Three Most Beautiful Japanese Gardens

Three Most Beautiful Japanese Gardens

Gardens in Japan have their own style, personality. They are usually divided in three categories: Chaniwa (tea), Tsukiyama (hill), Karesansui (dry) Gardens and can be found in temples and palaces. Nowadays, though, many gardens were created near hotels, public facilities or in residences of public figures. You can find a garden in almost every city, though the following ones are considered the three most beautiful Japanese gardens on the whole island. Kenrokuen Garden Located in Kanazawa c... [ read more ]

Top 5 Weirdest Festivals in Japan

Top 5 Weirdest Festivals in Japan

When you think about Japan, you imagine tea houses, beautiful gardens, painted geishas and samurais. Japanese culture is not only mystical, but colorful and diverse. Their connection with the land, nature and with their gods is something you can’t really comprehend unless you’ve lived with them. So one would really turn their heads up when they would see these cultured people parading down the streets half naked, or holding huge wooden phalluses. So here are the 5 weirdest festivals in Japan... [ read more ]