Thanks to its remote location Kanazawa, throughout its history, has avoided damage from many disasters such as war which happily has left much of the architecture and culture intact. It’s known for not only well-preserved Edo-era districts, art museums, and regional handicrafts, and most well known as home to the stunningly beautiful Kenroku-en Garden but also as a city of high culture.
Hida-Takayama is best known for the preserved Edo period (1603-1868) section of town known as ‘Sannomachi’, and for Hida Folf Village, its feudal age village. The town and its culture, as they exist today, took shape at the end of the 16th century
Kyōto is simply a must. It is the ”Thousand Year Capital” and was indeed capital from 794 to 1868. Originally it was founded as Heian-kyo (“Capital of Peace and Tranquility”) by the emperor, and it was built as a scale replica of the then capital of the Tang empire, Chang’an (modern-day Xian). Though it was […]
Japan is a country of finely developed esthetic, cultural tradition that like a good wine seems to improve with time.tradition, but also its on the cutting edge of technology. In the next couple of weeks look forward to my coming post The Best Places to Visit in Japan. Lots of great information COMING SOON!! Or […]