Rest in this bright and unusual country is a mixture of styles in architecture, amazing historical and cultural attractions of the city with a unique blend of history and modernity.
It is a fascinating journey to Mount Fuji and cherry blossoms, origami and bonsai, familiarity with the unique culture of the geisha and samurai, and much more. Japan provides the highest service in hotels, regardless of the level of "Stars", in restaurants and bars with the most recent national cuisine, a sea of entertainment, it is excellent shopping, reasonable prices on jewelry and appliances.
The population of Japan is more than 125 million people. Ethnic composition: the Japanese (98%), Koreans, Chinese, and other nations (2%).
Official language: Japanese. English is widely spoken.
In contemporary Japan mainly distributed two main religions: Buddhism and Shintoism. Also, certain popular are Christianity and various sects.
Japanese culture was formed as a result of the historical process that began with the migration of progenitors Japanese. In the Japanese culture and the mentality of the population strongly influenced by the location of the country, climatic characteristics and terrain features, and also the constant natural disasters (earthquake and tsunami), which is reflected in a special veneration of the Japanese natural environment as a living creature. The ability to admire the charm of the instantaneous nature is characteristic of the Japanese mentality, and reflected in the Japanese writing.
One of the main features of Japanese cuisine is that all dishes correspond to the specific situation. So, a real Japanese chef always takes into account the type of food, the weather and even the age of those who are going to eat. That is why in winter Japanese cuisine involves increase portion of food, and in the summer - a decrease portions of food. At the same time, young people rely portions are big portions, and the elderly - small. Another interesting fact is that in accordance with these rules, people living in northern Japan, consume large portions of food every day than people in the southern regions.
The climate in Japan generally mild and humid enough. In winter the temperature in the regions along the Pacific coast rarely drop below 0 degrees Celsius. Spring - the best time to visit Japan, as the day temperature more than 10 degrees Celsius, the sun is shining. The Japanese summer begins in June with the arrival of the rainy season, which lasts three to four weeks.
Public transport is very well advanced and consist from buses, subways, various rail (subway, commuter trains, monorail) and taxis. Japanese transport daily served more than million passengers. Each district and region has its own stop stations and passengers can get there no more than 15 minutes’ walk away. Tokyo taxi is one of the most expensive in the world. During planting the counter automatically get 650 yen amount, then for every 280 meters - 80yen. For every 2 minutes and 15 seconds of delay on account added 90yen.
International name: JPY. Recommended to exchange large amounts at the airport on arrival, as the hotels doesn't change more than $ 300 per person a day, and the banks exchange procedure is complicated and bureaucratic formalities. You can pay by credit cards (it must be remembered that in some restaurants don't accept credit cards). Traveler's checks can be cashed free at most major banks and hotels of international systems.