Tea Fields in Wazuka-Cho (Kyoto)

The Landscapes Surrounded by Nature Wazuka-cho is a town located on the south-east side of Kyoto Prefecture. The weather is cool with fresh air, and there is a large temperature change between day and night. […]

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Itsukushima Shrine Treasure Hall

Museum Related to Heike (the Taira clan) Soon after you go out the exit of Itsukushima Shrine, you will find a museum of the shrine, Itsukushima Shrine Treasure Hall. There you can see a part […]

Hyogo Daibutsu

Hyogo Daibutsu (in Nofukuji Temple, Kobe)

Hyogo Daibutsu is a daibutsu, or a giant Buddha statue in Nofukuji Temple in Kobe, Hyogo Prefecture. This temple is known as a temple related to the famous samurai, Taira no Kiyomori (1118-1181), so there […]

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Feel Japan Through Mt. Fuji

Jul. 25, 2017 The icon of Japan, Mount Fuji (Japanese: Fujisan), is the highest mountain in Japan at 3,776 meters. It is a perfectly symmetrical volcanic cone, and it is well known for its beauty. […]