Osaka Castle – One of Japan’s most famous landmarks

Osaka Castle is one of the most famous and historic castles in all of Japan. The iconic Osaka symbol in the Kanzai region of central Japan played an important role in the unification of Japan during the sixteenth-century samurai era. About the Osaka Castle The current main tower in Osaka Castle is a concrete reconstruction …

Traditional Japanese Houses

A traditional Japanese house (minka) in modern Japan is represented by only a few museums. However, these buildings, although in fact a thing of the past, are an integral part of the architecture and culture of this country.   History: Traditional houses are simple one- or two-storey frame buildings made of wood, paper, straw, clay, …