Japan Japan is known for its imperial palaces, mountainous national parks, and thousands of shrines and temples. Japan’s capital city Tokyo is filled with skyscrapers, shopping, and pop culture. Photo Gallery Hokkaido Senso-ji Temple Tokyo Tower Mount Fuji Kyoto koi fish Tokyo The Great Torii of Miyajima Osaka Castle rice terraces (c) Can Stock Photo / PeterHermesFurian Coat of Arms National Animal Tanuki (Raccoon Dog) National Flower Sakura (Cherry Blossom) Products & Posts About Japan Books About Japan Disclosure: The books contain affiliate links. If you click through and make a purchase, we receive a small commission at no extra charge to you. Thank you for supporting Globe Trottin' Kids and our global education mission.