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Unique places of interest in Japan

ACROS Park

From the series “Top 16 Most Unusual and Original Parks and Gardens”
In 1995, the opening of one of the most spectacular urban parks of the planet called ACROS took place in Fukuoka. The history of the foundation of this unique park is very amazing. In 90s, the city authorities expressed a need to build a new office building. They managed to find a suitable place among the main streets of the densely built city. It was the place where there was the only park within district.

In order not to deprive the area of ​​a single green oasis, experts of architectural company Emilio Ambasz & Associates decided to break up on the facade of an office building with a stepped live garden. In accordance with the project, the south side of the 14-storey building was transformed into the luxury stepped garden with live plants and shrubs. It features cozy seating areas … Read all

Osaka Board Game Park

From the series “Top 16 Most Unusual and Original Parks and Gardens”
The unusual chess park has appeared several years ago in Osaka. Its design is entirely devoted to board games. This park, located on the bank of the channel, has special benches, paths for skateboarding, and flowerbeds with check pattern. It’s difficult to imagine that the area in which the park is located, a few years ago was abandoned and was literally drowning in waste and debris.

A few years ago, the city authorities decided to clean up the area. They started construction of a new luxury residence there. The park was created as a part of the project. The authors of the project were teammates from TOFU Architects company. They used the most affordable and simple materials, including cardboard, paper, vinyl, wood, and stainless steel.

Thus, the park is made entirely of … Read all
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Traditions in Japan

Tokyo
The indigenous people of Tokyo have accustomed to foreigners long ago. They are very polite and courteous. Only older people and children can be ashamed of tourists, but this is only the first reaction to the unusual companions. The locals are very hospitable. It doesn’t matter who and for what reason will come with a visit, this person will be certainly greeted at the highest level. The Japanese are very sensitive to their homes, so you should certainly take your shoes off at the entrance to … Read more
Kyoto
Kyoto is a unique city of festivals - beautiful celebrations are carried out here almost every month. Many celebrations have a long history; a large part of them are devoted to the important religious holidays and historical events. Preparing for the next festival is an important and long-awaited event for all local residents. Citizens have always been active in the organization of cultural events; they adorn city streets and construct public scene at their own expense and consider it their … Read more
Osaka
Numerous cultural traditions of local people are great and impressive. Local folks respect their ancestors and follow ancient customs and age old traditions. The city of Osaka offers its guests great entertaining and cultural program including various ethnic festivals and fests. The Bon Festival is one of the most in demand ethnic fests among foreign guests. Impressive ethnic event lasts for three days. Another popular name of the festival is the Day of remembrance of dead. The festival is … Read more
Sapporo
After the Olympic Games of 1972 which took place in the city of Sapporo tourists from other countries have been associating the city with majestic winter holidays. One of the main events of the cultural life calendar in the city has for more than 60 years been the Sapporo Snow Festival. The event was first held in 1950. A remarkable fact is that festival was established by pupils. Many years ago children created several marvelous snow figures in one of the local parks. This good tradition was … Read more
Fukuoka
Fukuoka never ceases to attract tourists who like to rest in large modern cities. It is a thriving metropolis, one of the ten largest and most densely populated cities in the country. Surprisingly, modern and rapidly developing city has managed to preserve the cultural heritage of past centuries. Many travelers arrive to the city at the beginning of May, when the Golden Week Festival is held in Fukuoka. It is a series of several national celebrations; traditionally the most striking and … Read more
Hiroshima
It should be noted that rules of etiquette in Hiroshima are very different from those that take place in a number of European cities. It would be useful to learn about some intricacies of the local culture and accepted rules of behavior to show respect for locals and avoid awkward situations. Thus, it is inadmissible to enter the house in shoes for outdoor walking, as it is considered a sign of bad manners. It may seem strange to many foreigners, but it is also unaccepted to bring soap to the … Read more
Kobe
Residents of Kobe are characterized by a respectful attitude to their traditions, some of which date back hundreds of years. The city has become known to many travelers thanks to its Festival of Light (Kobe Luminarie), which is now one of the most interesting events in its festive calendar. For the first time, this festival was held in 1995, and the reason for its organizing was very tragic. In 1995, a strong earthquake struck Kobe, killing thousands of citizens. After the earthquake, the … Read more
Nagasaki
Nagasaki hosts many annual festivals, each of which has its own unique history. In August, during the traditional Obon Festival, local residents honor the memory of deceased relatives. For this event, townspeople built small boats with photographs of relatives who died in the current year fixed on them. A solemn procession passes through the city streets to the harbor where the symbolic boats are burned. At first glance, the festival may seem fully mournful, but there is also a festive part. … Read more

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