Recently in Japan, evening entertainment has been enriched. With the increase in the number of visitors to Japan, events and festivals to entertain people at night are increasing. You can see it at night in temples like this.
Kyoto City is surrounded by mountains and is rich in nature. There are many places where you can hike. The most famous one is Mt. Daimonji, which is about 300 meters high. You can reach the top of the mountain in about an hour. The next famous mountain would be Mount Atago. It is 950 meters high here, so it takes about 3 hours even for one way. It enshrines the god of fire, so business owners who handle fire such as restaurants often visit. If there is anyone who is suffering from a fire, please go there.
The Akashi Kaikyō Bridge, the world’s longest suspension bridge!
With a total length of 3,911 m and a central span of 1,991 m, it is the world’s longest suspension bridge. Since its opening in 1998, it has been certified and listed in the “Guinness World Records”. The construction cost is about 500 billion yen. Height of the main tower: 298.3 m (above sea level).
Japanese people like anime and manga. Of course not everyone likes it, but it is so widely spread that it can be called Japanese culture. There is also a local mascot character called Yuru-chara. This is also widely accepted. Some people make fun of it because it shows Japan’s childishness, but many people think it’s cute too. How about a souvenir from your trip in Japan?
Parade festivals are often held in rural Japan. Students from elementary school to high school parade through the town dancing and playing musical instruments in groups. The school practices for these festivals and cultivates students’ sense of unity. The townspeople feel a sense of community solidarity through these events.
Unaware that his master had passed away, the faithful Akita breed dog waited daily for 10 years outside of Tokyo’s Shibuya rail station until his own death. After newspapers picked up the story, the dog became a celebrity and a memorial statue was erected, which soon became one of Tokyo’s best known rendezvous points. Some hapless people seem to be waiting there almost as long as the dog did.
Awaji Island is the place where Japanese gods are said to have been born in “Kojiki.” Now the island is connected to Honshu by a bridge, so you can easily go there by car. Awaji Island is rich in nature and you can see various flowers, plants and animals. When spring comes, you can enjoy the magnificent scenery of rape blossoms and tulips. It is becoming popular as a cycling road, so let’s go there when it gets warm.