Every one of us might have heard the Japanese saying that goes by the quote, “Who travels for love finds a thousand miles not longer than one.” But it can feel even better if it could be: “Who travels with their love, finds a thousand miles not longer than one“. There are many romantic places in Japan which makes it a paradise for people in love. There is something magically romantic in the air all year long. Especially for the newlyweds, it is one of the best honeymoon destinations in the world to start a new life.
Planning to do something extremely special and romantic for your life partner but need help finding the perfect destination amongst the most romantic places in the world? Don’t worry, Scroll down to know the top 5 romantic places in Japan.
- Tokyo – Enjoy the helicopter carter ride
- Okinawa – For a perfect beach date
- Mt. Fuji – Enjoy the skyline view of Japan
- Mint Museum – Enjoy the Land of Cherry Blossoms
- Kyoto – A city of traditions
1. Tokyo – Enjoy the helicopter carter ride
If you want to take your loved ones on a romantic date with larger-than-life moments, such as taking a helicopter charter ride over the entire city, then Tokyo is the right place for you. It is one of the most romantic places in Japan with its five-star hotels and world-class food.
Tourist Attraction in Tokyo
- Parks and Rivers with the pink sakura tree in Spring
- Exciting street festivals in summer
- Gorgeous holiday lighting called ‘illumination’ in the winter.
- Tokyo Tower’s romantic night-time view all the year-round.
- Nijo Castle
- Ryoanji Temple
- Philosopher’s Walk
- Gion District
- Ginkakuji Temple
Best Hotels in Tokyo
- East 21 Tokyo
- Dai-Ichi Hotel Tokyo
- Shinjuku Granbell Hotel
- Sun Members Tokyo Shinjuku
- Grand Nikko Tokyo Daiba
- The Tokyo Station
Don’t wait any longer than necessary. Plan a surprise trip to Tokyo and earn extra brownie points in your marriage life.
2. Okinawa – For a perfect beach date
The picture-perfect place for a romantic weekend getaway, Okinawa is famous for its tropical paradise and unique culture. There are some amazing beaches that will make your heart swoons every time you see the vast stretched water over the horizon. At last, comes the finger-licking food and nice authentic restaurants that are sure to attract you with their local cuisine presented with a blend of East.
Get ready for the sun skin, a cocktail in your hand, and a romantic show on the beaches of Okinawa with the white, sandy beaches and clear, blue water. When done with the beaches, you can go back in time with the historic Shuri Castle or visit the underwater world of Churaumi Aquarium.
Tourist Attractions in Okinawa
- Gyokusendo Cave
- Churaumi Aquarium
- Kouri Big Bridge
- Shuri Castle
- Zanba Cape
- Star Sand Beach
- Mihama American Village
- Kabira Bay
Hotels in Okinawa
- Suminchu Hotel Maeshima
- Comfort Plus
- DoubleTree by Hilton Okinawa Chatan Resort
- Class Inn Nago
- Condominio Makishi Annesso
- Emi Full Resort
3. Mt. Fuji – Enjoy the skyline view of Japan
If you are bored with that same old slow romance and are in need of some adrenaline to boost your relationship, then we have got a perfect place for you. That’s our very own Mt. Fuji. This mountain, adorned by one of the most magnificent lakes in the world and cherry flowers, is one of Japan’s most beautiful and prestigious places and offers a much-needed getaway from the same old hectic life.
The precious Mt. Fuji is surrounded by many other natural attractions that attract many tourists throughout the year. Starting from the base of Fuji, you and your partner can explore the Fuji Five Lakes while enjoying a peaceful picnic near the lakes. Then moving towards the top, start your climbing from the Fuji Subaru Line 5th Station while enjoying the views nearby.
Mt. Fuji Tourist Attractions
- You can enjoy a boat ride from the mountain
- Kawaguchiko Lake
- Fujiyoshida Sengen Shrine
- Aokigahara Forest
- Shiraito Falls
- Fuji 5th Station
- Houtou Fudou
Hotels in Mt Fuji
- Hotel Asafuji
- JINYA Fujikawaguchiko
- Fuji Green
- Oike Hotel
- Lakeland Hotel Mizunosato
- Sundance Resort Kawaguchiko
- Mizuno Hotel
4. Mint Museum – Enjoy the Land of Cherry Blossoms
Are you looking forward to surprising your partner but are on a tight budget? Then we have an ideal place for you. Mint Museum is a free-of-cost preservation center where you and your partner can enjoy the blossom of pink flowers that seems to cover the entire sky.
The exterior of the Mint might appear more modern than any other Japanese monument. But the interior is all dedicated to the history of Japan. In the Spring, when the pinkish cherry blossoms the simple flowers are converted into various shapes to give a unique look.
If you enjoy art, it is a really good destination to go on a simple date. You can enjoy a picnic and take it all into beauty. Although the cherry blossom blooms almost everywhere in Japan but it’s only in the Mint Museum where nature is blended with art.
Nearest place to visit
- Billy Graham Library
- Freedom Park
- Romare Bearden Park
- BB&T Ballpark
- HG Cozy Hotel No.51
- Nagomi Kokoro Village TO1.2.3
- Imperial Hotel Osaka
- Ever Square Doshin
- Towers Hotel
- Buena Vista Tenmabashi
5. Kyoto – A city of traditions
The old city of Kyoto is, without any question is one of the most romantic places in not only Japan but the entire world. Many couples along with their family are naturally attracted to Kiyomizu Dera, the most popular and largest temple in Kyoto to seek blessings before starting their new life.
Officially known as Japan’s historic site and place of scenic beauty, Arashiyama Bamboo Forest and Kiyomizu Dera Temple are one of the must-visit places in Kyoto. Although Kyoto is open all year for tourists but avoid going during the months of January and February as it can get really chilly and uncomfortable to explore during that time.
Kiyomizu is home to many religious stories that are a mystery within themselves but the legend behind the small temple that is situated behind the main hall in Kiyomizu Dera Temple, known as “the stone of love” is one of the main reasons to attract crowd. So what’s stopping you to plan a trip to Kyoto?
Location: Arashiyama Kyoto, Japan
Train ticket cost: For Adults: $ 5.55 and Kids: $ 2.77
Train departure: From Saga Station: 9 Am-5:30 PM
From Kameoka Station: 9:30 AM-6:10 PM
Kyoto Tourist Attractions
- Breathtaking scenery of Arashiyama
- stroll through the Bamboo Forest
- Kyoto National Museum and Municipal Museum of Art
- Katsura Imperial Villa
Best Hotels in Kyoto
- The Garnet Hotel Kyoto station
- Hotel Resol Kyoto Kawaramachi Sanjo
- Suzakukan Suzaku Crossing
- Solaria Nishitetsu Hotel Kyoto Premier
- Sakura Terrace The Gallery
With this, our list comes to an end. But we would say that Japan has lots of romantic places where you can express your inner feelings and have a chance for a once-in-a-lifetime date. Whether you are on your honeymoon or just going to a romantic weekend getaway in Japan, there are lots of things to do and sights to enjoy for a delightful holiday.
We suggest that before choosing a destination, indulge yourself in proper research to choose a place as per your tastebuds. Happy Romancing love birds!