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Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Sacred & Religious Sites, Historic Sites
Kinkakuji Temple
Sacred & Religious Sites
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Historic Sites, Points of Interest & Landmarks, Sacred & Religious Sites
Koyasan Okunoin
Cemeteries, Sacred & Religious Sites
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Sacred & Religious Sites, Historic Sites
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Historic Sites, Points of Interest & Landmarks, Sacred & Religious Sites
Ogimachi Castle Old Site Observatory
Lookouts, Historic Sites, Points of Interest & Landmarks, Observation Decks & Towers
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Historic Sites, Points of Interest & Landmarks, Sacred & Religious Sites
Chureito Pagoda
Points of Interest & Landmarks
Mount Fuji
Mountains, Volcanos, Points of Interest & Landmarks
Ogimachi Castle Old Site Observatory
Lookouts, Historic Sites, Points of Interest & Landmarks, Observation Decks & Towers
Katsura Imperial Villa
Historic Walking Areas, Gardens
Historic Walking Areas, Points of Interest & Landmarks, Islands
Ise Shrine Geku
Sacred & Religious Sites, Historic Walking Areas
Nijo Castle
Points of Interest & Landmarks, Castles
Himeji Castle
Historic Sites, Scenic Walking Areas, Points of Interest & Landmarks, Castles
Matsumoto Castle
Points of Interest & Landmarks, Scenic Walking Areas, Castles
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The buildings, especially the Itsukushima Shine with its gigantic ‘floating’ torii gate and nearby temples and pagodas have beautiful architectures that blends into the natural surroundings of sea, lush forests, a...
Aside from the beautiful "Great Torii Gate" floating at sea, you will also see free roaming deer, and get to taste very unique delicacies such as the famous Hiroshima oysters, anago or sea water eel in a bun, and...
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Our group of 35 followed a guide on a circuit along paths and a stone-paved walk that brought us to various elevations for different views of the scenery, made even prettier by trees with leaves of red and gold.
Easy journey by Kyoto City Bus 33 from the north side of Kyoto Station, bus stop information available in the bus.
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The second major stop on our epic two-week Iseji Kumano Kodo hike, Geku Shrine is every bit as serene and gorgeous as its counterpart.
You can end up in little trails in the forest, and really feel the nature around you.
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I advise you to book a room in a ryokan called oyado seri you will have an amazing room with a fantastic view of the great river and the beautiful mountain behind it for a very good price.
... clocking sounds of the clogs on the street everywhere you go adds to the atmosphere) If u are lucky enough to visit during the cherry blossom season, the little canal/river are lined with the beautiful trees.
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... and you find yourself in this quiet, serene and relaxing park with a pond, rivers, gardens, lush vegetation and a network of walking paths, trails and benches that lead to tranquility and contemplation.
Spectacular collection of pines ... Wonderful ferns... Superb mature acers.. Don’t be put off by nay sayers who cannot appreciate the subtle beauty of the place....
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Allow yourself time to wander the grounds of this famous Museum; the town shrines that line the cliffs and inner paths dedicated to their citizens lost in the Japanese invasion in WW11 are perhaps even more moving...
Situated next to the "Suicide Cliffs," where the Battle of Okinawa ended, a visit to Okinawa Peace Memorial Park inspires a profound and overwhelming appreciation of the horrific tragedy.
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The trail took us through the scenic Japanese country side: quaint villages, well-preserved ancient post-towns (lined with lovely ancient buildings), forests (rivers, waterfalls, hills), beautiful Japanese Inns an...
The daily walks through the post towns including Narai, Kisofukushima, Tsumago and Magome gave us an insight into Japan's feudal history, customs and culture and introduced us to a people who are uniquely helpful...
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We went to ehis Unesco World Heritage on last winter, this place was trully awesome, we came from Kanazawa to Toyama, then catched a local train to Takayama, From Takayama we took a bus to Shirakawa-go, The View a...
Excellent place to visit!!! Actually explains why this is a UNESCO World Heritage Site!Being there and actually seeing the Gassho Style houses is just.... pure bliss!
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Found Satte train station is about 2kms walk, very nice and picturesque.
The city with historical buildings, willow trees, stone bridges and canal system, especially the colors of the changing leaves which was very beautiful picturesque scene made visitors see ways of Kurashiki life in...
Located at the base of a knoll where a shrine sits gracefully above the cityscape, we've spent two very low key and relaxing days strolling the area including walking to the shrine, highly recommended as part of a...
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Beautiful views of the lake and distant mountains, some days we could see My Fuji in the distance.
Despite the cold and the snow, the stay on site was most enjoyable and enriching personally.
... of Japanese style lodges (minshuku/ryokan) along the way with tasty food, hot springs, small villages, beautiful mountain with tranquil forests, all and more make Kumano Kodo one of a kind trail in the world.
From the moment we met up with our tour group, 7 in all, at a snug hotel in Osaka we were able to sit back and focus on the culture, history, religion, scenery & relevance of the Kumano Kodo, and leave the complex...
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But this one had me hooked thanks to its wonderful story telling and its fantastic models and reconstruction of the era.
Wonderful small museum, history lovers heaven!
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The trails by the lakes were lovely
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It is beautiful in late autumn and the deciduous trees are at its best displaying their fall colors.
Kyoto Gyoen is a beautiful park within Imperial Palace.
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You get superb views of Takayama along with beautiful countryside and snow capped mountains in the distance (if you're there on a good day - weather is always unpredictable in the mountains remember).
It's a beautiful trail with peaceful shrines, romantic old ruins & buildings, a few restaurants, small ponds, little house gardens, vegetable patches, lush trees and many other itsy-bitsy details of rural life.
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It is an amazing place to tour if you're even just slightly interested in archeology and also close to the delightful Aomori Museum of Art.
Teepees and everything else you can live in in ancient times is covered in a fantastic walk about... people there are so friendly and helpful.
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The train station is ideally positioned at one end of the town so gives you the chance to strawl twice over this amazing town.
I loved this place and it gives you the taste of old times so have happy people of Narai have kept the heritage and culture intact.
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You can take the city tram to the last stop and walk to Motomachi, you can see each slopes with different views.
They are very popular with those who stroll around since there are distinct buildings and varied landscapes along them.
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Awesome place to go see while visiting Okinawa such a beautiful castle has a lot of the history of the island there if you are here visiting or just want something to do def go take a look it's totally worth it!
The ambiance and general feeling of the main king of Okinawa set in this castle offers unique and authentic layout of how the castle was in the 1400’s with the court and throne with fabulous artifacts such as weap...
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We were surprised to find the castle grounds open for a preview The castle is impressive and the displays showing pre and post earthquake were a stark reminder of the power of nature Well worth a visit
Kumamoto castle in Kumamoto When i visit that place is closed But already open in 2038 Because earthquke in 2017 Visitor can walk around kumamoto castle The view is so beautiful.
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As we were walking along the path, around the lake, we noticed families having picnics on the grounds.
We had a nice, cool and pleasant walk along the lakeside of Senba lake in early spring.
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