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See Remnants of Japan’s History Through Gassho-Zukuri Architecture at the World Heritage Site of Gokayama in Toyama PrefectureRead Later
Gokayama is located in Nanto City, Toyama Prefecture, and is home to two gassho-zukuri settlements, Ainokura and Suganuma.
“Gassho-zukuri” is the name of a historically valuable and unique type of architecture with pitched roofs that are similar in shape to hands clasped in prayer. Gassho-zukuri settlements can only be found in these snowy and mountainous areas. The Gokayama Settlement and Gifu Prefecture’s Shirakawa-go were registered as a UNESCO World Heritage Sites in 1995.
Enjoy an authentic Japanese experience in Kanazawa. ~ Higashi tea house district and Kazuemachi tea house district~Read Later
Kanazawa is the main city of Ishikawa prefecture. Ishikawa is located in the centre of Japan’s main island. This region is called Hokuriku. In 2015 Japan Rail started to operate the Hokuriku Shinkansen(bullet train) line. Now we can access Kanazawa station from Tokyo in only 2.5 hours!
This time I journeyed through Kanazawa’s popular tourist spots, the Higashi tea house district and the Kazuemachi tea house district.
Enjoy Everything Izu Has to Offer During the Special Limited-Time Shizuoka Destination Campaign!Read Later
Shizuoka Prefectuer is located at the foot of Mt. Fuji, Japan’s tallest mountain. Currently the prefecture is hosting the “Shizuoka Destination Campaign,” which focuses on attracting tourists to the prefecture for three months, from April through June of 2019.
This article introduces places around Japan where Trick Art can be seen! Be sure to show your friends the fascinating photos you can take with them!
From mid-April through mid-June, just after the Alpine Route has reopened after the winter, an approximately 500-meter section is opened, and visitors can walk “Yuki no Otani.”
The Inabe City Agricultural Park is located in Mie Prefecture. This park is home to 4500 plum trees of 100 different varieties, and people come to see the plum blossoms in bloom every year from February through March.
I went to World Cultural Heritage, Shirakawa-go (Historic Village).Shirakawa-go, a beautiful area where traditional Japanese scenery still exists, is home to the largest number of still-standing traditional “gassho-zukuri” Japanese homes.
Hidetakayama is a place which still retains the essence of old Japan, and it is also a popular tourist location. A major event in the area is the Takayama Festival.