Japanese culture has evolved greatly from its origins. Contemporary culture combines influences from Asia, Europe and North America. Traditional Japanese arts has developed as system for the protection and promotion of both tangible and intangible Cultural Properties and National Treasures.

Country information


Capital: Tokyo
Languages: Japanese
Currency: Yen (¥) / 円 (JPY)
Calling code: +81
Time zone:  UTC+9
Flight time: Direct flight from Hong Kong to Tokyo about 3 hours 55 minutes, to Osaka about 3 hours 25 minutes, to Fukuoka about 3 hours 10 minutes, to Sapporo about 4 hours 35 minutes