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Why Kyoto can remain old city?

  ---------------------------------------------------------------- Why Kyoto remains Old Building? --------------------------------------------...

Hiroki D.

Japan's largest airport hotel complex to open at Haneda in December

   Japan's largest airport hotel complex to open at Haneda in December   Sumitomo Realty and Development said Thursday that it will open part of ...

Hisako T.

Tea Ceremony with antique bowls hosted by a local family

How about a tea ceremony with antique bowls? It is a total art.  The host is wearing a kimono with chrysanthemums and the scroll and the flower arra...

Yoko T.

Ça vous dire 流鏑馬‼️

Le Yabusame est un art martial traditionnel du Japon où des archers, assis sur un cheval galopant, visent leurs cibles. Ces rencontres se déroulent to...

Hisako T.

Hola queridos amantes de Turquia,

  Saludos desde Turquia, Bir Turquia'nın en son ziyareti, son olarak, en büyük ve en büyük haftanın son gününde gerçekleşti. Turquia'yı ziyaret eden...

Hakan C.

Hamarikyu Garden

This garden was originated in 1654 and had been the family garden for the Tokugawa Shogun until the mid  19th century. After WWⅡ、it is open to the pu...

Naoya U.

Your in-depth guide to the the Colosseum

The Colosseum is arguably the most iconic landmark in all of Rome, standing as a symbol of Roman power for almost 2,000 years, the gargantuan amphithe...

Gowithguide travel specialist O.

3 Great Craftworks of Tosa-washi ( Japanese Handmade Paper ) in Kochi

Washi is traditional Japanese paper. Wa means Japanese and shi means paper. As a Japanese craft, it is registered as a UNESCO intangible cultural heri...

Kosuke K.

3 Unforgettable and Heartwarming Scenes along The Pilgrimage Route in Kochi

Along Shikoku Henro Pilgrimage Route you will be able to see a lot of beautiful scenes such as rice field, street cars, lJapanese traditional  gardens...

Kosuke K.

Eleven-faced Kannon Bodhisattva statue at Murouji Temple (National Treasure)

(borrowed from the document folder which I bought at the official shop at Murouji Temple) As I wrote in my another blog, 'Nyoirin Kannon (Bodhisatt...

Tomoe S.

Manpukuji-temple,Otaku Magome.

  Manpukuji is located in Magome, Ota-ku, Tokyo. It is a temple of the Sodo sect that was built in the Kamakura period. (1180-1336) It is said that ...

Naoya U.

3 Great Hidden Spots of Kochi Castle

In Kochi, many foreign tourists visit Kochi Castle and enjoy taking pictures of the castle tower, the main gate and the main citadel. Of course, these...

Kosuke K.

Gioji, a tranquil small world in Sagano

In Sagano area in Kyoto, there is a small hermitage, called Gioji Temple. A small hermitage is surrounded by trees and moss.  About 800 years ago, ...

Tomoe S.

Music at the Medician court

    The Medici family were supporters of the visual arts in fifteenth and sixteenth century Florence, as universally recognized but they  were also ...

Mila L.

Adimari Chest

The Adimari Chest  (1450) was the front panel of a wedding chest. In Italy, until the mid of last century, these trunks were used to store all  the br...

Mila L.

Kamakura流鏑馬yabusame

would you like to go to 鎌倉Kamakura。 you can enjoy 流鏑馬YABUSAME, the traditional art of shooting arrows from houseback. It is a contest performed as a...

Hisako T.

Istanbul – A unique destination that is back to life

Istanbul – A unique destination that is back to life   in Istanbul, Tourist sights   on September 7, 2021 0 Istanbul – A unique dest...

Mohammed A.

Houkokubyou, the mausoleum of Toyotomi Hideyoshi, who achieved his ambition

Have you ever heard about Toyotomi Hideyoshi before? He unified Japan about 400 years ago (before 'Tokugawa'). He was born in a very poor farmer fami...

Tomoe S.

Hinamatsuri " fiesta de niñas"

El día 3 de marzo es la fiesta de niñas. "hinamatsuri!" Se celebra el crecimiento de las niñas, decolando las muñecas que expresan los nobles del p...

Naomi O.

Hinamatsuri, Doll’s(Girls') Festival

We, Japanese people, especially who have daughters celebrate 'Hinamatsuri',  Doll's (Girls') Festival on March 3. Hinamatsuri has been an occasion to...

Tomoe S.

Samurai culture and Castle in Gifu

1. Our hero, Nobunaga   Gifu, center of Japan, has a lot of castles. The Gifu Casle is one of them.  The castle was built on top of the mountain. ...

Yuriko S.

Exorcización

Para los japoneses hay edades para exorcizar. Para los hombres 25,42,61 años. Para las mujeres 19,33,37,61 años. Siempre antes y después de esos ed...

Naomi O.

Setsubun (víspera de la primavera)

La víspera de la primavera, se llama Setsubun. Ésta primavera se refiere un día que empieza la primavera en el calendario japonés antíguo. El día de...

Naomi O.

Vending Machines

If you come to Japan, you may find many unique vending machines. You can get bottled cold drinks such as water, Coke, Sprite, green tea, and so on if ...

Tomoe S.

Decoración para el Año Nuevo

Para nosotros japoneses más importante el Año Nuevo que la Navidad. Naturalmente como somos budistas, y la Navidad no tiene sentido para los budistas...

Naomi O.

Ancient Portraits in Florence

A face from the past at the National Archeological Museum in Florence provides a glimpse of painting in the Classical World.   An in-depth stu...

Loredana A.

Michelangelo's Early Career

Creator of the most famous statue in the world, the David, Michelangelo represents the epitome of the Renaissance genius. He began his career in the w...

Loredana A.

Raphael in Florence

The three great Italian masters, Leonardo, Michelangelo, and Raphael practically gave us the High Renaissance. A period of remarkable artistic achieve...

Loredana A.

Judith, the "Other" David of Florence

Many are familiar with the Biblical account of David, the young shepherd boy who took down the giant Goliath simply with his sling. It is a classic st...

Loredana A.

Etruscan Women in Art

The Etruscans, the ancient inhabitants of the Italian peninsula, created a sophisticated culture long before the Romans. The Etruscans passed down t...

Loredana A.

The Florence Cathedral Dome

In 2020 Florence Commemorated 600 Years of its Landmark Dome. Construction of the record-breaking dome of Florence Cathedral, Santa Maria del F...

Loredana A.

Artemisia Gentileschi

Baroque painter Artemisia Gentileschi is considered one of the most important woman artists before the Modern period. Born in Rome in 1593, Artemisia ...

Loredana A.