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  • Published on : 25/09/2020
  • by : Japan Experience

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5 Japanese Authors to Know

Japan is a land of literature, from its origins with Genji Monogatari. There is nothing better than to visit Japan and to take away with you some of its famous writers. 

Village Gokayama

5 Japanese Villages to Visit

The image of Japan for many is often futuristic, crowded Tokyo city.

Hachiman-gu Tsurugaoku

The differences between temples and shrines

Shinto altars in Buddhist temples, Buddhist statues in Shinto shrines, the places of worship of the two great religions in Japan are sometimes mixed.

Street food in Osaka

Osaka abounds with culinary specialties. The third largest city in Japan has an overwhelming appetite that makes it a true street food capital, ideal for cheap meals!

Edo Period map, 1840

The Edo period (1603-1868)

This period saw 250 years of peace thanks to a strong political regime, an unprecedented urban development, a flourishing culture and arts of exceptional refinement; this is the Edo period (1603-18

Tea ceremony

Attending a tea ceremony in Japan

The tea ceremony is a real traditional art in Japan, during which you get to try matcha green tea accompanied by a traditional sweet.

Boîte aux lettres japonaise

Japan Post

Traveling or residing in Japan, some practical tips to make your visit to one of 24 000 offices across the country easy.

Blood groups

Blood type in Japan

The question "What's your blood type?" inevitably comes up in conversation with the Japanese. Be careful, this question is important!

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