13 days in Japan Itinerary

13 days in Japan Itinerary

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Tokyo
— 2 nights
2
Kanazawa
— 1 night
3
Kyoto
— 4 nights
4
Osaka
— 2 nights
5
Hiroshima
— 1 night
6
Fukuoka
— 1 night

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Tokyo

Tokyo ©
Tokyo holds the status of most populous metropolitan area in the world--a fact you'll find tangible as you walk the bustling streets and explore its diverse neighborhoods and cultures.
Tokyo is known for historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Tokyo Tower, examine the collection at Samurai Museum, don't miss a visit to Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings, and have some family-friendly fun at Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou.

For reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Tokyo road trip website.

Metzingen, Germany to Tokyo is an approximately 19-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Metzingen to Tokyo is 8 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Metzingen in November, with highs in Tokyo at 19°C and lows at 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Kanazawa.

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Architectural Building
Tokyo Tower
4.2

1
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Kanazawa

Kanazawa
An old castle town largely unspoiled during World War II, Kanazawa features well-preserved architecture spread across a range of districts.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Nomura Family Samurai House, don't miss a visit to Omicho Market, don't miss a visit to Seisonkaku Villa, see the interesting displays at Ishikawa Prefectural Museum for Traditional Products and Crafts, then admire the natural beauty at Kenrokuen Garden, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Kenrokuen Kasumiga-ike Pond.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Kanazawa tour itinerary planning app.

Traveling by train from Tokyo to Kanazawa takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In November, daytime highs in Kanazawa are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Kyoto.

Things to do in Kanazawa

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
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Garden
Kenrokuen Garden
4.5
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Landmark
Seisonkaku Villa
4.1
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Neighborhood
Higashichaya Old Town
3.9

4
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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: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kiyomizu-dera Temple, steep yourself in history at Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, take in the pleasant sights at Philosopher's Walk, and explore the historical opulence of Nijo Castle.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Kyoto trip itinerary maker website.

Getting from Kanazawa to Kyoto by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Osaka.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
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Neighborhood
Arashiyama
4.3

2
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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 17th (Tue): explore the historical opulence of Osaka Castle, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan, then don't miss a visit to Kuromon Market, and finally take a stroll through Dotombori District. On the 18th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Osaka Shiritsu Toyo Toji Museum and then get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Japan.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Osaka trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Kyoto to Osaka takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November in Osaka, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to Hiroshima.

Things to do in Osaka

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks
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Castle
Osaka Castle
4.0
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Neighborhood
Dotombori District
4.0

1
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Hiroshima

Hiroshima ©

City of Peace

Grapple with history and appreciate modernity in Hiroshima, a city known around the world for its tragic past and inspiring rebirth.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): explore the historical opulence of Hiroshima Castle, contemplate the long history of Atomic Bomb Dome, then see the interesting displays at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Hiroshima trip planning site.

Take a train from Osaka to Hiroshima in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Fukuoka.

Things to do in Hiroshima

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Historic Site
Atomic Bomb Dome
4.7
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World heritage site
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima
4.7

1
night
Fukuoka

Fukuoka ©

City of Yatai

The largest city on the island, Fukuoka formed through the merger of two former cities that had grown up either side of the Naka River.
On the 20th (Fri), explore the world behind art at Fukuoka Asian Art Museum.

To see more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Fukuoka online travel planner.

Take a train from Hiroshima to Fukuoka in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November in Fukuoka, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Fukuoka

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