japan's many UNESCO World Heritage Sites, Nikko is a great way to spend a few days away from [...]

Shiraoi Ainu Museum

The Shiraoi Ainu Museum (アイヌ民族博物館) offers an interesting glimpse into the Ainu people, the original inhabitants of Hokkaido and nearby [...]