Great Photography Spots for Instagram in Japan

One of the great joys of exploring Japan are the photo. Japan affords some pretty amazing photo opportunities. Whether your photographic passion is landscapes, architecture, people or animals, Japan has it all.

The following spots represent some of Japan’s most photogenic places. Some are easily photographed and almost always yield incredible photos, others require certain conditions and are somewhat challenging.


And when it comes to people, Japan is surely amongst the best photo spots in the world.




Tochigi ☆

Come and see the great wisteria over 150 years old which spreads over a 600 tatami trellis area, as well as the 80m long white wisteria tunnel. (at Ashikaga Flower Park)

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Tokyo ☆

A crowded pedestrian crossing in the massive Shibuya neighborhood of Tokyo. Pedestrians cross at all directions at once.

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Ishikawa ☆

Kenrokuen (兼六園) in Kanazawa, Ishikawa prefecture is justifiably classified as one of Japan’s “three most beautiful landscape gardens” alongside Mito’s Kairakuen and Okayama’s Korakuen.

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Osaka ☆

Osaka is Japan’s second largest metropolitan area after Tokyo. There are many interesting people and delicious foods here.

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kyoto ☆

Meeting one of Kyoto’s geisha is a magical and memorable experience.

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Hiroshima ☆

The dramatic “floating gate” of Itsukushima Shrine on Miyajima Island, Hiroshima is one of Japan’s most iconic images.

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Kagoshima ☆

Kagoshima is Kyushu’s southernmost major city.

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And more… ☆


Cherry blossoms and a castle ♡



funny people ♡



waterfall and a temple ♡



Geisha girls ♡



Colorful Spring Flowers on Hillside in Hokkaido ♡



weird person ♡



stunningly beautiful views of Japanese nature ♡



Cosplay people ♡



Mt. Fuji ♡



Geisha and a castle ♡



cool dog like a person♡



cat like a ball ♡



Enjoy your trip ♡