Explore the best of Japan on this art-lover’s tour

Immerse yourself in Japan’s timeless arts on this journey from Tokyo and Kyoto to Osaka and beyond.

Japan is highly regarded for its wealth of traditional and modern arts and crafts and you’ll experience the full spectrum on A&K’s Art and Culture of Japan journey.

Dive into the Japanese world of art, tradition and ritual. From the avant-garde to the ancient, you’ll uncover the galleries and museums of Tokyo, immerse yourself in culture-rich Kyoto, and then take a trip to the surreal art islands of Naoshima and Teshima.

Japan yellow temple by a lake
Explore the tranquil shrines of Japan © Abercrombie & Kent

Art and Culture of Japan with Abercrombie & Kent

Uncover the cultural fabric of Japan as you immerse yourself in art, architecture and culture. Learn how cutting-edge design combines with traditional art forms in Tokyo’s myriad galleries, and at night, take to the neon-lit streets to hone your Japanese palette. Speed by bullet train to Kanazawa, where you’ll travel back in time to the Edo period before trying your hand at making pottery. In Kyoto, study Japanese philosophy and meet with your own private geisha and maiko before journeying to the fascinating art islands of Naoshima and Teshima.

This tour is purely a suggested itinerary. It can be booked as it is or used as a starting point for creating your own ideal Tailor-Made Journey in Japan.

Japan artisan tours
Insider-access artisan experiences © Abercrombie & Kent

12-days Art & Culture of Japan

Journey highlights:

  • Go behind the scenes to discover the eclectic and unusual that makes Tokyo, Asia’s capital of cool
  • Sample a wide range of styles and flavours on an immersive sake appreciation
  • Discover why Kanazawa, “Little Kyoto”, is one of Japan’s best-kept travel secrets
  • Explore the gardens, temples and traditions of old Japan in beautiful Kyoto
  • Absorb yourself in modern art, architecture and nature on the art islands of Naoshima and Teshima

Japan is a destination that is simply enthralling, offering a fascinating mix of ancient tradition and the ultra-modern. There is no better way to experience timeless Japan than with the luxury and knowledge of an A&K tour. Contact your travel advisor, call 1300 585 085 or visit Abercrombie & Kent today.

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