Japan I Know
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History of Golden Week
A professor of mine has a day job at a Japanese company. Among its almost hundred employees, he is the only...
2 May 2016
Shogun: Beginning of the end of class system in...
The Emperor had always been the head of the country. However, for a very long time, it was the military head of Japan...
15 Apr 2016
Top 10 of the most interesting Museums in Kyoto...
1.The National Museum of Modern Art [caption id="attachment_3763" align="alignnone" width="815"] Credit: Wikimedia C...
6 Apr 2016
Narai-Juku, a time machine in Nagano prefecture
At almost the halfway point between Tokyo and Kyoto, you will find a small typical town, considered national treasure...
1 Apr 2016
The Snow Monkey Park
Do you know this place ? Or Have you ever heard of Jigokudani Monkey Park? It is the only place in the world where mo...
10 Feb 2016
Three nights of heaven and earth - O-bon in Japan
O-bon will be with us soon. Although not an actual National Holiday, the entire country will close down and the city ...
5 Aug 2015
Tokyo National Museum: A Few Hours in the Japan...
Stay for an hour or spend the whole day, the Tokyo National Museum (東京国立博物館 Tōkyō Kokuritsu Hakubutsukan) give...
15 Jul 2015
Kyoto’s Castle – Nijo Jo
All of the historical facts in this article are taken from the World Cultural Heritage Sites Historic Monuments of An...
8 Jul 2015
The Hour of Meeting Evil Spirits - The Ultimate...
Japanese ghosts, known as yokai, are absolutely fascinating. They’ve lasted century after century and continue to be ...
1 Jul 2015
The Secret Rivers of Tokyo
There are multiple definitions of what actually constitutes "Tokyo". The Metropolis of Tokyo, bordered on the east an...
10 Jun 2015