Category: Heritage

Gunkanjima (Hashima) Island, Nagasaki

The shape resembled the warship The small island, which used to be the entrance of under the sea coal mine, a quay surrounds the whole island, and the appearance of...

Teradaya, Kyoto

Historic relics representing an end of Edo Period Teradaya is the hotel which continues from the Edo period. After having been burned in the battle of Toba and Fushimi, a...

Goshiki-zuka Kofun Tumulus, Hyogo

The end time of the 4th century The ancient tomb “Goshiki-zuka Kofun” is on the heights which overlook Akashi Strait. From the form, it is called the keyhole-shaped mound. It...

Kumano Kodo Iseji Route, Mie

Slightly unusual paths of pilgrimage Although there is a way of various pilgrimages in all areas of Japan, but slightly unusual paths of pilgrimage like “start point and goal point,...

Togetsu-kyo Bridge

Famous place of a cherry tree or autumnal leaves “Arashiyama” is popular recommended tourist attraction in Kyoto. It prospers as an aristocrat’s cottage place at the Heian period, and is...

Oya Underground Mine Remains

21,000 square meters The remains of the Oyaishi stone underground mining place were used till 1986, in order to obtain the Oyaishi stones. Since it was working about 67 years,...

Takeda-jo Castle Ruins

Japan’s leading ruins of a mountain castle The Takeda-jo Castle Ruins is on the west of Takeda Station, the mountaintop of Kojo-san of 353m above sea level. Tradition says that...