Category Archives: Japan

Cliff diving’s 12 most Instagrammable locations; Chris Magill; Red Bull

Red Bull celebrate 10 years with a look back at some of the most incredible diving spots.

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UNESCO to list Japan architectural techniques as intangible heritage; Mainichi

A UNESCO advisory panel has recommended that traditional Japanese architectural craftsmanship used in timber-framed structures be registered on the Intangible Cultural Heritage list, the Japanese government said Tuesday.

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Japan’s Hidden World of Temples; Soren Dreier; BBC

Surrounded by eight peaks and suspended high in the mountains, Koya-san’s 117 temples evoke a spiritual experience like none other.

A walk in the woods

In 816 AD, a monk named Kukai wandered into the thickly forested slopes of Mount Koya (Koya-san) in Japan’s Wakayama Prefecture in hope of finding a suitable site to build a base for his newly founded Shingon sect of Esoteric Buddhism.

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Mt Fuji Day Tour with Kawaguchiko Lake; Get Your Guide

On this day tour, discover Mount Fuji, one of the world’s most famous mountains and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Explore the Kawaguchi Lake, and Oshino Hakkai nearby Mount Fuji, and see why everyone comes here when they visit Japan.

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Kyoto: Nijo-jo Castle Guided Walking Tour; Get Your Guide

Tour the famous Nijo-jo Castle with an experienced guide. Learn about the castle’s importance and its architectural style.

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Taking a shower; Japan Today

The thatched roofs of “gassho-zukuri” (traditional farmhouses) are doused with water on Sunday, during an annual fire drill in Shirakawa, a UNESCO World Heritage site in Gifu Prefecture.

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10 best foodie destinations in Japan; Jessica Thompson; Time Out

Japanese cuisine may have conquered the world, but you should experience it at its homeland in these food cities in Japan…

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Japan: A country of endless discovery; Krita Coelho; Gulf News

The Asian nation has something to entice every traveller…

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11 Best Cities in Japan; Diana Bocco; PlanetWare

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A walk through Okinawa’s Nakagusuku Castle Ruins; Shoji Kudaka; Stripes

High above the shimmering blue sea, the ruins of Nakagusuku Castle offer a stunning view of both the eastern and western coasts of Okinawa’s main island.

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What to expect at this year’s Munakata Global Environmental Symposium; Tabea Greuner; Time Out

Watch live-streamed discussions on marine ecology, as well as kabuki shows and a J-pop concert by Kyary Pamyu Pamyu…

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Top 16 Best Things to Do in Hiroshima, Japan; Melo Villareal; Out of Town Blog

In this list, Melo Villareal will break down the best things to do in Hiroshima Prefecture to give some ideas for travelers coming for a visit.

Source: Bucket List: Top 16 Best Things to Do in Hiroshima, Japan – Out of Town Blog

Fujisato; Gaijin Pot

Fujisato…

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Japanese island a paradise for thrill seekers; Wang Xu; China Daily

Search Okinawa, and the internet shows up enduring battles between the United States and Japan over its military bases on the island, or one of the last major battles of World War II.

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Here are some of the best Unesco World Heritage Sites in Japan; Time Out

From Okinawa to Mt Fuji, these nature and historical attractions are essential stops on any trip through Japan.

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47 Tourist Attractions in Japan’s 47 Prefectures; Tsunagu Japan

Japan consist of islands stretched across north and south. And thanks to such geographical trait and difference in climate, each prefecture has its own unique features. Tsunagu Japan has selected one must-see tourist attraction for each and every prefecture.

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Where to visit in Japan if the travel bubble becomes a reality; Julian Ryall; SCMP

With the country keeping the coronavirus under some degree of control, here are a few suggestions for avoiding the crowds, whether you’re looking for history, adventure or some good old family fun.

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Top 20 Things to Do in Osaka During Your First Trip!; Live Japan

With so many things to do in Osaka, first-time visitors may find it a daunting task to plan a trip covering as many places of interest as possible. Here’s a list of 20 of Osaka’s most popular must-see attractions that Live Japan thinks will be helpful for your trip!

Source: Top 20 Things to Do in Osaka During Your First Trip! | LIVE JAPAN travel guide

50 Things to Do in Okinawa; Tsunaga Japan

Okinawa, one of the most popular beach resorts in the whole of Japan. Its emerald blue seas and white sand beaches attract people from all over the country. Once the Ryukyu Kingdom, Okinawa has a unique culture and history that differs from the mainland. Here in this article Tsunaga Japan is going to introduce 50 great things to do in Okinawa.

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Munakata Taisha and the Forbidden Island of Okinoshima; Gaijin Pot

Munakata Taisha and the Forbidden Island of Okinoshima…

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