Category: World Heritage

  • Hiraizumi – Chusonji Temple

    Hiraizumi – Chusonji Temple

    Hiraizumi is a treasure trove of history, culture, and natural beauty. Chusonji’s Konjikido is a must-see. Its temples and gardens offer a peaceful retreat from modern life. Plan your visit to experience the serene charm of this ancient town. Introduction Hiraizumi is located in Iwate Prefecture in northern Japan. It is a small town rich…

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  • Yoshino

    Yoshino

    Yoshino is a must-visit for anyone interested in Japan’s natural beauty, historical sites, and cultural experiences. Its cherry blossoms, historical temples, and delicious local cuisine offer something for everyone. A Jewel of Nara Prefecture A Haven of History and Nature Located in Nara Prefecture, Yoshino is a treasure trove of natural beauty and historical significance.…

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  • Himeji Castle tours

    Himeji Castle tours

    Japan’s Majestic World Heritage Site Himeji Castle stands as a masterpiece of Japanese architecture. Located in Himeji City, Hyogo Prefecture, it’s a shining example of medieval Japanese castle construction. Known as “White Heron Castle” for its brilliant white exterior, it resembles a bird taking flight. This castle is not just a cultural treasure but also…

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  • Lake Kawaguchi

    Lake Kawaguchi

    Discovering Lake Kawaguchi: A Jewel in the Fuji Five Lakes Region Nestled in the shadow of the iconic Mount Fuji, Lake Kawaguchi (or Kawaguchiko) is a serene expanse of water that offers breathtaking views and a peaceful retreat from the hustle and bustle of city life. This destination is a must-visit for anyone traveling to…

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  • Miyajima tours from Kyoto

    Miyajima tours from Kyoto

    Nestled in the tranquil waters of the Seto Inland Sea lies Miyajima, an island revered for its breathtaking natural beauty and rich cultural heritage. At the heart of Miyajima’s allure is Itsukushima Shrine, a UNESCO World Heritage site, known for its iconic “floating” torii gate. This mystical island, also known as Itsukushima, offers visitors a…

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  • Mount Koya (Koya-san)

    Mount Koya (Koya-san), located in Wakayama Prefecture, Japan, is a revered mountain known for its spiritual significance. It serves as the headquarters of the Shingon sect of Japanese Buddhism, centered around the Kongobuji Temple. Founded in the early 9th century by the monk Kukai (Kobo Daishi), Mount Koya has been a center of Buddhist practice…

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  • Kumano Kodo Pilgrimage Tours

    Kumano Kodo Pilgrimage Tours

    What is Kumano Kodo? Kumano Kodo is a pilgrimage route that has continued since ancient times. The Kumano Kodo is the collective name for pilgrimage routes from Kyoto, Yoshino, Koyasan, and Ise to the three sacred sites of Kumano Hongu Taisha, Kumano Nachi Taisha, and Kumano Hayatama Taisha. The Kii Peninsula was formed by the…

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  • Hiroshima tour from Osaka and Kyoto

    Hiroshima tour from Osaka and Kyoto

    If you are staying Osaka or Kyoto, it is possible to make a Hiroshima tour in a day. In Hiroshima you can visit two World Heritage sites. For Hiroshima day trip from Osaka, you take Shinkansen from Osaka, and then join in a tour in Hiroshima. Ready-made Hiroshima tour from Osaka There are several Hiroshima…

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  • Nakijin Castle

    Nakijin Castle

    Tours that visit Nakijin Castle Nakijin Castle is one of Okinawa’s World Heritage Sites. It is about 110 km away from Naha Airport. So it is recommended to take a tour from Naha City. Castle’s official WEB site. Introduction Nakijin Castle, located in the northern part of Okinawa Island, is a must-visit for history enthusiasts.…

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  • Nikko from Tokyo: day tours

    Nikko from Tokyo: day tours

    Please check this link for the full list of Nikko tours. Nikko day tours from Tokyo There are Nikko tours from Tokyo by public transport (bus and/or train) and private cars. Nikko private car tours from Tokyo is ideal for a small group or a family. If you are a solo traveler or a couple,…

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