TOUR JAPAN Japan The country is renowned for its strong economic position of the world. With the growth of advanced technology. While maintaining the traditional cultural practices and discipline from its predecessor as well. The food is abundant. The country has a nickname, such as the Land of the Rising Sun Samurai Kim mono colorful cities of the East.
Japan (Japanese: 日本 Nippon [nip̚põ̞ɴ] or Nihon [nihõ̞ɴ]; formally 日本国 Nippon-koku or Nihon-koku, “State of Japan”) is an island country in East Asia. Located in the Pacific Ocean, it lies to the east of the Sea of Japan, the East China Sea, China, Korea and Russia, stretching from the Sea of Okhotsk in the north to the East China Sea and Taiwan in the south. Thekanji that make up Japan’s name mean “sun origin”, and it is often called the “Land of the Rising Sun”.
Japan is a stratovolcanic archipelago of 6,852 islands. The four largest areHonshu, Hokkaido, Kyushu and Shikoku, which make up about ninety-seven percent of Japan’s land area. The country is divided into 47 prefectures in eight regions. The population of 126 million is the world’s tenth largest.Japanese people make up 98.5% of Japan’s total population. Approximately 9.1 million people live in the core city of Tokyo,the capital city of Japan, which is the sixth largest city proper in the OECD and the fourth leadingglobal city in the world. The Greater Tokyo Area, which includes Tokyo and several surrounding prefectures, is the world’s largest metropolitan area with over 35 million residents and the world’s largest urban agglomeration economy.
Archaeological research indicates that Japan was inhabited as early as theUpper Paleolithic period. The first written mention of Japan is in Chinese history texts from the 1st century AD. Influence from other regions, mainlyImperial China, followed by periods of isolation, particularly from Western Europe, has characterized Japan’s history. From the 12th century until 1868, Japan was ruled by successive feudal military shoguns who ruled in the name of the Emperor. Japan entered into a long period of isolation in the early 17th century, which was ended in 1853 when a United States fleetpressured Japan to open to the West. Nearly two decades of internal conflict and insurrection followed before the Meiji Emperor was restored as head of state in 1868 and the Empire of Japan was proclaimed, with the Emperor as a divine symbol of the nation. In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, victories in the First Sino-Japanese War, the Russo-Japanese War and World War I allowed Japan to expand its empire during a period of increasing militarism. The Second Sino-Japanese War of 1937 expanded into part of World War II in 1941, which came to an end in 1945 following theatomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Since adopting its revisedconstitution in 1947, Japan has maintained a unitary constitutional monarchy with an Emperor and an elected legislature called the National Diet.
Japan is a member of the UN, the G7, the G8, and the G20 and is considered a great power. The country has the world’s third-largesteconomy by nominal GDP and the world’s fourth-largest economy by purchasing power parity. It is also the world’s fourth-largest exporter and fourth-largest importer. Although Japan has officially renounced its right to declare war, it maintains a modern military with the world’s eighth largest military budget, used for self-defense and peacekeeping roles. Japan is adeveloped country with a high standard of living and Human Development Index whose population enjoys the highest life expectancy, the third lowest infant mortality in the world(From Wikipedia)
1.Imperial Palace Originally named Edo palace, a place of tourist importance in history. Located in Tokyo It is the residence of Emperor Meiji dynasty. Japan This was originally a small fishing village named Edo, which was a stronghold. As well as being the center of government. Later expanding to a larger city. It has a population of large urban areas and more. After the Meiji era reforms. The overthrow the shogun rule. Emperor Meiji moved the capital to Edo. And the city was renamed Tokyo today. This is an administrative and cultural center of the country. And was converted into a palace in time. Called It Imperial Palace today.
2.Communications Tower, Tokyo Tower, a large, very beautiful. Located in the city’s Kato in Tokyo as a tourist destination famous because in the first years of the joint visits to two million five people, they are the same symbol to denote power and economic influence in the world is broadcast. TV, radio, which is inspired by the tower in Paris. Built in traditional Japanese style architecture, the Tokyo Tower is open from 09:00 to 20:00 hrs., Without holidays. Japanese tourists who visit here is not to come to Japan.
3.Shirakawago (Shirakawako) village in the valley. Located in Gifu Have been registered as world heritage of the sixth in Japan. Because the village is unique. Thatched with straw Built by hand is called. The building houses a Bugatti Cho Tsu Kun’s (Gassho-zukuri) is home to farmers ancient aged over 250 years the word “Vegas” means hands, an indication of the style of the house with a thatched roof. with straw slope of 60 degrees, like two hands clasped together. Topped with a sloping gable To withstand wind and snow in winter. The house is about 18 meters long and 10 meters wide, are built without using nails. Some of which can stay overnight. It is a business that is open to domestic tourists to see. Living traditional Japanese experience.3
4.Mount Fuji is the highest mountain in Japan. And may be said to be the most beautiful mountain in the world with a height of 3776 meters, is located between the provinces of Yamanashi and Shizuoka. And can be seen from Tokyo and Yokohama on clear skies. How to see Mount Fuji is the easiest ride from the railway line Tōkaidō that runs between Tokyo and Osaka. If you ride well signed from Tokyo to Shin heading to Nagoya, Kyoto and Osaka over to see Mount Fuji is the station Shin – Fuji, about 40-45 minutes after leaving Tokyo. Which is visible on the right side of the train. But for those who want to visit Mount Fuji in full. And surrounded by natural beauty invite. Five Lakes (Fuji Five Lake or Fujigoko) or at Hakone, a hot spring resort and one. national park Fuji-Hakone-Izu
In addition, around Mount Fuji filled with natural beauty and national parks, Fuji Hakone Izu Lake 5, including Yamanashi’s Niko have revealed grape Ichigo Moto Masuko Shoji Niko King Niko and onsen. many, including Yamanashi think it’s Ichigo Ichigo grape Oshima Yuko Yoshino, etc. it’s Mount Fuji influence of Japanese culture since ancient times. Named mountains visible in Japan or Japanese prints catchphrase. And to this day, whether it be a company name, product names and many others were named Fuji called Fuji, Japan, is the heart of that.
5.Japan also has a shopping variety. But that should not be missed is the Shinjuku (Shinjuku) modern tourist attraction west of Tokyo. For the shopping and nightlife popular with celebrities. In the daytime you can visit the park Shinjuku, Tokyo’s peaceful, Shibuya (Shibuya) is the center of fashion and modern culture of teenagers near Meiji Shrine peaceful consecutive shopping peaks. Top of the new heaven and the district Harajuku and Odaiba created by reclamation in Tokyo Bay. A popular tourist destinations of these new models. There’s also a huge source of entertainment. One of the world’s largest Ferris wheel. A symbol of Rainbow Town at these popular teen couple more swings views, beautiful night.
6.Osaka is Japan’s third largest city. And the economic and industrial hub for western Japan. Located at the mouth of the River Edo. A canal linked to the street lines. That is a major factor that brought prosperity to the city. As is traditional, and therefore are proud to be the master of. Puppet Bundesliga between Goku addition, tourists should not miss Osaka Bay, which is a center of art and theme park Universal Studios Japan.
But that is absolutely not miss Osaka Castle. Which was once the largest castle in Japan. Built in 1586 by Toyo Tomi Hideyoshi current fortress five stories high. Replication of the original Many ancient artifact preservation. The documents related to the Toyo Tomi family and Osaka in the past. For entertainment and shopping, to visit the district Umeda and Namba district with a subway station and a shopping center on the edge a lot. For shoppers and gourmets. “Mao Kun Shenouda Bare” Street Diner, famous for hearsay. Osaka is a city that is truly for gourmets. Name of the food here as Yakiniku, sushi and takoyaki
7.Himeji Castle Located in the city of Himeji Is one of the most beautiful castles in Japan. Maintaining a national treasure. And have been registered as world heritage. And has been closed for renovations for five years from 2009 to 2014, but tourists can visit and watch repair process closely.
Himeji Castle Another important place because the building is old. The last survivor of the war. And certified by UNESCO as world heritage. It remains a unique hardware architecture and a model of a Japanese castle. Both the high stone walls and white buildings in the castle grounds. Is regarded as the standard form of Japanese castle.
It is also around the castle ramparts, like many slot artillery. Room for throwing stones outside the castle. And striking feature of the castle is the path to the main building, which complicated as a labyrinth. The doors and walls of the castle has been well designed to protect it from enemies. Intruder easy access The pathway has a spiral pattern around the main building and the way it will find many more dead. Himeji Castle, and until now it had not been attacked yet. Protection systems are therefore not being used.
8. Todaiji Temple, the Buddhist temple and the oldest city of Nara. Renowned as the largest wooden buildings in the world. He was registered as a World Heritage Site with the shrines and landmarks. Another seven of the Nara temple tower Bute Tsushima (Daibutsuden) or wood chapel was named the world’s largest. A Buddha image covered Tsu bronze casting large high 14.98 meters, weighs about 500 tons, cast by a contemporary items Kuopio (729-764).
9.Hokkaido is Japan’s largest island is a paradise of nature. Can travel throughout the year Nature has yet to be destroyed as rivers, lakes, hot springs, mountains, plains and coasts. Cold in winter. A fine white powder snow and ski resorts. Attracts skiers from all over the world. As spring Sakura will bloom later than other regions in Japan. To watch Sakura in early May. The summer weather is not as hot as other parts because of the flowers that have been popular as well. In autumn the leaves change color before in Japan from mid-September through October.
The Sapporo, capital of Hokkaido. In Sapporo there. Odori Park Which is on display at the famous snow festival. Can attract tourists from around the world come to visit in the month of February of every year there is also a historic clock tower. And that political Hokkaido The shops Isuzu’s Nagano. The Mall And shopping at the famous city.
City Hakodate (Hakodate), a major sea port. Located at the southern tip of Hokkaido. In the morning trip to the market for fresh seafood with a late try to visit the church. And the ancient fortress city Evening ferris wheel ride up on him Hakodate. Night view of the beautiful surround. The city of Asahikawa (Asahikawa) island located to the northeast of the city of Sapporo. It takes about half an hour by train from the city of Sapporo. And the city of Asahikawa east have. Daihatsu National Park Se Sang Soo Woon, with spring in Kyoto. Enjoy the fall color change.
The Hokkaido has a beautiful nature near the coast. Abashiri City (Abashiri) glaciers in the winter and the Shiretoko Peninsula (Shiretoko), which was registered as a World Natural Heritage. The Lake Akan Lake and Sugar Lake Kushiro And west of Otaru city, Hokkaido (Otaru) is a port city that once flourished as trade. In the 19-20 century around the Otaru Canal. the historic Demonstrating prosperity in the pioneer. The road has fresh sushi restaurant in the world, try to taste.
10.Visit the lavender fields in Furano City. Located in central Hokkaido fit It is known in the field of flowers with mountains surrounding it. This makes a difference in the air in winter and summer, about 30 degrees, and the key here is renowned for its tourism both in summer and winter, in the summer there is a beautiful flower garden especially. Farm Tomita, who have planted lavender both beautiful and spacious. As well as other flowers that are more tourists here in late June until mid-September in the winter here are covered with thick snow. Became famous ski slopes. And the opportunity for visitors to enjoy skiing in mid-December. To mid-March each year
(Detail from wikipedia.com and kapook.com)