Top 10 Weird And Unusual Tourist Attractions In Japan

Today we are flying over to the Land of the Rising Sun, but not to watch the sunrise, but to take a look at some of the strangest tourist attractions and locations you will ever see. If you thought Japan was all high-rise-filled cities and imperial palaces, you are in for a surprise…



Cat Island
Cat Island

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I’m going to start with one of the most obvious ones. Located in Tashirojima Island, cat island as it has been named is an island full of cats! No Caturday fan should miss this.

Yoro Park

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Designed by New York artist Shusaku Arakaw who calls it “The Site Of Reversible Destiny”, here you can expect to discover the unexpected.

Okunoshima Island

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We’ve already been to cat island, now it is time to pay a visit to Bunny Island! Home to more than 300 lovable cotton tales.

Nagoro Village

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Nagoro Villag was once home to thousands of villagers, but over time more and more people have left to seek a life elsewhere and this made the village a quiet, creepy place. So some of the villagers have been drumming up tourism by replacing those empty sets and homes with hundreds of scarecrows! Because that’s not even slightly creepy is it!

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Hitachi Seaside Park

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This massive 470-acre park is located in Hitachinaka, Ibaraki, Japan, that features one of the world’s biggest flower gardens that literally features millions of flowers of all sorts of styles and colours.

Fox Village

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Just hen you thought you had visited all the weird animal places in Japan, along comes Fox Village where you can hand feed them!

Gundam Robot

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What more do you want from a tour of the weird than a giant 18 meters tall, 35-ton giant robot?!

Lake Yamanaka

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If riding a giant swan-shaped boat with an observation tower on its head isn’t your cup of tea, this is the post for you.

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There is quite a few “underground drain tour” all over the world. But the G-Cans project features 213-foot-tall silos and a massive underground system that can handle 200 tonnes of water per second!

Ice Aquarium

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Do you know that problem of trying to capture a good picture of a fast-moving fish in aquariums? Well, it seems Japan has solved that little issue by freezing them solid!

Author: Gus Barge

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