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Natural landscape in Japan – Beaut...

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Living in Japan

The number of foreigners studying and working in Japan has been increasing in recent decades. The demand for native language teachers, in particular, is still high. Immigration About different types of visa. Working Holiday A visa for young people from certain countries. Working in Japan General information about working in Japan. Teaching Languages Native language teachers are still in high demand. Studying in Japan General information about studying in Japan. Language Schools A list of Japanese language...
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How to Hike in Japan

How to Hike in Japan

Although probably better known for its traditional culture and technologically advanced cities, Japan is also a country of mountains. More than seventy percent of the volcanic archipelago is covered by towering volcanic peaks and snow capped summits; and these mountains, which have traditionally held important religious and cultural significance, provide nothing short of a haven for outdoor sports enthusiasts. Naturally the country has developed a vibrant hiking culture to go along with its geography. Whether you are seeking long, multi-day treks through the national...
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Historic Sites of Japan

While many of Japan’s historic buildings and districts have been lost due to fires, earthquakes, wars and city redevelopment over the centuries, some cities and towns have managed to preserve a street block or whole district of traditional buildings for residents and tourists to enjoy today. The list below introduces some of Japan’s best preserved historic city districts and towns: Former Samurai DistrictsMany Japanese cities, including Tokyo, Osaka and Nagoya, have developed as castle towns, where the local feudal lord resided in the centrally located...
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Shopping in Japan

Japan is a shopping paradise with a wealth of stores selling everything from traditional souvenirs and local food to the latest electronics and hottest fashion brands. Both domestic and foreign brands are represented, as are stores for all budgets, from the 100 yen shops to high-end fashion boutiques and department stores. Large cities, such as Tokyo and Osaka, sport several shopping districts, each with their own unique character, usually grouped around major train stations. Shops are also found in shopping centers, along covered shopping arcades and in extensive...
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Amusement Parks of Japan

Japan has a few dozen popular theme parks and amusement parks, including some world renowned brand names like Disneyland and Universal Studios. There are also a few parks unique to Japan, for example, Nikko Edomura, which is themed in a fun way after a town of the samurai era. During the extravagant years of the bubble economy, many parks were built across Japan, several of which were forced to close again when the economy took a downturn. Those that remain in operation are the bigger and better received ones, usually with unique characters of their own. Below is a...
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Before you go to Japan

When to go   Event Caendar Money Budget Travel Immigratiin Mobile Phones Electricity Luggage Internet Access   Earthquakes  the material is taken...
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Beaches in Japan

Beaches in Japan

Japan is a long, thin island country with the Pacific Ocean on one side and the Sea of Japan and East China Sea on the other. The length of the country results in an extensive coastline with lots of beaches. It also means that the climate and swimming season differ quite a bit from south to north. The best beaches for sunbathing and swimming are found in Okinawa to the south, but nice beaches exist in other regions, too. Beaches often provide basic facilities such as toilets, changing rooms and showers. During the warmer months, swimming, snorkeling, surfing and...
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12 Recommended Japanese Power Spots

There are power spots all around the world, but did you know that a lot of them are in Japan? In Japan, many power spots are places where Japanese gods came down to earth. Furthermore, naturally created sacred places as well as shrines and temples are also known as power spots. Here are 12 power spots that you can visit on your trip to Japan. 1. Hakone – Kuzuryu Shrine  blog.livedoor.jp There are Kuzuryu shrines all throughout Japan but the one in Hakone is the most famous. They hold a Tsukinami-sai festival every month on the 13th because it’s said that the dragon...
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Flights Schedule from Moscow to Japan

In Armenia the tourists and people just preferring to go to Japan, first of all need to fly to Moscow than to Japan. Japanese Embassy has recently been opened here in Yerevan in2015 year of  January.  Attention: The schedule of every flight can be changed without announcement. Flights schedule of «Japan Airlines» (JAL) On every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday JL 442  Moscow Domodedovo 17:15 Moscow-Tokyo  Tokyo Narita (Terminal 2) 08:35 following day JL 441 Tokyo Narita (Terminal 2) 10:45 Tokyo-Moscow Moscow Domodedovo 15:00 Flights schedule...
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Transportation System in Japan

Transportation System in Japan

Transportation system in Japan is one of the most advanced in the world. Railway gives an opportunity to reach any place of the country. Besides, the speedy highway and the avian-systems are properly developed, too. In cities the buses and taxies provide transportation (day and night); with floating-boats the cities Tokyo, Osaka and Kobe are connected with the main ports of Hokkaido and Kyushu islands. Moreover, 2 airlines of Japan («Japan Air Lines» and «All Nippon Airways») carry out international transportation services. Japan also accepts the flight of foreign...
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Only Japan

Only Japan

3 main Japanese values Character Japan becomes more wonderful when you know Japanese people In Japan like elders, children also pray for glorifying Shinto Gods and Buddha. In crowded train we go another side in order let the other passengers to go out in each station. If you ask someone how to reach to some definite place, so Japanese will personally accompany you. Why do we possess such habits? We, Japanese people, from the first sight, seem to be mysterious; however, in case of realizing how we feel and think; you will more pleasantly enjoy Japan. Creation History and...
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Museums and Art Galleries of Japan

Museums and Art Galleries of Japan

Japanese museums can accurately tell the visitors about the history, culture and new achievements of this country. In classification of Japanese museums the National museums, as a rule, are classified on the upper level, for instance, Tokyo National museum situated in Ueno garden. This is the first museum founded in 1871. The huge collection of this museum presents the entire theory of traditional Japanese art, including the exhibits of history and science. In National museum of  Modern art of Tokyo the masterpieces of modern Japanese art are chronologically...
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Mountainous skiing of Japan

Mountainous skiing of Japan

Japan has already become a lovely place for skiers and snow-boardists. Unfortunately, Armenian tourists are not properly informed about the mountainous skiing opportunities of this country. There are opinions that the visit to Japanese skiing resorts means a number of increases of flights and prices. However, this is only false opinion which needs to be highlighted. For instance, GALA Yuzawa mountainous skiing resort, located not far from Tokyo, suggests 16 skiing highways for skiers and snow-boardists of any level of experience. Here there is also a garden for children,...
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Entertainment and Leisure in Japan

Entertainment and Leisure in Japan

Japan gives the tourists wide opportunity of entertainment and leisure: such as museums and gardens, classic and modern theatres, night clubs, shops, mountainous skiing resorts, tea-ceremonies, children attraction parks, unusual restaurants, music concerts, fireworks and many other things. Classic and scenic art Noh Japanese theatre is high artistic and dramatic art. It has already existed for about 700 years. The deep, symbolic art of Noh theatre goes to the roots to the ancient rituals of Shinto religion. The performance is going on the stage with the decoration typical...
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Japan Hot Springs

Japan Hot Springs

From the ancient times Japanese people were in harmony with nature. This is obviously seen in every sphere of life. Clothing, dishes, utensils, traditions and all things are full of nature elements, that is to say, this can only be perceptible by Japanese people. One of the modern forms of Japanese leisure is «isolation from civilization». Currently this means visiting «onsen» hot springs. This is the most wonderful place with modern facilities where people can feel the close connection to nature. In European culture «onsen» is a hot spring which is considered to be...
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Japanese Seasons

Japanese Seasons

Amazing and unique approach of Japanese people to the seasons is the extreme sensitivity «kisetsukan». There is hardly another nation in the world that pays so much attention to the shift of seasons as Japanese people. From the very beginning this warship was connected with Japanese Shinto religion. The idea of this religion is the nature warship. The shift of the seasons for Japanese people is the eternity of universe. Spring In Japan spring is not only the rebellion of colors but also a special state of mind. In spring everywhere people can admire the flourished...
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Souvenirs  from Japan

Souvenirs from Japan

Visiting every corner of the world people always buy gifts and souvenirs to their friends and relatives. Having old, special cultural and historical roots Japan suggests the tourist not only colorful impressions but also great opportunities of choosing souvenirs. They will remind you the time spending in the Land of Rising Sun. It is traditional to bring green tea from Japan, samurai belt, kimono, sushi utensils and special glasses for sake. However, the list of shopping is not complete with these souvenirs. Accordingly, what can be brought from Japan? First of all, it...
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Way Japan

Way Japan

We are going to present you some irrefutable arguments if you are suspicious to have your next initiative in Japan. Why spend the initiative in Japan? Japan is considered to be world leader in domains of scientific researches and in discovery of information technologies It is already many years that Japan is one of the World Leaders in the field of machinery, robotics, pharmaceuticals and etc. Japan has strongly developed scientific base. Moreover, Japanese scientists regularly receive international awards of the highest levels and in the most different fields. Enterprises...
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Japan’s Prefectures, Cities and Re...

Kanto Kanto region, located in one part of Honshu Island, is considered to be the highly developed part of Japan. Kanto plain is surrounded with massive mountains; together with Tokyo Bay it forms the region boundaries. Ibaraki  Tochhigi Gunma Saitama Chiba Tokyo Kanagawa Kinki Another name of the region is Kinki-Kansai. This region is located in the south-western part of Honshu Island. The great part of this region is covered with mountains and plateaus. The biggest lake of Japan-Biwa is located in the north-eastern part of this...