Monday, May 30, 2016

10 places you must visit in Japan

1)金閣寺, Kinkaku-ji
(Temple of the Golden Pavilion)

Kikaku-ji is a Zen Buddhist temple in Kyoto.  Recognized by UNESCO as a World Cultural Heritage, Kinkaku-ji is one of the historical buildings most representative of Japan.

2)厳島神社, Itsukushi jinja
(The Island Shrine of Itsukushima)
Just a short ferry ride from mainland Hiroshima is the island of Miyajima, famous the world over as Japan's Shrine Island. 

3) 伏見稲荷大社, Fushimi Inari Taisha
(Fushimi Inari Shrine)

It is famous for its thousands of vermilion torii gates, which straddle a network of trails behind its main buildings in Kyoto.

(Himeji Castle)
Himeji Castle is the largest and most visited castle in Japan, and it was registered in 1993 as one of the first UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the country.

5)皇居, Kōkyo
(Tokyo Imperial Palace)
It is located on the former site of Edo Castle, a large park area surrounded by moats and massive stone walls in the center of Tokyo.It is the residence of Japan's Imperial Family.

6) 富士芝桜まつり,Fuji Shiba-zakura matsuri 
(Moss phlox Festival)
It is a festival of flowers that marvelously colors Mount Fuji with the beautiful contrast of their colors.

(Shibuya scramble aveneu)   

Shibuya Crossing is the world's busiest pedestrian crossing. Thousands of pedestrians all cross at the same time from five directions. 

 7)地獄谷野猿公苑,Jigokudaniyaen kōen (Jigokudani Monkey Park)
This Park is a famous hot spring area near Nagano. It is famous for its large population of wild Snow Monkeys that go to the valley during the winter when snow covers the park. 

8)河内藤園, Kawauchifujien
(Kawauchifuji Park)
It is already known worldwide as one of the 10 wonderful places on the Earth.
The most notable place is a tunnel made of two types of wisteria arbors (80m and 220m) and wisteria flowers in Fukuoka.

9) 鎌倉大仏, Kamakura daibutsu 
(The Great Buddha of Kamakura)
The Great Buddha of Kamakura is a colossal outdoor representation of Amida Buddha, one of Japan’s most celebrated Buddhist figures.

10)雲海テラス, Unkai terrace 
You can see right in front of your eyes clouds spreading below just like a sea of clouds. (Hokkaido)

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