Billions of people today organize their lives around religious teachings and consider a variety of places around the world sacred. We've put together this list of the world's most important holy places. Though necessarily incomplete, these locations are intangible cultural treasures. These are nine of the most important religious sites on Earth.
If you have one day in Kyoto, Nijō Castle is a must-see. The castle lies in the heart of Kyoto and has a very scenic charm owing to the historical architecture as well as the castle's many manicured gardens, which are especially lovely throughout the year. Nijō Castle has deep roots in Japanese history dating back to the 16th century.
Kinkakuji Temple in Kyoto is a place significant not just to Zen Buddhists, but to all those who love beauty and magnificence. The gold-leaf-covered pavilion surrounded by tall pine trees and reflected in the calm lake waters is simply breathtaking!
Sapporo: One of the Most Snowiest Cities
Sapporo in Hokkaido is a northern city known for the snow. The snowflake-shaped city emblem expresses the citizens' love for snowflakes.
All of Japan revels in the Sapporo Snow Festival, held every winter in Odori Park. Snow sculpture contestants use their imaginations to the fullest to bring the winter scenery to life, on display for tourists from all over the world!
According to OIC, 2020 summer games will most likely be delayed until 2021, with full details to be determined over the next four weeks. For those who have booked your flights and hotels and tickets, what happens now?
July is the time to enjoy summer vacation. Nagoya, a famous historical city, has not only diversified interesting buildings, but also a lot of fun activities to accompany you through the hot summer Fireworks Display, Water Park, Restricted Haunted House, and world events, etc., a lot of brilliant shows. Come to follow us to view these brilliant shows
Tokyo has various kinds of cafes and afternoon tea restaurants in its streets and alleyways. Here, 11 interesting cafes and tea restaurants with different styles have been explored for you, so that you can experience different kinds of fun while tasting delicious food.
Must experience: Modern hot springs
Located near Arashiyama Station, Kyoto Arashiyama Onsen Kadensho is a luxurious hot spring hotel full of authentic features of Kyoto. The decorations adopt Japanese tatami, and there are three kinds of high-end guest rooms to choose from: Kyoto house, Kyoto style and modern Kyoto style, all of which are elegant Japanese designs and integrate different degrees of modern sense. There are two large public baths and five private baths in the hotel. In autumn, you can enjoy the beautiful scenery of autumn while soaking in the hot springs.
Okinawa has a long coastline and a large number of beautiful islands. It also has fine beaches with clear water and white sand. You must have heard the names of these beaches: Emerald Beach, Sunset Beach, Sesoko Beach, Naminoue Beach. They are open to the public, especially in summer, where a large number of tourists gather on them. If you want to stay away from the crowds, and quietly sit on a white-sand beach, and if you want to quietly enjoy the blue water, you can stay in these hotels. They are all nice hotels with beautiful beaches.
Every year in the springtime, it’s cherry blossom season in Japan. Starting out from Okinawa in January, the blooming of cherry blossoms gradually moves northward, and following the cherry blossom blooming trail has become a big tourist event in Japan. Below are Japan’s 10 most famous cherry blossom spots, found in the Kanto, Kansai, and Hokkaido regions.
With Sapporo's main tourist sites concentrated neatly together, you can get easy access to most of the hot spots if you stay near the JR (railway) station or Tanukikoji shopping street. The city has numerous high-end boutique hotels that provide both comfortable amenities and a good base for outings. Not only is transportation convenient, but the hotels are unique sights too, both inside and out, so it's worth checking out some of the accommodations before you even set off.
Tokyo's cherry blossom season runs from late March to early April every year, throughout which cherry trees all over Tokyo compete to blossom, enveloping the entire city in a pink ocean of flowers. Tokyo is blessed with a number of cherry-blossom viewing spots that are rich in history. Here are seven of them with unique features.
Hakodate, which boasts one of Japan's three major night scenes, is also the best cherry blossom destination in Hokkaido. In addition to the signatures such as the night scenery and cherry blossoms, Hakodate also has the reputation of being the “City of Hot Springs”, “City of Churches” and “City of Ramen”. It is no wonder that it is the most attractive city in the southern part of Hokkaido. It takes about 3 hours to travel from Sapporo to Hakodate, to see the night view it is recommended to arrange a two-day trip or longer.
Granvillage Toya Daiwa Ryokan Annex
Not to be missed: Hot springs accompanied by fireworks at this Daiwa Annex located at Lake Toya. The fireworks are visible from guests’ lake view rooms. Only a 15-minute drive from Sairo Observatory Lookout Platform and only a 30-minute drive from Muroran Port, which makes travel very convenient. You can view beautiful fireworks from within the hotel. Guests most enjoy watching the fireworks while soaking in the hot springs~the romantic atmosphere is much enjoyed by couples.
Namba is a high-energy entertainment district frequented by commuters from a bustling cluster of transit stations. A destination that seeks to elaborate the vibrant counterculture, the massive historical context. It helps you encapsulate the “photographed” Japan of your dreams? Book yourself tickets to Namba. This ever-enchanting place to see for yourselves. Set amidst high rise buildings and concrete mammoths, Namba allows its visitors a visual treat and an exciting as well as enticing trip. A groovy and hip cultural district in Osaka, this tourist destination is a must-see. It’s a bustling place where you are bound to find an amalgamated crowd consisting of gaping tourists and locals coming to blow off the steam after a hectic day.
Miyako Island is the main island in the Miyako islands. It has the biggest coral reef in Japan “Sekiseishoko”, its a popular site for snorkeling and swimming. In addition to this the island also has Higashi Hennazaki, Yonaha Maehama Beach, Sunayama Beach, Ueno German Culture Village, and other scenic spots. Yohana Maehama Airport leave Miyako island 45 minutes, most people who come to the island chose to rent a car or take a taxis around.
Recommended Special Hotels in Fukuoka
As the largest prefecture in Kyushu, Fukuoka is also the political, economic, and cultural center of Kyushu. The tourism industry is developed. It has coasts on all three sides, all attracting numerous tourists. At the same time, it drives the hotel business of Fukuoka. Besides traditional upscale hotels, there are also many special hotels and B&Bs.
Spring is a time of rebirth. A time to cast off winter’s embrace. In Japan, spring heralds the coming cherry blossoms. For what seems like a fleeting instance, cherry trees flower in exquisitely delicate shades of white and pink. The soft colors signal promising times ahead. Some spend their entire lives chasing the bloom, looking for that perfect flower. For travelers aspiring to catch a glimpse of the annual miracle, this short article offers some background and suggests a few places to visit.
As the undisputed granddaddy of theme parks, Disneyland Resort has been leading the way since 1955, inviting visitors to spend the day in the ultimate land of make-believe. What's the spotlights you cannot miss in these Disneyland parks?
Even Tokyo where neon lights cast futuristic shadows and digital billboards advertise the latest gadgets, even there you will find Japan’s classic character. Restaurants with exquisite handwritten menus, kimono-wearing shoppers searching for festival gifts, historic facades tucked amongst steel and glass. All of this comes together to create modern Japan. See where ancient opera still graces the stage, where flower festivals and tea ceremonies are enthusiastically passed down through the generations, and where the new world blends seamlessly into the old.
Aomori is Japan’s prefecture for all seasons. Set in the northernmost part of Honshu, the largest of Japan’s islands, Aomori is a place for travelers seeking a different experience. The region blends the natural and the urban in surprising ways. Beautiful landscapes and the largest collection of cherry blossoms in all Japan make this an unforgettable destination.