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JAPON

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JAPON
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    Tokyo

    101 votes

    city

    Explore Japan's Mysterious Metropolis. If you take the elevator to the top of the Shinjuku Metropo...

  • 2
    Osaka

    15 votes

    city

    Go On, eat Yourself Bankrupt - A city of great food and incredible progress. Sprawling Osaka has i...

  • 3
    Kyoto

    41 votes

    city

    Served as Japan's political and cultural hub for more than a millenium. Built in A.D. 794 on the ...

  • 4
    Hiroshima

    4 votes

    city

    The Japanese city of is the capital of Hiroshima Prefecture, and the largest city in the Chūgoku ...

  • 5
    Miyajima

    8 votes

    island

    Ravishingly beautiful: The "floating" gate of the Itukushima shrine near Hiroshima . The famous re...

  • 6
    Nara

    8 votes

    city

    Before Tokyo and Kyoto, there was Nara, which served as Japan's capital during the 8th century. Na...

  • 7
    Nikko

    3 votes

    city

    Shoguns once roamed this temple site, which blends perfectly into the surrounding forests. The sh...

  • 8
    Kamakura

    4 votes

    city

    Kamakura (Japanese: 鎌倉市; -shi) is a city located in Kanagawa, Japan, about 50 km south-south-west...

  • 9
    Takayama

    1 votes

    city

    is a city located in Gifu, Japan. As of August 1, 2006 the city has an estimated population of 96...

  • 10
    Yokohama

    3 votes

    city

    is the capital of Kanagawa Prefecture, located in the Kantō region of the main island of Honshū a...

  • 11
    Matsumoto

    1 votes

    city

    is a city located in Nagano Prefecture, Japan. Matsumoto is designated as a Special City. (...)

  • 12
    Hakone

    6 votes

    city

    is a town in Japan, in Kanagawa Prefecture, in Ashigarashimo District. Located on the eastern foo...

  • 13
    Koya-san

    1 votes

    mountain

  • 14
    Kanazawa

    4 votes

    city

    is the capital city of Ishikawa Prefecture in Japan. (...)

  • 15
    Asakusa Kannon Temple (Sensōji)

    36 votes

    sight

    Colorful hustle and bustle: Thousands come to the temple of the merciful deity . According to lege...

  • 16
    Meiji-Shrine (Meiji Jingū)

    21 votes

    sight

    An oasis of tranquility in the middle of metropolitan bustle. Built in 1920, bombed in 1945, rebui...

  • 17
    Kokyo: The Imperial Palace

    21 votes

    sight

    Built in Edo Japan, The Imperial Palace remains the main residence of the Emperor and an importan...

  • 18
    Kiyomizudera

    17 votes

    sight

    Old Kyoto: People, architecture and nature united in harmony . Early in the morning, the old Kyoto...

  • 19
    Kinkaku-ji

    14 votes

    sight

    The "Golden Pavilion" reflects in the water on clear days . The most photographed building of Kyot...

  • 20
    Roppongi Hills

    16 votes

    neighborhood

    A city within the city. ”The town within the town” already is the landmark of modern Tokyo. The 54...

  • 21
    Tokyo Tower

    16 votes

    sight

    If you're lost in Tokyo and need an orienting landmark, look for the famous Tokyo Tower – at 333 ...

  • 22
    Kasuga Taisha

    7 votes

    sight

    3000 stone and bronze lanterns lighten up the Nara Park . The attraction of the clan shrine of Fuj...

  • 23
    Todai-ji

    5 votes

    sight

    The largest bronze Buddha of Japan can be found in Nara . The huge temple complex was founded in 7...

  • 24
    Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park

    6 votes

    sight

    Center of the atomic inferno of Hiroshima. The hypocenter of the explosion was above the former ba...

  • 25
    City Hall

    9 votes

    sight

    A breathtaking view which cost the tax payers of Tokyo a fortune . The word “monumental” perfectly...

  • 26
    Historic Monuments of Ancient Nara

    4 votes

    sight

    Before Tokyo and Kyoto, there was Nara, which served as Japan's capital during the 8th century. Na...

  • 27
    Kyoto Imperial Palace (Gosho)

    5 votes

    sight

    Kyoto Gosho used to be the official residence of Japan's Imperial Family until 1868, when the cap...

  • 28
    Yoyogi Sports Center

    3 votes

    sight

    1964 took place in the Tokyo Olympic Games. The two halls, which are designed by Kenzo Tange, are...

  • 29
    Hachikō

    11 votes

    sight

    The embodiment of loyalty and commitment. In 1924, a dog named Hachiko waited for his beloved mast...

  • 30
    Osaka Castle

    4 votes

    sight

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  • 31
    Nijo-Schloss

    4 votes

    sight

    Mysterious Kyoto's Shogun residence with finesse . Due the logic of power, the seat of the Shogun ...

  • 32
    Ginkaku-ji

    4 votes

    sight

    the "Temple of the Silver Pavilion," is a Buddhist temple in the Sakyo ward of Kyoto, Japan. The...

  • 33
    Ryoan-ji

    3 votes

    sight

    Ryōan-ji (or the Temple of the Peaceful Dragon) is a Zen temple located in northwest Kyoto, Japan...

  • 34
    Chion-in

    7 votes

    sight

    Temple near Kyoto with the heaviest bell of Japan . The ultimate temple. Where priest Honen fasted...

  • 35
    Toshogu

    4 votes

    sight

    The magnificent mausoleum of Nikko with its astonishing splendor is simply marvelous. The most fam...

  • 36
    Zōjōji

    2 votes

    sight

    The former family temple of the Tokugawa Shoguns reflects nothing of their power verflossener res...

  • 37
    Katsura-rikyu

    3 votes

    sight

    The emperors villa near Kyota has hundreds of "front views" . The imperial summer residence is one...

  • 38
    Kurama

    3 votes

    city

    A quiet place, north of Kyoto, nice for a montain hike as for the hot spring.

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