Kansai Region × Sightseeing SpotsPage: 1/5
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.
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?
In this article, we will introduce you some pictures that were taken at Kodai-ji on November 28th 2010, during a time of night-time special viewing. The temple is in the walking distance from Yasaka-jinja and it is famous for a superb garden.
[Special Issue!!] Osaka Expo ’70 Commemorative Park, Where You Can Enjoy Japan’s Beautiful Flowers Year-Round!Read Later
When you imagine Japanese flowers, most people think of the iconic sakura, or cherry blossom. It's absolutely a pretty flower, but Japan is also home to many other beautiful flowers that bloom in each of the four seasons: spring, summer, autumn and winter.
Along with the Aoi Matsuri in May and the Gion Matsuri in July, Heian Shrine's Jidai Matsuri (Festival of the Ages) is considered one of the three greatest annual festivals held in Kyoto.
Summer is here! Osaka’s summers are plenty hot, but Osaka Expo ’70 Commemorative Park has plenty of ways for you to enjoy your summer! The park features many different varieties of trees and flowers, so you can also enjoy the beauty of nature. This article will introduce the many events and activities you can enjoy at the Commemorative Park.
For the First Time in 48 Years, the Inside of the Tower of the Sun is Open! Osaka Expo '70 Commemorative ParkRead Later
Japan's World's Fair (the Osaka Expo) was held in 1970 as the first event of its kind in Asia. In one part of the Theme Pavilion stands the 70-meter-high Tower of the Sun, designed by artist Taro Okamoto.
After undergoing extensive renovations, the interior of this tower, which had been closed following the Expo, is open to the public for the first time in 48 years!