Japan, the land of the rising sun: meaning and origin 日本

  • Published on : 16/07/2020
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Why is Japan called the "Land of the Rising Sun"?

Who has not once asked this question: why do we speak of the land of the rising sun to designate Japan? History, geopolitics, mythological legends, religion; Living in Japan reveals all the secrets surrounding this famous periphrasis.

Lever du soleil Mont Fuji

Sunrise at the top


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