Golden Week in Japan: Top 5 Destinations

Golden Week is a cluster of four consecutive public holidays running from the 29th of April to the 5th of May. It encompasses the celebration of Showa Day, (the Emperor’s Birthday), Constitution Memorial Day, Greenery Day and Children’s day.

Travelling during the busiest week of the year can be a draining experience if you choose to visit places like Kyoto and Osaka. Luckily, Japan offers plenty of travelling spots where the crowd can feel less overwhelming.

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