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Takeda Castle Ruins – Hyogo

Takeda Castle Ruins – Hyogo

Takeda castle ruins at the summit of 354 m above sea level are particularly famous for the fantastic appearance wrapped in the sea of clouds. Besides that, it shows a wonderful view every season. If in the spring, please look…

Ryoanji Temple Kyoto

Ryoanji Temple Kyoto

Ryoanji Temple is a temple established by the Muromachi period, Hosokawa Katsumoto. The famous Karesansui Garden has a simple structure and leaves the historical backdrop of the time when Zen culture flourished at that time.When Queen Elizabeth of England came…

Gion Matsuri – Kyoto

Gion Matsuri – Kyoto

The Gion Festival is one of the three major festivals in Kyoto, and began in the 9th century to stop the series of ranging diseases.This festival spanning the month of July every year, the magnificent gorgeous Yamahoko decorated with accessories…

Arashiyama – Kyoto

Arashiyama – Kyoto

Arashiyama, also known as Sagano ‘s name, is one of the historic tourist destinations in the suburbs of Kyoto.Togetsu Bridge, where you can enjoy the breathtaking panoramic view of the calm Arashiyama, is the main sight of this scenic spot,…

Ise Jingu Shrine

Ise Jingu Shrine

Ise Gingu shrine is located in Ise city, Mie prefecture. It, called “Oisesan” and “Dijingusan”, is officially called “Jingu”.This sacred shrine consist of 125 shrines centering on the two main sanctuaries Naiku and Geku.In Naiku, Amaterasu Omikami, an ancestor of…

Nikko Toshogu Shrine – Tochigi

Nikko Toshogu Shrine – Tochigi

World heritage representing Japan “Shrines and Temples of Nikko”. Among them, the most famous “Nikko Toshogu Shrine” is a shrine where Ieyasu Tokugawa was settled, and the existing group of shrines had been mostly rebuilt by the 3rd Shogun Iemitsu…

Osaka Castle

Osaka Castle

Osaka has gourmet spots and numerous tourist attractions as the representative city of Kansai. Among other things, “Osaka Castle” is one that has a strong popularity as a sightseeing spot.Osaka Castle where Toyotomi Hideyoshi was built in 1583 during the…

Tsukiji (The Tokyo Central Wholesale Market)

Tsukiji (The Tokyo Central Wholesale Market)

Tsukiji Market is formally called the Tokyo Central Wholesale Market.In the Tsukiji Market, perishable foods are received not only from all over the country but also from overseas, and it handles about 480 kinds of fishery products and about 270…

Tokyo Skytree

Tokyo Skytree

Tokyo Sky Tree is a tower facility with a height of 634 meters, located in Sumida Ward, Tokyo. It was built in 2012 as the world’s tallest self-supporting communications tower.A lot of tourists from home and abroad gather, and it…

Yamadera (Risshakuji Temple) – Yamagata

Yamadera (Risshakuji Temple) – Yamagata

Yamadera is a Buddhist temple of Tendai sect founded by Priest En-nin in 860 located in Yamagata, Yamagata Prefecture. Yamadera is commonly known as the official name “Risshakuji”.According to the sightseeing brochure of Yamadera, the stone steps to Okunoin are…

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