Famous Places in Japan

 Tokyo-The capital city of Japan

Tokyo is the capital city of Japan. It is a very biggest city of the world with the population of 12.64 million.  At that time Tokyo was called by Edo, in the 18th century had grown to a big city of people. It is also, a Japan’s center for cultural, economic, political, and various activities as well the origin for the dissemination of information.

Climate of Tokyo

The city of Tokyo and the part of the mainland are the humid subtropical climate with hot humid summer and winter with cool spells. The rainfall is annual and averages nearly 1,530 millimetres with wetter summer. The drier winter snowfall is periodic, but almost annually. The average month of July and August are the warmest. The rainy season in Japan in April, May, June, July, August, September and October.The coolest month is January.

The Imperial Palace

The main attraction of Tokyo’s district is the Imperial palace with the beautiful park located by moats and walls. The palace stands on a site wherein 1457, as the palace famous is the Nijubashi Bridge. The structure that takes its name from its reflection in the water. One other feature includes the two-meter wall surrounding the palace and with gates. There is also one garden Higashi-Gyoen, open only twice a year, on January 2nd and April 29th.

National Museum of Nature and Science

The superb National Museum of nature and science opened in 1871 and it is the oldest museum in the country. The museum is full of houses and the vast collection of materials related to a history. The nature and science, including many displays on space development, nuclear energy, and transportation, allowing a unique insight into latest technology advances.

Cherry Blossom Festivals

Cherry blossom festival is the symbol of Japan. The tree blooming mark end of the winter and its welcome spring, which is celebrated around the whole country. There are the various numbers of parks where the blossoming trees attract and admire the unbelievable trees. Time to visit there from 20 March to 8th April.

Osaka

Japan’s largest second metropolitan area is Osaka after Tokyo.  It has been a background of an economical powerhouse of the region of Kansai for many centuries. Osaka was known as Naniwa. Before the period of Nara, the capital move with each new emperor. Naniwa is the capital of Japan. In the century of 16th Toyotomi chose Osaka as the castle and the city has become Japan’s capital.

Osaka City Museum of Fine Arts

The municipal museum of Art Osaka open in MAY 1936, the museum situates in Tennoji Park Chausuyama corner. There are many colorful paintings and ceramics through the pale glass. This museum preserves many cultural and important properties, housing collection about 8,500 works of Chinese and Japanese arts. The city built the building of Museum.

Osaka Castle Park

The Osaka Castle Park opened in 1931 with area covers of 106.7 hectares. Castle Park of Osaka is colorfully overstated. There are 600 cherry trees, with Nishinoumaru Garden. A variety of 95 Japanese apricot flowers, 1250 trees in total bloom Ume grove. People enjoy beautiful autumn colored leaves. Change in a season to season attracts people throughout the year. The castle park locates in the center of the city.

Shitennoji Temple

The wonders of Shitennoji Temple is one of the world’s most amazing Buddhist temples. With stroll around its quiet grounds, impressive, see Buddhist artifacts and about the journey of the religion of Japan. To visit the temple’s ground, treasure house, and many paintings, artifacts, and scripts. Visit this temple in 21st and 22nd of each month when the market transfer takes place. The food is also very lavish and delicious.  The temple is open to 4 pm every day, except in summer.

Sumiyoshi Taisha

It is one of the oldest, biggest, and most important shrines in Osaka. For several centuries following the Restoration in 1876, a new rank system for shrines known as the Sha Kaku. Sumiyoshi Taisha also known as Sumiyoshi Grand Shrine is Japan oldest Shinto shrine. It enshrines with three gods that worshiped for defensive the nation.

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