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Daibutsu Ushiku

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Fans of unusual monuments will be interested by the Buddha statue located in the Japanese city of Ushiku. The Daibutsu Ushiku sculpture is considered the third largest in the world, its height is 100 meters. The statue is based on a traditional lotus-shaped platform. The latest is also quite impressive, as its height is 20 meters. The statue was represented in 1995. It was placed in a picturesque park.

The main building material was bronze. About 6 000 bronze plates were used as a liner. The total weight of the statue is about 4 000 tons. The statue depicts Amitabha Buddha. It is important to note that the monument location wasn't chosen by chance. It is believed that in these places Amitabha Buddha attained enlightenment. For hundreds of years, local residents consider the Ushiku … Read all

Grand Shrine of Ise

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In Japan, in the small town of Ise is situated the main shrine of the country - the Great Temple of Ise. Only the priests of the temple can enter its territory, as well as representatives of the imperial family. Ordinary travellers can only admire the religious shrine from afar. The main temple of the country looks more than modest. It is built of wood and decorated in accordance with centuries-old traditions.

In accordance with the Shinto concept of death and rebirth, the temple is being completely destroyed every 20 years and then it is being rebuilt again. Partly because of this, the construction is very modest in scale and appearance. The main Shinto shrine is dedicated to the goddess of the sun Amaterasu. Within the walls of the temple there are many unique national treasures and … Read all
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Architecture of Japan in pictures

Culture of regions in Japan

Tokyo
It is impossible to imagine an acquaintance with the capital of Japan, without visiting one of its main permanent symbols. The Imperial Palace is simply a blessing for tourists who prefer to admire the gorgeous views of luxurious palaces and gardens. Despite the fact that the palace is located next to state institutions, it does not in the least violate the integrity of the composition of the building. The palace is fashioned in the traditional Japanese style. Be aware, that tourists are not … Read more
Kyoto
Museums of the cultural capital of the Land of the Rising Sun offer even more interesting things. Thus, first and foremost, many tourists visit the Kyoto Samurai & Ninja Museum. Among its exhibits are traditional costumes of Japanese warriors, their weapons, photos. This is also a great opportunity to change into a ninja or a samurai to take some pictures in memory of the great time spent in Kyoto. A separate museum is dedicated to another secret symbol of Japan - ikebana. The simply-named … Read more
Osaka
Japan is an advanced country known for its modern buildings and technology. Osaka is no exception - here you can find impressive skyscrapers, functional structures, and ultramodern high-end buildings. The highest skyscraper in the city and the whole of Japan is Abeno Harukas with a height of 300 meters. Shortly after its construction in 2014, in the year 2017, it received the prestigious Good Design Award. Companies such as Takenaka Corporation and César Pelli & Associates worked on the … Read more
Sapporo
An excursion to the Former Hokkaido Government Office Building is a perfect idea. A walk through the magnificent garden will be especially memorable in warm seasons, as well as the beautiful architecture of the building which attracts visitors at first sight. The building was erected in the year 1869, and during its construction, it was one of the largest buildings in Japan. Ten years later, in 1879, the building was badly damaged by fire, but it was restored in 1888. Today the building hosts … Read more
Fukuoka
Despite the fact that Fukuoka doesn’t feature an abundance of historical monuments and cultural centers, excursion fans won’t get bored in the city. One of the major historical sites here is Fukuoka Castle Remains located on one of the highest hills. Powerful fortifications were built in the 17th century; modern travelers can see only a small part of surviving elements of the building. Next to ruins begins scenic Maizuru Park; a walk through it will give a lot of impressions. These beautiful … Read more
Hiroshima
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park is the main attraction of Hiroshima known far beyond the city. Its area is about 120 square kilometers. There are several important cultural sites at the park. The Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum is among them; it introduces the most important events in the history of the city. Many exhibits tell the history of the tragic bombing and show its massive consequences. Nearby is the Hiroshima National Peace Memorial Hall, which has been a permanent venue for various … Read more
Nagoya
Travelers start getting to know attractions of Nagoya with old Nagoya Castle. This unique historical monument was built at the beginning of the 17th century and was seriously damaged during the Second World War. In 1959, its extensive reconstruction was finished and then the castle appeared in all its glory. The height of its major tower is 48 m. An excellent viewing platform is equipped for visitors on one of the last floors of the construction. The old castle is also a location of the … Read more
Kobe
Kobe is a treasure trove of unique architectural and historical monuments. Many old buildings and cultural centers were completely destroyed by the earthquake of 1995 but later restored by the efforts of local residents. An incredibly beautiful 19th-century historical monument is the Ijinkan, a complex of several luxurious old mansions. Once they belonged to wealthy foreign diplomats and local merchants. Now the architectural ensemble is surrounded by a lush garden. The best time to visit this … Read more

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