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Imai-cho, Kashihara

Après avoir visité le proto-Japon et Meiji au sanctuaire shinto Kashihara-jingu, nous pouvons nous rendre au quartier d’Imai-cho, ville traditionnelle...

Mouloud H.

Le sanctuaire Kashihara-jingu

Aujourd’hui, nous allons parler du sanctuaire shinto Kashihara-jingu et par extension de l’empereur Jinmu, premier empereur semi-légendaire (-711~-585...

Mouloud H.

Onsen, hot spring resorts

  Japanese people have loved to take a bath, not just taking a shower. Soaking in a bath tub filled with hot water is Japanese custom and we like to ...

Tomoe S.

Online Tour - Kamakura and Nikko

I performed an online tour for Malaysian students. As they are learning heritage management, I explained some heritage sites in Kamakura and Nikko. S...

Hideaki M.

Jyonangu Shrine, marvelous pink forest of plum blossom!

Plum blossoms get in full broom in Kyoto in late February. Jyonangu Shrine is well known as the plum blossoms viewing spot as well as Kitanotenmangu S...

Tomoe S.

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.

OSAKA CASTLE PLUMB and Stone Walls (with video)

Plumb Flowers in Full Bloom Now in Japan four warm days after three cold days repeat again.   About 100 kinds of 1,270 plumb trees are planted in Osa...

Hideo Y.

Arashiyama, welcome to the subtle and profound world

You may have seen this scenery before. 'Bamboo Forest' is the most popular sightseeing spots in Sagano/Arashiyama area. It's cool even in summer in ...

Tomoe S.

Le sanctuaire Tanzan

Aujourd’hui, nous allons visiter un lieu important de l’Histoire du Japon : le sanctuaire shinto Tanzan-jinja. En route ! Nous prenons le train puis n...

Mouloud H.

Kitanotenmangu Shrine, the Deity of Learning

If you wish your or your family members' success in examinations such as entrance examinations or qualification tests, I recommend you visit Kitanoten...

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.

Primavera

En Japón cuando sopla viento fuerte que se llama "haru-ichiban" (significa primera sopla de la primavera), llega la primavera. . Este año ya ha sopla...

Naomi O.

Fushimi Inari Shrine, marvelous vermilion torii gates!

Hello, guests who are dreaming to travel to Japan!  I'm really sorry that Japan has not been able to welcome you from abroad yet.  Today, I would like...

Tomoe S.

Fountain of Neptune in Piazza della Signoria

The Fountain of Neptune in Piazza della Signoria was commissioned in 1559 by Cosimo I of the Medici Dynasty after the city’s new aqueduct was created....

Loredana A.

Les gratte-ciel d'Osaka

Osaka est une ville toute en hauteur avec tous ses gratte-ciel. Quoi de meilleur pour la contempler que de monter sur le toit de la ville et d’en avoi...

Mouloud H.

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.

Two Days Gunma Tour with Kusatsu Hot Spring

I would like to introduce Gunma tour spots with Kusatsu Onsen experience where I visited recently.  Gunma Prefecture is located around 100km north-we...

Kashima H.

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.

Kinkakuji Temple, Golden Pavilion of Dazzling Beauty

If you read books about Japan or Kyoto, you should find the picture of this temple. Kinkakuji Temple is located in the north west of Kyoto city, an...

Tomoe S.

Ise Grand Shrine as the Top of All Shrines in Japan (Inner Shrine)

I would like to introduce Ise Grand Shrine as the Top of All Shrines in Japan where I visited recently.  Ise Grand Shrine is located in Ise city of M...

Kashima H.

Ise Grand Shrine as the Top of All Shrines in Japan (Outer Shrine)

 I would like to introduce Ise Grand Shrine as the top of all shrines in Japan where I visited recently.  Ise Grand Shrine is located in Ise city of ...

Kashima H.

TOKA EBISU FESTIVAL

The festival is held in Nishinomiya shrine on the 10th of January.  It is called "TOKA EBISU Festival." EBISU is a Japanese God, one of the seven f...

Hideo Y.

HAPPY NEW YEAR 2021 From KOBE

Minatogawa Shrine On January 3rd I visited Minatogawa Shrine in Kobe.   2021 is the year of the Ox, so in front of the shrine you see the board with...

Hideo Y.

Rurikoin, the breathtaking world

'Ruri' is a name of color, purple-tinged, bright blue. 'Rurikoin' means 'A temple in light of lapis lazuli', which is one of seven colors meaning 'Gok...

Tomoe S.

Kifune Jinjya Shrine and Kurama-dera Temple

Kifune Jinjya Shrine which is located in the mountainous area off the city, in the northern part of Kyoto city, is the head shrine of the approximatel...

Tomoe S.

HAPPY NEW YEAR 2021 From OSAKA

Sumiyoshi Grand Shrine On Jan 1st 2021 I visited Sumiyoshi Grand Shrine.  On the fisrt three days of the new year, about 2.3 million people,  of cou...

Hideo Y.

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.

Komyoin, one of my favorite places in Kyoto

Komyoin, which is located very close to Tofukuji, was built in the 14th century as a sub temple of Tofukuji. To tell the truth, I want to keep this...

Tomoe S.

Izumo Taisha Shrine Related with Mythology of Gods in Japan

I would like to introduce Izumo Taisha Shrine related with Mythology of Gods in Japan where I visited recently. Izumo Taisha shrine is the old shrine...

Kashima H.