Travel to Japan
One of the most poetic Japanese customs is the observation of autumn leaf fall. It is at this magical time of the year that the country turns into bright colors of golden foliage. At this time, many travelers come to Japan to enjoy the picturesque landscapes, especially beautiful from mid-September. Of course, this is not the only reason to visit this amazing country. Tours to Japan are full of various exciting programs.
In Japan there are many monuments of architecture and natural heritage, which it is simply impossible to pass by without being interested in their origin. One of the main spectacular sights is Himeji White Heron Castle. This oldest castle has survived to this day almost in its original form, having passed the hardships of earthquakes and a warrior. This monument is rightfully on the UNESCO World Heritage List and is a real property of Japan.
Another oldest castle is the Raven or Kumamoto Castle, which, unfortunately, has not survived to this day in full unity with its integral indents and separate buildings.
Mount Fuji is considered sacred, its height is more than 3,000 meters, this is the highest point in Japan. Also, one of the country’s regions was included in the UNESCO list, this is the island of Yakushima. Almost completely covered by forests and mountains with snowy peaks on the highest of them, it has its own beaches and thermal springs. It as if bewitched attracts travelers from around the world.
In the Japanese city of Kamakura, you can visit the second largest Buddha statue, made of bronze more than 11 meters high.
One of the most famous temples of Kyoto is the Golden Pavilion, built in the 14th century for one of the rulers as a meta-vacation. The temple, which preached the school of Japanese Buddhism in Kyoto, has its own courtyard with a healing waterfall, it offers a magnificent view of the city.
We must not forget about the great temple complex of Horyuji in the city of Nara, which was founded at the beginning of the 7th century by Prince Shotoku and became one of the founders of Buddhism in Japan. This is one of the oldest temple complexes in the country also included in the UNESCO heritage list.
The tomb of the legendary warlord Tokugawa Ieyasu is located in Nikko. The dynasty ruled Japan field 250 years until the end of the 19th century. The tomb is located in a dense lush forest near the Tosegu temple complex, built in honor of the dynasty.
One of the three largest scenic parks in Japan, located in the city of Kanazawa, built for almost 200 years, was opened to visitors only in 1871. Another luxurious park area Ritsurin is broken in the city of Takamatsu on the island of Shikoku. There are many historical trees, graceful hills, and pristine ponds that attract the eye with their smooth surface.
An infinite number of buildings and real majestic monuments are located throughout this amazing country. Each is unique and worthy of the visit of travelers from around the world.