12 Most Beautiful Photos of Japan

Burning bush plants in Hitachi Seaside Park, Hitachinaka City, Japan. Photo by: Dietrich M Duke

Sea of clouds, Kumamoto, Japan. Photo by: Kohji Asakawa

Osaka Castle is a Japanese castle in Ch??-ku, Osaka, Japan. The castle is one of Japan’s most famous, and played a major role in the unification of Japan during the sixteenth century of the Azuchi-Momoyama period. Photo by: unknown

Cherry blossoms, Hirosaki castle, a hirayama-style Japanese castle constructed in 1611. Photo by: Glenn Waters

A path entering the incredible bamboo forest outside of Kyoto, Japan. Photo by: Ingeun Nam

The inside of a temple in Kyoto, Japan. Photo by: Marser My-Dear

Tea fields in Kakegawa, a city in the western Shizuoka Prefecture in Japan. Photo by: Steve Vidler

“The blue pond” of the famous tourist resort in Biei, Hokkaido, a place visited by many tourists. Photo by: Kent Shiraishi | National Geographic

Aogashima is a volcanic Japanese island in the Philippine Sea. Photo by: unknown

Rice paddy art is an art form originating in Japan where people plant rice of various types and colors to create a giant pictures in a paddy field. Photo by: Kyodo

Lighted cherry blossom lake, Japan. Photo by: unknown

Cute Momonga. a Japanese dwarf flying squirrel. Photo by: unknown