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Everyone knows the state in the most fitEast Asia, but it is the first to welcome the rising sun, before everyone starts a new year and time. The country is characterized by its philosophy, history, culture, even from close states.

Many tourists visit the former province of Japan, now called prefectures, to discover the unknown world of ancient culture and modern hi-tech city.

Country Yamato

One of the former historic provinces of JapanIt is now a part of Nara Prefecture. As an administrative unit was formed as early as the VI century, and it was considered the center of the capital of the state. With this happy coincidence in the territory of the Yamato was erected a lot of Buddhist temples.

And another attraction PrefectureShinto shrine are called Jinja and actively visited by Japanese and foreign guests. Among the important cultural sites worthy of inclusion in tourist routes: National Parks; monuments of Buddhist culture.

The second capital

Next, after the capital of Nara was the city of Kyoto,who was a part of Yamashiro province. Today, this place has lost the title of the main cities of the country, however, it is still the focus of the guests. In Kyoto, comes a lot of Japanese tourists.

Temples, which seemed to appear out of thin air, orwater and have a unique architecture, parks and gardens, the inherent attributes of the palace complex - perfect harmony of nature and deeds of talented hands. Homeland Kabuki, Kyoto and now is ready to show the best performances. In addition, the city is famous for the latter schools geishas, ​​they are still here.

There will be a city ...

The last capital of Japan is Tokyo, it ishere comes the majority of foreign tourists. From here they begin their interesting routes. But in the city there are many interesting places and monuments, so there is no rush to leave the capital, but rather to become better acquainted.

In the town of carefully preserved old houses,built of wood, churches, parks. In public and private museums, art galleries, exhibition centers are preserved unique works of art, historical artifacts. In the town center visitors will meet the beautiful Imperial Palace, the former residence of the shoguns. Twice a year, the Japanese guests, as well as locals can get inside. Many special and buy tickets to see the closed life of the palace.

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