Visit Japan - 2011

YAMATO MUSEUM (Kure, Hiroshima)

December 2011

You can understand the history and technology of the most powerful battle ship "Yamato" built in Kure.
You can see "Zero fighter & Kaiten Human Torpedo" as well.

AUTUMN LEAVES (red & yellow leaves of autumn)

December 2011

Leaves are changing from green to red & yellow in autumn.
End of Nov. & early of Dec is one of the most popular season for tourists.

BACKPACKER'S HOSTEL (Kyoto)

September 2011

Now Backpackers' hostels are popular among foreigners even for families. You can wash and cook by yourself.
Of course nice cafe is also available. Excellent facilities & clean and friendly staff are waiting for you.

SHIRAKAWA-GO (Gifu) <World Heritage>

September 2011

Old farmers' village is preserved as it was.
It is a typical mountain village that is surrounded by mountains.
It takes about 3 hours from Nagoya Station by coach.

TOHOKU 4 BIG FESTIVALS in Summer (north part of Japan)

August 2011

Aomori prefecture, Akita prefecture, Miyagi prefecture and Yamagata prefecture dared to perform their original summer festivals in Aug as usual in order to encourage people even though some of their parts are still affected by last earthquake and Tsunami.

SUMMER FESTIVALS IN TOKYO

August 2011

Summer is the peak season of festivals in Japan.
In Tokyo we can enjoy many summer festivals which origins are from other prefectures.

TOKYO CAMII (Yoyogi, Tokyo)

July 2011

The current Mosque was built in 2000 supported by Turkish Government(First Mosque was built in 1938).
This is one of the largest Mosque in Japan and max 2,000 Muslim can pray together.

SMALL MUSLIM VILLAGE (Shin-Okubo, Tokyo)

July 2011

There are small Muslim village in front of Shin-Okubo Station.
This village consists of small Mosque, Halal grocery stores, Kebab shop, Indonesian restaurant, Thai food(Halal) restaurant etc.
The residents of this village celebrate Hari Raya together.

CAPSULE HOTEL

May 2011

Some Japanese stay at "Capsule Hotel" in order to save taxi cost when they miss the last train to their home town.
You can enjoy the feeling of an insect in this small space.

HIMEJI CASTLE under the big renovation <World Heritage>

May 2011

Himeji Castle main building is now under the big renovation which will be completed in 2014.
Now you can see the progress of this renovation from the inside of the huge coverage.

DIAMOND FUJI

February 2011

Himeji Castle main building is now under the big renovation which will be completed in 2014.
Now you can see the progress of this renovation from the inside of the huge coverage.

JAPANESE STYLE PUBLIC BATH

February 2011

Although most of our Japanese have family bathes in our houses, public bathes are still popular especially for hot spring("Onsen")area.
When you enter the bathroom from a changing area, you will find a washing area. If you find something that looks like a step stool in the bathroom, it is for sitting.
Please rinse your body before going into the tub.

ENKOJI TEMPLE

January 2011

Malaysian Victim of Mr.Omar, a specially selected student to Japan during Second World-War and bombed by A-Bomb in Hiroshima, is sleeping there.
Enkoji-Temple is also famous for its beauty of red & yellow leaves of late autumn season.