At 126,670,000 citizens, Japan is one of the more densely populated countries in the developed world; with nearly 38 million living in the metropolitan area of Tokyo.
Tokyo itself is ripe for urban photography, but what of Japan outside of its cities? Despite the country’s density there are many beautiful locations in rural Japan, with 20 World Heritage Sites to explore. Mount Fuji is the most well-known and documented of these and it does feature in this gallery, alongside other areas of visual interest. Here are some of the most alluring images in the Picfair library, which we’re sure will make you want to pack-up your things and leave to the island nation instantly.