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Kagoshima, Japan

According to Zipcodesexplorer, Kagoshima is the capital of the prefecture of the same name on the southern coast of Kyushu, that is, the very south of Japan. Further – only the islands of Okinawa (and even further – Taiwan). It is sometimes referred to as the “Naples of the Eastern World” for its location in… Read More »

Japan Population, Main Cities and Geography

Japan: population and cities Population According to Countryaah website, Japan has around 128 million people. Ethnic groups Around 99% of the country’s residents are Japanese. The largest minority are the approximately 650,000 Koreans. The only indigenous minority are the 50,000 people of the Ainu people. The origin of the Ainu remains a mystery to this… Read More »

What to See in Japan

In order to at least superficially see the sights of Japan, you will need at least several weeks. The capital of the country – Tokyo , as well as the now flourishing cultural center of Kyoto (the former imperial capital) are the main objects of tourism, but do not forget about the extraordinary beauty of… Read More »

Japan Arts History

THE KAMAKURA PERIOD Still religious reasons and political transformations are at the origin of the artistic events produced during the Kamakura period (1185-1333), during which Zen philosophy and the power of the military caste had great importance on culture. Chinese-style Zen temples (kara-yo) arose: Kennin-ji (1202, Kyōto), Kencho-ji (1253, Kamakura), “Hall of Relics” (Shariden) of… Read More »