Unesco World  Heritage Sites in Japan

Unesco World Heritage Sites in Japan

The list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites comprises the most beautiful, unique and fascinating places on the planet, some very old and some brand new, some natural and some artificial. Japan has sixteen such places of outstanding value, and all of them are important tourist attractions. If you find yourself at loss when it comes to which Japanese attractions you should visit while in the country of the rising sun, world heritage sites are a safe bet that you'll have a great time while learning... [ read more ]

The most beautiful castles in Japan

The most beautiful castles in Japan

Feudal Japan was definitely not the coziest, nicest place to live for most of the population, but if you happened to be a powerful feudal lord, then you lived in glory and luxury, even if you often didn't live long. As for the rest of the people, they could console themselves with the magnificent displays of wealth of the their social superiors. Japanese castles, many of which date back to the Middle Ages, are the pinnacle of Japanese architecture, style and taste. Most of them have luckily ... [ read more ]