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Late spring (March to May) and late autumn (September to November) are generally the best times to visit Japan, when there is little rainfall, skies are clear, and temperatures are mild. What’s more, the delicate cherry blossom of spring and vivid hues of autumn leaves are visually stunning.
Japan has an efficient public transportation network, especially within metropolitan areas and between the large cities. Japanese public transportation is characterized by its punctuality, its superb service, and the large crowds of people using it. Railways. Trains. . Information About Japan Card . Press Here To Train Card
The weather in Japan is generally temperate, with four distinct seasons. Japan’s weather in Winter, from December to February, is quite dry and sunny along the Pacific coast and the temperatures rarely drop below 0°C. The temperatures drop as you move north, with the Central and Northern regions experiencing snowfall. Southern Japan is relatively temperate and experiences a mild winter. Spring is from March to May. Temperatures are warm but not too hot, plus there isn’t too much rain. The famous cherry blossoms are out during this time and there are plenty of festivals to enjoy. Summer begins in June and the country experiences a three to four-week rainy season during which the farmers plant their rice. It is hot and humid during this time and temperatures are often in the high 30’s. Summer wraps up in August. Autumn is from September to November and is characterised by light breezes and cooler temperatures of around 8-10oC. It’s during autumn that many exhibitions, music concerts and sports tournaments are held in Japan.
Japan is a stratovolcanic archipelago consisting of 6,852 islands. The four largest islands are are Hokkaido, Honshu, Kyushu and Shikoku, along with the Ryukyu Island Chain, which includes Okinawa. The country is divided into 47 prefectures in 8 regions and has a population of 126 million, the world’s tenth largest.
The voltage in Japan is 100 Volt, which is different from North America (120V), Central Europe (230V) and most other regions of the world. Japanese electricalplugs have two, non-polarized pins, as shown above. They fit into North American outlets.
Official language Japanese
Japanese yen The yen is the official currency of Japan. It is the third most traded currency in the foreign exchange market after the United States dollar and the euro. Offical website: boj.or.jp Symbol: ¥, 円, 圓 Central bank: Bank of Japan Subunit: sen Banknotes: JP¥10000, JP¥1000, JP¥2000, JP¥5000 Coins: JP¥500, JP¥10, JP¥100, JP¥50, JP¥1, JP¥5