Japan is an island country enclosed by the Pacific Ocean, thus has temperate marine climate. This country offers distinctive scenery at different times, which is a great place to visit all year round. Mid March and early April are cherry blossom season in Japan, making it the best period to visit Tokyo
, Nagoya, Nagasaki and Kyoto. Summer runs from June to August, and is known for the various Japanese festivals
. The best cities to visit in this season are Hokkaido, Okinawa, and Kitakyushu. Fall runs from September to November. It is known for the red maple leaves and Chrysanthemum. You will also find a lot of expositions and concerts during the period. Then the best cities to visit are Kyoto, Tokyo, Nagoya and Osaka. Winter in Japan, runs from December to February, offers one of the most amazing snow scenery and winter activities. Both Hokkaido and Nagano are good choices to visit in Winter.