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日本の寺院

日本の寺院

Temples are the places of worship in Japanese Buddhism. Virtually every Japanese municipality has at least one temple, while large cultural centers like Kyoto have several thousands.Temples store and display sacred Buddhist objects. Some temples used to be monasteries, and some still function as such. Structures typically found at Japanese temples are: Main hall The sacred objects of worship, such as statues, are displayed in the main hall. Main halls are called kondo, hondo, butsuden, amidado or hatto in Japanese. Example: Main hall...
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日本の神社

日本の神社

Shinto shrines are places of worship and the dwellings of the kami, the Shinto “gods”. Sacred objects of worship that represent the kami are stored in the innermost chamber of the shrine where they cannot be seen by anybody. People visit shrines in order to pay respect to the kami or to pray for good fortune. Shrines are also visited during special events such as New Year, setsubun, shichigosan and other festivals. New born babies are traditionally brought to a shrine a few weeks after birth, and many couples hold their wedding ceremonies there. The...
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日本の城

日本の城

History of Castles Fortresses have been built in Japan since early times. A particular need for castles arouse in the 15th century after the central government’s authority had weakened and Japan had fallen into the chaotic era of warring states (sengoku jidai). During that era, Japan consisted of dozens of small independent states which fought each other and built small castles on top of mountains for defense purposes. When Oda Nobunaga reestablished a central authority over Japan in the second half of the 16th century, and his successor Toyotomi...
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10 Reasons Japanese Women Don’t Get Old or Fat

10 Reasons Japanese Women Don’t Get Old ...

“A good, functional and healthy body is the ultimate fashion statement.” Kiyokazu Washida, fashion critic Recently I came upon a small, but informative book by Naomi Moriyama entitled, Japanese Women Don’t Get Old or Fat. Intrigued and a bit skeptical, although I follow a very similar style of diet, I found some delicious recipes to add to my daily repertoire of meals and gleaned some useful tidbits of information. Such as, for the past 25 years Japanese women have held the world record for living the longest, 86.4 years. Not just the women, Japanese men have the...
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日本のハイキング

日本のハイキング

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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日本の名所旧跡

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...
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日本でのショッピング

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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日本の遊園地

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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日本の花

Seasons are a main theme in the Japanese culture. Flowers are like mirrors to the seasons, reflecting the passage of time. Fittingly, flower viewing is a very popular activity in Japan as most prominently seen in the annual festivities surrounding the cherry blossoms, but not limited to them.The following chart shows the approximate blooming periods for some of the most popular flowers in Japan. One point to note is that because Japan extends north to south for some 3500 kilometers, a particular flower species might blossom at differing times across regions with varying...
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日本へ行く前に

When to go   Event Caendar Money Budget Travel Immigratiin Mobile Phones Electricity Luggage Internet...
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日本でのビーチ

日本でのビーチ

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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6月19日:日本でのアルメニアの大使による秋田県知事訪問及び秋田国際教養大学での...

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日本のお勧めパワースポット12...

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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日本のフェイシャルマッサージ...

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The First Japanese Student to Join UWC Dilijan International School

The First Japanese Student to Join UWC D...

Idomu is the first Japanese student to join UWC Dilijan International School, and will start his studies and life in Dilijan in 2015 August. https://www.facebook.com/pages/Embassy-of-Armenia-to-Japan/759921597408540 から取られた材料
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日本の味の料理

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モスクワから日本への航空券スケジュール...

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...
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日本の交通システム

日本の交通システム

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» և «All Nippon Airways») carry out international transportation services. Japan also accepts the flight of...
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日本だけ

日本だけ

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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日本の博物館とアートギャラリー

日本の博物館とアートギャラリー...

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...