Built in the 1890s, the Meiji-era Abashiri Prison is the first maximum security prison in Japan. It has since turned into a museum that welcomes inquisitive visitors.
There is a small number of original Japanese castles which have stood the test of time, embodying the rich history of the country. Let's have a look at some!
Escape the hustle and bustle of Tokyo by making a day trip to these stunning locations in the surrounding prefectures.
The Tottori Sands is an off the beaten track destination, but well worth checking out for those of you who want a truly unique experience in Japan.