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Japan is composed of a 1,500-mile-long (2,414-kilometer-long) line of mountainous islands in the Pacific Ocean—6,852 to be exact. This Land of the Rising Sun is known for its food, design sensibility, and striking contrasts as ancient traditions comingle with advanced technologies. This sense of moving forward without losing the past makes Japan an intriguing visit, whether you're hiking through serene villages or navigating a neon-lit megalopolis.

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