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Japan Blog - Tokyo Osaka Nagoya Kyoto: Shachi

鯱 Shachihoko or shachi are mythical orca-like creatures found on the top of the roofs of Japanese castles , temple gates or samurai houses.

Utsumi, Chita Peninsula, Nagoya.

Utsumi's Chidorigahama Beach on the south west tip of the Chita Peninsula in Aichi, south of Nagoya, is a very popular beach resort in summer.

Japan Museums & Art Galleries | JapanVisitor Japan Travel Guide

Museums in Japan: see a listing of museums in Japan including museums and art galleries in Tokyo, Osaka and Kyoto and the rest of the country.

Japan Blog - Tokyo Osaka Nagoya Kyoto: Kyoto: Funaoka Onsen (Hot Spring)

船岡温泉京都 Built in Kyoto's Funaoka Onsen is one of a few remaining public baths that have not changed in a significant way or been knoc.

Japan Blog - Tokyo Osaka Nagoya Kyoto: Nagoya City Hall

名古屋市役所 Nagoya City Hall was built in 1933 and miraculously survived the wartime bombing of the city, which destroyed nearby Nagoya Castle.

Yamazaki Mazak Museum of Art, Nagoya, Aichi.

The Yamazaki Mazak Museum of Art in Nagoya opened in 2010 and has an outstanding collection of French art from the centuries including painting, furniture and decorative glass art.

Japan Blog - Tokyo Osaka Nagoya Kyoto: Taketomi Water Buffalo Carts

水牛車 Being transported on a water buffalo-drawn carriage ( suigyusha ) is something of a tourist meme in the Yaeyama Islands of Okinawa .

Japan Blog - Tokyo Osaka Nagoya Kyoto: Namba Parks

Japan Blog - Tokyo Osaka Nagoya Kyoto: Namba Parks

Fukui Open Stage.

Fukui Prefecture: read a guide to Fukui Prefecture located on the Japan Sea coast in the Chubu region of central Japan.

Beautiful walking day in Kyoto street.

If you are planning to give Kyoto a visit, then read our bog post to get a good idea of the sights to see and things to do in Kyoto, Japan.

Japan Blog - Tokyo Osaka Nagoya Kyoto: Busta Shinjuku opens

バスタ新宿 Busta Shinjuku opened today - a brand new highway bus and taxi station across from the South Exit of Shinjuku Station that was com.

Japan Blog - Tokyo Osaka Nagoya Kyoto: Umeda Sky Building

Japan Blog - Tokyo Osaka Nagoya Kyoto: Umeda Sky Building

Mimitsu Guide | JapanVisitor Japan Travel Guide

Mimitsu is a preserved village of wooden houses in Miyazaki Prefecture in Kyushu. Mimitsu was once an important port trading with Osaka and Kyoto.

Asuka Great Buddha, seated Shakyamuni (Gautama), bronze, by Tori Busshi aka Kuratsukuri no Tori, damaged in temple fires in 887 and 1196, in Asukadera Temple, Nara, oldest surviving Buddhist statue in Japan.

Asukadera Temple in Nara Prefecture is the oldest large scale temple in Japan and contains the country's oldest bronze statue.

Japan Blog - Tokyo Osaka Nagoya Kyoto: Hekinan Public Art Sculptures

碧南市 The last time I traveled to Hekinan in Aichi Prefecture was to pay a visit to the Kiyozawa Manshi Memorial Museum - a small facility .

Japan Blog - Tokyo Osaka Nagoya Kyoto: Horai Bridge

蓬莱橋、静岡 Horai Bridge in Shimada near Shizuoka is the world's longest wooden bridge and has the Guinness Book of Records plaque to prove it.

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