From breathtaking skyscraper views to silent shrines and tranquil gardens, cruising Japan is a journey of contrasts, and this 21-day journey explores the breathtaking length of these remarkable remote islands with additional visits to South Korea and Russia. Master traditional tea ceremony techniques prior to wandering the 500-year-old chambers of Kinshoji Temple, one of Karatsu’s oldest temples. Sample marinated and skewered chicken broiled over a traditional charcoal fire or other delicious street foods in Seoul, South Korea. Admire paintings created by some of Japan’s most notable landscape artists as you view majestic Mount Fuji from their perspectives in Shimizu. Step up to the dizzying challenge of navigating Tokyo’s Shibuya Crossing, the busiest pedestrian interchange in the world, or immerse yourself in the uniquely raucous timpani and bright lights inside a local pachinko parlor. Stand among ghostly shadows of the former Soviet Union in one of the last intact Lenin statue parks near Korakov’s weathered wharfs on the remote Russian coast.
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