Odawara Castle, the most unassailable castle in Japan

Odawara Castle was one of the strongest castle with the donjon Odawara Castle is one of the most famous castle in Japan. Unfortunately, the present donjon of the castle is restored in 1960. But it shows the dignified appearance at that time.   Most of the Japanese people call to mind Odawara Castle when they hear the Read more about Odawara Castle, the most unassailable castle in Japan[…]

Let’s go to Itsukushima Shrine at Miyajima Island!

Famous torii gate in the sea and historic Itsukushima Shrine UNESCO designated Itsukushima Shrine as World Heritage Site in 2006. It is at Miyajima Island, Hiroshima Prefecture and the most popular sightseeing spot the Chugoku region in Japan.     The red buildings and torii gate in the calm sea brings about an air of mystery. The Read more about Let’s go to Itsukushima Shrine at Miyajima Island![…]

Miyajima Island itsukushima shrine

Learning about Miyajima Island in Hiroshima, Japan

Miyajima Island where there is Itsukushima Shrine (World Heritage Site) The red torii gate stands calmly and solidly in the Inland Sea Seto. It is really impressive scene. The torii at Miyajima Island is famous as well as the Thousands Torii Gate of Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine in Kyoto City.   Itsukushima Shrine was registered as a cultural Read more about Learning about Miyajima Island in Hiroshima, Japan[…]

Exploring Ibusuki traditional culture in Kagoshima, Japan!

Not sand bath and hot spring (onsen) only. Ibusuki where the Satsuma culture is still alive Ibusuki City (指宿市) is the temperate region at the southern tip of Satsuma Peninsula in Kagoshima Prefecture. The temperature isn’t below 10℃ even in winter.    Before everything, the sand bath of the city is so famous. But that Read more about Exploring Ibusuki traditional culture in Kagoshima, Japan![…]

Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine, famous for the red gates in Kyoto

Fushimi Inari Shrine in Kyoto Fushimi Inari Shrine is located in the south part of Kyoto City where is the sightseeing spot with many historical architectures.    In Kyoto, the Japanese travelers visit the temples of Kinkakuji (Rokuonji) or Kiyomizu-dera rather than Fushimi Taisha. But the shrine is the most popular temple or shrine in Read more about Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine, famous for the red gates in Kyoto[…]

Best 10 luxury ryokan in Hakone. The traditional hotels with hot spring!

Relaxing at the comfortable accommodations with onsen around Mt. Hakone Since it only takes an hour and a half, Hakone is well‐known as a resort for a day trip, where they can enjoy the nature including Mt. Fuji and Ashinoko Lake, museums, and foods. The Edo ukiyo-e artist Utagawa Hiroshige drew the landscape of the picture of Mt. Read more about Best 10 luxury ryokan in Hakone. The traditional hotels with hot spring![…]

The location of Kyoto shi (city) and on google map.

Kyoto, the city of the traditional temples and shrines Kyoto, 京都(きょうと)in Japanese, has a population of 2.6 million But more than 80 million tourists visit the prefecture in a year.     Sponsored Links Because the area has so many sightseeing spots including old temple or shrine, and traditional dishes.       But not only that, people have Read more about The location of Kyoto shi (city) and on google map.[…]