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1. Nanzen Temple’s Suirokaku Aqueduct [Sightseeing Spots] Nanzen Temple is the head temple of the southern faction of the Rinzai school of Buddhism. With its large triple gate welcoming worshippers and its splendid temple building, it’s one  of the many temples in Kyoto filled with modest charm. Its biggest charm is the Suirokaku Aqueduct that sits […]

Himeji (姫路市 Himeji-shi) is a citylocated in Hyōgo Prefecture in the Kansai region of Japan. Himeji (姫路) is most famous for its magnificent castle, Himeji Castle, widely considered to be Japan’s most beautiful surviving feudal castle. The castle is designated both a national treasure and a UNESCO world heritage site. At one point in the late 1500’s, it was the biggest castle in all of Asia. The […]

Osaka (大阪市 Ōsaka-shi?) is a designated city in the Kansai region of Japan. It is the capital city of Osaka Prefecture and the largest component of the Keihanshin Metropolitan Area, the second largest metropolitan area in Japan and among the largest in the world with over 19 million inhabitants. Situated at the mouth of the […]