Nagoya castle

Tenka Bushin   In 1610, the beginning of the Edo Period, Tokugawa Ieyasu (徳川家康) the founder and first shogun of the Tokugawa shogunate of Japan ordered the various daimyo to help with the building of a new castle at Nagoya for one of the three Tokugawa family branches, the Owari. …

Ehime Oozu castle

Ehime-Oozu castle Although reconstructed in 2004, the reconstruction work based on enormous volume of detailed documents, which have been saved from old days, makes Ehime-Oozu-jo castle outstandingly beautiful. This is the collaboration of ancient engineering work and people live in modern world. Location

Matsumoto Castle

Matsumoto castle At the end of March, dispite a few warm days, the town of Matsumoto is stell in the mood of winter. Buds of cherry blossom is still hard and show little sign of loosening. Clear blue sky and Matsumoto castle with Mountains in the far distance makes a …

Special scenic spots in Japan

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World heritage site in Japan

There are 23 world heritage sites in Japan, and many of them are supported and developed by the country’s diverse natural environment and its climate with four seasons (Shiki), for which there are few equals in the world. Photos of world heritage sites in Japan Shiretoko Peninsula Hokkaido Shiretoko Peninsula …

Aichi

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