Monthly Archives for July 2015

Kamakura Daibutsu

The Great Buddha of Kamakura – “Daibutsu” is an outdoor bronze statue of Amida Buddha in the city of Kamakura. At 13.35 meters high the Daibutsu is the second largest Buddha in Japan. For a small donation of 20 yen,  you can actually go inside the … Continue reading

30. July 2015 by Joey
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Hoshino Resort, Nikko

It’s summer in Japan. Why not spend some memorable summer in Nikko. There are many hot-spring inn located in the mountain village alongside a mountain stream. You can experience the authentic world of ryokan and the spirit of Japananese traditional hospitality. The … Continue reading

29. July 2015 by Joey
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Hasedera, Kamakura

This is the famous Hasedera Temple located in Kamakura. The main entrance gate is called “Sammon” &  from here you will get to see the beautiful japanese zen garden & the temple house a big wooden statue of Kannon (“goddess” of … Continue reading

28. July 2015 by Joey
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Yasaka Shrine, Kyoto

Situated at the eastern part of the Kyoto city, Yasaka Shrine is one of the shrine that worth visiting.  It’s the Shinto shrine and dedicated to the deity responsible for protection against disasters and people’s prosperity. For the whole month of July, Gion Festival which … Continue reading

27. July 2015 by Joey
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Zama Sunflower Festival

Good Morning from Zama’s city Sunflower Festival. From late July through August more than 550,000 sunflowers will bloom and the city celebrates with festival. During the festival, there will be music and entertainment, yummy food and farm-fresh produce. There are also … Continue reading

26. July 2015 by Joey
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