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J. Culture – Battleship Island: Hashima端島

Hashima Island端島 – It is also called Gunkanjima軍艦島. Some called it as Battleship Island. This is one of the islands has been abandoned with the size of about 10 miles west from Nagasaki, Japan. The island has concrete buildings with … Continue reading

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J. Culture – World Heritage Site: Kofun古墳

Kofun 古墳 – It is a Osaka tomb that was built between the 3rd and the 7th century AD.  Kofun have a keyhole-shaped mounds called 前方後円墳.  There are circular-looked 円墳, “two connected rectangles” typed – 前方後方墳zenpō-kōhō-fun , and square-type hōfun … Continue reading

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J. Culture – Tokyo Tower東京タワー

Tokyo Tower東京タワー – It is a communicaiton antenna tower in Tokyo, Japan. It has a length of  about 332.9 metres (1,092 ft). The tower has been built in 1958 which has attracted over thousands of million people have visited it. … Continue reading

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J. Culture – World Heritage Site: Uji宇治

Uji宇治 – It is a city attract many to Uji, which has many ancient shrines and temples. In the 4th century, the Emperor son of Ojin built a palace for city battle protection in Uji. During that time, Shogun promoted … Continue reading

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J. Culture – World Heritage Site: Nijō Castle二条城

Nijō Castle二条城 – It is a castle of Kyoto which consists of different concentric outer wall and different gates for protection. The castle has differeent large palace, like  Ninomaru Palace二の丸御殿 and Honmaru Palace本丸御殿 . It also has several large gardens … Continue reading

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J. Culture – Sword Dance: Onikenbai鬼剣舞

Sword Dance: Onikenbai鬼剣舞 – It is an art of tradtional Nenbutsu dance of Kitakami, Iwate, Japan. Some people also called “Kenbae” instead of “Onikenbai”. Since the late of Meiji period, people from place to place where they dance and celebrate … Continue reading

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J. Culture – World Heritage Site: Kasuga Taisha春日大社

Kasuga Grand Shrine春日大社 – The shrine of Fujiwara is located at Nara of Japan many years. The exterior of the architectural building has many different type of the stone lanterns that can be found around from the buildings to worship and also … Continue reading

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