The Highlights of Japan Trip!
(largest Shinto shrine in Tokyo): this shrine is dedicated to the divine souls of Emperor Meiji and his consort Empress Shoken.
Imperial palace plaza (also known as Edo castle ruins)
Also has Nijubashi Bridge is where their Majesties the Emperor and Empress reside, is situated in the centre of Tokyo.
Asakusa Kannon Temple (also called Sensoji)
The oldest temple in Tokyo. The legend says that in 628 two local fishermen caught a tiny statue in their net while fishing in the nearby Sumida river. The head of their village recognised it as the image of Kannon, Goddess of mercy. So they built a temple to enshrine and worship the Kannon statue.
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Japan Sword Museum
With a long history of Samurai culture, this museum is dedicated to the art of Japanese swordmaking.
Visit a sumo stable
Perhaps the best way to appreciate sumo besides attending a tournament is to visit a sumo stable to witness a morning practice session. Sumo stables are where the wrestlers live and train together and where all aspects of life
G-Can flood surge tunnels guided tour
50 metres beneath Tokyo lie colossal underground flood surge tunnels; a staggering feat of engineering. Over 4 miles long, the G-Can network of tunnels included super-powered pumps and huge tanks dedicated to keeping Tokyo dry during rainy season and in the case of flooding.
The Golden Pavilion is a Zen temple whose top two floors are completely covered in Gold Leaf.
The Temple of the Dragon at Peace is a Zen temple located in northwest Kyoto, Japan. It belongs to the Myōshin-ji school of the Rinzai branch of Zen Buddhism. The temple and its gardens are listed as one of the Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto, and as a UNESCO World Heritage Site
The temple is an independent Buddhist temple in eastern Kyoto and was founded in 798, its present buildings were constructed in 1633 and there is not a single nail used in the entire structure! The temple is part of the Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto UNESCO World Heritage site.
Famous for its 1001 statues of Kannon, the goddess of Mercy
The castle is one of the seventeen assets of Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto which have been designated by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.
Kyoto International Manga Museum
Holds one of the world’s largest collections of manga related materials consisting of approximately 300,000 items centering around modern Japanese manga, and incorporating manga-related historical materials.
Peace Park Museum and Children’s Peace Monument
A memorial dedicated to the legacy of Hiroshima as the first city in the world to suffer a nuclear attack, and to the memories of the bomb’s direct and indirect victims of whom there may have been as many as 140,000
Has been long regarded as the island of Gods and is one of the most scenic spots in Japan. Another world Heritage site with the Virgin Forest of Mt. Misen, and numerous preserved shrines, temples and historical monument.