Regions of Japan

Looked at from the outside, Japan is often seen as being homogeneous, but in reality, the country is made up of regions with distinct geographical features and cultures. Travelling Japan from north to south through the nine regions of the country (Hokkaido, Tohoku, Kanto, Chubu, Kinki/Kansai, Chugoku, Shikoku, Kyushu, Okinawa), you can marvel at strikingly different natural and urban landscapes, and best of all, discover a rich variety of cuisines! To assist you in your journey of discovering Japan, here's a restaurant and sightseeing guide to the different regions of the land of the rising sun.

Regions of Japan