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JAPON

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JAPON
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    Tokyo

    112 votes

    City

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

  • 2
    Osaka

    23 votes

    City

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

  • 3
    Kyoto

    46 votes

    City

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

  • 4
    Hiroshima

    5 votes

    City

    Hiroshima (広島市, Hiroshima-shi, Japanese: [çiɽo̞ɕimäɕi]) is the capital of Hiroshima Prefecture an...

  • 5
    Miyajima

    10 votes

    Island

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

  • 6
    Nara

    10 votes

    City

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

  • 7
    Nikko

    5 votes

    City

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

  • 8
    Kamakura

    5 votes

    City

    Kamakura (鎌倉市, Kamakura-shi) is a city in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan, about 50 kilometres (31 mil...

  • 9
    Takayama

    2 votes

    City

    Takayama (高山市, Takayama-shi) is a city located in Gifu Prefecture, Japan.

  • 10
    Yokohama

    4 votes

    City

    Yokohama (横浜市, Yokohama-shi) ( listen ) is the second largest city in Japan by population and mos...

  • 11
    Matsumoto

    2 votes

    City

    Matsumoto (松本市, Matsumoto-shi) is a city located in central Nagano Prefecture, in the Chūbu regio...

  • 12
    Hakone

    7 votes

    City

    Hakone (箱根町, Hakone-machi) is a town in Ashigarashimo District in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan. As ...

  • 13
    Mount Kōya

    1 votes

    Mountain

    Mount Kōya (高野山, Kōya-san) is the name of mountains in Wakayama Prefecture to the south of Osaka....

  • 14
    Kanazawa

    5 votes

    City

    Kanazawa (金沢市, Kanazawa-shi) is the capital city of Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan. It has a populati...

  • 15
    Sensō-ji

    45 votes

    Sight

    Colorful hustle and bustle: Thousands come to the temple of the merciful deity . In 628, according...

  • 16
    Meiji Shrine

    28 votes

    Sight

    An oasis of tranquility in the middle of metropolitan bustle. This shrine dedicated to the Meiji E...

  • 17
    Tokyo Imperial Palace

    26 votes

    Sight

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

  • 18
    Kiyomizu-dera

    20 votes

    Sight

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

  • 19
    Kinkaku-ji

    19 votes

    Sight

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

  • 20
    Roppongi Hills

    20 votes

    Neighborhood

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

  • 21
    Tokyo Tower

    22 votes

    Sight

    The building offers an excellent view.Prices: adults JPY 1420.00.Mo - Su: 09:00 - 22:00

  • 22
    Kasuga-taisha

    8 votes

    Sight

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

  • 23
    Tōdai-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
    Tokyo Metropolitan Government Complex

    13 votes

    Sight

    A breathtaking view which cost the tax payers of Tokyo a fortune . The most accurate way to descri...

  • 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

    6 votes

    Sight

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

  • 28
    Yoyogi National Gymnasium

    3 votes

    Sight

    The 1964 Olympic Games were held in Tokyo. The two halls, designed by Kenzo Tange, are amongst th...

  • 29
    Hachiko

    15 votes

    Sight

    The embodiment of loyalty and commitment. Where do you arrange to meet in Shibuya? Easy - at Hachi...

  • 30
    Osaka Castle

    4 votes

    Sight

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  • 31
    Nijō Castle

    5 votes

    Sight

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

  • 32
    Jisho-ji

    4 votes

    Sight

    Ginkaku-ji (銀閣寺, lit. "Temple of the Silver Pavilion"), officially named Jishō-ji (慈照寺, lit. "Tem...

  • 33
    Ryōan-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
    Nikkō Tōshō-gū

    5 votes

    Sight

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

  • 36
    Zōjō-ji

    2 votes

    Sight

    The former family temple of the Tokugawa Shoguns reflects nothing of their lost might. However, n...

  • 37
    Katsura Imperial Villa

    5 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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