Top places to visit in Japan (Japan - Destinations)
The one hundred sixty one small islands that make up Okinawa found in southern Japan's Kyushu island linking and Taiwan. Subtropical climate and numerous beaches perfect turn these lands into a mirage. Recently, some of them have become eco-destinations. Gyokusendo fantastic caves are very popular attraction. Naha, the capital, is known for its pottery and textiles, as well as Shuri Castle, once the residence of Ryukyu Dynasty. Island retains many memories of battles waged in the ar...
Legend to the year 628, two brothers have brought a statue of Kannon, the god of mercy, the Sumida River. Even if the brothers put the statue back into the river, she was returning to her always. The temple was complete in 645, making it the oldest temple in Tokyo. When approaching the temple, visitors first pass through Kaminarimon (Thunder Gate) outside the temple gate and the symbol Sensoji Asakusei. A shopping street of over 200 meters, called Nakamise, keep the outer gate ...
|Meiji Shrine in Tokyo, Japan
Tokyo is the capital and also largest city of Japan. Is a megalapalopolis. Tokyo, "eastern capital" and capital "rising sun country, in 1869, turned into a brilliant city. Tokyo Meiji Shrine Temple was built in memory of emperor Meiji who led Japan between 1867-1912. Meiji Shrine is the most visited shrine in Japan, being visited by several million people annually. The complex is built in a traditional Japanese style in the centre of Tokyo. It is considered one of the most important spiri...