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Nara Park

Nara Park

Nara Park spans a vast area of 660 hectares and includes Todaiji Temple, Kofukuji Temple, Kasuga Taisha Shrine, which holds valuable historical cultural heritage, National Museum, which is a cultural facility for preservation, Shosoin, etc. And the rich green natural…

Kinkakuji (Golden Pavilion)  – Kyoto

Kinkakuji (Golden Pavilion) – Kyoto

Kinkakuji is a temple of Rinzai sect in Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture, which is registered as a cultural property constituting the “cultural heritage of ancient Kyoto” in the UNESCO World Heritage List.Kinkakuji was constructed in 1397 by Ashikaga Yoshimitsu who…

Shirakawago – Gifu

Shirakawago – Gifu

Village with Gassho-zukuri-concentrated areas are located in Shirakawago and Gokayama  spanning the prefectural boundary of Toyama from the northernmost of Gifu Prefecture.It was registered as a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage in 1995 as a rare architectural style remains in the…

Shuri Castle – Okinawa

Shuri Castle – Okinawa

Before the Second world war, Shuri castle was designated as a national treasure, including the main hall built in the 1700s, but all the Gusuku buildings were burned down by the war. After that Shuri castle was restored as a…

Todaiji Temple – Nara

Todaiji Temple – Nara

1998 It was registered as a World cultural heritage as one of the cultural assets of ancient Nara.Todaiji is a temple in Nara city and is famous for the Great Buddha of Nara.The Great Buddha of Nara is a feature…

Miyajima – Hiroshima

Miyajima – Hiroshima

Itsukushima Shrine known by the name of Miyajima is one of the most famous Shinto shrines in Japan known for its bold and original layout with ocean as its site and known for its beautiful architectural beauty in the Heian…

Meiji Jingu Shrine – Tokyo

Meiji Jingu Shrine – Tokyo

Meiji Jingu Shrine is a shrine that worship Emperor Meiji and Empress Shoken.As soon as the Meiji Emperor was died on 30th July, 1911, the voice wishing to build a shrine that worship Emperor Meiji was heard. Empress Shoken was…

Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine – Kyoto

Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine – Kyoto

For Japanese people, Inari Shrine which is called “Oinarisan” is a familiar shrine. There are about 30 thousand Inari shrines throughout the country, it is familiar with people regardless of age or sex. Fushimi-Inari Taisha Shrine in Kyoto is the…

Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum

Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum

The Hitoshima Peace Memorial Museum, located adjacent to the world hiritage-listed A-Bomb Dome, was designed by Kenzo Tange in 1951, and opened on August 24, 1955. In a reinforced concrete structure, 10 columns of peculiar sectional shape are arranged in…

Shinjuku Gyoen – Tokyo

Shinjuku Gyoen – Tokyo

The Imperial Garden completed in 1898 was opened to the public after the war.  Japanese garden, French formal garden, British landscape garden are skillfully designed in the site of 58.3 ha in size. Cherry blossoms in spring and autumn leaves…

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