Updated: 2017-04-17 10:52
Nagoya Castle was built after the Battle of Sekigahara as an important spot for the Tokugawa regime, which ruled over the Edo shogunate in the Tokkaido region of Japan. It then became the castle...
Updated: 2017-04-07 18:27
  1. 仁王門と西門、三重塔
  Kiyomizu-dera Temple is the main temple of the Kita-Hosso sect of Buddhism. It is said to be originally founded by a buddhist monk named Enchin in the year 778 and built by a warrior named S...
Updated: 2017-04-06 11:29
  In the middle of the popularly nicknamed "Uminonakamichi" peninsula which separates Hakata Bay from the Genkai Sea (Uminonakamichi literally means 'road in the middle of the sea') is one of...
Updated: 2017-04-04 14:53
  Ogi Park is a well-known park built by Motoshige Nabeshima and Naoyoshi Nabeshima, the first and second lords of Ogi Domain. While offering beautiful seasonal scenery at any time of the year...
Updated: 2017-03-31 17:14
  1. Cherry blossoms at Shimabara Castle
  Inside the Shimabara Castle area is one of the symbols of Shimabara tourism, the local historical museum which houses comprehensive data about the early Japanese Christians. The Shimabara Ca...
Updated: 2017-03-31 16:36
  Yutoku Inari Shrine is one of Japan's major Inari shrines (along with Fushimi Inari in Kyoto and Kasama Inari in Ibaraki) and is believed to be where the god of food, clothing, shelter, fami...
Updated: 2017-03-31 15:30
  Built in 1963, Isshin-ji Temple is a popular scenic destination during the spring season because of the approximately 1,000 trees of "botanzakura" or double-flowered cherry blossoms within i...
Updated: 2017-03-29 15:59
  Nishi Park was formerly known as Aratsuyama Park until its name was officially changed to "Nishi Kouen (Nishi Park, with nishi meaning 'west' in Japanese) in the 1900s. The many cherry bloss...
Updated: 2017-03-23 16:52
  1. Castle kokura
  Despite the simple outward appearence of its castle tower (constructed in Karadzukuri style), Kokura Castle is splendidly constructed. The castle was built by Hosokawa Tadaoki, who received...
Updated: 2017-03-23 16:39
As part of the dying will of feudal lord Kuroda Nagamasa, the Akizuki Castle was built in 1623, becoming the official residence of the succeeding feudal lords of Akizuki. The castle grounds itself is...

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