International tourists are not yet allowed to enter the Japan.
At the moment, Japan is open to domestic tourists only, including foreign residents, exchange students, and people who have been in the country since the lockdown started in April.
Tourist attractions and public facilities in the country are also operational at half capacity to accommodate local citizens and domestic tourists alike.
But of course, safety measures are encouraged everywhere. People are urged to observe physical distancing, always wear a face mask, and skip crowded and poorly ventilated spaces.
The Japanese government is encouraging domestic travelers to cross borders in hopes to prop up tourism. This is part of its Go To Travel campaign that started in July.
As an incentive, Japanese residents are offered a 50% travel cost discount using government-issued coupons until early 2021.
We will continue to update Japan travel till the further notice