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Crater Lake, Mt. Zao, Honshu, Japan.

Zao volcano is the most active volcano of northern Honshu and consists of a group of stratovolcanoes forming the crest of the divide between the Pacific Ocean and the Japan Sea.The older parts of the complex are Ryuzan volcano in … Continuă lectura

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Japan’s Sapporo Snow Festival.

The Sapporo is a festival held annually in Sapporo, Japan, over seven days in February. Odori Park, Susukino, and Tsudome are the main sites of the festival. The 2015 Snow Festival dates are 5 to 11 February. This is one … Continuă lectura

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Tokyo, Japan.

Tokyo, officially Tokyo Metropolis is one of the 47 prefectures of Japan. Tokyo is the capital of Japan, the center of the Greater Tokyo Area, and the most populous metropolitan area in the world. It is the seat of the … Continuă lectura

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Spring, Tenkawa Mountain, Nara, Japan.

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Tree House, Chino, Japan.

Takasugi-an literally means “a tea house [built] too high” is a project of academician and architect Terunobu Fujimori. Built atop two chestnut trees it is accessible only by ladders.Following the tradition of tea masters, who maintained total control over the … Continuă lectura

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Matsumoto Castle, Japan.

Matsumoto Castle is one of Japan’s premier historic castles. The building is also known as the „Crow Castle” due to its black exterior. It was the seat of the Matsumoto domain. It is located in the city of Matsumoto, in … Continuă lectura

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Kyoto, Japan.

Kyoto is a city located in the central part of the island of Honshu, Japan. Formerly the imperial capital of Japan for more than one thousand years, it is now the capital city of Kyoto Prefecture located in the Kansai … Continuă lectura

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Waterfalls in Takachiho Gorge, Miyazak, Japan.

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Fushimi Inari Taisha, Japan.

Fushimi Inari Taisha is the head shrine of Inari, located in Fushimi-ku, Kyoto, Japan. The shrine sits at the base of a mountain also named Inari which is 233 metres above sea level, and includes trails up the mountain to … Continuă lectura

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Kiyomizu-dera, Kyoto, Japan.

Kiyomizu-dera , officially Otowa-san Kiyomizu-dera is an independent Buddhist temple in eastern Kyoto. The temple is part of the Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto (Kyoto, Uji and Otsu Cities) UNESCO World Heritage site.Kiyomizu-dera was founded in the early Heian period. The … Continuă lectura

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