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Japan’s Greatest Evening View, Visited Even by World VIPs! What Is the Secluded “Soni Kogen”?Read Later
I heard that a place said to have “Japan’s greatest evening view” existed in Nara Prefecture’s “Soni Village,” and I had to visit right away!
The core program, “Osaka Festival of Lights,” unites Osaka’s many areas into one through glittering lights. In 2018, the Osaka Festival of Lights will span all the way from the City Hall to Nakanoshima Park.
Kyoto Arashiyama Hanatouro - 2018Read Later
Colored with “Light” and “Flowers,” an Early Winter View of Kyoto
Kobe Luminarie 2018Read Later
The first Kobe Luminarie was held in December of 1995 to commemorate the victims of the Great Hanshin Earthquake (January 1995) as well as to reinforce hopes and dreams for reconstruction and revitalization of the city. Since then, the Kobe Luminarie has been seen by many as a symbol of Kobe, and it has become a definitive characteristic of the area.
Founded in 1029, Yoshimine-dera is the 20th temple on the Saigoku Kannon pilgrimage. Thanks to its location in the mountains, you can see areas of Kyoto and Mt. Hiei from various parts of the temple.
Wakayama Prefecture. Mt. Koya, a sacred place of which Kobo Daishi (Kukai), a famous poet, sang praises of its autumn leaves. He was fascinated by the brilliant autumn leaves during clear weather.
Kyoto's charms feature both modern and nostalgic faces. In September of 2018, GLANSIT Kyoto Kawaramachi, a stylish capsule hotel matching the traditional townscape opened for business!
Every year, Kiyomizu-dera Temple offers special night visits in autumn. The temple seems to float above a myriad of trees changing color. While enjoying the spectacular scenery that can only be glimpsed at night, why not visit the statue of Kannon, the Goddess of Mercy?