Sankyo Warehouse In Sakata City,Japan

The Sankyo Warehouses in Sakata City, Yamagata Prefecture, are a symbol of the port town that thrived during the Edo Period thanks to the Edo Period’s Westbound Sea Route. In addition to learning about history, it is advised that you visit “Sakata Yume-no-Kura,” where you may purchase unique Sakata City souvenirs. Aside from rice, the …

Hachirogata Reclaimed Land In Akita Prefecture, Japan

It is the agricultural land where it rose in the surface of the water that surrounding soil wavered when a foot is put on the surface of the earth where it was reclaimed by drainage (Though a surface is dry, that is the sludge ground which dryness does not proceed through.) where it rose in …

Kakunodate Cherry Bark Work (Museum) In Semboku,Japan

The Kakunodate Kaba-Zaiku Densho-Kan (Kakunodate Cherry Bark Work Museum) opened in 1978 to promote kaba-zaiku, or cherry bark work, as the area’s primary traditional artisanal craft. It was one of just three traditional artisanal crafts centers in Japan when it first opened. The museum itself is a modern structure designed in the traditional architectural style …

North Breakwater Dome In Wakkanai,Japan

The North Breakwater Dome is a long arched “semi-domical” structure in Wakkanai, Hokkaido, Japan’s port district. The form, inspired by a Roman arcade, rises to a height of 13.6 meters (45 feet) above the sea and stretches for 427 meters (1,401 feet), with seventy columns, a 6 meter (20 ft) intercolumniation, and an 8 meter …

Dotonbori-Osaka,Japan

Dtonbori, sometimes known as Dtombori, is a popular tourist attraction in Osaka, Japan, that runs along the Dtonbori canal from Dtonboribashi Bridge to Nipponbashi Bridge in the city’s Chuo ward. It was once a theater neighborhood, but it is now a popular nightlife and entertainment area known for its quirky ambiance and big illuminated signboards. …

Bunraku Japanese Theatre In Osaka,Japan

Bunraku, also known as Ningy jruri , is a traditional Japanese puppet theater genre that originated in Osaka in the early 17th century. A bunraku performance features three types of performers: puppeteers (Ningytsukai or Ningyzukai), chanters (tay), and shamisen musicians. Other instruments, such as taiko drums, will be used on occasion. The most correct term …

Imperial Palace in Tokyo

The Tokyo Imperial Palace (皇居, Kōkyo, literally ‘Imperial Residence’) is the main residence of the Emperor of Japan. It is a large park-like area located in the Chiyoda district of the Chiyoda ward of Tokyo and contains several buildings including the main palace (宮殿, Kyūden), some residences of the Imperial Family, an archive, museums and …

Welcome to the Ryokan Sawanoya Rooms

Welcome to the Sawanoya Ryokan. This traditional Japanese inn, located in Yanaka, near Tokyo’s Ueno district, offers tourists a relaxing stay in a rustically attractive residence. Sawanoya Ryokan, which has been in the service sector for more than 70 years, offers pleasant living in a warm, welcoming environment. Sawanoya’s interior is just as welcoming as …

Kenjutsu

Kenjutsu is the umbrella term for all (ko-budō) schools of Japanese swordsmanship, in particular those that predate the Meiji Restoration. Kenjutsu, which originated with the samurai class of feudal Japan, means “methods, techniques, and the art of the Japanese sword.” The exact activities and conventions undertaken when practicing kenjutsu vary from school to school, where …

Azuchi Castle – One Of The Most Famous Castles

The castles of Japan are distinguished by their special architecture. In the city of Azuchi, north of Omi Hachiman (Shiga Prefecture), on the shores of Lake Biwa, there is one of the main castles of Oda Nobunaga, a military leader and the most prominent samurai of Japan, who devoted his life to the unification of …