Straddling the Pacific Ocean, close to the country of North Korea is the wonderful island nation of Japan. If you are looking for a destination that is filled to the brim with things to see and do, then a Japan holiday is the perfect choice. A Japan holiday rental house is the ideal base from which to explore this interesting, historic and culturally rich country.
For those beginning their Japan holiday, they will soon discover that there are plenty of activities to fill up their days. Outdoor activities are very popular and available in abundance on the island. This includes activities such as cycling, hiking, rafting, canoeing, diving, abseiling, rock climbing, horse riding and archery.
If you decide to venture out from your comfortable Japan holiday rental house then you will find there are many great places to visit. This includes the famous city of Hiroshima, most noted in modern times as the place where the Americans dropped an atomic bomb during the Second World War. Visitors to the city will be able to visit the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park which is dedicated to this tragic event. As well as beautiful sculptures and monuments, the park contains the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum which explains all about the bombing to visitors in the city.
Another great attraction not to be missed is Hiroshima Castle. The present-day castle is an exact replica of the original 16th century which was unfortunately destroyed by the atom bomb. The castle has an interesting museum which explains the traditional Japanese feudal system and Hiroshima’s history.
If booking a Japan holiday rental house is dependent on the weather then you will be delighted to hear that you can expect to enjoy hot summers and cool winters. A Japan holiday is very popular during the months of July and August when the temperature during the day can reach a very hot 32°C. The winter months of December and January see the temperature during daylight hours drop to between 1° and 12°C. The annual rainfall amount for the country is quite high at 67 inches thanks to the rainy season which lasts from mid-June until the end of July.
Travel to Japan, Asia Travellers setting off on a Japan holiday can arrive at Kansai International Airport (KIX) which is located in the water close to Osaka Bay. Air operators that offer cheap, frequent flights to Japan include Emirates, KLM, Flybe and BMI. Passengers can depart the UK from numerous airports including Heathrow (LHR), Edinburgh (EDI), Newcastle(NCL), Belfast (BFS) and Heathrow (LHR).